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1+ day introduction to ski touring around Zermatt, Swiss Alps

Join internationally-qualified guide Herbert for a 1+ day introduction to ski touring around the alpine town of Zermatt.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1+ day
Offer periodJan, Mar, Apr, Dec
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Master the basics of ski touring in the stunning setting of the Swiss Alps.

  • Learn how to use crampons, skins, binding, and more.

  • Build your confidence to explore the beautiful mountainside.

Description

Learn the fundamentals of ski touring in the stunning setting of the Swiss Alps, around the famous mountain town of Zermatt.

Home to a vibrant mountaineering and skiing community, Zermatt lies at the foot of many of Switzerland’s highest peaks.

You will learn the necessary skills and information in order for you to ski tour, including how to use skins and crampons, touring binding, the proper walking technique, and how to use an avalanche transceiver (beacon).

In addition, you’ll be shown the basic for setting up a trail, and given all information related to ski touring gear, along with very useful tips and tricks.

Once completed, you’ll be capable of easy ski tours with experienced leaders, and feel confidence in exploring the mountainside.

To be able to join the introductory course, potential participants are required to have a good level of fitness and ski technique, as well as having the stamina to walk for approximately 1 hour uphill.

Get in touch now to reserve your place on this 1+ day introduction course to ski touring, gain skills and confidence to be able to explore the wonders of the Alps.

More info

Peak Season: 23rd December – 6th January; 2nd March – 16th March; 14th April – 27th April.

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About the guide

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I am a nature lover who made his hobbies and passion into his profession. I possess only international recognized qualifications. As I am active in the mountains the whole year round my goal is to complement the programmes of the local organizations. My desire is to share with you my joy on the mountains, my knowledge, my experience and to make your stay in Zermatt to an unforgettable experience.

In the following pages you will find a few suggestions and ideas for your holiday in Zermatt. If my ideas or suggestions do not meet your demands, please do not hesitate to let me know what you would like to do and I will create your own personal programme. I am not only active in Zermatt but also everywhere where outdoor activities can be done. It would be a pleasure to accompany you safely and competently in the mountains.


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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

CHF 640 each

Group of 2

CHF 320 each

Group of 3

CHF 232 each

Group of 4

CHF 186 each

Group of 5

CHF 160 each

Group of 6

CHF 140 each

Group of 7

CHF 114 each

Group of 8

CHF 104 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

Price details

• During peak season, the price for 1 person is CHF 600.00. The price for 2 people is CHF 320 per person. Ski touring equipment is not included but can be hired.


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