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Grossglockner

2-day Ascent on the Grossglockner via the Stüdl Ridge

Join Stefan, a certified mountain guide on this 2-day mountaineering trip in Austria! On one of the most classic mountaineering routes in the Alps, you will climb to Austria's highest peak, Grossglockner.


TRIP TYPE

Private

MOUNTAIN RANGES

Alps

DURATION

2 Days

OFFER PERIOD

Jun - Sep

FITNESS LEVEL

Fit

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

PAYMENT METHODS

Credit Card, Wire Transfer and more!

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

4.3

Based on 3 reviews

  • Climb the highest peak in Austria!
  • Enjoy the fantastic views and nature within the Austrian Alpine Range
  • A classic mountaineering excursion in the Alps!

Description

Calling all climbers to the Austrian Alps! On this 2-day climbing adventure on the Grossglockner mountain, you will experience the sheer excitement that the Alps have to offer.

The Grossglockner mountain is located in the southwest of Austria and it’s the highest peak in the country. This mountaineering excursion is one of the classic mountaineering challenges in the Alps, much like venturing to the Matterhorn or Mont Blanc.

We will begin this trip with at 1**,918 meters above sea level** and climb about 800 meters on our first day to the Stüdl mountain hut (2802 meters). This should take approximately 2.5 hours. The following morning we will rise early and enjoy a hearty breakfast in order to be physically strong enough to climb the 1,000 meters to the summit (3798 meters) via the Stüdl Ridge. After taking in the sweeping views, we will then descend via Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte (3451 m), climbing down 1,800 meters.

This is a private trip of moderate difficulty, so please keep this in mind when signing up! With a 4:1 guide ratio, this is a great trip to do solo or with loved ones.

Request to book this trip if you have always wanted to climb the Grossglockner mountain!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Itinerary

Day 1: Luckernhaus-Stüdlhütte

We will climb from the Ködnitztal to the Stüdl hut (2802 meters). It will take approximately 2.5 hours (800 meters ascent).

Day 2: Grossglockner summit

We will enjoy a hearty breakfast and then start the climb over the Teischnitzkees to the entrance of the Stüdl ridge (approx. 1.5 hours). This will then take us directly to the Grossglockner summit (3798 m).
Afterwards we will descend via the normal path to the Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte (3451 m), where we will continue the descent.

FAQs

What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Hotel Goldener Hirsch a Luxury Collection Hotel Salzburg Austria
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Hotel Elefant Salzburg Austria
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Hotel Wolf Dienten am Hochkönig Austria
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About the guide: Stefan

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Stefan

4.50

(4)

Mountain Guide

My passion for the mountains starts early in my life. At age 10 I summited Dachstein, the highest mountain in northern Austria the first time. But it took 6 more years to get me into climbing at age 16. Since then I haven't stopped climbing.

Since 2012 I have been self-employed as a climbing Guide. I became a fully-certified mountain guide in 2016.

I love how my guiding work has taken me to special places like Patagonia, Lyngen and Lofoten but also very much enjoy working in the Alps and climbing well-known peaks such as Dachstein, Großglockner, and Mount Blanc.

I will be happy to guide you on your next mountain holiday. I'll try to make it a satisfying and safe journey to the summit and back to the valley!

Languages

German | English

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What people are saying about this trip

Rolf

4.00

I very much enjoyed the trip. I had wished to do this trip for more than 20 years. Unfortunately I cought a virus a couple of days before we headed for the peak. To this very day I still dont feel ship shape, but still though, much better. Stefan is a fantastuc guide, and I felt safe all the way up and down. The weather forcast was bad for the 24 th of july in the afternoon, but became shitty 2-3 hours before forecasted with thunder and lightening in one go several times. We agreed to leave the peak after an approximately 10 minutes rest in order to reduce the impact of the increasingly bad weather. The decision was right, no discussion what so ever between the two of us. Stefan is utter professional. In stead we had a good rest at Herzug Johann hutte. We luckily made it safely all the way down, even though the via ferrata part to and fro the Herzug Johann hut was tiny bit slippery on the way down due to rain. I will most definitely recommend Stefan to other trekkers, and would be delighted to do another trip with him next year. Sincerely regards Rolf Norman Windheim Sørensen

Erik

4.00

I got guide Leo, he was nice. I think that the trip is the expencive

Bjørn

5.00

Very nice trip to the summit. Great guide with a lot of knowledge, and fast to adjust since we had a bit of a misunderstanding. Fast and good response every day of the week. I would highly recommend going with Stefan.

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