Grossvenediger 2-day ski touring ascent, Austrian Alps

Join Andreas, an IFMGA certified guide, in an amazing 2-day tour to the Grossvenediger Summit, in the Hohe Tauern mountain range.




Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide

6 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Mar, Apr, May, Jun

Type of Trip

Not specified



    The Grossvenediger (3674 m) is one of the most beautiful mountains in the Austrian Alps. And this 2-day ski touring program is one of the absolute classics in the Hohe Tauern range. I invite you to join me and discover this amazing mountain!

    Also, the Grossvenediger is the most important peak of the Venediger Mountain Group. It lies inside the Hohe Tauern National Park, just in the middle between East Tyrol and Salzburg. Most important, we will be rewarded with stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

    Please note that you need to have previous ski touring and crampons use experience. Besides, good tolerance to heights!

    On the first day, we will meet at Hopffeldboden Parking, in the Obersulzbachtal. Then, a shuttle will transfer us to the cable car towards the Kürsinger Hut. We will ascend over the Keesboden, the summer hiking trail and past the former Turkish tent. We will then continue along the winter path to Kürsinger Hütte. Our walking time depends on the conditions. It will be about 2 to 3 hours.

    On the second day, we will ascend to the summit of the Grossvenediger! We will go first towards Obersulzbachkees and then further into the Venediger Scharte. Then we will find flat terrain to the top. It will take us from 4 to 6 hours. After enjoying a spectacular view from the summit, we will descend along the ascent route.

    So contact me if you want to join me in this amazing 2-day ski touring experience! I will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the program. We will spend a fantastic time out in the Grossvenediger!

    You can also check my Grossglockner 2-day ski touring ascent! It’s also an amazing tour!

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    Price per person

    Group of 1
    680 EUR

    Group of 2
    380 EUR

    Group of 3
    280 EUR

    Group of 4
    220 EUR

    Group of 5
    190 EUR

    Group of 6
    180 EUR


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee

    Other details

    Skill level required


    Fitness level required


    Meeting point

    Hopffeldboden parking, Obersulzbachtal



    More info

    The price also includes the necessary equipment, crampons (if necessary), climbing belt, LVS - device, shovel and probe.

    Personal expenses are not included in the price.

    You need to have previous ski touring and crampons use experience. Also, good tolerance to heights.


    About the Guide


    The mountains have always been a great part of my life. I was a youth leader of the Alpine Association of Zell am See, Bergrettungsmann, and completed the training as a ski and snowboard instructor. I studied meteorology because it can be very useful in mountaineering. My first trips took me to the Eastern Alps, around Piz Bernina and Biancogray. I also had the chance many times the amazing Mont Blanc range and the peaks around Chamonix. Finally, I got to practice in the high mountains of Bolivia and Chile.
    I have really found my calling as a mountain guide. I am right where I always wanted to be. The smile on my clients' faces at the summit or after an intense ski day is so rewarding!
    I am part of a team of local guides (Bergführer Zell am See Kaprun), all friends of mine, guys with whom I share the passion for the mountains. They are Markus B, Markus H and Gerald, all IFMGA certified guides. Our philosophy is "to know how to do something well is to enjoy it". Therefore, we always keep learning to give you the best experience.



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    What People are Saying about Andreas Gassner


    Andi did a great job and the day was the highlight of our trip!
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    Claire Khalife
    Great guiding experience. We had a couple of touring newbies, and Andreas was very patient. Would book again.
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    Daniel Kim
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    Oisin Collins
    Andreas knew the mountain well and was very professional. A wonderful trip and great summit.
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    David Guilfoyle

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