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Exclusive in Europe: – Safetycamps for kids

By: Roy Kittler December 16, 2016

Freeriders from 15 years and up: The dates of the coveted are fixed. Snowboarders and freeskiers soak up the experience of Pro Riders and coaches such as Vice World Champion Flo Orley, Matthias Haunholder, Chris Schnabel or Melissa Presslaber. The two-day camps are free of charge. Within three levels, the topics and needs of the camps advance from ‘first steps’ to independence in the open terrain and specific preparation for the contest scene. The fundamental goal of the camps is for participant young Freeriders to be informed and attentive to the dangers of the sport. The first Rossignol Junior Camp will take place on 14/15 January 2017 in Westendorf. - Safe off the pistes - Safetycamps for kids

For those over 18 years or having completed a Junior Camp, the Rossignol Advanced Camp in Fieberbrunn, will offer further safety content.

The Line Camps coordinated by Flo Orley are the ‘royal class’ of the camps. Orley: "There we support the participants to reach their next level in the backcountry and prepare themselves optimally for competitions.”

The Junior and Advanced Camps include ski pass, LVS equipment and Rossignol ski test facilities free of charge for participants. The following partners have enabled this: Raiffeisen Club, Blue Tomato, Rossignol, Sweet Protection, Ortovox, ABS, Recco and Sportunion Tirol as well as our ski area partners.


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Dates 2016/17:

03.10.-18.12.2016 Innsbruck, Base Five Prep for Snow Camps

14.-15.01.2017 Westendorf, Rossignol Junior Camp

21.-22.01.2017 Saalbach Hinterglemm, Rossignol Junior Camp

11.-12.02.2017 Fieberbrunn, Rossignol Advanced Camp

18.-19.02.2017 Lech / Zürs, Rossignol Junior Camp

04.-05.03.2017 Hochfügen, Rossignol Junior Camp

18.-19.03.2017 Axamer Lizum, Rossignol Junior Camp - Safe off the pistes - Safetycamps for kids

Camp-Levels in detail: 


 Base Five Prep for Snow CAMPS by

Together with Base Five, the PREP FOR SNOW Camps will be held for the second time in Innsbruck. From 03 October to 18 December 2016, snowboarders and freeskiers are offered a specially designed intense training program. The new Basefive Location at Universitätsstraße 5 is located in the heart of Innsbruck. The super motivated trainers with Phil, condition winter sportspeople to top fitness into the start of the season. The training plan provides three units per week with consistent coaches, set to your current performance level and individual goals. The Prep for Snowcamps are hosted by Basefive. - Safe off the pistes - Safetycamps for kids

Rossignol Junior Camps by
Fat Runs in Relation to be aware of risky Experiences - The Junior Camps are an introduction for Rookies into the world of freeriding. The pro team with Matthias "Hauni" Haunholder, Chris Schnabel and many others cover in two days the foundations for a safe time on the terrain. Essential topics include understanding avalanche reports and the correct handling of the LVS unit and other safety equipment, as well as outlining appropriate behavior in the area. With rider tips included, riding powder slopes, cliffs and natural kickers becomes super fun …. Requirements: 15-18 years old with adequate off-piste riding skills for all snow conditions. - Safe off the pistes - Safetycamps for kids

Rossignol Advanced Camps by

Cliffdrops, High Speed Powder Turns - and of course safety. After completing the Junior Camp, the Advanced Camps offer an intensive experience with focus on mountain risk awareness. Two days with the pros of the Austrian Freeride scene, provides plenty of potential for further development and awareness and the ability to assess danger properly. In addition, the coaches provide equipment tips. Requirements: Completed junior camp or over 18 years old as well as an ability to ride safe and fast in demanding terrain. - Safe off the pistes - Safetycamps for kids

Flo Orley Line Camps by

The Freeride World Tour is in sight! If you are serious and want to enter the freeride contest scene, here is the chance to learn from the best: Flo Orley, ‘Freeride legend’ and Vice World Champion of the World Tour, coordinates the next level with Junior pros over two days. In theory and practice, riders learn to identify personal lines and visualize runs. The course also features video feedback, judging criteria and much more. Requirements: Over 18 years old and advanced riding level. The camps organized by Flo Orley cost 50 € per person. - Safe off the pistes - Safetycamps for kids

The PRO - Coaches of this winter 2016/17: 

Flo Orley, Chris Schnabel, Matthias Haunholder, Michi Mayrhofer, Melissa Presslaber, Simon Wohlgenannt, Björn Heregger,  Irian van Helfteren, Phil Anker, David Pitschmann, Erich Flatscher, Harald Koidl und Gerhard Stocker. 

SHOR Facts since 2010

-Participation in safety levels free of charge

-Ski pass included

-Free test equipment: Ortovox LVS equipment, ABS airbag, Recco system and Rossignol Ski

-Goodie Bag from Sponsors

-Maximum of 16 participants per camp

-Minimum age 15 years

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