Learn how to be safe in the mountains

We have a long tradition of educating our students in basic avalanche and glacier awareness. It is a prioritised subject for us to provide this knowledge to our students so they can experience the mountains in a safer way.

This course is included in Insted’s 15 week Ski & Study package, but can also be bought separately at a cost of 150€.

The dates for this winter’s course are 21st Jan – 1st Feb.

These are the main topics that will be covered:

Avalanche awareness
1. Theoretical education
2. Practical education
– Avalanche, probe
– Shovel and transceiver training

Glacier awareness
1. Theoretical education
2. Practical education
– Rope techniques
– Use of glacier equipment
– Rescue