It is the 31st of October, the PIEPS Freeride Team comes together at the Stubai Glacier to join the annual Team-Meeting at best weather conditions. Beside the usual Team-Talk there is also AVY-Practice and lots of theorie-input on the program.
Jeremy Jones, maybe the best known snowboarder and splitboarder in the world, founder of the Jones Snowboards Company and initiator of POW, took his time to give us an interview about splitboarding and safety. He talks about his personal safety management and gives some useful advice for this amazing sport.
Freeride World Tour Champion 2010 Aline Bock about Splitboard Touring and Safety. Learn from the pros how they reduce their risk and still ride impressive lines in the backcountry. Reflect your own skills and safety strategies.
This is the first interview from our series "Splitboarding and Risk Management". Worldclass Freerider and Splitboarder like Dave Downing, Jeremy Jones, Aline Bock and more, share their experience with us and wish everybody safe splitboard missions.
As we see from time to time splitboarders handling the most beautiful climbs with their tongue hanging out, we want to give you some tips for saving energy while skinning.
So you have checked your material the day before, the backpack is packed and we are ready to enjoy the freedom of splitboarding.
Since mid-December several tragic avalanche accidents occurred in Tyrol which killed six people on ski tours or freeriding.
Our backcountry hikes are evaluated, using the Swiss scale of difficulties (SAC).