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Winter Mountaineering Course


A course dedicated to those who want to learn about the mountains in the winter season. A training course suitable for all those who wish to take their first steps on mountaineering terrain or train for summer climbs at high altitude. An educational offer to learn the basic techniques necessary to carry out mountaineering activities in total safety. And above all, be ready to climb on Alps properly equipped and well prepared!
PHOTOS

PROGRAM

The proposed training offer is aimed at different types of mountain enthusiasts:
– mountaineers with some experience in the field in previous peaks of low or medium difficulty
– beginners and novices who for the first time approach to mountaineering in winter mood

The course takes place in the winter season, to allow adequate preparation for the classic summer mountaineering climbs in autonomy and safety. The didactic activity involves teaching, through theoretical, practical and fundamental mountaineering techniques, necessary to safely tackle mountain climbs on easy snowy/mixed terrain. The training program takes place in Lombardia region (Grigne mountains area), on mixed mountaineering and climbing itineraries of moderate difficulty.
The course aims to provide theoretical notions to be experimented in the field, through practical exercises: how to tie yourself up, how to protect yourself and implement the correct safety procedures, which techniques to use in climbing rope with crampons and ice ax, hints of nodology, etc. The aim of the course is to prepare participants in the management of risks related to safety in the mountains and make them autonomous on mountaineering terrain in the winter. The course is aimed at basic level didactic training, but it can be adapted to the technical skills and training needs of the participants.

DAY

Difference in altitude: 200-300 m
Ascent time: 3-4 h
Meeting point: meeting at the ticket offices of the ski lifts for the Piani di Bobbio at 8.00. Check of the equipment and short briefing with the Alpine Guide.

Didactic topics

– choice of technical equipment and use of mountaineering equipment
– safety of the consortium: progression and management – planning an ascension: interpretation and reading of the terrain
– notions of nodology: outline of the main ligation techniques

DAY

Difference in altitude: 200-300 m
Ascent time: 3-4 h
Meeting point: meeting at the ticket offices of the ski lifts for the Piani di Bobbio at 8.00. Check of the equipment and short briefing with the Alpine Guide.

Didactic topics

– choice of technical equipment and use of mountaineering equipment
– safety of the consortium: progression and management – planning an ascension: interpretation and reading of the terrain
– notions of nodology: outline of the main ligation techniques

DAY

Difference in altitude: about 600 m
Ascent time: 4-5 h
Meeting point: meeting at the ticket offices of the ski lifts for the Piani di Bobbio at 8.00. Check of the equipment and short briefing with the Alpine Guide.

Didactic topics

– progression on mixed terrain: practical ascension
– short rope technique on mixed terrain
– fast anchors and protections – review of rope maneuvers

During the second day there will be an ascent on routes of easy difficulty in the Grigne and Campelli group.
Some examples of climbs (possible itineraries):
• Northern Grigna: Piancaformia ridge (West channel)
• Southern Grigna: Sinigaglia Crest, Porta Canal, Pagani Canal, Caimi Canal

DAY

Difference in altitude: about 600 m
Ascent time: 4-5 h
Meeting point: meeting at the ticket offices of the ski lifts for the Piani di Bobbio at 8.00. Check of the equipment and short briefing with the Alpine Guide.

Didactic topics

– progression on mixed terrain: practical ascension
– short rope technique on mixed terrain
– fast anchors and protections – review of rope maneuvers

During the second day there will be an ascent on routes of easy difficulty in the Grigne and Campelli group.
Some examples of climbs (possible itineraries):
• Northern Grigna: Piancaformia ridge (West channel)
• Southern Grigna: Sinigaglia Crest, Porta Canal, Pagani Canal, Caimi Canal

DETAILS

DURATION
orologio
2 Days
orologio
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
stelle
low
stelle
FITNESS LEVEL
cuori
fair
cuori
PERSONS
utente
max 4
utente
PERIOD
calendario
from 01/12 to 30/04
DURATION
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
FITNESS LEVEL
PERSONS
PERIOD
2 Days
low
fair
max 4
from 01/12 to 30/04
orologio
stelle
cuori
utente
calendario

RATES

720 € fee per person with 1 participant
380 € fee per person with 2 participants
280 € fee per person with 3 participants
220 € fee per person with 4 participants
The rate includes
  • the assistance of a UIAGM certified Mountain Guide
  • liability insurance
  • loan of shared safety material

The rate does not include
  • research and rescue insurance with UVGAM coverage (recommended): €5 per person for 3 days
  • the hiring of any personal equipment (avalanche beacon, shovel and probe): €20/day per person while supplies last
  • the hiring of any personal equipment (harness, ice axe, crampons and helmet): €25/day per person while supplies last
  • tickets for lift facilities
  • the Mountain Guide’s expenses (lifts, transfers, meals and accommodation) to be covered by participants
  • transfers, meals and accommodation
  • anything that is not mentioned under "The rate includes"
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by they respective owners. without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening / closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by they respective owners. without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening / closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
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