The main elements addressed:
The choice of the route to the climb.
The choice of the route to the descent
The use of maps and inclination of slopes.
The snow cuts to appreciate the stability of the snowpack.
The method of "small bumps" to test the snowpack.
The route selection strategy with location, duration, meteorological and
The 3x3 method and its limits
The confrontation of the elements of the bulletin nivo-weather and the conditions on the ground.
What security tools: Arva, Airbag ...
The few days of maximum danger of winter.
The training cycle will take place over 3 days. It is best to attend the 3 days, but it is
possible to come a day.
First day: The route and the trail in ski touring.
Second day: The itinerary and the trail in off-piste skiing (La Clusaz or Grand Bornand).
Third day: Application of teaching in the main off-piste routes of Chamonix.
The best time for training is the beginning of the season or the snow is the most unstable. The dates
are distributed in December January to see the change of the snowpack.
3-day consecutive cycles are possible if you are a group or a club.