Freeride Ski Course

The course day is usually developed at the ski resort in the area that at the time of coming, have better snow conditions, Panticosa, Formigal, Piau Engaly….

In descent we will develop all the existing techniques and correct the mistakes made by each of you that do not allow you to apply the technique well. Before starting with the practical part, we would stay in a cafeteria in the area to show you a small powerpoint to prevent avalanches and draw suitable lines in descent. This would take us 30 min. Then we would go on to conduct a search for victims of avalanche with the ARVA, the PALA AND the PROBE and then start skiing.

 

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COURSE DEVELOPMENT

Virgin snow requires the application of specific downward turning techniques. The powder snow, the crust, the icy snow and the spring snow, pose to the skier a specific transition in each movement to get to enjoy a pleasant descent, with self-control over all the elements that are involved in this activity.

PURPOSE 

  • For all those skiers who have a good level of descent in treated snow and who wish to make a qualitative leap in the development of the descent technique to be able to address those variable snow conditions existing in the “off-piste” of ski resorts or in mountain skiing.
  • We will learn to descend through high mountain terrain. The avalanches and the different slopes of the mountain, keep secrets that we must try to know and understand to safely practice this exciting sport.

RATIO

From 4 people to 6 people maximum. There is a fee for a personalized course (1 or 2 people) to consult.

PRICE

  • 130 Euros / person course of 2 days.
  • 70 Euros / person course of 1 day.
  • Personalized course (to consult)

SKI MATERIAL RENTAL PRICE

We can manage the rental of ski equipment in the Tena Valley:

  • Dinafit 59 brand equipment, 80 € (2 days)
  • Equipment from other brands € 43,70 (2 days)
  • Rent of ARVA, shovel and probe 25 € / day (managing it you have an 30% discount)
  • The mountaineering material of ice ax, crampons and harness of 2 days: INCLUDED BY TORLA GUIDES

What's included?

  • Qualified guide.

  • Individual material if necessary in the course of 2 days (Harness, helmet, crampons, Piolet).

  • Collective and safety equipment (first aid kit, means of communication, map, compass, GPS… ..).

  • Accident and civil liability insurance.

  • It is guaranteed that the group will be reduced for good use and use of the course.

  • Photo report of the activity.

What does NOT include?

  • Ski resort pass.

  • Ski clothing

  • Glasses: Category three or four for sun and ski goggles.

  • Backpack: A backpack between 30 to 40 liters for the course of 2 days, for that of 1 day with one of sufficient 25lts.

  • Specific material: Headlamp, hiking boots, ski skis, poles, ARVA, shovel and Probe or in the case of taking the 1 course only day you can rent specific freeride skis (POSSIBILITY OF RENT WITH 30% discount).

  • Food: Picnic type consisting of snack, nuts, fruit and some energy bar, chocolate is a good companion.

  • Hydration: Recommended 1 1/2 liters per person. A thermos for hot drink is very useful.

Contents

  • Improvement of descent techniques applied to the environment. Specific "freeride" techniques; driven turn, flexion-extension turn, use of the stick, jump turn, curve phases ...
  •  Planning of the descents in mountain.
  • Identification and cataloging of objective hazards.
  • Specific equipment and material: handling, maintenance and repair.
  • We will deepen knowledge of the environment and risk prevention; action in case of avalanche.
  • Reading of the terrain of descent and fractioned methods.
  • Advanced Nivology: the metamorphosis of the elements.
  • Self-arrest techniques with skis.
  • All those techniques for descent of moderate and strong slopes.

Necessary material

  • Clothing suitable for the cold: thermal clothing, warm clothes, waterproof jacket, pants, gloves, hat…
  • Complete ski touring equipment: boots, skis, poles. (Rental)
  • Backpack, at least 30 liters
  • Canteen
  • Frontal
  • Sunglasses and protective cream
  • Mountain or Track Ski Helmet.
  • Complete equipment of shovel, ARVA and probe. (Rent)
  • IMPORTANT: Thermos with hot drink
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