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You have acquired knowledge in the SAFETY ACADEMY ICE LAB and extensive practical courses and now want to set off on a high alpine tour. Here you will find a selection of tours for beginner and advanced tourers, along with useful tips for planning your tour.

Take a look at the online tour planner and find your high alpine tour!

SAFETY ON ALPINE TERRAIN

TIPS FOR TOUR PLANNING

Always ensure you include weather reports, glacier conditions and weather information from locals when planning your tour. Enquire about increased risk of rockfall as a result of permafrost melting. Due to the altitude and weather involved, any undertaking in high alpine terrain is much more challenging than an ordinary alpine tour. But the rewards are great!

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ON THE HIGH ALPINE TOUR

Broaden your high alpine tour knowledge in Chapter 2: This chapter deals with roping up into a rope team, walking and self-arrest techniques on ice and firn, and coiling your rope.

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