Achensee Snowshoeing Camp

The Achensee snowshoeing camp is designed for snowshoers who want to develop the skills for safe travel in open terrain. Learn from our expert guides how to get started, how to minimize your exposure to risk, and how to respect nature and wildlife.


ITINERARY

Friday, 01 March

  • Until 17.00 Arrival and check in at Hotel Bergland in Pertisau
  • 17.30 Meet and greet, distribution of test equipment
  • 18.30 Group dinner at the hotel and tour planning for Saturday
  • 20.00 Basics of modern risk management and application of assessment methods
    Theory session: Rescue of comrades in an avalanche

 

Saturday, 02 March

  • 08.00 Group breakfast
  • 09.30 Snowshoeing tour into the Karwendel mountains
  • Approx. 12.30 Stopover
  • 13.30 Introduction to the handling of emergency equipment (avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe)
    Emergency avalanche exercise
  • Approx.16.30 Return to the hotel
  • Time for relaxation & wellness at the hotel
  • 18.30 Group dinner at the hotel and tour planning for Sunday
  • 20.00 Theory session: Snow and avalanche awareness: Alpine dangers

 

Sunday, 03 March

  • 08.00 Group breakfast and check out at the hotel
  • 09.30 Snowshoeing tour: practice your skills, especially behaviour in open terrain
  • Approx. 15.00 Return to the hotel and return of equipment
  • Individual departure

Participants will receive the detailed schedule and packing list by email before the camp. The schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions.

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Meeting Point

Naturparkstrasse 11, Pertisau, Österreich
Hotel Bergland

Important Information

The programme is subject to change based on weather conditions. 

Not included services

Provisions (snacks, drinks) during the tours, cost for meals/drinks at mountain huts, drinks at the hotel

Participants

The camp takes place with a minimum number of 4 participants.

Bring Along

snowshoes, telescopic poles with basket, emergency equipment (shovel, probe, avalanche transceiver), winter hiking boots, backpack, appropriate clothing (weather appropriate clothes), spare clothes, sun glasses, suncream

Included Services

2 overnight stay at the 3*** Hotel Bergland in Pertisau incl. half board, course with state-certified mountain and ski guides, rental equipment: snowshoes, telescopic poles, Ortovox avalanche transceiver, shovel & probe

Hint Advice

have the physical condition for 200 hm/hour, be able to walk safely on red hiking trails in summer

Offered by
Achensee Tourismus

Booking

from € 375,00

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