Avalanche Safety Course – 1 night / 1 day course
Free riding (off-piste) is a dangerous sport – but we all do it. With the site of a fresh dump of snow, the last thing most riders think of is about safety. But it should be. If you're a keen skier or snow boarder who likes to venture beyond the realms of traditonal piste skiing, then this is a course you should do. Learn the basics of safely riding off-piste with an informative yet fun filled 1-night / 1-day course based at The Lodge, Churwalden, Lenzerheide.
Price: CHF 120- pp
Jan & April dates to be confirmed (please enquire)
No of people: up to 10 people – minimum 5
1 night accommodation at The Lodge
Use of avalanche safety gear including: transceiver, probes, shovel and backpack.
If staying at The Lodge - extra CHF 42.75 Bed & Breakfast
Itinerary: Day 1
Evening (6-8pm) Avalanche Safety Talk: Theory
Evening (9pm-10pm) Avalanche Safety Talk: Q & A’s, video
Itinerary: Day 2
Morning: (9.30pm – 12pm) - Basic “Beeper, Probe and Shovel” Training
Afternoon: (1pm–3pm) – Practical “Beeper, Probe and Shovel” Training
Lunch: (12pm-1pm) not provided
Even if you've done a short course like this before, it's essential to brush up each season. You can never know too much and even if you lear just one small detail - it could make all the difference.
Additonal mountain safety information
Free riding in Lenzerheide
Know before you go! The Rothorn awaits you
Understanding the terrain you ride in
Digging into the layered dangers of a snow pack
Understanding snow layers