Exploring new places on your splitboard is a true adventure every time when you go out. There are a few reasons why we like to go on a splitboarding tour. The most important reason is to find fresh lines when the ski resort is tracked, this is the time you go further into the mountains to search for fresh powder fields. You will be surprised how good the snow can be just around the corner when you leave the ski resort. The other reason is that you want to enjoy nature without too many people.
To get the most out of a splitboarding tour, good preparation is necessary. Facts like avalanche danger, where to expect powder snow, the difficulty of the tour and time management. If you are not familiar with these facts, This is why Snowboard Arlberg recommends going with one of our guides. Tell us your experience and one of the guides will brief you on his plan personally.
How does a Splitboard day look like?
A splitboarding guide am Arlberg will take you to some place which is not reachable by foot or lift. Be prepared for a full day in the mountains with breathtaking views, now crowds and first lines. Explore and discover new places that are just reachable with human strength and a splitboard.
Depending on your personal level and snow conditions, your tour can start from somewhere in the valley or from one of the ski lifts. For people with less splitboard experience, a start from the ski resort is almost certain.
Required basic equipment?
Standard equipment for a splitboard tour consists of a splitboard with skins, bindings and telescope poles. Not to forget the avalanche safety (Shovel, probe and beacon) in a Backpack. Without one of these materials mentioned above, a splitboarding tour is not possible.
If you don’t have a splitboard or avalanche safety, ask Snowboard Arlberg and we will help you to find one.