High Tatras backcountry skiing avalanche course

Miki, local IFMGA mountain guide, invites you to a fantastic 3-day backcountry skiing avalanche course in the High Tatras mountains, Slovakia.




Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide

6 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar

Type of Trip

Not specified


It is an honor for me to invite you to this backcountry skiing avalanche course of three days in the Slovak High Tatras.

It will be an incredible weekend where you will learn all the secrets to live a safe experience while skiing in the Tatra mountains. We will meet on Friday afternoon to begin with an introductory talk on backcountry skiing and avalanche management. I’ll also give you some basic lessons about snow conditions, how to prevent accidents and some other theoretical concepts.

On Saturday morning we will put that knowledge into practice in real High Tatras terrain. For the afternoon, we will continue to learn everything related to snow stability tests and how to plan the routes taking into account the avalanche risks.

Finally, on Sunday we will go for some cross-country skiing tracks where you can practice and do an avalanche rescue drill. It’ll be very exciting!

In conclusion, during these 3 days of backcountry skiing avalanche course in the High Tatras you will learn how to:

  • Effectively use the technical tools for avalanche search;
  • Make and evaluate the snow stability profiles;
  • Know what to do in case of an avalanche accident.

So join me and become a true skier. A person that not only knows how to take good turns on snow, but also save a partner’s life if necessary.

Open dates on February and March 2018. Send your request now!

Price per person

Group of 6
112 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
 The price is for those who book the trip before December 31, 2017. As of January 1st, 2018 the price per person will be € 110.


What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.


Other details

Skill level required
Fitness level required

Private Sherpa accommodation in Nova Lesna


About the Guide


I am a fully IFMGA-certified mountain guide. I'm an experienced climber, skier and traveler mostly living in Slovakia’s High Tatras and Canada’s western provinces. My passion for learning and exploring constantly leads me to travel around the world. My expeditions vary greatly as my interests do, but they mostly include ski mountaineering, alpine climbing, mountain biking and trekking.

FROM 112 USD per person

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