Monte Rosa – Dufourspitze

The highest peak in Switzerland and at the same time the second highest in the Alps is probably the dream destination of every ambitious ski tourer. We acclimatize ourselves to the two magnificent Mountains Rimpfischhorn and Castor and look…
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Bernese Oberland Haute Route with Finsteraarhorn

On the night of the arrival, we will be impressed by THE massive and steep Eiger Northface (Nordwand). This does not look skiable at all! Well, wait until the next morning – we will ascend the Jungfraujoch riding the world famous train. And…
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Bernese Oberland – Aletschhorn

If you already have climbed a mountain around the famous village of Zermatt, you surely caught a sight of the impressive pyramid of the Aletschhorn by looking northward. Is this peak to climb on skins? Not almost, but you will get very near…
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Skitours in the Stubai Alps – Franz-Senn-Hut

A hut could not be better situated as a starting point for ski tours: the Franz Senn Hut in the central Stubai Alps in the heart of Tyrol offers plenty of ascents for ski tourers. There are known peaks such as Ruderhofspitze, Lüsenser Fernerkogel,…

Eastern Ortles Alps - Ulten Valley

In my search for a ski tour location, which offers both comfortable accommodation and a wide range of tours from simple and comfortable to racy and steep, I have once again found what you are looking for in South Tyrol: the Ulten Valley, which…

Südliche Ötztaler Alpen – vom Wellnesshotel auf die Weisskugel

Im Nordwesten Südtirols, auf der Südseite der Ötztaler Alpen, umgeben von nicht minder eindrucksvollen Skigipfeln, beherrscht die mächtige Weisskugel den Talschluss des Matscher Tales. Fast 2000 Höhenmeter sind es bis ganz hinauf auf den…
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Skitours at the Zufallhütte Ortles – Cevedale Region

Wide valleys, big glaciers, high summits – the Ortles-Cevedale group guarantees pure skiing enjoyment. Especially is the comfortable Zufall Hut, where there is even a Sauna and where the Hutkeeper Ulli will pamper us with best local food.
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In May on Dufourspitze

It’s an ambitious goal to climb the second highest summit of the Alps with Tour skis. Just the access to the Monte Rosa Hut over the Schwarztor (“Black Gate”) leaves a huge Impression. The long climb to the Dufourspitze, which begins early…
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Around Ortles – Cevedale and Königsspitze

From the peak of the easily accessible Cevedale, you can see it already: the steep slope from the Königsspitze. In order to enjoy the 40 degree east face downhill, we have to get up early. Chances are we will get rewarded with a perfect firn…
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Haute Route “easy”, Chamonix – Zermatt

The slightly simpler “sister” of the Classic Haute Route. The stages are not very long, sometimes we use lifts to shorten the climbs. However, the Haute Route “easy” is no less beautiful than the “Classic” and, like that, is one…