Saturday Ski Tour

Saturday  16 March  2019  7:00 AM    Saturday  16 March  2019 4:00 PM
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Last update 17/03/2019

Official registration for this event is under the following link:
Winter is in full swing and Walter is once again going to run a Saturday Ski Tour for us.
The Plan:
The idea will be to meet at Sihlpost in Zurich and car pool to the destination of the day. The location for the tour will be made available to participants on the Friday evening before the tour by the mountain guide leading the tour. Tour or Freeride, while the idea is that it will be somewhat tour focused, if conditions on one of the tour days is perfect for freeriding this may be an alternative programme. The tour will take place regardless of weather conditions. The tour and location will be adapted to suit the prevailing conditions, but be run under the philosophy of no bad weather with the correct equipment.
The tour will be led by a local UAIGM qualified Mountain Guide.
Tour Level:
The tours will not be too technically difficult, but will most likely (unless more freeride orientated) have in the region of 1000m of ascent under your own power. Ascending 1000m with a pace of about 350m per hour is a prerequisite for participating in this tour. Max No of Participants:
The tour will run with a maximum of 8 participants (and a minimum of 4).
135CHF for the guiding with car-pooling costs being shared amongst those in the cars.
The guiding costs will need to be paid in advance to ensure smooth running of the tour.
The tour must be paid for in advance. Payment is due immediately on registering here on Meetup.
What to bring:
Full Ski Touring Equipment (Skis, Skins, Crampons, Poles, Transceiver, Shovel, Probe)
Appropriate Clothing
Snacks to eat on the tour
Money for a drink/food after the tour and for the car pooling.
Important to know:
Please pay for the tour as soon as registering. Full details will be given to paid participants on the night before the tour.
The tour will take place regardless of weather conditions. (If we have enough people registered.
Insurance is the responsibility of the participant, by RSVPing "yes" you agree to act responsibly at all times on this event and to not hold Swiss Alpine Adventure or any person involved responsible for any injury or loss which may occur in relation to the event.
All participants take part in events or activities facilitated by Swiss Alpine Adventure entirely at their own risk. Swiss Alpine Adventure do not accept liability for damage to property, death or personal injury that may occur whilst taking part in activities or events organized by Swiss Alpine Adventure. It is your responsibility to make sure your equipment is maintained and in safe working order. We reserve the right to stop you from participating with us if your equipment is badly maintained or not in safe working order. Whilst we endeavour to make sure that the information on this website pertaining to routes and trails is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy.

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