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Great ski touring week in Hochtirol

Great ski touring week in Hochtirol | Austria

Ready for a challenging and exciting week ski touring in the Hochtirol? Join Maria, IFMGA certified mountain guide, in this amazing hut-to-hut ski trip!

Not specified

Alps

7 Days

Mar, Apr

Fit

Intermediate


Description

Join me in this challenging high mountain traverse in the Hochtirol, in Eastern Alps.

In fact, we will go from Kasern in South Tyrol through the fascinating summit and glacier landscape of the Venediger. Then we go to the Großglockner, the highest mountain in Austria.

During this week we will cover about 140 km in total. Besides, the accumulated altitude change is 18,480 meters!

This is a demanding trip, thus you need to be in very good condition to do stages of up to 8 hours per day. And of course you need to have goos experience in skiing in all snow and walking with crampons.

Tempted by this week in the Eastern Alps? The Hochtirol is a wonderful region to explore! Please get in touch with me so we can start making plans. And if you are looking for a shorter trip, check out this 2-day ski touring in the Grossglockner.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Harness and crampons are included. I will take care of booking the accommodation. You are responsible for my expenses as well.


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

We meet in Kals am Grosslockner at 1PM. We go by taxi to Kasern in the South Tyrolean Ahrntal.

Day 2: Essener-Rostocker-Hütte

We star in Kasern – Heiliggeist and ascend through the Windtal to the Umbaltörl. Ascent of the Reggentörl (3056m). Overnight at the Essener-Rostocker-Hütte.
Walking time: 7 hours
D +1720/-1160m

Day 3: Johannishütte

We go over the Mauerkees to the Grossen Geiger (3360m). Then we drive past the Grossen Happ to Johannishütte.
Walking time: 6 hours
D +1152/-1239m

Day 4: Matreier Tauernhaus

We go to the Defreggerhaus and over the Rainertörl to the Grossvenediger (3667m). Departure over the Schlatenkees past the Neuen Prager Hütte and the Alten Prager Hütte into the Gschlösstal to the Matreier Tauernhaus.
Waling time: 8 hours
D +1553/-2162m

Day 5: Rudolfshütte

Today we go to the Sillingscharte and into the Granatspitzscharte. Ascent to the Stubacher Sonnblick (3088m) and departure to the Rudolfshütte.
Walking time: 8 hours
D +1925/-1121m

Day 6: Stüdlhütte

Depending on the conditions, ascent to the Oberen Ödenwinkelscharte and the Schneewinkelscharte (3412m). We cross the Romariswand and descend to the Stüdlhütte. The other option is the ascent of the Kalser Tauern and departure to the village valley, by taxi to the Lucknerhaus and then to the Stüdlhütte.
Walking time: 8 hours

Day 7: Last day!

Ascent to the Grosslockner (3798m) and exit via the Ködnitzkees to the Lucknerhaus. Then we continue to Kals am Großglockner to return to our cars.
Walking time: 4 hours
D +997/-1880m

 

About the guide

Guide profile image

-Maria

Mountain Guide

I am a IFMGA certified mountain guide and a climbing lover. I grew up in a small farm in Mittersiller Sonnberg. My parents used to show us the beauty of our mountains. When I was 10 years old I went ski touring for the first time and I really loved it. The next years, I started climbing walls which really fascinated me. I also participated in many competitions.

My career took me to Hohe Tauern National Park where I finished the ranger training to bring visitors to the beauties of my country.

In 2013, I got my official certificate as a mountain guide and ski instructor. A dream came true! Since 2014, I have been working a full time guide, guiding in different areas such as Ortler, Valais, Dolomites, Wilder Kaiser, Muztagh Ata (China)... and of course, in some of our famous mountains such as Großvenediger and Großglockner.

Feel free to get in touch with me! I'll be glad to share with you a great moment in the mountains!

Languages

German | English


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