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Basic course

Training courses

Conveying knowledge in various situations! During the five day basic courses the following knowledge is taught in the climbing garden, on the glacier, during the summit ascents and in lectures:
 

  • Use of rope
  • Types of ropes
  • Knots
  • belaying methods
  • abseiling
  • walking with crampons
  • Compass and altimeter
  • Rock hooks and ice screws
  • Orientation with map
  • Use of ice axe
  • Glacier and meteorology
  • Mountaineers' equipment and clothing
  • Alpine dangers
  • Crevasse rescue and behaviour in alpine emergencies


After successful completion of this course you should be able to carry out simple tours independently. Previous alpine knowledge is not necessary, medium level of physical fitness is required (2 – 5 hours daily).

Basic course

Price per person € 620
with at least three participants

or per person € 930
with at least two participants

Registration & Accommodation
Mountain Guides Office Vent

Do you need more detailed information or would you like to register for a tour? Simply contact us. The team at the mountain guide office will be happy to help you!

Programme

2021/22

From basic courses, Ötztal round tours, weekly programme to high alpine hut trekking and much more.
We offer a varied programme in summer and winter, there is something for everyone.
Every tour is led by a certified mountain guide.

Strong partners

For your Ötztal tour

Our cosy, family run B&B invites you to stay with us during your holiday. Summer or winter, Haus Hubertus is the ideal place to prepare and recover from your tours. The beautiful surroundings of the Ötz valley offer a wide range of hiking, skiing, cross-country skiing and walking. Peaks and lakes, alpine pastures and huts, trails and slopes, it’s all within reach. Simply relax your soul – that’s what a holiday at Haus Hubertus promises!

In our sports shop you will not only find the right equipment for your adventure – you will also receive professional personal advice from kilian scheiber, the head of the Vent mountain guide office! We offer you everything a mountaineer needs, from shoes to climbing harnesses. If you do not have the right equipment for the tour in question, you are welcome to purchase or rent it in our shop.

Haus Hubertus
Always worth a holiday
Sport Alm Vent
Ideally equipped for your tour
Bergführerstelle Vent - Kilian Scheiber
Bergführerstelle vent
Marzellenweg 7
A-6458 Vent