For groups that are coming to experience a full week of skiing, this award will encourage you to learn more about this popular sport while developing your own skills!

14+ years old
Complete 7 requirements
13 years old and below
Complete 5 requirements
Possible to achieve
in Winter
Awards and Badges Kandersteg International Scout Centre

 

Price 
CHF 3.00
Requirements 
  1. Ride 3 different types of a ski lift. Choose from the following: rope tow, t-bar, chair lift, gondola and cable car.
  2. Ski or snowboard down a blue run with controlled linked turns. Learn how the grading of ski slopes work.
  3. Explain the 10 FIS rules of the ski slopes.
  4. Play a group ski game, such as “human slalom”.
  5. Learn how to climb small slopes in your skis and how ski resorts affect the environment.
  6. Show on a piste map where you have been and learn how to read a ski map.
  7. Know about and understand hypothermia.
  8. Learn the importance of warming up and take part in a group warm up.
  9. Demonstrate how to carry your skis safely.
  10. Share a ski lift with somebody you have never met before and say ‘Hello’ and start a small talk.
  11. Take part in a KISC evening activity.