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"Stop or Go" - Avalanche awareness on 06 February 2021

organized by MIchael Merstallinger  contact organizer

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"Stop or Go" - Avalanche awareness
Date :
Sat 06.02.2021
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Organized by :
MIchael Merstallinger
Description :

Date changed from 16th January, due to lockdown rules.  The theory evening will now take place on Thursday 4th February. Of course, this is dependant upon the lockdown regulations in place at the time of the event. Note that at the time of adding this note, the registration page (see link below) has not yet been updated. Please check back in a day or so, if this is still not yet changed.

"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 13th January Thursday 4th February 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, costs and registration, please click here.

Until the 11th December only active members of the Alpine Club Vienna may register for this course. After this date, if there are still places available, registrations will be opened to other Alpenverein members.

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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