Two days of off piste skiing in La GRave with one night at the Chancel Mountain Hut. Become a better skier and learn more about off-piste and snow security.
Band of Boarders – Security training

Description: Band of Boarders - Security training

Program :
1st day, we meet in Band of Boarders office at 8am, we give you your skipass, check your equipment. Briefing.
Depending on the conditions, we will choose one of the big runs : Chirouze or Orciere with access by a rappel.
Subjects of the day :
- How to organize an off piste outing
- Avalanche course
- What you should bring in your backpack
- Prevention and rescue
- Risk assessment
- How to choose the right slope, and make the right decision
- Avalanche transceiver research, alone or in a group
- Night at the Chancel Mountain Hut

2nd day, you wake up in the middle of the mountains...After breakfast in the mountain hut you will discover the famous couloirs and the classic descents
Subjects of the day :
- Steep slope skiing technique
- Rope techniques for steep slope
- Avalanche course
- Avalanche security, how to identify danger zones and safe zones
- emergency, first aid equipment
- Exercises

Equipment required : - touring equipment (skis, boots and skins), avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, harness. This equipment can be borrowed if you miss something.
You will need a backpack and lunch for 2 days as well. You have to be insured for skiing, if you don't have any insurance you can take one when you buy your skipass.

Topic (s)

  1. Ski
  2. Free ride
  3. Snow surfing
  4. Ski mountaineering

Oppening periods

From Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 February 2019 between 8.30 AM and 10 PM.


Full price: 250 €.

What is included in the price :
- coaching
- One night at the hut with half board
- Possibility of borrowing ski touring equipment (please let us know in advance)

What is not included in the price :
- Skipass
- drinks and personal expenses
- lunch.

Payment Methods

  1. Bank/credit card
  2. Cheque
  3. Cash


Cable car, La Grave

Band of Boarders – Security training
La Grave