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Hoher Sonnblick ski touring day, Austrian Alps

Andreas, an IFMGA certified guide, will take you in this amazing ski touring day in the Hoher Sonnblick, in the Austrian Alps.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelAdvanced
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified


Would you like to explore an impressive massif with a hut and a historical weather station on its summit? Then join me in this ski touring day in the Hoher Sonnblick (3105 m)This glaciated mountain is located in the Austrian Alps, on the border between Carinthia and Salzburg.

The sight of the Hoher Sonnblick inevitably catches your eye from the distance. It will certainly be a challenging and rewarding ascent! You need previous ski touring experience in alpine terrain in order to join this tour.

We will meet at the Bodenhaus or at the Lenzanger car park in the Rauriser valley. Depending on the time of the year, we will reach Kolm Saigurn after 30 or 90 minutes. We will go over flat, open terrain and continue towards Fraganter Scharte.

Then, we will follow the moraine edge towards the Rojacher Hütte (2718 m). Below the hut, we will go past the Ochsenkarkees to the next escarpment. So, after this point, we will reach the upper part of the Ochsenkarkees. Then, we will cross the Kleinfleissscharte to reach the summit! After a stop at the Zittelhaus hut, we will enjoy a wonderful descent along our ascent route.

Does this program sound good to you? Then join me and let’s enjoy a fantastic day in the Hoher Sonnblick! 

And if you want to go ski touring for the first time, you can check my 1-day Stubacher Sonnblick ski touring program.


Meeting point

Bodenhaus, or at the Lenzanger car park in the Rauriser valley



About the guide

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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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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 351 each

Group of 2

EUR 196 each

Group of 3

EUR 145 each

Group of 4

EUR 114 each

Group of 5

EUR 98 each

Group of 6

EUR 93 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Personal expenses are not included in the price

The price also includes free of charge skis, the necessary equipment, LVS equipment, shovel and probe (waist belt, if necessary).

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