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There is no additional fee for the excursions (also for accompanying persons) if you stay in a Hotel in Davos, as you will be issued a Davos Guest Card that is valid as transport pass. Participation is at your own risk. Bring your hiking boots, warm clothes and your Davos Guest Card. The number of participants is limited so sign up early!

Tuesday 29 September 2009

Frauenkirchli   Unterschnitt
  • Risk management in alpine villages (avalanches and debris flows)
     
Silberberg   Silberberg mine
  • Manual extraction of zinc and lead in a historical mountain mine
  • Mining hazards

For security reasons only 15 persons can attend the excursion. So please sign up early.

 q.v. Workshop Artifical avalanche release: New developments and Excursion Jakobshorn

Wednesday 30 September 2009

Schneeprofil   Weissfluhjoch - Höhenweg - Davos
  • Avalanche dynamics
  • Snow research
  • Long-term measurements
  • Avalanche protection
     
Flüelapass   Flüela Pass
  • Rapidly degrading permafrost
  • Avalanche risk management along mountain roads


Thursday 1 October 2009

Stillberg   Stillberg
  • Large-scale forestation experiment
  • Protection forests
  • Avalanche defence
     
Dorfberg   Weissfluhjoch - Höhenweg
  • Snow research
  • Long-term measurements
  • Avalanche safety in a skiing area
  • Artificial avalanche release