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2-day ascent to the Grossglockner (3790 m)

Join Mauro, IFMGA certified mountain guide, on this mountaineering trip in Austria. Reach the summit of the impressive Grossglockner with an expert!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelAdvanced
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Reach the summit of the highest peak in Austria

  • Try yourself with a 2-day mountaineering adventure

  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Alps

Description

The Grossglockner (3,790m) is the highest mountain in Austria and a popular destination for mountaineering expeditions. This tour is your chance to reach its summit under expert guidance. Join me!

Standing on the border between the states of Carinthia and Tyrol, above the Adriatic Sea, the Grossglockner is part of the larger Glockner Group. The Pasterze, Austria’s biggest glacier, lies on its eastern slope.

On this 2-day ascent, we will climb glaciers and granite. Therefore, you will need to be able to handle an ice axe and crampons properly. Furthermore, the altitude requires a good fitness level.

After meeting, we will drive to the Luckner Hut, where our alpine adventure begins. After an 800 m ascent, we will reach the Stüdl Hut, where we will spend the night surrounded by fabulous landscapes. Then, the second day we will climb 1000m including a thrilling ridge, to get to the summit of Grossglockner.

The top of this pyramid-shaped mountain is heavily glaciated and offers amazing views of the Alps. You will surely feel rewarded! So, if you are up this gorgeous 2-day mountaineering trip in the Austrian Alps, please contact me. Let’s get to the top of the huge Grossglockner together!

I also offer rock climbing adventures around Italy. If you are interested, take a look at my half-day trip in Cadini di Misurina.

 

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Accommodation

Stüdl Hut

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Equipment needed: boots, harness, helmet, 12 points crampons, clothing suitable for high mountain altitude, eyewear uv4.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Luckner Hut - Stüdl Hut

After meeting we will drive to the Luckner Hut and head up to Stüdl Hut.

 

 

Day 2: Summit day

After a 1000m climb we get to the top of Grossglockner.


About the guide

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My name is Mauro Zannoni, I live in dolomites.
I love adventure and intense life, as an alpine guide I take care of safety.
My hobbies are reading and run, and my favourite experience in the mountain are rockclimbing and ski.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 671 each

Group of 2

EUR 403 each

Group of 3

EUR 314 each

Group of 4

EUR 269 each

Group of 5

EUR 242 each

Group of 6

EUR 224 each

Group of 7

EUR 212 each

Group of 8

EUR 202 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Not included: half-board meals at accommodation, transports, tips and personal extras.


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