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Sunday 27 January 2019 - Sunday 27 January 2019

Meeting @8,30 am at Heliski Cervinia office - 2, Via Cristallo, Breuil-Cervinia (AO)

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A day with a professional alpine Guide to learn the basic techniques of ascent and descent and the basics of self-rescue in avalanche.

Minimum 4 participants - The excursion will be confirmed when the minimum number is reached.

Program: meeting at the Guides office at 8:30 am and brief explanation of the technical material. During a real excursion in the area of ​​Breuil-Cervinia we will see the progression with uphill ski mountaineering, the use of skins and the descent in the off-piste. Furthermore the first notions for the use of the ARTVA, the shovel and the probe and the self-rescue techniques in case of an avalanche accident will be treated.

The itinerary will be decided on the spot on the basis of meteorological and snow conditions, in addition to the average level of the group. All the proposed itineraries will be carried out in the most hidden and uncontaminated places of Valtournenche and Cervinia.

Equipment:

PERSONAL TECHNICAL MATERIAL

- Backpack 20/30 lt

- Ski mountaineering equipment: skis, bindings and ski mountaineering boots, skins, rampant, ski mountaineering poles;

- Safety material: shovel, artva, probe (included in the quota, if not provided)

- Helmet for the descent

CLOTHING AND USEFUL THINGS TO HAVE

- Sunglasses for high mountains

- 50+ sun cream and lipbalm

- Cap

- Buff

- Ski gloves + 1 light pair

- Breathable T-shirt

- Windstopper or fleece sweater

- Waterproof and breathable jacket (Gore-Tex or similar)

- Down jacket

- Ski mountaineering trousers

- Windproof overcoat

- Ski socks

- A reserve T-shirt

- Ski mask

- Camera

- Paper towels

- Water bottle or Thermos

- Bars or a sandwich for the climb

The rate includes:

- UIAGM certified guide for the duration of the excursion

- Safety material (ABS, ARTVA, shovel, probe, harness)

The rate does not include:

- Meals and drinks

- Transfers and transport

- Everything that is not explicitly mentioned

What's included

  • Lunch (optional)

    You can also include a tasty meal to your reservation. Many options available

  • Equip Rental (optional)

    Discover our online rental service. Skis, snowboards and everything you may need for your day on the snow!

  • Alpine Guide

    We make highly qualified professionals available, experts who deeply know the territory. They love their mountains and wish to share their beauty and secrets with you.

  • Security kit

    Stay safe on the ski slopes! ABS backpack, shovel, probe and ARVA

Ski Mountaineering - Breuil-Cervinia

An unforgettable experience

120 €