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Alpine Ski Mountaineering Course (Bravura)


The Alpine Ski Mountaineering Course, which combines mountaineering and backcountry skiing, is a thrilling activity that needs a wide range of abilities. Skiers in the backcountry must always bring acute observation skills as well as the capacity to analyze and comprehend day-to-day and hour-to-hour variations in mountain weather and snowpack.

The foundations of backcountry skiing are covered in this Alpine Ski Mountaineering (Bravura ) course, including the usage and operation of touring equipment, terrain selection, track setup, route finding, and going securely as a group. We then set up camp on the Greater Himalayan Pir Panjal range and progress to winter camping, glacier travel for skiers, and steep terrain travel with an ice axe and crampons. If the weather and conditions permit, we may be able to descend from the mountain summit.

Skiers should be in excellent physical condition for the Alpine Ski Mountaineering Course (Bravura).

Alpine Ski Mountaineering Course Content

  • Route selection and risk analysis
  • Skiing skills in cross-country and downhill; climbing and descending tactics
  • Modification of technique for harsh snow conditions
  • An Overview of snowpack development, metamorphism, and stability evaluation
  • Techniques for Avalanche Safety and Rescue
  • Avalanche rescue techniques and the usage of electronic transceivers
  • Fundamental crampons and ice axe methods
  • Self-arrest
  • Making snow anchors and running belays
  • Roped skiing and transport skills include the ability to drop another skier.


  • Camping in altitude
  • Route and summit preparing
  • Basic Emergency Response 
  • Expedition Behavior


  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Experience: Skiers excel­lent phys­i­cal con­di­tion & com­pe­tent on var­ied terrain.
  • Age: Minimum age is 16 years, and there is no upper limit.
  • Max: 4 People per course.
  • Meeting Location: HOTEL KUNZAM, Manali HP.
  • Season: April May.

Cost Per Person

  • Course Fee: 25,000 INR / 320$ USD (If you own an Alpine ski touring set.)   
  • Course Fee: 30,000 INR  / 380$ USD (we will provide an Alpine ski touring set.)

Including and Excluding

  • Residential: Camping lodging, all meals, & transportation during the course are provided.
  • No transport to and from Manali.
  • Equipment: All group climbing equipment rope, ice axe, crampons, etc. will be provided. Personal equipment i.e. shoes, sleeping bag, or pad you can hire. An individual Alpine ski touring set will be provided (check ski set costing).

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