Ski tours in Gastein

Hike up, ski down - completely independently, without gondola or lift. On a ski tour in the Gastein Valley, the way is the goal.

Fantastic ascents & ski tours of various levels of difficulty await you. For a long time now, ski touring is no longer a fad, but rather a way of life.

  • Do without the gondola during your winter vacation or just drive to the middle station and continue on your skis.
  • Numerous starting points for tourers
  • Great descents on ski slopes or in powder snow

Climb up altitude meter after altitude meter with your own muscle power and conquer the summit with touring skis and poles. On the rapid descent down into the valley, feel the wind in your face and be rewarded for the effort of the ascent with a magnificent panorama over the Gastein Valley. More and more people want to feel this sense of freedom - so the popularity of ski touring in Austria is increasing year by year.

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Feel the freedom while touring in Austria
For ski touring in Salzburg, Gasteinertal has become a particularly popular destination for tourers. No wonder: the ski center around the Hohe Tauern mountains is a guarantee for an unforgettable winter vacation thanks to their diversity.

Whether you want to join a guided ski tour in Gastein, try ski touring for beginners or conquer the alpine winter landscape on your own - a ski tour means pure freedom & the different altitudes make the routes unique.

You will find signposted ski tours in the Gasteinertal valley in all three levels of difficulty

Discover nature anew
Enjoyment tours deluxe: Enjoy a shy deer or the tracks of a hare on the freshly snow-covered slope of the ski area during the morning climb through the forest. It's breathtaking moments like these, among others, that lure ski touring enthusiasts to the mountain again and again. The physical exertion gives you an appetite - so it's time to recharge your batteries in one of the rustic ski huts and reward yourself.

Whether you want to learn ski touring, take a beginner's tour, attend a course or hone your ski touring technique: In Gastein, all options are open to you. See you soon in the Gastein Valley, on your ski touring vacation in Austria!

What must be in your ski touring backpack?

  • warm change of clothes
  • wind and moisture repellent jacket
  • hat and gloves
  • water bottle with lightly sweetened tea
  • small snacks like bananas, muesli bars, dextrose
  • map of the area
  • sunglasses
  • sunscreen
  • LVS equipment (shovel, probe, search device)
  • cell phone with stored emergency numbers
  • Camera
Tourengeher auf dem Gipfel

You love the silence off the slopes? Ask our mountain specialists about the dream ski tours in Gastein!

What ski touring equipment is needed?

For touring, in addition to a touring ski, ski touring skin, touring ski boots, poles, you also need light clothing and something warm to go down. In addition, you should take an ABS avalanche transceiver, a helmet and a small backpack for a drink. The equipment can also be rented in Gastein sports stores.

What do you need to go touring?

Ski touring requires ski touring equipment, fitness and an introduction to touring. Let the mountain guide give you a short introduction to the technique, how the sport is practiced and what to look out for in the terrain. Safety is the top priority. With the right technique and terrain knowledge it is not only less strenuous, but also more fun.

Which ski touring routes are there in the Gastein Valley?

In Gastein there are marked ski tours and countless ski tours in the open terrain.

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