Get to know the most beautiful winter activity, which you can do in the mountains.


Do you want ski touring to become you passion? Join us on the ski touring course on the vast slopes of the breathtaking snow whiteness. You will be able to discover the Julian Alps, the Karawanks and the Kamnik - Savinja Alps easily and with pleasure, and the European mountains will become more accessible to you.

Advanced reservation is required.

175 € / person


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Difficulty

Easy,
moderate

Height difference

400 -
1000 m

Duration

2 days

Location

Slovenia,
Austria

During the ski touring course you will learn the basics of safe movement in the mountains on skis, consequently you will be able to enjoy skiing and go to the hidden corners of our mountains carefree.

CONTENTS:

  • Ski touring equipment
  • Avalanche safety equipment
  • Technique and tactics of the ascent and descent
  • Danger in the mountains in winter
  • Cross section of snow cover and types of snow base
  • Stability test of the snow cover
  • Proper procedures in case of the accident-searching with avalanche beacons, probing and Mountain rescue service
  • Situational rescue exercises from avalanches
  • Tour adjusted to the group’s knowledge

LOCATION ASTENTAL:

Summits above the Astental valley in the High Tauern. The starting point is the Sadnighaus cottage (1876 m), which can be reached with a car. Summits to a height of 2800 m are rising above the cottage, the most famous of them is Stellkopf (2852 m). The cottage offers:

  • Beautiful ambient of the surrounding summits like Mohar (2605 m), Rotwandeck (2715 m) and Stellkopf (2852 m)
  • Lodging in multiple room with a sharing bathroom
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Dinner consists of a soup, fresh appetiser, salad from a salad bar, fresh bread and daily main course (on request vegetarian)
  • Free bio sauna 
  • Guests receive a bathrobe and sauna towels on arrival, at their request and on deposit
  • Free WI-FI in the next door house
  • Bedding is provided, towels must be brought by each individual
  • In case of bad snow or weather conditions, location will be changed

LOCATION MALTABERG:

Peaks above the Maltaberg hamlet, in the valley of Maltatal. The starting point is the Leonhard hutte cottage (1600 m), which can be reached with a car. Summits to a height of 2800 m are rising above the cottage, the most famous of them is  Reitereck (2790 m). The cottage offers:

  • Beautiful ambient of the surrounding summits Stubeck (2370 m), Faschaunereck (2614 m) and Reitereck (2790 m)
  • Lodging in multiple room with a sharing bathroom
  • Excellent food
  • Use of shower
  • No WI-FI available, the signal available is 4G (LTE)
  • In case of bad snow or weather conditions, location will be changed

LOCATION MOJSTRANA:

Peaks and passes in the vicinity of the Julian Alps and Karawanks. The starting point is Kofler sport office in Mojstrana (650 m).

  • From our office we will take the every day transfer to the most common and beautiful location in our surroundings.
  • From this location is easily be adapted in case of different kind of weather so we can choose for the day of the course the best snow and weather conditions.

The use of ski touring equipment and avalanche safety set is mandatory in the course. If you don’t have your own equipment, we will lend it to you. The avalanche safety set is included in the price of the tour. You can rent a ski touring set at our agency.

The course is intended for adults and children from the age of 15. The maximum number of people on the course is 7 per group.

Beginner ski touring course with IFMGA mountain guides
Avalanche workshop at ski touring course for beginners in Slovenia
Ski touring course with Kofler sport in Austrian mountains
Happy guest at the dinner in Sadnighause at ski turing course
Guided ski touring course in slovenian and Austrina mountains

Terms

DateLocationAvailability
17. - 18.12.2022MojstranaStill 6 places
7.1. - 8.1.2023AstentalStill 6 places
21. - 22.1.2023MaltabergStill 6 places

Equipment

Personal equipment: winter ski touring clothes (suitable long winter ski touring pants and spare wind pants, at least four layers of clothing, wind jacket, spare clothes, hat, under hat and 2 x gloves), backpack at least 35 l, in which go drinks, food, equipment needed for safe movement in the winter highlands for 2 days and other necessary equipment (pocket knife, first aid kit, sunglasses, sunscreen…).

Technical equipment: Ski touring set: ski touring skis or split board, ski touring bindings, skins, crampons (if you do not have this equipment, you can rent it from us - not split board).

Avalanche safety set: avalanche beacon, probe, shovel (in case you do not have this equipment, we will provide it and it is included in the price).

Price list

At least 4 persons
175 € / person

Price includes

Guiding from a mountain guide and its costs, rental of technical equipment (harness, helmet, iceaxe, crampons, avalanche safety set), transfer and gift.

Additional payment:

  • Half board in cottages (price depends on cottage, from cca 35 € to 75 €).
  • Additional food and drinks, not included in half board.
  • Ski touring set rental (ski touring skis, bindings, boots, crampons, skins, poles)

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Book your activity today!

Make sure you spend your free time actively. An unforgettable touring and skiing adventure awaits you. The number of vacancies and available dates is limited, so do not hesitate to apply.

Our contact

You can also call us or send us an e-mail for more information.