Short introduction for experienced kitesurfers



Course duration: 30min - Execution: daily

OfferDurationPrice per person

Introduction to safety and soft kites for snow kiting in winter

30 MinutesCHF 50.-

Equipment rental for free riding after the course

1 DayCHF 80.-

It is much easier to learn snow kiting with skis than with a snowboard. Courses are arranged at short notice according to wind and weather conditions. Usually the introductions start at 9.30 or 10 am. The kite equipment and harness are included in the course fee. Every participant must have his own accident and liability insurance.

Course information

Course content:
Theory, equipment, flight exercises and riding.

Bring your own:
Winter sports clothing, ski or snowboard equipment, helmet and back protector (if available), sunscreen, sunglasses, ski goggles.

You have experience in kite surfing and can safely ride in both directions.

Meeting point:
Please report to the kitesurf shop at the Mulets sports center in Silvaplana 10 minutes before the start of the course (unless otherwise agreed in advance). Directions

Course fee:
Is to be paid before the start of the course in the kitesurf shop Silvaplana in cash or by card. Outside the shop you can only pay in cash.

Infrastructure at the spot:

  • Silvaplana: Sports center with changing rooms, toilets, showers, kitesurf shop, restaurant and kite lounge
  • Bernina: No accommodation, we drive to a parking lot in the mountains. There are no catering facilities and no toilets.

Accident and liability insurance is the responsibility of the participants. The Swiss Kitesurf GmbH has a business liability insurance.

You must bring your own ski or snowboard equipment for snow kiting. If you don't have your own equipment, you can hire skis or snowboards at Skiservice Corvatsch in the village center of Silvaplana.

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Course schedule

Assembly at the meeting point (if possible, you should put on your ski or snowboard equipment before the start of the course)

  • Consultation with the teacher about the level and gather equipment.
  • 5 minutes walk to the training area
  • 15 minutes technical and practical differences to the tube kite as well as theory and safety
  • 15 minutes of setting up, packing down, launching and landing as well as handling a soft kite. At the end of the course you are free to decide whether you want to continue practicing on your own (renting) or whether you want to join another course (for an extra charge and according to availability).
  • Final meeting and farewell.