Austria·December - January
INTERMEDIATE FREERIDE SKI COURSE IN AUSTRIA
An intensive course focusing on improving your off-piste downhill ski technique.VIEW DATES
Are you the sort of ski-tourer who revels in the ascent, only to find the descent a matter of pure survival? If yes, then this is the course for you! The intensive off-piste ski technique coaching course is designed for anyone looking to improve their downhill ski technique and take their skiing to the next level. The course is aimed primarily at intermediate-to-advanced skiiers and ski-tourers who find their progress limited by poor or inefficient skiing technique. You'll spend 3 full days working closely with a guide - using tools such as video analysis - to learn some tips and tricks to help you confidently navigate off-piste slopes, no matter the terrain. What are you waiting for? Let's get skiing!
Meet our local partners for the intensive ski touring course.
Jany is a ski and rock climbing guide from the Czech Republic, and founder of Rockbusters and Snowbusters. He has been teaching skiing for over 20 years and spends most of his winters in search of demanding off-piste ski lines.
Lukas is an avid skier and guide with over 35 years of experience and a wide range of knowledge throughout the whole spectrum of snow sports. His background in Physical Education helps him break down complex techniques into simple steps, so you'll find yourself improving in no time!
Jonas has been skiing for over 45 years and worked in the Kaprun region of Austria for 25 of these. A highly qualified skiing guide, he is the perfect person to introduce you to new techniques.
Zell am See / Kaprun, Austria
61km of slopes, 10.5km of ski routes and favourable conditions for much of the season.
The Zell am See - Kaprun area is a scenic ski resort boasting over 61km of slopes, 10.5km of ski routes and 21 lifts. The high concentration of beginner and intermediate slopes make this the perfect place to revisit the basics and learn new techniques - which you can then put to test on some steep black runs and the area's more challenging off-pistes. The presence of the Kitzsteinhorn glacier means that conditions are favourable for much of the season, but despite this the resort tends to stay relatively quiet, making it perfect for anyone looking to get away from the crowds.
Snowbusters will organise accommodation in self-catered apartments for you - but if you prefer to book your own, that's ok too. Just let you hosts know in advance :)
5 days intensive ski coaching
7:1 max client/ coach ratio
What's Not Included
Accommodation (we can help you organise this)
Food and drinks
5 days skipass
This course is designed for intermediate to advanced skiiers with some off-piste experience. You should be able to get down any slope, or easy off-piste tours - although it's ok if you lack technique and confidence as this is what we'll be working on :) A good level of physical fitness if recommended.
Mapo Tapo selects local partners with the utmost care. For any inaccuracies, however, we can not accept any liability. Ski touring is a risky sport that takes place in nature. Ultimately, you are fully responsible for the choices you make. Mapo Tapo recommends that anyone who does not have sufficient knowledge and skills not go outdoor alone. All our trips include a local certified guide who will take care of your group. Enjoy your adventures safely with first-hand information from the locals.
Please DO NOT book your flights until this trip is confirmed. Most of our trips require a minimum number of participants to run. Wait for the status of the trip to be confirmed and for more information go to the "How it works" section
What level do I need to be at to participate in this trip?
You should be an intermediate to advanced skiier and able to get down any slope/ easy off-pistes. No need for perfect technique or confidence, though, as this is what we will develop.
What group size can I expect?
The trip requires a minimum of 3 participants to run, and will be capped at 15 skiers. A maximum 7:1 client/ coach ratio will be maintained regardless of numbers.