Date(s) - 12 Mar - 13 Mar
For many years we’ve been picking our favourite locations and bringing our guides with us to keep us safe and search out the best and safest options for us on a particular day… Now it’s time to turn things around and we will go to visit the guides.
Luca our Ticinese guide is at home around the Airolo and Bedretto area. This corner of Switzerland has some amazing ski touring and freeriding and what better way to discover it than with a local guide. Luca will be on hand for the weekend to guide us around his home spots and give us the benefit of a lifetimes experience in and around the Airolo area. A possible programme could be a day of touring in Bedretto a day of Freeriding in Airolo or a Freetour day in one of the smaller ski areas around the area… Or any combination of these.
The plan will be to meet Luca on Saturday morning at a location communicated on Friday evening. Luca will meet you and take you on a day of adventure in his backyard before returning to Airolo for an evening meal and a good nights sleep. Sunday will be another day of exploring Lucas home region.
Who is this weekend for?
Anyone who is comfortable skiing or snowboarding in an off-piste environment. You will need to be fit enough to do some altitude gain under your own power on each of the days. (Snowshoes or touring skis and skins). It is your responsibility to accurately assess your own ability before the weekend.
Payment details will be provided by email once you have registered for a place in the event. Your place is only confirmed when your event has been paid for in full.
As I have taken a firm booking on the number of attendees the weekend fee is non-refundable. However, your place at the event is interchangeable. If you can’t attend we will offer your place to the next person on the waiting list. Once this person has confirmed their place and paid their deposit I will return your fee. I can only return the fee if your place on the course is filled by another participant.
What is included:
- Mountain Guide
- Overnight accommodation (Friday & Saturday night)
- Evening meals and Breakfast
- Lunch Packet
NB: In the event of the weather or avalanche risk being too bad in the planned area the weekend may be moved to a different resort.
What is not included:
- Transport to/from and around Ticino
- Lift Tickets
- Touring/Freeride/All Mountain Skis or Snowboard (Skins or Snowshoes required)
- Avalanche safety equipment
All participants take part in events or activities facilitated by Swiss Alpine Adventure entirely at their own risk. Swiss Alpine Adventure does not accept liability for damage to property, death or personal injury that may occur whilst taking part in activities or events organized by Swiss Alpine Adventure. It is your responsibility to make sure your equipment is maintained and in safe working order. We reserve the right to stop you from participating with us if your equipment is badly maintained or not in safe working order. Whilst we endeavour to make sure that the information on this website pertaining to routes and trails is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy.
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