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Event tip | Ski Touring Summit

Online event with a variety of presentations

by Lukas Ruetz • 11/09/2020
The first online ski touring summit full of information, tips and tricks for ski touring will take place in November. Host Frank Allgäuer has brought together a number of well-known faces from the scene, conducted interviews, recorded talks and extracted the best to offer a five-day online event from November 23 - 27.

The fall event 2020 - no more total cancellation

Autumn is usually the hot season when it comes to further training and meeting places for freeriders, ski tourers and the snow-loving winter sports community in general. This year, unfortunately, almost everything is canceled due to Corona.

Frank Allgäuer is an enthusiastic ski tourer from Lake Constance as well as a technically experienced programmer and had the idea for a ski touring online congress. After months of preparation and countless online meetings & interviews, the Ski Touring Summit was born.

In several sessions, various topics from fitness, planning and nature conservation to equipment, dangers and technology will be explained by recognized ski touring experts. The summit takes place from 23 - 27 November with a time slot for each session.

Whether you're a beginner or have been ski touring for a long time, there's something for everyone at the Ski Touring Summit!

Here is a small selection of the presentations

  • Fascination ski touring with Michi Düchs

  • Fit on tour - The right preparation with Susi Kraft from the Berghasen

  • Comfort zone - Know your limits with AlpineFex Tobi

  • Tour planning - The right tour choice & Planning with Markus Stadler

  • Avalanche awareness - What you need to know about snow with Lukas Ruetz

  • Navigation on ski tours - From planning to implementation with Reto Baur from Gipfelbuch.ch

  • Avalanche risk assessment with Günter Schmudlach

  • Situational descent techniques on a ski tour - Julian Witting

  • BIWAK - Survival in an emergency with Thomas Wanner

Participation and costs for the Ski Touring Summit

Participation in the individual time slots of each session is free of charge.

There is also a VIP ticket for 67 euros - or 47 euros for early bookers - with unlimited access to the more than 20 presentations. The VIP ticket includes extras such as ten hours of audio recording in mp3 format, checklists and presentation slides, as well as vouchers and special conditions from equipment partners.

The individual sessions and time slots for free access:

Monday, 23.11. - Mindset & Fitness

Tuesday, 24.11. - Planning & Conservation

Wednesday, 25.11. - Equipment

Thursday, 26.11. - Hazards & Safety (with presentation by the snowstormer)

Friday, 27.11. - Technology

The snowflurry columnist's avalanche lecture at the Ski Touring Summit

On Thursday, 26 November at 10 am, the lecture "Practical avalanche knowledge - what you need to know about snow" by PG SnowFlurry columnist Lukas Ruetz will be available free of charge.

The Ski Touring Summit handbook

To accompany the Summit, there is a so-called "Playbook". A book in PDF format that contains a clear schedule for each session and excerpts as well as valuable tips & tricks from the lectures.

Here's the link to the Ski Touring Summit

(If you want to buy a VIP ticket via this link, you will support our snow rummager in the form of a commission from the organizer. There are no additional costs or other disadvantages for you.)

This article has been automatically translated by DeepL with subsequent editing. If you notice any spelling or grammatical errors or if the translation has lost its meaning, please write an e-mail to the editors.

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