From the 21st to the 24th of February 2020
Ski mountaineering week end on the highest European active volcano. An unusual way to live a ski touring experience.
Skiing on the highest (3343 m) and largest (20 km radius) active volcano in Europe looking at the deep blue sea of Sicily is a unique experience that will surely remain in your mind forever.
Pre-established groups (min 6 people) can choose different dates, according to their needs.
CLIMATE AND SNOW CONDITIONS: The Mediterranean climate on Etna favors fairly compact snow. The slopes are suitable also for medium skiers. The routes are accessible from February to March, and often also from April to May.
CLOTHING: Warm mountain clothing is essential: breathable short-sleeved underwear, long-sleeved capilene, fleece or windstopper, goretex windbreaker, down jacket, breathable knit sock or sholler trousers, goretex trousers, gloves, hat.
EQUIPMENT: Ski and ski touring boots, sticks, shovel, a.r.t.v.a., probe, rampant knives, ice axe, crampons, seal skins, backpack 35-40 liters, sunglasses, ski mask, sunscreen.
On request is possible to arrange departures from any other European airport.
The schedule may be subject to change under unforeseen circumstances.
|F+ / Easy +|
|Good training, Medium ski touring experience is required|
|Full ski touring equipment, avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, harness, ice axe and crampons, Full equipment list will be provided with the information sheet|
Valid Identity card
Vaccinations are not required
|4 people||580,00 €||per person|
THE PRICE INCLUDES: Support and assistance of a Lyskamm4000’ s Mountain Guide certified by UIAGM, all the transfers with private vehicles, half board, excluding dinner on arrival and departure days, b & b treatment on arrival day, logistics and booking service for the hotels, R.C.T. insurance
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: flight ticket A/R to Catania, injury / cancellation insurance, drink and extra in general, ski bag shipping, the cost of lift tickets, dinner on the arrival day, anything not specified in the fee It includes.