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"Stop or Go" - Avalanche awareness on 01 February 2020

organized by MIchael Merstallinger  contact organizer

Title :
"Stop or Go" - Avalanche awareness
Date :
Sat 01.02.2020
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Organized by :
MIchael Merstallinger
Description :

"Recognize and Avoid Avalanches"
For Ski mountaineers - Snowboarders - Snowshoe hikers

In this course, you will learn the basics of modern avalanche theory developed by Werner Munter ("3x3") and used as the basis for the Alpenverein system "Stop or Go". The theory of basic avalanche awareness and risk-management (i.e. standard operating procedures) to utilize while planning and touring will be presented on Wednesday 29th January in the evening and again on the scheduled day in the mountains.

If you have further enquiries about this course or require assistance with registration (unfortunately the registration form is in german), please contact

Note: Requirements: ST2, K1-2, some experience in ski mountaineering or snowshoeing, interest in improving independent and self-assured actions

For details and registration, please click here.

Price: €70 (including theory evening)

Technical requirements :
T2, Rough areas, broken rocks and boulder fields are not a problem for me. I am sure-footed and free of dizziness
Physical requirements :
K2, 4-7 hours / day; up and down
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Will be organised at theory evening on 29.1.  

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