Telephone number: +41 (0) 27 771 6006 | info@altitude-verbier.com
For anyone of intermediate standard (Level 4) to experts (Level 7) snowboardingSki lessons

 

This course is an essential introduction for anyone who is keen to go into an off piste environment. You will find a new respect for the mountain and these foundations will help you to continue to stay safe whilst having fun in the mountains.

The course starts inside where we look at factors that influence the likelihood of an avalanche and the consequences. On the mountain we look at the practical aspects of how to avoid avalanches and use of the emergency equipment in the worst case scenario. Make sure you dress warmly for this course.

For this course you need to have the following equipment: transceiver, shovel, probe and backpack in addition to your normal ski or snowboarding gear.

Content of the course

  • Causes of avalanches
  • How to assess the risk
  • How to avoid avalanches
  • Use of safety equipment
  • Understanding the snow pack
  • Reading the terrain
  • Effects of weather
  • Advice on Equipment

Times and Prices

This is a 3 hour clinic and can be run at any time either as a group or for private individuals:

  • Clinic (min 3 persons) CHF 125.-
  • Private 3 hours morning lesson CHF 355.-
  • Private 3 hours afternoon lesson CHF 300.-

This half day course includes: how to asses risks, emergency procedures, understanding the snowpack, and how to effectively use avalanche equipment.

BOOK NOW

Find us on Facebook

Verbier Forecast

Verbier / Switzerland
August 30, 2015
Partly cloudy
17°C
Forecast August 30, 2015
day
Partly sunny with thundershowers
22°C
Forecast August 31, 2015
day
Partly sunny with thundershowers
21°C
Forecast September 1, 2015
day
Mostly cloudy with thundershowers
17°C
Forecast September 2, 2015
day
Rain
13°C
 
  • News
  • Video
  • Webcams
What is happening in Verbier

What is happening in Verbier

Verbier is probably enjoying its best summer ever, since mid June we have had lovely summer weather with average temperatures over 25 degrees Celsius. After a busy Verbier Festival event ...
Read More »
Fête Nationale Suisse

Fête Nationale Suisse

The Swiss National Day is the national holiday of Switzerland, which falls on August 1. The date was inspired by the signing of the Federal Charter in early August 1291, ...
Read More »

Altitude Verbier Heli-Skiing 2015

The Altitude team of ski and snowboard instructors are a reliable group of returning professionals who make our business a great success year after year . To thank them for ...
Read More »

BASI Level 4 Criteria

A description of the BASI Level 4 ski instructor training course criteria. Altitude Ski and Snowboard School provides 150 hours of top quality coaching to prepare for the Eurotest, the ...
Read More »
Verbier webcams - Mont FortVerbier webcams - AttelasVerbier webcams - Fontanay Verbier webcams - Croix de CoeurVerbier webcams - BrusonVerbier webcams - SavoleyresVerbier webcams - Chalet CarlsbergVerbier webcams - Place CentralVerbier webcams - Mont FortVerbier webcams - La Tzoumaz