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Favourable conditions. Caution: foehn-generated snowdrift masses in northern aspects 22.01.2020

Wherever there was strong foehn wind on Monday night, there are freshly generated snowdrift masses on north-facing slopes. In isolated cases they can be triggered as a large slab avalanche in steep terrain, especially by large additional loading (Hohe Tauern, parts of Northern Alps, starting at 2100 m). Apart from wind impact there is lovely powder, on southern slopes melt-freeze crusts. In sunny, rocky terrain, small loosely-packed avalanches are possible.
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Mountain Rescue: Mountain Rescue supporting members are insured!

All supporting members of the Mountain Rescue (donations of min. 28 euros annually) are covered by the Mountain Rescue’s insurance as part of their running costs – for you and your family or companion. This offer includes ski-slope and airlift rescue and is valid WORLDWIDE.

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FIS Ski Slope Rules
The FIS Rules provide the standards of sporting conduct for all responsible and considerate skiers and snowboarders. The aim is to avoid accidents on skiing and snowboarding descents.

Every skier and snowboarder is obligated to know them and heed them.

Dates:  Backcountry ski touring teaching trail in Salzburger Land

In Faistenau in the province of Salzburg visitors can get to know backcountry ski touring on a teaching trail. 

Start is at the parking lot in Keflau am Streitberg. From there, backcountry skiers ascend more than 650 meters of altitude to the Loibersbacher Höhe in 2.5 - 3 hrs. Along the way, seven display boards provide information, advice and tips on techniques, terrain and safety.

 

 

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