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4-day Grossglockner guided ski tour


Discover Austria with Gernot, a IFMGA certified mountain guide, on this 3-day ski tour through the Grossglockner, the highest peak of the country.

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4 Days

Mar, Apr




During the winter, Austria turns into white and becomes the skiers’ heaven. I invite you to amaze yourself with this 4-day winter ski tour at the Grossglockner, the highest summit of Austria.

With 3798 meters above the Adriatic Sea, the Grossglockner is the highest peak of the Glockner Group located in the High Tauern mountain range, the main chain of the Central Alps.

While you enjoy the view of a landscape full of snow covered peaks, on this tour you will also have the chance to ski from the summit of the amazing Böses Weibl (3119 meters) downhill on gorgeous slopes past the Lesachalm down until Oberlesach. 

You will also be able to discover the Austrian glaciers of Teischnitzkees and Pasterze. With 3107 meters above sea level, Teischnitzkees is a wild and mountainous area situated in Tirol 300 km west from Vienna. As for Pasterze (3453 meters), it is approximately 8,4 kilometres long, being the longest glacier in Austria.  Furthermore, you will explore the High Tauern National Park, the largest of Austria’s seven national parks and the biggest nature reserve in the Alps.

Please find a more detailed itinerary at the bottom of this description. Take into account that it is really important for this trip to have a safe parallel skiing in all types of snow and an endurance of 6 to 8 hours approximately. It’s also necessary to have some prior experience in walking with skins as well as in using the kick turn, crampons and ice-axe.

If you are ready for this incredible winter ski tour through the Austrian Alps, please send your request! Do not miss the chance to go downhill the Grossglockner, the highest mountain of the country!  

Are you interested on a different mountain tour in Austria? Visit my hiking trip traverse from Glocknerwand to Grossglockner.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Plus own expenses and expenses of the mountain guide.

Rental equipment available on enquiry


Day 1: Welcome

We meet at 5 pm in the Lucknerhaus. We have dinner and discuss the programe.

Day 2: Böses Weibele (3,121 m)

We start the ascent through the Peischlachtörl. Then we have a brief walk from the ski depot to the summit. From that point, we descend on wonderful slopes until Oberlesach.

  • Ascent: 1,200 altitude metres

  • Descent: 1,700 altitude metres

  • 5 hours

Day 3: Teufelskamp (3,503 m)

We ascent to the starting point of our Glockner ascent:  the Stüdlhütte Hut. We have a short break. Then, with a light backup, we hike up the Teufelskampf across the Teischnitzkees glacier. There, we will enjoy an incredible panoramic view of the Pasterze and the Glockner massif. We go downhill to the Stüdlhütte Hut again.

  • Ascent: 1,590 altitude metres

  • Descent: 700 altitude metres

  • 5-6 hours

Day 4: Grossglockner (3,798 m)

Trough the Ködnitzkees glaciar we go to the Adlersruhe (3,454 m). Then, we continue across the “Bahnhof” to the Leitl, Kleinglockner and Glocknerscharte to Austria’s highest peak. We go downhill back to the ski depot and make a long descent to the Lucknerhaus.

  • Ascent: 1,000 altitude metres

  • Descent: 1,900 altitude metres

  • 5-6 hours




Lucknerhaus Stüdlhütte Hut

Meeting point


About the guide

I’m from Austria (Europe) and live in the Gastein-Valley next to Salzburg. Since 1996 I’m a UIAGM / IVBV professional mountain guide. In 2000 I graduated as a ski instructor.
My last 20 years I was working as mountain guide in all different parts of the Alps, in all seasons. In winter I work for different ski schools as ski instructor in Austria and Switzerland. Since a couple of years i am guiding as well in New Zealand. Furthermore I`m working in several education teams like the Austrian Mountain Guide Association as a coach, and also in the Austrian Skiing Instructor Association, specialized for alpine courses.
I was member of two Himalaya expeditions in 1997 and 2004. I have been climbing on Cho Oyu and Broad Peak .
My big passion is rock and ice climbing.


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What people are saying about Gernot Lachmaier

Michael Kligman


April, 2023

I have been on many guided ski tours around the world, and can confidently state that Gernot was one of the best if not the best mountain guide I’ve ever had— highly competent, experienced, knowledgeable, flexible, always made the right decisions to maximize safety and enjoyment. I would trust him to safely get me up and down any mountain

Tobias Björklund


February, 2023

Really nice weather with a really good guide. Gernoth were professional and a nice guy. It was a big bonus with all the tips to everyone how to improve the skiing. If we go to Bad Gastein we will definitely hire him again. Thank you for a super day off pist.

Peter Vincenc


February, 2023

No comments everything was perfect.

Kjetil Kjærnes


February, 2023

Perfect Day with an experienced guide.

Niccolo Giovannelli


August, 2022

Very kind guide

Rafal Warmbier


March, 2022

Perfect experience, full Professional and informative, great atmosphere and unforgettable time. It was our first but definitely not the last time

Jere Rantala


March, 2020

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Chloe Ong


October, 2018

The trip was rushed, and unfortunately the guide was impatient and at times I felt that he didn’t want to be there - which made the trip unenjoyable. The positives were, No doubt he is vey experienced, I have learnt a lot from him and was thankful for things he have shown me.

John G Mudd


December, 2017

I had a great time. The warm weather made challenging to find ice, but Gernot found us a fun and exciting pillar. He gave me lots of good tips to help me improve my technique. I would definitely recommend the Bad Gastein area for ice climbing.


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