Solitude, peace, picturesque winter landscapes and fresh powder snow – more and more winter sports fans discover the beauties of ski mountaineering. And that’s no surprise – after all, the sport offers a unique combination of nature, sports and skiing.
Galtür – a ski mountaineering paradise
Galtür is a popular destination for ski mountaineers, with its pristine nature and breathtaking mountains offering a perfect backdrop for adventures off the beaten track. Leave your tracks in the untouched snow and enjoy the splendid beauty of the Paznaun valley …
3 good reasons for ski mountaineering in Galtür
- The natural beauty of Galtür and its surroundings. Nestled at the rear end of the Paznaun valley, the small mountain village is surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and impressive three-thousand-metre mountains. The perfect place to enjoy peaceful holidays off the beaten track!
- The sporty challenge of the Silvretta mountains. The mighty summits and glaciated mountains of the Silvretta range have been attracting mountain sports enthusiasts for ages. The mountains of the Silvretta and Ferwall ranges offer plenty of challenging climbs and thrilling descents.
- Trails for all difficulty levels. Ski mountaineering is not just a sport for extreme athletes. On the contrary: All it takes to embark on a beautiful ski tour is a bit of fitness and the right equipment. The varied mountain world of Galtür offers perfect conditions for ski mountaineering beginners and pros.
Perfectly prepared for your first ski tour in Galtür
The people of Galtür have always been living in close connection with the mountains. It’s no surprise that the region’s most experienced mountain guides soon started to explore the winter landscapes of the Silvretta mountains. This old tradition is still going strong today, with experienced ski mountaineering and mountain guides showing you the most beautiful spots of Galtür’s mountains. Special ski mountaineering courses give you the chance to improve your technique and know-how and learn about potential risks before heading to the glaciated Alpine terrain together.
Guided ski tours in Galtür
Small groups, families or clubs – the local Mountain Guide Office or the Schi- und Snowboardschule Galtür is happy to compile the perfect tour for your individual needs. The qualified mountain guides know the Alpine terrain like the back of their hand, recommending the best tours and spots for your individual skill level. With their vast know-how of the Tyrolean Alps, they are the perfect companion for your ski tour through the glacier region.
Ski mountaineering equipment – what you need
To enjoy an unforgettable ski tour through pristine powder snow, you need the right ski mountaineering equipment including touring skis, touring poles, climbing skins, a helmet and gloves. If you’re a ski mountaineering newbie, it’s a good idea to contact the local Mountain Guide Office for equipment tips.
Appropriate equipment can also be rented from the local sports shops.