During this 5 day advanced backcountry snowboard holiday in Engelberg, Switzerland you'll explore the best of this epic backcountry powder paradise
NEW FOR 2021, join us in the powder paradise of Engelberg, Switzerland, one of the leading freeride destinations in Europe. Known for it’s consistently deep snow and incredible terrain, Engelberg is rightly regarded as one of the world’s best ski resorts for backcountry snowboarding. Join us for 5 full days of professional backcountry snowboard guiding, along with hotel accommodation, in this epic location.
Engelberg really is an off piste paradise, with its serious big mountain terrain and over 2000m of vertical descent offering endless off piste opportunities tucked away just out of bounds. The BIG 5 classic itineraries in Engelberg include the world famous Laub descent with over 1000m descent at a constant 30-40 degree pitch. This place really does offer endless snowboarding adventures, think of it as Switzerland’s version of La Grave!
Nestled between numerous high peaks, location plays a key role to the high quality and quantity of Engelberg’s snow pack. The terrain is diverse boasting glaciers, steep descents as well as tree-lined glades of every shape and size.
This advanced backcountry snowboard holiday in Engelberg, Switzerland is led by David Gladwin, one of only a handful of professional snowboard instructors to hold the BASI Level 4 ISTD, French Carte Pro and UIAGM Mountain Guide qualification. Dave has the qualifications, knowledge and experience to take you further, deeper and steeper than pretty much anyone else in the world.
This course has no set itinerary for the week. Your Mountain Guide, David, will decide on a daily basis where to head depending on weather and snow conditions, along with some input on preferences from the group.
Expect an epic and exciting week of daily backcountry adventures aimed at developing your backcountry riding, mountain awareness and safety all whilst getting your heart racing!
Included in the advanced backcountry snowboard holiday in Engelberg, Switzerland are:
* A session on mountain awareness and avalanche safety aimed at progressing your knowledge and skills
* daily involvement in decision making so that you can learn the skills involved in finding the best conditions on the mountain and where to avoid