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Ski Tour Wildspitze
for beginners

With state-certified ski guide

Are you a beginner in ski touring and have already made your first, easier ski tours? And the Wildspitze, at 3770 metres the highest peak in Tyrol, is your dream destination? Then let's make your dream of a summit victory come true together!

Ski tour on the Wildspitze for beginners
So that you as a beginner are prepared for the ski tour on the Wildspitze, we will make a first day together a preparation tour with easier climbing passages. In addition, we practise the hairpin bend on the flat glacier approach and walking with crampons on the summit ridge. This prepares you for the ski tour to the Wildspitze on the second day prepared. The normal route via the SW ridge is moderately difficult in terms of skiing, but there is a short climbing section at grade II to overcome - no problem if secured with a rope. 

Programme Ski Tour Wildspitze

Meeting point: approx. 07:30 h Glacier Express valley station Mittelberg

First we do a material check and discuss the schedule for the next two days. Then we take the Gletscherexpress up to the Pitztal Glacier Ski Area.

Preparation tour Rechter Fernerkogel 3300 m

The Rechte Fernerkogel is the optimal preparation for the Wildspitze. Over the moderately steep terrain of the Mittelbergferner we reach the ski depot on the SW ridge. From there, secured by rope, with crampons, we climb to the summit in moderately difficult terrain (I). The easy climbing terrain is ideal for getting used to the rock and walking on winter ridges.

Altitude difference: approx. 570 hm ascent, 1670 hm descent
Difficulty: medium, 35° I
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High Altitude Ski Tour Wildspitze 3770 m

With the help of the Pitztal glacier cable car, we easily reach the Mittelbergjoch, where we leave the ski area. The normal route via the SW ridge is moderately difficult in terms of skiing, but there is a short climbing section at grade II to overcome - no problem if secured with a rope. The mighty descent with 2,000 metres of depth takes us over the imposing Taschachferner glacier past shimmering blue ice fractures.

Altitude difference: approx. 790 hm ascent, 2043 hm descent
Difficulty: medium, 35° I
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FACTS

Duration

2 days 

Appointment

Mid-January to May, depending on conditions

Area

Pitztal - Ötztal Alps

3/5

medium, 35° I

Participant

Maximum 3 per ski guide

  • Backpack with ski attachment option (approx. 30-35 l), optional airbag backpack
  • Suitable ski touring boots with walking function
  • Ski touring ski with binding and crampons
  • Fitting and well adhering clamping adhesive skins
  • Telescopic ski poles
  • Modern avalanche transceiver (avalanche transceiver, 3-antenna device) with new batteries*.
  • Avalanche probe and avalanche shovel (made of metal)*.
  • Adapted crampons with frontal jaws*.
  • Harness*
  • 1x Safelock carabiner (or 2x screw carabiner)*.
  • Ice axe (suitable for high altitude touring)
  • Helmet (recommended, not a must)
  • Clothes suitable for the mountains, a change of dry clothes, 1 litre of liquid, snack / muesli bar, a change of gloves. 

*Can be hired if required. Please book in advance! LENDING PRICES

The two-day Wildspitze ski tour is designed for ski tourers with their first ski touring experience. You do not need to have any high altitude touring experience!

You should have already done a few easier ski tours. You can ski parallel in changing snow types off-piste. You also need to be free from giddiness and sufficiently fit for up to 800 metres of ascent at an altitude of over 3000 metres. 

More information on the difficulty rating for ski tours

Tariffs

  • 1 person
    900,00
  • each additional person
    plus 50,00
  • More info about the prices here.

Included services

Not included

Panorama Wildspitze Summit

Dream panorama at the Wildspitz summit, 3774 m

Peak Wildspitze

Peak Wildspitze

Ski tour Wildspitze for beginners

Wide glaciers

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On the summit ridge of the Wildspitze

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Ascent Right Fernerkogel

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