Clinic 20-SAT: Petzl Ski Alpinism (Saturday)
This Introduction to Ski Alpinism clinic offers experienced skiers some insights into various techniques how to perform in steep skiing environments. This includes how to learn the right techniques of skinning up alpine terrains by using kick turns as well as skiing and abseil down steep snowy terrain.
You will practice to choose the right moment to put on/remove skis and use crampons on a steep slope. You will learn how to make an anchor in mixed terrain, how to make a ski belay and how to pass steep rock or ice sections.
Requirements: Experience on skiing 35 degrees or more, knowledge on avalanche safety as well as experience in technical mountaineering. Ability to ski and hike for 4 to 6 hours.
Duration: full day.
Meeting point/time: 08:00 am at Alpine Village in the town center of Chamonix
Location: Aiguille du Midi.
Additional cost: depending on location.
WHAT TO BRING?
basic mountaineering equipment + crampons, harness, helmet, 1-2 ice axe, a sling (1.2 m) and screw-gate karabiners, belay device. Touring skis, Ski poles, Skins, ski crampons, avalanche device, shovel, probe. Bring your own equipment so that you can practice with what you normally use.
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