There is no better way to appreciate the peace and quiet of the winter landscape than through a backcountry ski trip. The reward for the effort of climbing a mountain, are dazzling panorama views and exhilarating downhills through virgin powder snow!
Villgraten in Osttirol: this paradise for backcountry skiers offers countless superb peaks, including Kreuzspitze (2624m), Kalksteiner Jöchl (2326m) and Gaishörndl.
Great ski mountaineering spots...
Ski Touring along Marked Slopes...
* Avalanche safe
* Easier ascends and descends
* Serviced mountain inns and restaurants
* Night ski touring
... the perfect introduction into Alpine ski mountaineering!
Those bound for the backcountry should check the day’s avalanche reports and forecasts for their area available at:
Enlist the services of a licensed ski or mountain guide whose knowledge and experience will ensure you have a safe and fun day out.
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