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Climbing Grossglockner summit by the normal route

Daniel, an IFMGA certified guide, takes you to the top of the Grossglockner in this 2-day mountaineering trip in the Austrian Alps. The views are breathtaking!

Private

Alps

2 Days

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Climb one of the classic peaks in Austria.
  • Spend the night in the highest mountain hut in the country.
  • Take part in a rewarding ascent and have fun in a via ferrata.

Description

The Grossglockner (3789m) is the roof of Austria. And in fact, it’s one of the most famous peaks in the country. I invite you in this occasion to ascend it by the normal route in 2 days.

It will be a demanding and rewarding ascent on the rock. In addition, the first day includes some fun via ferrata. And we will sleep at the Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte, the highest mountain hut in Austria.

I can guarantee that you will never forget the panorama from the summit!

You need to be prepared and in very food condition since we will ascend up to 400 meters per hour. Besides, the difficulty of the climbing is up to UIAA 2.

Interested in this 2-day ascent of Grossglockner? Then don’t hesitate to contact me! 

And you can also check out this Grossvenediger ascent by the west ridge.

Itinerary

Day 1: Ascent to Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte

We leave from the parking lot of Lucknerhaus (1918m). After ascending to Stüdlhütte (2802m) we take a short break. Then we continue along the Ködnitzkees to an easy via ferrata. leading us to the Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte (3451m), the highest hut in Austria. The sunset at this altitude is an unforgettable experience.
Duration: 5 hours
D +1400m

Day 2: Summit day

Today we start early in the morning over the Glocknerleitl up to the rocks, which lead us to the Kleinglockner. The summit is already close, but before we finish the last passage in the rock, we head down again briefly to the Glocknerscharte. At the highest point of Austria, you can admire a unique panorama. During our descent, we will have a rest at the Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte before resuming the return.
Duration: 7 hours
D +400/-1800m

 

Details

Accommodation

In mountain hut.

More info

All the prices just include the guiding fee no extras included (accommodation, food/drinks, Lifts, ) All the accommodations and huts are organized by the guide! If needed rental gear for a rental fee is also available!

Meeting point

At the Lucknerhaus parcking lot.

About the guide

Born in the Austrian Alps, the connection to the mountains was there from early on. Started skiing as a 3 year old kid, bit later climbing and mountaineering stepped in my live. Skiing and climbing all over the Alps and abroad became a huge part of my life.

One of my favorite places in the Alps are the mountains around Chamonix and Zermatt. Since graduating as a fully-certified Mountain guide, I’ve been able to share my passion for skiing and climbing with my guests. When I’m not guiding I try to push my personal limits in climbing and mountaineering. Looking forward reaching summits together.

Languages

German | French | English

Certificates

IFMGA

Residence

Eben im Pongau, Austria


What people are saying about this trip

Janus Francke

1.00

September, 2022

Trip cancelled in the very last minute with no attempt to find alternative solitions from the guide or explore-share

Ariane Saint Leger

5.00

August, 2022

Excellent trip, Daniel was a great guide and positively challenged us. He made us feel safe. Would love to book another trip with him!

Michel de Rooij

5.00

August, 2021

Fantastic guide. Had a great time with my first real mountaineering experience, learnt a lot during the process and always felt safe.I highly recommend him and I am looking forward for the next trips.

Laura Booth

5.00

August, 2020

Great trip! We enjoyed every minute - Daniel was great as a guide and quickly and safely gets you past the trickier sections so as to maximise the fun and enjoyment. We felt safe and confident with him at all times and wouldn't hesitate to book another tour!

Wout Weuring

3.00

August, 2020

We planned a trip to the grossglockner early August this year with Daniel. On arrival in Austria the weather turned bad with nearly 24/7 rain and thunder in between so we wouldn't reach the peak. The guide proposed to go sportclimbing indoors, or go a week later, communication was fast and clear. We didn't have a week so decided to cancel the trip, for which Daniel offered a partial refund. Have a look at Daniel's website for detailed information on gear, route and requirements. Once back in our home country we couldn't get in touch anymore, but Explore-Share took over communication and solved remaining issues. Hope to finish this ascent sometime in the future with better weather conditions, and good luck to Daniel!

Bart Meeus

5.00

August, 2020

Daniel was an excellent guide. Great experience!

Ricardo Kaljouw

5.00

July, 2020

This weekend i went with Daniel to the Grossglockner via the normal route and the experience was perfect. Everything was arranged and felt safe the whole trip. i would reccomend Daniel to everyone who wants to climb some mountains in the alps. In the future i will again make use of his services if i decide to climb in the alps once more.

Tom McAuslan

5.00

August, 2019

Daniel made our two day guided ascent to the summit of Großglockner an incredible and unforgettable experience. Daniel provided us with quality gear and kept us well informed throughout the whole expedition in terms of the route, weather conditions and safety precautions. Daniel’s communication skills were fantastic and he spoke perfect English. We were very thankful that Daniel gave us a second attempt at the summit after having to turn back on our first attempt due to bad weather (Daniel’s judgement of the conditions was great and we had full confidence in his decision to turn back to ensure safety). The summit was absolutely amazing and we had a lot of fun and good laughs with Daniel. We hope we can book Daniel for another trip soon, Danke!!


Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 598 Each

Group of 2

EUR 361 Each

Group of 3

EUR 289 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee




 

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