Equipment

Ski Equipment - For off-piste skiing in the Val D’Anniviers we recommend a freeride set up with touring bindings and skins. If you are new to off-piste skiing or are only looking for lift-accessed off-piste, a touring set up may not be necessary, check with us!

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

You need to ski at all times with:

  • avalanche transceiver
  • shovel
  • probe

Depending on numbers, GZBA can provide these items for you free of charge – please give us plenty of warning.

Further avalanche safety equipment can be hired from the GZBA team including:
  • BCA Float 22 Avalanche Airbags (which we strongly recommend) @ chf30 per day
  • Ice-axes, crampons, harnesses and helmets – prices tbc

Ski hire shops:

Zinal: Olympia Sports a small but well-stocked ski shop, just 2-3 minutes walk from the base station of the cable car. 

Grimentz: Val Sport offers a wide range of equipment and is just next to the Hotel Alpina. 

Vercorin: Virage Sports good range of equipment – excellent for ski boots and any ski boot issues! 

If you book with any of the above, please mention GZBA.

Backcountry Awareness Programme:

All participants need to bring “normal ski equipment”. GZBA will supply ALL avalanche safety equipment including airbag pack, transceiver, shovel and probe.

CONTACT US TO BOOK YOUR OFF-PISTE ADVENTURE
UK: +44 (0) 7900 676577
• CH: +41 (0) 76 730 8851

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Bespoke Adventure

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Summer Alpinism

The programme is suitable for total beginners and is ideal for anyone wanting to learn the essential basic skills for climbing easy alpine peaks.

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Other Activities

In the Val d’Anniviers our mountain guides can also arrange avalanche training, ice-climbing, winter skills training and winter mountaineering.

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