GROSSVENEDIGER - GROSSGLOCKNER
Discover the eastern most summits of the Alps
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A tour in the Tauern mountain range gives us the chance to visit the last high peaks (3800m) of the Alpine Arc before they descend into central Europe. The quality of the Austrian refuges is a highlight, and their comfort will be appreciated as this tour includes some strenuous days. There are panoramas to take your breath away, and some fabulous long descents.
• Challenging tour in Austria’s Tauern Range
• Six summits in six days
• Comfortable Refuges
• Start with the Großvenediger, finish with the Großglockner
GRADE : D2 : A3 : F3
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This price includes :
• 6 days guided ski touring with a qualified UIAGM high mountain guide
• 7 nights full board hotel & refuge accomodation
• All dinners, breakfasts & picnic lunches
• Transfer between Salzberg and Pragaten
• Lift passes
• Equipment hire
• Taxi/bus transfers during tour
Meet in Salzberg and group transfer to Pragraten (1300m) in the Osttirol.
We head out and up to our refuge for the night, the Johannishutte at 2121m.
Ascension of the Kristallwand (3310m) as a warm up. We need only day packs as we are back to the Johannishutte this evening. Magnificent descent for our return.
Today, after our nice warm up yesterday, we have a 1550m ascent to the summit of the Grossvenediger, at 3667m. From here we have an even bigger 2000m descent, partly over the Schlatenkees glacier, taking us into the valley and to the Matreier Tauerhaus refuge at 1512m where we will spend tonight.
A long day today which takes us via the Dabersee Lake up the Amertaler Hohe (2784m). A short 350m descent in the Landeggtal takes us to the foot of the Granatscharte (2970m) from where we climb 650m to the Sonnblick (3088m). From here we descend to our refuge for the night (Rudolfshutte, 2311m).
We backtrack just a little in order to climb the Granatspitze (3086m), which is followed by a long descent into the Dorfertal, bring us to the Kalser Tauernhaus at 1500m. We have a short bus or taxi transfer to Lucknerhaus (1920m) from where we climb to Studlhutte (2801m) where we will spend the night. This makes a total of 1650m ascent today.
We finish our tour with the ascension of the Grossglockner (3798m) and the 2000m descent back to Lucknerhaus from where we take a taxi transfer back to Pragraten.
Transfer back to the Salzberg train station or airport.