trip duration TRIP DURATION
5 days
mountain range MOUNTAIN RANGE
Alps
max people per fuide MAX PEOPLE PER GUIDE
5 people
trip level TRIP LEVEL
Intermediate
best period OFFER PERIOD
Mar, Apr, May
type of trip TYPE OF TRIP
Not specified

Description

Join me in this amazing 5 day-guided ski tour in the Silvretta Alps around the famous Piz Buin, one of the highest peaks in the region!

The Silvretta Alps run along the Austrian-Swiss border and they comprise around 70 peaks. They’re great for the intermediate ski tourer. You’ll enjoy stunning landscapes, incredible alpine panoramas and, most important, you’ll discover a new highlight every day.

We’ll start our adventure in the village of Partenen in Austria, on the Vorarlberg side of the Silvretta Pass. Along the traverse, I’ll guide you up to the Biehlerhöhe and the Jamatalspitze. On the third day we’ll cross the border from Austria to Switzerland.

If conditions are right, on the fourth day we’ll also have the chance to reach the summit of Piz Buin (3312 m), the most popular peak in the Silvretta Alps among skiers and mountaineers. This will be one of the highlights of the tour! To ascend the steepest passages, I’ll provide you with ropes and harnesses, so you won’t have to worry about it.

Finally, we’ll return to Austria via the Rote Furka. The last summit of the tour is the Schneeglocke (3223m). Once we’re back at the Biehlerhöhe, we’ll return by bus to the valley, where we’ll enjoy a well-deserved Austrian coffee and delicious cake!

On our 5 day-Silvretta Alps traverse, we’ll sleep at the Wiesbadener Hut, the Chamonna Hut and the Silvretta Hut. You can check all the details of the itinerary below.

You can either join a group or set up your own tour. A maximum of 5 people can take this guided ski tour together.

Contact me now if you have any queries regarding itinerary, prices or acommodation. I’ll be happy to answer your questions! Come discover the spectacular mountains of the Silvretta and let’s enjoy some good skiing together. I also offer a great program in the Kitzbüheler Alps, if you want to enjoy some guided freeride skiing.

Itinerary

Day 1

Meeting point

We’ll meet in Partenen, on the Vorarlberg side of the Silvretta Pass. We’ll check and distribute all the equipment before heading off up to the Biehlerhöhe (2035m).

Day 2

Warm up tour

We’ll head off on an easy warm up tour from the hut. In the afternoon, we’ll return to the same hut.

Day 3

Austria to Switzerland

We’ll ascend the Jamtalspitze. Then we’ll descend on our skis over the Glacier cross and traverse to the border pass from Austria into Switzerland, down to the Chamonna Tuoi Hut. It’s a 4km, 800 m ascent. It will take us approximately 5 hours.

 

 

Day 4

Piz Buin summit

If conditions allow, today we’ll reach the summit of Piz Buin (3312m), by either a steep couloir or a wide open glacier. It’s a 3 km and 1100m ascent, approximately 6 hours. Use of harnesses and ropes to ascend. After the summit, there’s like a never ending glacier descent down to the Silvretta Hut (2341m) – pure fun.

Day 5

Return to Austria

Return to Austria via the Rote Furka. We’ll go up to the Klostertaler Glacier to our ski depot and then up to the Schneeglocke (3223m). It’ll be a 3km and 800m ascent, approximately 3 hours. The descent down to the dam is long, variable and a great end of the tour. Back at the Bielerhöhe, we’ll return by bus to the valley.

Price per person

1 Person495EUR
Group of 2495EUR
Group of 3495EUR
Group of 4495EUR
Group of 5495EUR

Price includes

  • Guiding fee

Other details

Meeting point

Partenen, on the Vorarlberg side of the Silvretta Pass.

Accommodation

Wiesbadener Hut, Chamonna Tuoi Hut, Silvretta Hut

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