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Sat, 02 Jan



Understanding the track in ski touring - level 1 - 1d

A day in the field, designed for those who wish to learn about risk management and group driving in snowy mountains. Familiarize yourself with practical snow science, and tools for preparation, analysis and decision-making.

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Understanding the track in ski touring - level 1 - 1d
Understanding the track in ski touring - level 1 - 1d

Date et lieu de départ

02 Jan 2021, 08:30 – 17:30

Pralognan-la-Vanoise, 73710 Pralognan-la-Vanoise, France

Programme détaillé

Training format compliant with ANENA

Training objective

- Interpret the winter mountain environment (practical snow science)

- Move in the snowy mountains, within a group, understanding the meaning of the leader's instructions and applying them

educational goals

- Recognize different types of snow and their surface conditions

- Understand the triggering mechanisms of a slab avalanche

- Recognize characteristic avalanche situations

- Read and interpret a topographic map, use a carto app

- Decipher and interpret a BERA

- Understand the choice of a route

- Plan a race in outline

- Interpret and measure in the field the inclinations of slopes, read the traps in the field

- Understand decision-making and apply the leader's instructions


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