The "Diavolezza Challenge" ski touring route can only be used with a valid ticket (valid ski pass or Diavolezza Challenge ticket).
- The „Diavolezza Challenge“ is a route that is suitable, and intended, for ascending with touring skis or splitboards. It is marked (with yellow marker posts) and made safe from alpine hazards, but is neither prepared nor monitored. No final check is carried out in the evening!
- Please observe warnings and route closures.
- Do not leave the marked route (yellow marker posts).
- The 10 FIS rules also apply to ski tourers.
- All ascents and descents are made at your own risk and you must take responsibility for your actions.
- You are not permitted to descend via the ascent route.
- No snowshoe trekking allowed.
- Find out the current status of the „Diavolezza Challenge“ route, the pistes and the ski lifts from the panoramic map at the entrance to the cable-car valley station.
- The „Diavolezza Challenge“ ski touring route is only available during the lift operating hours.
- Outside lift operating hours, the „Diavolezza Challenge“ ski touring route and the ski runs on the pistes are closed and not secured from hazards such as avalanche blasting and piste machines with cable winches and grooming equipment. Danger!
- Please observe route closures due to avalanche blasting or the risk of avalanches.
- Find out about the current avalanche situation at www.slf.ch or the ticket office at the Diavolezza valley station.
- It is essential to follow the instructions of the SOS Piste and Rescue Service.
Tips and hintsThe "Diavolezza Challenge" ski tour route is only open during the railway operating hours. www.diavolezza.ch, www.slf.ch
Luggage transport is included in the price. Luggage drop-off at the Diavolezza valley station, luggage depot at the Diavolezza mountain station.
- Safety equipment: Avalanche transceiver (LVS), shovel and probe. A helmet is recommended.
- Clothing: Wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions.
- Food and drink: Take sufficient breaks and drink plenty of liquids (not alcoholic drinks). You are recommended to have a light snack during your ascent.
Basic Equipment for Ski Touring
- Ski Helmet
- 2 pairs of Gloves: lightweight, breathable and windproof for going uphill, regular ski gloves for downhill
- moisture wicking skull / knit cap
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
- Additional warm jacket
- Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
- Lightweight wind- and waterproof ski pants
- 20 to 28 liter rucksack, preferably backcountry type
- Lip protection (SPF 30+)
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Kit para bolhas
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
Technical Equipment for Ski Touring
- Ski touring boots
- Ski touring bindings to fit boots
- Ski touring skins to fit skis
- Ski poles, preferably telescopic type
- Avalanche safety equipment to consider: beacon, avalanche probe, avalanche shovel
- Ski touring crampons
- Crevasse rescue kit
- Ski touring harness
- Light ice axe
- Ski touring ropes
- Avalanche airbag backpack
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.