Skitours for Beginners – from Piste to Off-Piste

The step into free skiing terrain beyond controlled ski pists.

Region: Achensee
Fitness Kondition
Technic Technik
maximum participants: 6
Prices: 6 persons Euro 310.-, 5 persons Euro 340.-, 4 persons Euro 390.-
Included: Avalanche beacon, probe, ABS-backpack (limited for testing)

Tour Character

Easy to medium guided ski-tours with training.

Required Skill and Fitness Level

Skill: Your stem turns should be reliable beyond groomed ski pistes.

Fitness: 2 to 3-hour climbs per day plus 1 to 2-hour ski runs.

Meeting point: Talstation Christlumlifte, 6215 Achenkirch, Österreich

Tour Description

Learn to plan ski tours and to do them independently. With a balanced middle course of guiding and training, this ski tour course prepares you well for this. Thanks to many years of experience, the mountain guides of the Firngrat team will accompany you safely into the open ski area.


  • Number of participants: max. 6 per guide
  • Services included: 3 days of training and guiding by a state approved mountain guide, guide’s expenses.
  • Services excluded: accommodations in the training area (2 nights, ich necessary), food and transfers.
  • Misc: Insurances (accident, travel cancellation) at customer’s responsibility. Please refer to general terms and conditions.

1. Tag
At 9 o'clock meeting point at the valley station of the Hochalmlifte Christlum in Achenkirch or the Rofanseilbahn in Maurach am Achensee. With their support, we get to the high starting points to collect first ski touring experiences. Before, we will "warm up" on the piste.

2. Tag
Once again we use one of the many lifts in the area to get to a tour starting point: The lifts on the Achensee, in Alpbach or in the Zillertal take us up to our starting altitude, from where we climb one of the countless ski mountains; just so that we have enough power to practice our newly learned skills.

3. Tag
We will design the last day of the skitouring course individually and without skilifts. Depending on the wishes of the participants, condition and skill, snow and weather conditions, a tour is planned and carried out under the guidance of the mountain guide.

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