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. . . the Haute Route of the Eastern Alps

An impressive ski crossing with the most beautiful peaks of the eastern Alps, the Großvenediger 3674m & the Großglockner 3798m. This alpine crossing leads us through the fascinating summit and glacial landscapes of the Venediger area to the Großglockner. This challenging 6-day tour requires a high level of physical fitness as well as confident skiing in all types of snow. 


Day 1: Meeting 9:00 am at the  Matreier Tauernhaus. Transfer to Hinterbichl. The route leads to Maurertal to the Essener Rostocker Hut 2.207m. Gain 1000Hm Day 2: Essener-Rostockerhütte to the Großer Geiger 3,360 m and via the Türmljoch down to the Johannishütte. Gain 1150 m - descent 1250 m
Day 3: the route leads past the Defreggerhaus to the Rainertörl and continues to the summit of the Großvenediger. Descent to the Innergschlöß, the most beautiful valley head of the eastern Alps. Gain 1550 m - descent 2000 m Day 4: from Matreier Tauernhaus up to the Amertaler Höhe. Descent into Landecktal valley and climb to the Granatscharte. Descent to the Rudolfshütte alpine center. Gain 1820 m - descent 900 m
Day 5: climb to the Granatspitze 3086 m, steep descent via the southern flank down to the Dorfersee and through the long Dorfertal to the Kalser Tauernhaus. By taxi to the Lucknerhaus. Climb to the Stüdlhütte. Gain 1650 m - descent 1300 m

Day 6: climb up the Großglockner, Austria's highest mountain at 3798m. In the last section, rock-climbing experience is required. The descent leads via the Ködnitzkees to the Stüdlhütte and the end point of the Hochtirol ski route, the Lucknerhaus. Gain 1000 m - descent 1900 m

On request, we also carry out single-passages of this mountain crossing.

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Challenging ski crossing of the Großglockner 3798m & Großvenediger 3674m. 8800 meter gains - 9000 meter descents. In bare numbers, these are the top ski routes in Hochtirol.


Confident skier in all types of snow
Very good condition for climbs up to 1800Hm


Matreier Tauernhaus, Osttirol


01.04. - 06.04.2019
17.04. - 22.04.2019
more dates on request

No. of Participants

min. 2 - max. 6

Additional Charges

taxi transport
up to 4 persons, one more mountain guide for the Großglockner


2 persons € 1430,- per person
up to 3 persons € 1070,- per person

Total Time

6 days

We provide

  • Organization
  • 6-day tour led by UIAGM mountain & ski guide
  • Loaner avalanche transceiver, backpack probe, & shovel
  • High-alpine touring gear - crampons, pickax, harness
  • 5 x Overnight stay at the hut with half board

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Booking information

You should register as early as possible to reserve your desired date. After we have received your registration, you will get a written confirmation. We then ask you to make a deposit. The remaining balance will be due on-site at the beginning of the tour.

Book a winter activity until 30st November 2018 and you get 5 % discount!

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