Ski touring is definitely the key to discovering mountains in winter time. The ski touring course in Bucegi mountains is suited for those who wish to learn skiing off piste, but also to those who are not at their first tour on skis but feel the need to practice and learn in an organised group. At this course you will learn essential ski touring techniques, such as how to travel uphill, how to fix skins on the skis, how to turn or traverse on steeper terrain.
Date: February 3 -4, 2018
Area: Bușteni, Bucegi and Baiului mountains
Accomodation: Căminul Alpin Hut in Bușteni
Places available: 4-8
Participation conditions: minimum age 18. Minimum ski level: a good alpine skiing technique (parallel turns)
Guides: Akos Kozma AGMR mountain guide, Mihnea Prundeanu AGMR & aspirant IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide
Price: 450 lei/ person
Other topics of the ski touring course in Bucegi & Baiului Mountains:
- preparing a tour or a 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 the specific equipment
- Guiding with certified mountain guides
- e-course (pdf)
- Accommodation at the hut
- Participants’ individual transport cost
- 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 in the Bucegi and Baiului Mountains 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 Bucegi and Baiului Mountainse 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 email@example.com, call us at +40 746 327 791 or fill in the form below.