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Ski tours in the national park Hohe Tauern

Top of Austria - Großglockner

With skis on the highest mountain of Austria 3798m

The magnificent mountain world of the national park Hohe Tauern is a real paradise for ski touring enthusiasts. In addition to the Grossglockner with 3,798 m, there are another 300 peaks with more than 3.000 m to the national park. During our two-day tour with an anticyclic tour start on Sunday, we will have the power and the grandeur of this mountain world. The distinctive peak of the Großglockner is a worthwhile destination for every tour traveler, especially as the picturesque scenery and our lodging, the Stüdlhütte at 2.802 m, leave nothing to be desired. For the physical well-being the friendly hosts, who will spoil us with delicacies from the kitchen. The summit ascent on Monday makes this tour a very special experience.

Date:

March - April

Price:

3 people € 350 p.p. 2 person € 475 p.p. 1 person € 850

Age:

from 14 years

Dauer:

2 days

Participant

min. 1 person max. 3 people

All important information

Requirement

Program

Included

Organisation

Anreise

FAQs

Requirement

Ski tour for experienced ski mountaineers. There are climbing areas up to the 2nd degree of difficulty. You should be a confident and advanced skier in open terrain

Program

Day 1:
13:00 pm, Welcome, material check and then we go. We start with touring ski through the Ködnitztal. Over the Lucknerhütte at 2,241 m we reach the Stüdlhütte (2.802 m) after a further 600 meters of altitude. After dinner, we will discuss the expedition for the summit tour the next day and let us explain the route. Ascent of 900Hm

Day 2:
At about 07:00 am we start over the Ködnitzkees to the Glocknerleitl, depending on the circumstances we take the ascent to the Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte (Adlersruhe) or directly to the Glocknerleitl. Depending on the snow we make our ski depot at 3.520 m to 3.640 m. With crampons safely on the cable of the mountain guide, a snow flank runs up and over the east ridge to the Kleinglockner (3.770 m). A breathtaking view into the Pallavicinirinne and on the Stüdlgrat shows us the way to the Obere Glocknerscharte (3,766 m). The last ascent to the peak leads over the rock and ice to the Großglockner 3798m. After an extensive rest stop, you descend down to the ski depot and then ski down on an intoxicating descent down to the Luckner Hut and on to the Lucknerhaus. Here we will review the tour once again before we start the journey home, ascent 1000Hm - departure 1800Hm

Included

Included:

  • Guided tour by state certified mountain & ski guide
  • on the normal route to Großglockner
  • Rental avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel
  • Technical equipment
  • Overnight stay with half board at the Stüdl hut

Not included:

  • Arrival
  • Drinks

Organisation

You arrange your journey to meet up with us in Kals am Großglockner 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. 

Anreise

Adresse fürs Navi: Alpengasthof Lucknerhaus, Glor-Berg 16, 9981 Kals am Großglockner

B165 und Felbertauern Str./B108 bis Kalser Landesstraße folgen - Oberpeischlach, Kalser Landesstraße und Kalser Glocknerstraße bis Glor-Berg nehmen

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.

Is lunch included?

No, please pack a snack and enough to drink. Depending on the tour destination, we might also have the opportunity to stop at a hut after the tour.

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.

Payment at the hut with debit card?

Payment with your debit card is rarely possible in mountain huts! It is therefore necessary to bring sufficient cash with you! Cable cars and hotels can usually be paid for with debit or credit card.

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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