Austria·December - January

INTERMEDIATE FREERIDE SKI COURSE IN AUSTRIA

An intensive course focusing on improving your off-piste downhill ski technique.

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Offpisteskicoaching

Overview

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!

Local Partners

Meet our local partners for the intensive ski touring course.

Jany

Jany

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

Lukas

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

Jonas

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.

Zell am See / Kaprun, Austria

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Self-catering apartments

Self-catering apartments

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 :)

What's Included

What's Included

5 days intensive ski coaching

Certified guides

7:1 max client/ coach ratio

Accident insurance

What's Not Included

Ski rental

Accommodation (we can help you organise this)

Travel Expenses

Food and drinks

5 days skipass

More Info

Skiing skills

Skiing skills

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.

Liability

Liability

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.

Travel

Travel

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

FAQs

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.

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.

Dates

Austria - Zell am See
December 19 - 23 2022

FROM$1062/pp

Austria - Zell am See
January 9 - 13 2023

FROM$1062/pp

INTERMEDIATE FREERIDE SKI COURSE IN AUSTRIA

Austria· December - January· 5 days

FROM$1062/pp