Raquetes de Neu

Snowshoes

Esquí Alpí

Alpine ski / Snowboard

Freeride

Freeride

Itineraris de Muntanya en esquís

Back country Ski

Neu i Allaus

Snow and Avalanches

curs Alpinisme

Mountain eering

Backcountry Ski 2

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Backcountry/mountaineering course designed to enhance your uphill and downhill skiing technique in Alpine terrain as well as to teach you the necessary crampon and self-arrest skills to be able to travel safely in high mountain terrain in winter.

Dates: from December to May
Place
: Vall de Boí, Ribagorça
Type of activity
: Backcountry ski1 course 2
Price
: 170€ per participant

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DETAILS

GOALS
  • To improve uphill skiing techniques.
  • To learn self-arrest and crampon techniques.
  • To adapt our downhill technique to all types of snow and to the specific gear.
  • To improve basic travel and safety techniques on snow.
CONTENTS
  • Types of turns and “resources” according to the types of snow.
  • Different uphill skinning techniques and kick-turn.
  • Identifying objective and subjective risks.
  • Use of crampons.
  • Self-arrest.
  • Tying-in in glaciers and ridges.
  • Snow and avalanches. Procedure in case of accident and use of beacon, probe and shovel.
DURATION
  • 4 days in week days or 2 weekends. (1 day of uphill skiing)
  • From December to May.
  • Max.6 participants per instructor.
PLACE
  • Vall de Boí. Ribagorça

 

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REQUIRED GEAR

  • Winter skiing gear: Gore Tex like and warm clothing, gloves, sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Backcountry skis, skins, boots, poles, helmet and small backpack.
  • We provide the safety gear (beacon, probe and shovel).

If you do not have backcountry skis and skins, you can rent them from us.

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PRICE

170 € X participant.

Includes: certified instructor/guide, technical and safety gear (beacon, probe and shovel), day insurance, liability insurance and course pack.

Not included: backcountry skis and poles and resort’s ski pass (if need be).

Winter Activities Backcountry Ski

Collaborators

Vall de Boi ACNA AEGM