Sign up to this ski touring clinics at Bâlea Lake if you wish to learn the basics of ski touring, the techniques for moving off piste and the safety measures specific to ski touring. We also encourage you to participate, even if you are not at your first ski tour off piste, but feel the need to practice and learn more about ski touring in this specific area, Balea Lake, all in an organized fashion. You can register at this clinics together with a group of friends or just by yourself.

Date: December 8-9 2018

Zonă: Bâlea Lake, Făgărașului Mountains

Available places: 6-10

Minimum age: 18 ani

Guides/Instructors: Akos Kozma AGMR guide, Mihnea Prundeanu AGMR guide, IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide

Preț: 550 lei/ person

Ski touring clinics topics include:

  • preparing a tour or course in an alpine environment
  •  choosing the right route depending on terrain and snow
  •  specific techniques for moving, tackling slopes, ascending medium and big slopes
  •  efficient techniques for transition movements, ascent and descent
  •  snow analisys, evaluating and managing risks
  •  learning through exercises and applications with specific ski touring equipment

  • Training with certified guides
  • e-course (pdf)

  • Accommodation at one of the huts at Bâlea Lake (depending on availability)
  • Participants’ individual transport cost
  • Meals
  • Medical insurance
  • Required personal equipment

  • Waterproof jacket, down jacket, hat, two pairs of gloves (preferably waterproof), waterproof pants, synthetic or wool base layers.
  • Ski touring boots, skis and bindings for ski touring, ski touring skins, telescopic poles
  • Avalanche beacon*, shovel*, probe*
  • Backpack, crampons*, ice axe*, harness*, helmet*
  • Thermos/tea bottle, head lamp, sun glasses, sun screen, first aid kit, etc

*Available at request in the limit of Alpine Tours stock.

Booking a place at the ski touring clinics at Balea Lake can be done by paying in advance 50% of the full participation fee. Cancelling the reservation can be done with a maximum of 14 days before the date of the clinics, for the advance to be reimbursed.

Through this ski touring course at Balea Lake we aim to offer you enough information and techniques so that you can safely move in winter time in an alpine environment. If you need more information or wish to sign up, please contact us at info@alpine-tours.com, call us at +40 746 327 791 or fill in the form below.