Flory Kern

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24/03 – 29/03/2019: Alps – Ride Along Oberstdorf – Lenzerheide 2

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Price: 1190EUR

“Ride Along” that is our Freeride traverse from Oberstdorf to Lenzerheide. On this unforgetable traverse we cover a lot of ground and will get to know the best runs of the Freeride-spots on the way. Thanks to a well planned route and the usage of cable cars we will go down much more than up. If you are up to get to know a lot of different places in just 1 week and are keen to skin up 500 height meters per day, we are sure our “Ride Along” will be an incredible experience for you.

Travel itinerary

Day 1 arrival day: We will meet at 8 am in Oberstdorf, from where we will drive together to Mittelberg, our starting point. We will take the cable car up to the Walmendinger Horn. After a short first descent we have to climb 300 height meters up to the Grünhorn, this will take roughly 1 hour. Up there an impressive descent awaits you down to Schoppernau village. With public transport we reach the Hochtannbergpass. From here we take the lift up to Warther Horn, where we will spend the whole afternoon. Enough time for some great runs in this Freeride spot. The first night we will stay in the Hotel Krone.

Day 2: Again we take the lift up to Warther Horn. Within 30 minutes of climbing we will reach a little pass, from where we will start into a superb descent down to Lech – Stubenbach. The Rüffikopf cable car takes us to the Rüffiboden and down to Zürs. After going up by cable car to the Trittkopf we ski through the Flexenmulde down to Stuben. Again we take another lift up to the Albona. From here we have to skin up 20 min. up to the Maroikopf. 1400 height meters best skiing terrain down to Langen is waiting for us now! We will spend the night in Hotel Sonnblick in Wald.

Day 3: In the early morning we take the cable car up to the Sonnenkopf. After skiing down to the Silbertal, we reach the Hochjoch by lift and enjoy some great runs on the Sennigrat. Our final descent will take us down into the Gargeller Tal where we will spend the night in the Hotel Alpenrose.

Day 4: With lifts and our skins we reach the St. Antönier Joch. From up there we can ski down to the village of St. Antönien. A bus takes us to Klosters, where we will ski some great runs at the Madrisa.

Day 5: Today we will get to know the endless freeride possibilities at Gotschna and Weissfluh. Our last run will take us down to our cozy house Heimeli, where we will spend the night.

Day 6 departure day: The train will bring us to Arosa, where we take the cable car up to the Weisshorn and ski down to the village Tschiertschen. Here we find some more nice runs and finally, we will ski down from the Parpaner Rothorn to Lenzerheide. Around 4 pm the shuttle van will bring us back to Oberstdorf.

Requirements

  • Good skiing technique in all kinds of snow and terrain
  • Sufficient endurance for ascents on skins for 500 height meters or 2 hours per day

Our package of 1190 Euro includes the following

  • 5 overnights in doubles in various hotels including half board
  • 6 days of guiding by an UIAGM Mountain and Skiguide
  • All transfers during the trip (bus and train)
  • Transfer back from Lenzerheide to Oberstdorf
  • safety equipment LVS device, shovel, probe on loan (needs to be ordered at least 30 days before the journey)

Not included is the following

  • Travel expenses to get to Oberstdorf
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Lift passes (approx. 40 EUR per day)
  • Single room supplement 40 EUR / night
  • Travel insurance/travel cancellation insurance

Travel preparations

Please note the following three points after your booking:

A good or very good physical shape =>

A realistic self-assessment and an appropriate fitness level is required to join our trips. In order to enjoy long ski days you need to get in shape and train prior to the trip. A good fitness also reduces the risk of injury.

Travel insurance =>

Please note that there is a potential risk of injury on a ski trip. When travelling abroad several travel insurances are imperative. Besides a travel cancellation insurance we highly recommend a travel health insurance as well as a travel accident insurance. These insurances need to cover potential costs for search and rescue operations and costs for hospital stays etc. It is your own responsibility to make sure you are covered accordingly. Appropriate insurance companies you can find in the internet. Please also check your credit card, eventually the according insurances are included.

Additional information to this trip

Weather and avalanche conditions might lead to delays or changes in the program. In normal conditions our chosen route can be made easily. However, your mountain guide will analyse the prevailing conditions and take a decision about the exact route day by day.

The minimum number of participants is 5. Please note our travel conditions at www.flory-kern.de/agb.


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