• Trip duration
    2 days
  • Trip level
    Easy
  • Max people per guide
    8 people
  • Mountain range
    Sierra Nevada
  • Best period
    Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Nov, Dec

Description

Mountains during wintertime become the best place to discover spectacular snowy landscapes. And Sierra Nevada is not the exception.

The snowy mountain environment requires specific equipment and skills for a safe enjoyment. Because of that, I want to propose you this 2-day course in Sierra Nevada.

Undoubtedly, this learning experience will offer you the opportunity to explore the winter mountain and get the basis needed to enter to this exciting activity.

The goals of this course are the following:

  • To acquire the necessary knowledge to access safely to snowy areas
  • To be able to enjoy while you cope with weather or other adversities

And here below you will find the content of the course:

  • Snowshoe progression
  • Self-stop techniques
  • Use of avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe
  • Fortune huts
  • Nivology
  • Mountain safety principles
  • Orientation
  • Knowledge of snowy means

Finally, I want to recommend the equipment you will need to take the best from this winter mountaineering course:

Backpack max. 45l.
Winter mountain boots
Fleece or Primaloft
Waterproof jacket and pants
Hat and gloves
Leggings
Sunscreen and lip balm
Sunglasses
Headlamp and extra batteries
Camtimplora
Arva, shovel and probe

This course will take place in different areas of Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, so please contact me for further information. Available dates during all the weekends from November till May 2017!! Hurry up and book your place.

Price per person

1 Person360EUR
Group of 2180EUR
Group of 3120EUR
Group of 4100EUR
Group of 580EUR
Group of 660EUR
Group of 760EUR
Group of 860EUR

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Group equipment
  • Personal Insurance
  • Tips