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Daily Avalanche Bulletin

Much fresh snow, snow transport, settling impulses 29.04.2017

The massive amounts of fresh fallen snow and southerly wind impact (Main Tauern Ridge), later NW-NE winds in all high-altitude regions, have created CONSIDERABLE danger of slab avalanches. Fresh drifts easily triggered. Solar radiation and daytime warming will release small, some large, slab avalanches naturally. At low and intermediate altitude, gliding avalanches
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Tips & News

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Mountain Rescue: Mountain Rescue supporting members are insured!

All supporting members of the Mountain Rescue (donations of min. 24 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.

 

 

Emergency number 112

  • other emergency numbers:
    Ambulance: 144
    Fire Brigade: 122
    Police: 133
    Mountain Rescue: 140
    Medical Emergency Service: 141