Accommodation, Guide / Instructor, Transfer, Meals
This is the perfect trip if you want to ease yourself into Ski touring, as it is one of the least demanding routes. Perhaps you've done and introductory course and want to try a real tour.
For those with exprience - don't let this put you off, the skiing is still out of this world, and this is a rare route for group trips to trek, there's not many providers out there offering these holidays.
The Otztal ski tour beckons you to the picturesque Tyrol region of Austria, easily accessible through Innsbruck. Embark on a six-day, seven-night skiing adventure.
You'll traverse a scenic horseshoe-shaped path, seamlessly connected by comfortable mountain huts. Along this hut-to-hut ski tour, you'll discover the stunning heights of Mt. Similaun, Fineil Spitze, and the crowning jewel, Wildspitze, standing proudly as the tallest summit in the Otztal region at 3770m.
6:1 ratio to guides
Start in Innsbruck - then head to the valley with your group on the 2nd day
The first day we climb to the first hut and ski locall, praciticing avalance safety.
Every day we aim for a different hut via a different peak
Once you start the tour, you'll stay in cosy, fully catered mountain huts each night
Can I do it?
To fully embrace this you should possess the physical fitness necessary for six consecutive days of hut-to-hut skiing, involving demanding uphill efforts lasting from 5 to 8 hours each day. Moreover, you must be proficient in skiing across various off-piste snow conditions. A minimum requirement for participation is prior ski touring experience.
If you're an accomplished off-piste skier but new to ski touring
Reach out to us, and we'll gladly engage in a conversation to assess your suitability for this incredible journey.
6 days ski touring and Guiding
Transfers to and from the valley back to Innsbruck hotel
Breakfast in the Innsbruck hotel x 2
Mountain huts with half board
Equipment (Please enquire about rental) - full kit list
Transfers from airport
Lunches at huts
On arrival day you meet with your guides and fellow skiers at the accommodation for a welcome briefing in the evening. Here you will have an opportunity to ask any last minute questions as well as share your pre trip excitement with your group.
The first and last night you'll stay in shared Twin / Triple room (single on request with supplement) in a hotel in Innsbruck.
Day 2 we'll transfer to Vent, at the very end of the Otzal Valley, way past the last ski resorts of Solden and Gurgl. From there we start the 6 days of touring.
The final itinery will depend on conditions, but the general jist is:
During the course of the Otztal Ski Tour, we will be lodging in a diverse range of mountain huts, including the Martin Busch Hutte, Similaun Hutte, Hochjoch Hospiz Hutte, and the Vernagt Hutte. These charming and secluded mountain huts extend a hearty welcome, serve delectable cuisine, and provide comfortable accommodations, ensuring you have a restful night's sleep amidst the pristine surroundings.
Innsbruck has many frequent international flights, there's a quick 20min bus that reguarly goes to the centre of the city.
Alternatively, there's high speed international rail connections too
Use the train line to plan your international rail, all routes are generally bookable 3 months in advance, but you can get a guide to what you'll be needing.
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