Sommer Winter


Hoch Tirol – The Mother of Austria’s Ski Traverses

A true King’s line. One of the greatest traverses of the eastern alps, from hut to hut through the high alpine, impressive views and italian wines. What else would you need for a great time?

What’s to be expected:

  • Day 1: Meet us at Lucknerhaus, near Kals am Großglockner. This is going to be the place where we end our 7 day trip. After equipment check, we take the taxi to Kasern, South Tirol, where we spend the night and get going the next day.
  • Day 2: From kasern through the Windtal to Umbaltörl. Over a little pass called Reggentörl we ski down to Essener-Rostocker-Hütte (1720 m up, 1160 m down, 7 hrs.)
  • Day 3: From Essener-Rostocker-Hütte to summit of Großen Geiger (3.360 m). Descent to Johannishütte. (up 1152 m, down 1239 m, 6 hrs.)
  • Day 4: From Johannishütte over Defreggerhaus to summit of Großvenediger (3.667 m). Descent via Schlatenkees to Matreier Tauernhaus. (up 1553 m, down 2162 m, 8 hrs.)
  • Day 5: Via Sillingscharte and Granatspitzscharte to summit of Stubacher Sonnblick (3.088 m) und descent to Berghotel Rudolfshütte. (up 1925 m, down 1121 m, 6 hrs.)
  • Day 6: From Rudolfshütte to summit of Granatspitze 3086m. Afterwards a long ski descent through Dorfertal. By taxi up to Lucknerhaus and back on skis to Stüdlhütte, 2801m. (up 1660 m, down 1590 m, 7 hrs.)
  • Day 7: From Stüdlhütte so Austria’s highest summit, Großglockner (3.798 m). Afterwards descent back to Lucknerhaus. (up 997 m, down 1880 m, 6 hrs.)

What you get:

7 full days of individual skitouring guiding by a certified IFMGA Mountain Guide and Level-4 Ski Instructor, Rental of harness and crampons, Rental of beacon/transceiver and probe, Amazing days out in the backcountry, booking of huts and taxis, trip organisation


  • you have to be able to ski black groomer runs with confidence
  • ski touring experience is necessary
  • physical fitness to do 400 vertical meters per hour (ascent) necessary
  • physical fitness to climb up to 5 hours per day and 2000 vertical meters necessary
  • some rock climbing/scrambling experience necessary
  • you have to be able to do switchbacks
  • experience with crampons necessary

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All details at a glance

Prices per person excl. Expenses

6 people – € 675,00
5 people – € 756,00
4 people – € 875,00
3 people – € 1070,00
2 people – € 1470,00
1 person – € 2660,00

Good to know:

  • 6 people max
  • Arrival and departure, parking fee, transfer and accommodation (approx. 50,- per night) as well as ski touring equipment are not included in the price
  • the reservation of the huts etc. is made by us

7 days

Lucknerhaus in Kals

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Impressions of Hoch Tirol

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