Snowshoeing

Achensee Snowshoeing Camp

04.03.2023 - 05.03.2023  09:00 - 15:00
265,00 €
Hotel Bergland
Naturparkstrasse 11
6213 Pertisau
Tourismusverband Achensee

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

Saturday, 04 March 2023

  • 09.00 meeting in the hotel
  • Round of introductions
  • Distribution of equipment and group assignment
  • Venturing out into the open terrain
  • Methods how to assess the risk of avalanche, behaviour during the tour and hands-on practice with emergency equipment (avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe)
  • Theory session: equipment, snow and avalanche awareness, interpretation of the avalanche bulletin, basics of modern risk management and application of assessment methods
  • Group dinner together with the mountain guides
  • Evening lecture: materials, alpine dangers and how to deal with avalanches

Sunday, 05 March 2023

  • 08.00 Group breakfast
  • Planning the tour 
  • Reading and interpreting the current avalanche bulletin
  • Snowshoeing tour: practice your skills, especially behaviour in open terrain
  • Convivial gathering to round off the course

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