Spend an unforgettable winter week freeride skiing in Austria and discover the best big mountains and deep powder lines as you improve your techniques and skills with top local certified mountain guides and instructors.
Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Enjoy freeride skiing in Austria on an amazing tour, perfect for those seeking deep powder ski and snowboard action. On this 5-day adventure, we will combine the use of ski lifts and ski touring techniques to find the best ski opportunities in the region.
The 5-days you will spend freeride skiing in Austria will not only give you a great pow experience but also teach you all the skills required to press all the juice out of your adventures. We will show you the best lines in the area prioritizing both safety and fun.
Austria offers some of the best skiing in the world and has a famous ski lift system that will allow us to reach amazing spots. Furthermore, there is a wide variety of options for almost all weathers, which is one of many reasons why it’s one of our favorite ski locations. On this adventure, we will make the most of that variety and have great flexibility as we will be traveling and living in our camper vans.
Throughout the 5 days that we spend together, we will have the chance to work on the following topics that will enhance our big mountain and powder experiences:
First aid theory and practice
Group behavior in avalanche zones
Understanding of outdoor risks
Big mountain safety
Day planning (avalanche risks, group skills, and level)
Descent and ascent line selection
Ski and snowboard technique coaching
Skinning and climbing technique
Crampons and ice ax skills
Rock Climbing skills (abseiling, knots, equipment)
Personalized coaching to break through mental barriers
To join, you don’t need prior freeride or backcountry skiing and snowboarding experience. However, being confident riding on black slopes is a must. All genders are welcome and the minimum age to join is 15. Keep in mind that you will have to be physically fit as well, as this is an intense skiing adventure.
So, what are you waiting for? Send us a request today and let’s get you ready for the amazing big mountain, deep powder of the Austrian backcountry!
- Guiding fee
5 days of ski & snowboard guiding
Avalanche safety theory
Big mountain riding safety
Off-piste technique coaching
Ski / snowboard rentals
Food and drinks
Shared accommodation in camper vans Private room possible if required ahead (will be charged extra) Shared accommodation in local ski hostels, cottages, apartments, or places run by local skiers Feel free to organize something you prefer on your own
Zell am See / Kaprun
Other gear: Personal ski or snowboard freeride touring equipment such as: avalanche set - beacon, probe & shovel skis with touring bindings or split-board skins, telescopic poles Helmet Goggles & sunglasses Ski or snowboard clothing
Snowbusters is a skiing and snowboarding community of guides and coaches that have grown out of a genuine passion for gliding snow on any possible terrain, at different locations around the world. We love and live what we do. That’s why we don’t just sell skiing or snowboarding holidays. We don’t just provide instructors and guides.
Our aim goes far beyond that. We strive to introduce people who decide to join us to the whole culture behind what we love to do most in our lives. We try hard to maintain the motivation high. Our lifelong dedication is the best proof that we are good at it. We know what it gets to internalize the right habits that will lead to continuous progress.
We are a community of equally passionate skiers, snowboarders, and mountaineers. Having different educational and professional backgrounds, we provide complex and revealing insights into skiing and snowboarding in its various forms, as well as into skiing and snowboarding lifestyles. Ours have been crafted in a way that allows for as much riding as possible. We have a lifelong affair with the sport and are able to employ multiple approaches to passing on the necessary skills that will help you become a better skier or snowboarder.
In our view, growing up as a skier or snowboarder entails growing up as a person. We live and work in natural environments, and an important part of what we do is sharing our positive attitude towards nature. We promote partnership and respect to all living and non-living elements of our world. At the start of the new year, we will be joining the 1% For The Planet project.
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Zell am See, Austria
Sept 14, 2022
I’m extremely happy with the ease with which I could book via your site reliable and experienced guide. Thank you so very much, and I’ve started to recommend your site to my friends. Dimitris is not only an awesome guide, but a wonderful person who was always looking out to give me the best experience I can have when he found out how much I love climbing! He is the Best!
Sept 6, 2022
I am very pleased with Explore-Share! This was my first international climb, and the communication and response time were great. Herbie is a very skilled guide and very efficient. The entire booking process & payment was smooth. I will definitely use Explore-Share again. Thank you.
Aug 23, 2022
I was looking for a local guide for a hike I was planning and came across Explore-Share. They seemed to have good reviews and so decided to give them a try. The experience was very positive and completely happy with their service. I will be using them again for next trip.
Aug 17, 2022
Easy to set up and find the perfect trip. Informative site that is easy to use. Guides are all great to work with and communicate all arrangements needed. As simple as can be!
July 16th, 2022
Thank you explore-share for a wonderful via feratta experience. We have been wanting to learn for a long time but don't have the facilities in Scotland. The guide Mitja was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, answering all my many questions and providing advice. On the day head to take another group but he quickly arranged another guide Borut, who was brilliant. We had a fantastic morning learning via ferrata at Hvadnik in the gorge. It gave us the confidence to later hire our own equipment and go out in Mojstrana. Altogether a five star + experience. Thank you.
July 20, 2022
Hello! I have been thoroughly impressed by the service and assistance that explore-share have provided the past couple years in helping to plan my trip to the High Tatras in Poland. I really appreciated the flexibility that they provided in allowing me to rearrange my trip twice owing to covid. They were responsive and communicative throughout. This trip was part of my Stag weekend celebrations and explore-share connected me with an outstanding guide in the form of Marcel - he was an excellent recommendation and we really enjoyed our guided hike in the High Tatras with him. Marcel was an outstanding professional, placed a high focus on preparing well and staying safe, and was also a great guy! Highly recommend. Many thanks and best wishes - Richard
May 8, 2022
Our first time with Explore-Share. An absolutely fantastic experience from start to finish. Extremely good value, very well organised with attention to detail. We travel widely and this has by far been the best of experiences. Well done to all concerned. We are already looking at booking another trip!
April 14, 2022
Great service by explore share. Our guide, Fred, gave us a fantastic day. Totally wild adventure that would be impossible on our own. I’m really impressed. Thank you very much.
March 9, 2022
I can’t recommend this enough. Great service, great price and the on the ground team was top notch. Top marks all round.
March 4, 2022
Everything went very well! Above our expectations! Thanks Explore-Share and Thanks Kiliholidays! Great support from all you! Thanks for the hard work and excellent level of commitment.
Feb 2, 2022
Excellent job making your platform available to all mountain lovers. Our guide Gabrielle was an excellent companion
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