The prices show the cost per person for a group of maximum size. The individual cost will increase as the group size goes down. The minimum guiding fee for one day of ski touring is 500 CHF, for one person.
Skiing Level 1: Can ski/ride well on groomed slopes, have little or no skiing/riding experience in backcountry snow conditions or in deep powder snow.
Skiing level 2: Can ski/ride most backcountry snow conditions and most slopes with 5 kg backpack.
Skiing level 3: Can ski/ride all snow conditions and on all angles with a 10 kg backpack including deep powder and hard ice.
Skiing level 4: Can ski/ride all snow conditions, including breakable crust, and all angles up to and greater than 40° with a 15 kg backpack.
Backcountry experience & Fitness
Fitness level 1: Very little or no experience of using skins, ski crampons/split boards. Relatively fit and active, can hike uphill for a few hours with a 5 kg backpack.
Fitness Level 2: Have used skins/split boards before. Can comfortably do 300m (1000 ft) vertical height per hour for 3-4 hours with a 10 kg pack.
Fitness Level 3: Are comfortable using skins/split boards including ski crampons. Can do take turns on steep slopes. Can do 300m per hour with 15 kg pack for four hours or more.