Splitboard Festival

Test, tour and enjoy. This is the motto of the Splitboard Festival from 15 to 17 January 2021 (opening hours test area Friday 12pm to 4pm  and Saturday/Sunday 8am to 4pm), which attracts numerous freeriders and deep-snow enthusiasts from all over Europe to the Achensee in Pertisau.

  • 3-day festival
  • varied supporting programme
  • Experienced mountain guides give tips in small groups
Not included

Snacks and drinks during the tour or stop at the hut, drinks in the accommodation

Duration3 or 1 Days
Bring along
  • Ski touring or snowboard clothing
  • Snowboard boots (also available for testing, but not enough for all participants)
  • Ski goggles and sunglasses
  • If available rucksack, avalanche safety gear (everything is also available for testing at the festival)
ParticipantsThere are limited participants per guided group
Opening hours
Important information

The programme is subject to change based on weather conditions.Every participant must agree to the following conditions – Liability exclusion and the Austrian General Terms and Conditions for the Hotel Industry.

Additional informationGeneral terms and conditions for the hotel industry.pdfHaftungsverzicht_Splitboard_Festival_2021.pdf

Venue

Valley station of the Karwendel Bergbahn in Pertisau
Karwendel-Bergbahn, Naturparkstrasse 31, Pertisau, Österreich
Karwendel Bergbahhn
Pertisau Karwendellift

Offered by

Achensee Tourismus
6213 - Pertisau
(373)

Further information

PROGRAMME

Friday

  • From 12.00 noon: The splitboard testing area will open at the valley station of the Karwendel-Bergbahn in Pertisau.
  • Accreditation at the information counter in the testing area
  • Opportunity to test equipment – boards, bindings, avalanche safety gear, backpack, poles,...
  • Avalanche transceiver workshops under the guidance of a mountain guide
  • Splitboard crash course with tips for setting up and splitting the board
  • From 1pm check-in at the Hotel Karlwirt or neighbouring hotel
  • Short beginner’s tour and descent with headlamps on the ski slope
  • 4-course dinner at the hotel
  • This year's supporting programme will take place on the festival site and will be outdoor only
  • Followed by workshops, presentation of current splitboard equipment, avalanche safety gear, bindings and the testing equipment for the weekend
  • Splitboard movies

Saturday

  • From 7am breakfast at the hotel
  • At 8am testing area will open featuring all splitboard manufacturers and touring equipment for testing
  • Splitboard crash courses: testing and feeling the difference, tips for climbing, negotiating bends, splitting the board and attaching the two skis for descending
  • Avalanche transceiver workshops under the guidance of a mountain guide
  • Perfect testing area – the ascent to the summit of the Zwölferkopf can be interrupted at several points
  • Diverse range of ski tours available for beginners and advanced skiers (registration required on Friday)
  • This year's supporting programme will take place on the festival site and will be outdoor only
  • Dinner at the Hotel Karlwirt
  • Lecture on meteorology, avalanche safety and risk in open terrain
Sunday
  • From 7am breakfast at the hotel
  • At 8am testing area will open featuring splitboard testing and sale
  • Use of avalanche beacons, testing of airbag backpack, tips for climbing, negotiating bends, splitting the board and attaching the two skis for descending
  • Mountain guides teach the perfect downhill technique
  • Diverse range of half day or full day ski tours available for beginners and advanced skiers (registration possible from Friday at the information counter)
  • Approx. 3pm rounding off the Splitboard Festival in the testing area

The programme is subject to change based on weather conditions.

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