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1-day Avalanche safety workshop in Kanin – Sella Nevea

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Join a guide from the Mitja Šorn Team on this avalanche safety workshop and learn what you need to improve your safety in the backcountry.

Private

Julian Alps

1 Day

Jan - Mar, Dec

Intermediate

Intermediate


Highlights

* Get the skills and knowledge you need for a safe backcountry experience

* Learn how to read the terrain and snow conditions

* Use rescue equipment and put in practice what you have learned

Description

An avalanche safety training is a must for all freeriders, backcountry skiers or mountaineers venturing into avalanche-prone terrain. I invite you to join me on this 1-day avalanche safety workshop in Kanin-Sella Nevea to get the knowledge and techniques you need for a safe experience in the mountains.

The Kanin-Sella Nevea ski resort is very close to the small town of Bovec. It is one of the snowiest regions in Europe, about an hour away from Ljubljana, the capital of the country.

An avalanche safety course is the basis for any adventure in the back country. It is a great way to increase your safety, freedom and enjoyment in the mountains. The most important thing to learn when you find yourself in avalanche terrain is snow and terrain recognition.

We’ll dedicate the first part of the course to the following theoretical content:

  • Planning a ski trip

  • Snow conditions

  • Necessary equipment

  • Terrain reading

  • Safety protocols

The rest of the day will take place outdoors and you will put what you have learned in practice. We will do snow evaluation and then we will search using transceivers, shovel and probe. This training is a grea

Don't miss out on this opportunity to improve your safety in the backcountry. Just send me a request if you want to join me on this avalanche training and book your place! Check out my profile page to find great guided ski touring or freeriding trips.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transportation start and back

- Mountain guide expenses

Price details

The price includes: Guiding fee -Transport to the start of the trip - Guide's expenses (ski pass, lunch). Not included in the price: Your ski pass and lunch.


About the guide

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-Mitja

4.70

(256)

Mountain Guide

I am a IFMGA certified mountain guide, ski instructor, and sports teacher.

I believe guides do their best job when they guide in the mountains they are most familiar with. That is one of the biggest reasons why I specialize in guiding in Slovenia. I climb Triglav more than 25 times per year, which means I have climbed the most famous peak in my country around 400 times.

If you want to climb or ski in the Slovenian mountains, I am the right choice. I guide via ferrata, rock climbing, snow climbing, ice climbing, hikes, freeride skiing, and ski touring. Most of my summer work involves climbing Triglav, and most of my winter work involves Triglav and ski touring around it.

Slovenia offers good options for all of these activities, so you are welcome to take a look at my trips and find something for yourself. If you don't find anything, let me know, and I will see if I can help you!

I speak English. Ich spreche auch ein bisschen Deutsch. Parlo anche un po' di Italiano e hablo también un poco de Español.

If I am not available to guide you, one of the super experienced guides in my team will be your guide.

Languages

Slovenian | Italian | German | English

Certificates

ZGVS | IVBV | UIAGM | IFMGA

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What people are saying about -Mitja

Rustom

5.00

Another incredible experience thanks to Explore Share. It was a truly wonderful and epic adventure, and Mitja is without a doubt one of the best mountain guides we have ever had the pleasure of climbing with. He is incredibly talented, patient and knowledgeable, and we always felt safe, even in the more dangerous sections. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and would not hesitate to recommend this experience to anyone looking for a similar adventure.

Sophie

5.00

Blaz was our mountain guide for our trek. Very friendly, easy going and dependable. He is very experienced in mountaineering and was always looking out for us to ensure we were safe on this trip. We felt very safe in his hands. It was our first winter ascent and he gave us many tips throughout the climb. Ascending Mt Triglav in winter was an awesome experience with beautiful scenery all around throughout the journey and on the peak itself.

David

5.00

The tour exceeded our expectations in terms of wilderness, adventure, variety of terrain, views and being almost alone in this great national park. Mitja is a fantastic guide with exceptional knowledge of the Julian Alps, how to navigate all the risks and where to find great snow conditions. I have done many adventures and this has been one of the best.

Sofi

5.00

We booked a weekend trip to summit the Triglav. Mitja was very kind and helpful from the start (even before the trip, he was very responsive and helpful through e-mail). We were kindly picked up early in the morning and brought back the second day. Mitja was very communicative from the start, checking in if we we're doing okay and if the pace was good and answering all our questions. We could tell that Mitja had a lot of experience in the mountains and as a guide, which made us feel comfortable and safe from the start. It was great to have two guides at the summit as we we're a group of three. This was our first experience summiting in the winter and it was a great one. Thank you so much Mitja and team for making this amazing experience possible!

Martin

5.00

Mitja was an amazing guide and especially a great companion on this tour. Mitja was easy to communicate with when planning the trip, well reflected about conditions and honest about best possibilities on how to spend these days in Slovenia. Mitja is a caring character giving all of us a feeling of beeing welcome on the tour. He adjusts his walking & skiing to group capabilities and is flexible with any planning - you get the feeling that it is "your tour". He knows the terrain extremely well and will share a lot of information about the surroundings. He took us to amazing sunsetting spots just next to Triglav Mountain for a last decent of the day and is only one of two guides having stored equipment in the remote mountain hut in the middle of Triglav National Park. Mitja is fun and communicative and easy to get a connection with. However he also leaves space for any character and does not try to "entertain" continuously which we highly appreciated. We can absolutely recommend and to reach out to Mitja for any trip in the Alps and in Triglav National Park especially. All the best from Germany, Lukas & Martin


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