Avalanche Training Centre Avalanche Training Centre

Freeriding has become very popular among winter sports fans and an increasing number of skiers, snowboarders and snowshoe trekkers are tending to venture away from the marked ski runs. Always carry safety equipment (avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe) with you!

Avalanche Training Centre

Ongoing avalanche rescue training, free of charge
The training equipment consists of a control unit with antenna and 6 permanently buried avalanche transmitters which can be located using any device type and the RECCO avalanche rescue system. A random generator determines which transmitters to activate.

Simulation of multiple avalanche burials
Even the trainer cannot see where the simulated avalanche burials are located. Simulation of single and multiple avalanche burials. A user manual is provided. The training centre is free of charge and open every day to anyone who is interested.

Location
Maschgenkamm/Zigerkannte 2,000 m
500 m beneath Maschgenkamm gondola cable car mountain station
Free for everyone, any time
Please book in advance
Training available only on request. Advance booking required.

Technology
Control unit including antenna
6 avalanche transceivers with Recco transmitter
Probe hit acknowledgement
compatible with all avalanche transceivers, 457 MHz
Snow report information