3 days ski crossing in the Hohetauern Vendiger Group National Park

Fantastic high alpine ski tours on the south side of the main Alpine ridge in East Tyrol

Rostocker Eck 2749m, size Geiger 3360m, size Venetian 3657m


Day 1: Matreier Taurenhaus-Ströden-Rostockerhütte-Rostocker Eck

Meeting point at 8 a.m. at the Matreier Tauernhaus. In a car pool, continue for about 45 minutes. to Ströden in Virgental.

Ascent through Maurertal about 2.5 hours. to the Rostockerhütte (2207m).

After a short rest, easy ski tour in the afternoon to the Rostocker Eck (2,749m) and back to the hut.

Duration: 5h

Difference in altitude: 1346m / 540m


Day 2: Rostockerhütte – Gr. Geiger – Johannishütte

After a flat start through the Maurertal, the path leads 1.5 hours steeply up to 2400 m to the Geigerscharte. Along the western ridge of the Großer Geiger you finally reach the ski depot at 3250 m and after a total of 4–5 hours you reach the Großer Geiger (3360 m). The descent leads over the Türmljoch (2845 m) to the Johannishütte (2121 m).

Duration: 6h
Difference in altitude: 1152m / 1350 m


Day 3: Johannishütte – Gr. Venediger – Matreier Tauernhaus

The highlight of our touring days is the ascent of the fourth highest mountain in Austria, the Großvenediger (3657 m). No less impressive is the subsequent descent over the rugged Schlatenkees, past the Neue Pragerhütte down to the flat valley floor. 2,000 impressive vertical meters to the Innergschlöss, the “most beautiful valley head in Austria”. It is almost flat on the valley floor for a few kilometers to the Matreier Tauernhaus (1512 m).

Departure.

Duration: 8 hours
Difference in altitude: 1553m / 2100m


Requirements:
  • safe parallel skiing in all types of snow
  • master the hairpin
  • Surefootedness
  • Experience in using crampons and ice ax
  • Condition of approx. 6-8 hours
Cost per person:
1 PAX€ 1240, –
2 PAX€ 740, –
3 PAX€ 490, –
4 PAX€ 400, –
5 PAX€ 350, –
plus own expenses

Rental equipment available on request