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Because zero risk does not exist, learn the right procedures!

A COURSE TO LEARN MOUNTAIN SAFETY

  • Avalanche safety:

Because you can never be too careful, take advantage of this half day and learn how to recognise  different layers of snow and  how to assess the possible risks of avalanches with a mountain professional.

Content of the morning lesson:
- ARVA Searching
- Use of probe and shovel
- Organisation and Rescue
- Knowledge of different snow layers

Level required: Good level of off-piste skiing
Duration of the session: Half a day
Times: From 9 a.m to 12:45 p.m. or from 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Amount of people in group: From 4 to 6 people (Possibility of mixing skiers and snowboarders in the same session)
Meeting place: we will communicate this to you the day before

  • Mountain and glacier safety:

Become aware of the risks associated with the mountain and glacier environment and learn to how use the equipment necessary for your safety and that of others during a specific training day with a professional.

You certainly know that a minimum of emergency equipment, such as transceiver, shovel and probe are essential for any off-piste activity. But do you know that in a glacial environment other equipment is also necessary such as crampons, ropes, ice axe, harness, as well as equipment useful for hauling (lifting system based on the reduction of force that allows you to rescue alone a person from a crevasse)? But above all, are you able to use all this equipment?

Content of the day:
- ARVA research
- Organisation and Rescue
- Recognition of potential risks
- Being on glacial terrain
- Crevasse rescue technique.

Level required: Good level of off-piste skiing
Duration: One day
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Amount of people in group: From 4 to 6 people (Possibility of mixing skiers and snowboarders in the same session)
Meeting place: we will communicate this to you the day before

For information :

  • Low season: from 16/12/23 to 29/12/23 then from 06/01/24 to 09/02/24 then from 24/02/24 to 19/04/24
  • High season: from 30/12/23 to 05/01/23 and then from 10/02/24 to 23/02/24

Rates 2024

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Rates LOW SEASON

Rates HIGH SEASON

Avalanche safety in group - half day

85 € / person

95 € / person

Avalanche safety with a private guide - half day

335 € / guide (1-4 people)

360 € / guide (1-4 people)

Mountain and glacier safety in group : full day

140 € / person

155 € / person

Mountain and glacier safety with a private guide - full day

440 € / guide (1-4 people)

485 € / guide (1-4 people)

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The meeting point will be confirmed about the weather conditions and your level.
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We will contact you the day before

The meeting point will be confirmed about the weather conditions and your level.
The professionnal will contact you the day before to give you every information.

To be confirmed

We will contact you the day before

The meeting point will be confirmed about the weather conditions and your level.
The professionnal will contact you the day before to give you every information.

To remember

Pricing conditions

This price includes:
- The supply of safety equipment: transceiver, shovel and probe.

This price does not include:
- Rental of your equipment. Reservations are possible in our partner stores.
- The ski lift pass
- Lunch for the full day option

Participation conditions

For the group package, groups are made up of a minimum of 4 people and a maximum of 6 people per guide.
We reserve the right to cancel and offer a refund or other arrangement if the minimum number is not met for the group, i.e. 4 people.

 

Insurance and cancellation conditions

  • Please consult our General Conditions of Sale to find out about our cancellation policy.
     
  • Insurance: Insurance is strongly recommended. There are 2 types of individual insurance to which you can subscribe when finalising your reservation (or in our offices).
    1. Cancellation:
    - This insurance covers you in the event of illness or accident preventing you from participating in your sporting activity (this must be certified by a doctor).
    - All COVID related causes are excluded.
    2. Assurski in case of an accident:
    - Assurski covers you for up to €25,000 for rescue costs in the event of a skiing accident (including off-piste) and all other snow sports.
    - No advance payment required for rescue services, including medical repatriation.
    -  Lift pass refunded up to the value of 200€
    - Ski lessons refunded up to the value of 400€

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