Time to get the skis out of the cellar and get ski season started. Walter will do his first SAA Skitour of the season and this is your chance to join him.
The location will be made available to participants on Friday evening before the tour by the mountain guide. The tour will take place regardless of weather conditions. The tour and location will be adapted to suit the prevailing conditions, but be run under the philosophy of no bad weather with the correct equipment.
The tour will be led by a local UAIGM qualified Mountain Guide. (Walter Gubler)
The tours will not be too technically difficult, but will most likely (unless more freeride orientated) have up to 1200m of ascent under your own power. Ascending with a pace of about 350m per hour is a prerequisite for participating in this tour.
- Fitness level to ascend 1000m (+/-) at a pace of about 350m per hour
- Ability to ski in off-piste terrain
- Ability to do kick turns (Spitzkehren)
- Snowboarders must be with a Splitboard and have a level where they are comfortable in a wide variety of conditions. (The tours could involve some flatter sections or traverses)
The tour will run with 8 participants
The tour location will be provided the evening before the tour and be somewhere within about 2 hours drive from Zurich. For those with no cars, we will try to organise car-pooling.
Sihlpost – Zurich (for carpooling)
When signing up for the tour please let us know in the comments if you have a car for carpooling or not.
The guiding costs will need to be paid in advance you will receive an email with payment instructions once you register. (please check your spam mail if you do not receive the mail).
What to bring:
Full Ski Touring Equipment (Skis, Skins, Crampons, Poles, Transceiver, Shovel, Probe)
Snacks to eat on the tour
Important to know:
Please pay for the tour as soon as registering. Full details will be given to paid participants on the night before the tour.
The tour will take place regardless of weather conditions. (If we have enough people registered)
Bookings are closed for this event.