Splitboard with Jordi Tosas

Splitboard weekend course in Tavascán (Pyrenees)

Splitboard training and white risk management weekend in Tavascán with Jordi Tosas. Improve your technique and prepare for larger challenges.

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SUMMARY

  • 2 days
  • Desde 200€/persona
  • Physical condition: Regular athlete
  • Experience level: Beginner/improvement
  • Activity: Splitboard
  • In-person: Tavascan
  • Minimum 6
  • Cancellation policy: Pol. Cancellation 2
  • Diploma: Yes
  • Languages: Spanish, English, French

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Splitboard Course in Tavascan

27/01/2024 – 2 days
200€/person

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Increase in the specific splitboard-mountaineering technique.
  • Learning rock, ice and ski mountaineering safety techniques with their application to splitboard situations.
  • Learning about the psychological factors involved.
  • Adequacy of the gestural technique and establishment of the technique.
  • Adaptation of tactics to the new, more complex mountain situations.
  • Establishment of the concepts of self-control, proprioception and self-evaluation.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

A weekend of training with Jordi Tosas, High Mountain Guide (UIAGM), to improve your splitboard technique and white risk management.

The course consists of the following specific points:

  • Gesture technique in ascent.
    Turns in special situations. Error corrections.
  • Classic orientation (map, compass and altimeter)
  • Voluntary errors method.
  • Safety protocols for mountain splitboarding.
  • Safe ascent and descent itinerary. Typology of descents.
  • Active safety: Handrails, rappels, dynamic belaying, moving belaying, glacier roping.
  • Passive safety on the mountain splitboard
  • Safety in avalanche terrain: purges and escapes (Canadian Avalanche Association)

Includes board tests from @plumsplitboard.

Training opens the doors to new adventures. It is not a simple two-day guided outing, it is about being able to obtain greater experience that allows us to face new alpine challenges with greater safety.

WHO IS IT AIMED AT?

This course is designed for those people who are new to the world of splitboarding or those who, after a few years of practicing it, want to obtain greater knowledge of the correct techniques as well as the management of the risks associated with this activity in an alpine environment to be able to face challenges. of greater magnitude.

We are sure that two days in an idyllic environment, sharing knowledge with mountain lovers like you, will be a milestone to remember. So we invite you to this course that we are sure you will love!

ITINERARY

We adapt all our courses to the level of the participants so that they can always get the most out of the course

Friday

Wellcome

Meeting, presentation of activities. Review of personal material and preparation of the next day’s activity. Joint work on avalanche risk and its management.

Saturday

Different workshops

Work on risk management and risk management. Self-rescue reminder in avalanches. Depending on the conditions, an area of Tavascán that is in the best snow conditions will have been searched. This will be a day where we will work in the form of independent workshops to acquire specific techniques seeking progressivity for the group. Adapting the technique and descent to your level.

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Sunday

Mountain outing

Meeting and activity. Seeking progressivity and adaptation compared to the previous day. Today the ascent and descent will be more demanding. Although always adapted to the group. Today, with what they learned the previous day, the group will manage the ascent and descent by themselves, under the supervision of the guide. Trying to find your autonomy and safety zone.

WHAT INCLUDES

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • UIAGM High Mountain Guide.
    Downloadable material

THE SERVICE EXCLUDES

  • Meals and overnight stay (can be arranged).
  • Personal mountain equipment.
  • Everything not included in the “INCLUDED” section.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

  • Training plan (Optional)

Price for groups of 6 people, for smaller groups contact us.

Practical information:

Material that must be available:

– Splitboard, skins and if you have blades as well as telescopic poles.
– Appropriate clothing for splitboarding in high mountain conditions.
– Helmet.
– Ice ax and crampons.
– Harness.
– 60cm ribbon ring and two safety carabiners.
– Back or plate for rappelling.
– DVA, shovel and probe

*There will be @plumsplitboard board tests.
*If you do not have any material, let us know and we can arrange its rental.

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