Book your next ski touring adventure with a professional guide. Ski tours offer an ideal opportunity to explore the magnificent Swiss mountains in winter. You hike up a mountain with special touring skis and then ski back down to the valley through deep snow. Ski tours can last from a few hours to several days. For safety reasons, you should never go on a ski tour alone. On a guided tour with an experienced mountain guide or tour leader, you can join a tour that is tailored to your previous knowledge and fitness level.
It is important that you are already a confident skier. You should also master the correct walking technique. You can practice and improve this very well on piste tours. It is also advisable to do an avalanche transceiver training to be able to act safely in case of emergency. Before you go ski touring with friends or family, you should take part in a guided ski tour.
Do I need special training to go ski touring?
You do not need any special training. But it is important that you choose a ski tour that suits your knowledge, experience and skills. You will find ski tours for beginners and advanced skiers. You should also take to heart that for safety reasons you should never go on a ski tour alone.
What equipment do I need to go ski touring?
For ski touring you need basic equipment, this consists of touring skis, touring boots, telescopic poles, skins, crampons, avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe. Clothing includes functional clothing and underwear, gloves, hat or headband and a backpack (about 30L). You should also bring sunglasses, sunscreen, snacks and a filled thermos.