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3 nights in winter rooms

Ski crossing the Zillertaler Alps

4 distinctive peaks on the alpine main ridge

Experience an impressive ski tour crossing through the harsh winter landscape in the High Alps Nature Park. This mountain region in the eastern alps belongs to one those little developed regions in winter, with lonely high peaks, wildly rugged glaciers, and steep ridges. The winter rooms along the route are very well equipped and will serve as high camps during this demanding ski tour crossing.

Date:

March - May

Price:

2 people € 900 p.p. 4 people € 450 p.p.

Age:

from 16 years

Duration:

4 days

Participant

min. 2 people max. 4 people

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Requirement

Program

Included

Organisation

FAQs

Requirement

Confident skiing technique in all types of snow, ascending and descending. Very strong physical condition for ascents up to 1800 metres. Maximum steepness approx. 45° / 1 x belay passage.

Program

Day 1: 
Meeting point at Alpine School Mountain Sports to check the equipment, plan the tour, and organise the food rations. From here you set off together to Hintertux, where the glacier gondola takes you further up. The Riepensattel offers a good view of the day’s stage. A downhill run to Schlegeis reservoir lake, carrying on along the lake until a steep climb takes you to the Furtschagl hut. Descent: 1200m Ascent: 550m

Day 2:
From the winter room of the Furtschagl hut over Furtschagl glacier to Möseleköpf. After a short downhill run, you will climb the distinct Großen Möseler at 3480 metres without skis. The eastern Möseler ridge leads to the descending run along the Rossrugg and to the Berliner hut. Descent: 1680m Ascent: 1500m

Day 3:
A very beautiful ascent over the Schwarzensteinkees (glacier) to Sasso Nero at 3369 metres. The downhill  run takes you past the Schwarzenstein hut and further to the northern side of the alpine main ridge. After a short traverse and skinning up once more you reach the saddle below Tribbachspitze. Easy climbing takes you to the top of the majestic Größen Löffler at 3379 metres. A sensational downhill run follows to Greizer hut in the pleasant afternoon sun. The ascent without Großen Löffler is shorter by 550 metres. Descent: 1700m Ascent: 1800m

Day 4:
Ascent to Löffler ridge offering a spectacular view of the precipitous wall faces of Großen Löffler. Steep entrance into the wild mountain world of Löfflerkar. Skinning up at approx. 2300 metres and turning the skis towards Wollbachspitze at 3209 metres. Awesome descent through Sundergrund and over pasture paths to Gasthaus in der Au (restaurant). Descent: 2500m Ascent: 1450m Going by taxi to Mayrhofen

Included

Included:

  • Organisation and guidance by state certified mountain and ski guides
  • Rental avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel 
  • Rental technical equipment

Not included:

  • Winter room accommodation for 3 nights (cash payment required)
  • Ski touring equipment
  • Taxi fees
  • Food and beverages

Accommodation / Winter rooms:

  • Furtschaglhütte
  • Berlinerhütte
  • Greizerhütte

Organisation

You arrange your journey to meet up with us in the Ziller Valley and we take care of the entire organisation for your mountain adventure. Here you get everything from one source - the best all-round service - so to speak. We happily plan a high-altitude tour, via ferrata climbing, a rafting tour or a whole adventure weekend for you individually. We value quality over quantity. Mountain Sports as a licensed tour operator and alpine school is ideal for incredibly special adventures, such as unbelievable ski touring and adventure journeys in the Ziller Valley and all over the world. For all our trips, fun sport tours, and alpine tours – in winter and summer we naturally arrange hotel bookings and hut reservations. Most of the required tour equipment is included. According to our packing list you will see exactly what is provided by us and what you have to bring yourself. No matter where your adventure journey takes you – Mountain Sports is your reliable partner for all kinds of outdoor adventures. 

FAQs

What should I bring?

Backpack, own avalanche transceiver equipment if available (is included), ski touring skis and poles, helmet (as required), snack, drink, sun protection, change of clothes. Please also check prior to your tour whether your insurance includes mountain rescue off-piste. You will receive a packing list when you make your booking.

Do I get a discount if I bring my own equipment?

You are of course welcome to use your own equipment. Unfortunately, we cannot grant a discount as we generally provide the necessary safety equipment free of charge.

What is a hut sleeping bag and what do I need it for?

A hut sleeping bag is either made of silk or cotton and is compulsory on every hut for hygienic reasons, as the duvets, pillowcases and mattress protectors cannot be washed every day. The hut sleeping bag protects you from direct contact with the blankets. We recommend a small silk hut sleeping bag with a small pack size and lighter weight.

The weather forecast announces bad weather, when will a tour be cancelled / postponed?

Unfortunately, weather forecasts for the mountains are not always as accurate as one might imagine and some weather portals are simply unsuitable for forecasts in the mountains. A reliable forecast is only possible for the following three to five days. Although the 16-day forecasts in particular are popular, the significance is extremely limited. If the conditions are clearly bad and we have to cancel the tour for safety reasons, we will either arrange an alternative date together or you will get your deposit back.

What rental equipment is included in the price?

You will find the rental equipment included in the tour description under "Services & Additional Costs". Rental equipment is included in all our guided tours. We also have equipment hire - if you are out on your own but have forgotten your crampons, you can get them from us.

How do I know what equipment I need for my tour?

You will receive a packing list from us. This will help you to find out what you need for your booked tour!

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