Ski-tour "Classic". Khibiny Mountains | Russia
Classical ski tour program for experienced riders in Khibiny Mountains, Russia. Considerable volume of ski-tour ascents, radical relief and non-decorative freeride. Included the climb to the highest peak of Khibiny Yuduchvumchorr Mount; descent in Orlinuy Couloir, night at the mountain hostel. Snowmobile support for far located slopes is included too. There is no day of rest in the program. A week is organized in best way to rotate ski-tour and practise days. Amount of lectures is minimised. Instead of lectures - short practical advises during the program. Common conception of program stays invariable - small but chipper group, adequacy, environmental friendliness and enjoyment in all conditions
February 16-22, Khibiny
Professional level of participants and rules of group forming
The program supposes confident skiers and skilful splitboarders who have
an experience in off-piste skiing, skills of work with ski-tour and avalanche equipment.
The number of participants is limited. 5 clients + 1 guide.
Nothing personal, it’s necessary to form a group with just about the same level. Participants should have enough skills for safe and pleasant free ride in our mountains. That’s why requests can be turned aside.
A level of participant considered sufficient if it’s easy for him:
make a descent along the lift in own temp, without falls and stops (vertical drop 400 m)
make a 10-15 km walk or ski tour in average speed
A week of ski tour and freeride. The itineraries will be corrected every day according to the weather and snow conditions. 5 days of ascents and descents from the Vud’yavrchorr, Tahtarvumchorr, Yuduchvumchorr, Poachvumchorr, Lovchorr Mounts. 2 days of skiing in the area of ski resorts for rest and practical trainings.
Climbing and descent from the highest peak - Yuduchvumchorr Mount (1200 m.). Snowmobiles will be utilized for access. Night at the mountain hostel Ramzay-Sever with the hot shower, breakfast and dinner.
Intensity - in average two ascents and descents a day in ski tour day. Freeride in ski resorts area is limited only by energy of participants and schedule of ski resorts.
training algorithm of search injured in avalanche
organization of rappelling to the start of descent line
Price: 520 EUR
Accommodation, transfer and meals
are not included
List of equipment for ski tour program:
1. Ski tour kit:
- skis or split-board
- ski tour binding
- ski tour crampons
- climbing skins
- folding ski pole
2. Avalanche kit:
- avalanche beacon
- avalanche probe
3. First-aid kit
- bandage - 2 pieces
- adhesive plaster
- isothermal blanket
4. Individual equipment repair kit
- reinforced adhesive tape
- cord 2-5 м
5. Backpack 30-45 L
7. Ski mask
11. Spare warm clothes (down jacket or vest)
12. Spare ski gloves
13. Climbing harness
14. Carabiners - 2 pieces