BERG-GESUND has special opportunities in store for all snowshoers, ski-touring enthusiasts, climbers, outdoor fans and nature lovers. From Christmas to Easter, various winter activities are offered away from the pistes on 5 days out of the week.
These tours are led by state-certified touring guides. The program runs from end of November to beginning of April.
Winter Activities with BERG-GESUND
- Guided snowshoe hikes through the winter forest and across alpine meadows. BERG-GESUND organizes sampler snowshoe hikes as well as easy-to-moderate snowshoeing expeditions. Your touring guide will explain how to read the surface of the snow and give you practical tips on avalanche safety.
- Ski-touring sampler with a state-certified ski-touring guide. Equipped with a probe, shovel and avalanche transponder, you will also learn valuable information about avalanche safety.
- Challenging ski tours to alpine meadows and summits, with a state-certified ski-touring guide.
- Sport Climbing is perfect to get to know this healthy sport
- "Fitness" winter hiking tour - get ready for your next tours.
Winter Program 24.11. - 29.12.2023
Monday - "Fitness" winter hike
Guide is only speaking German! Tours are sometimes a challenge for untrained hikers. However, with the right preparation you feel comfortable, even with more exhausting hikes. Together with Andreas Viehhauser (private trainer, nutrition expert and athletics coach) you go very quickly and do some exercises to get your circulation going.
Tuesday - Sport Climbing
Friday – Sampler Snowshoeing Hike
Guide is only speaking German! An easy snowshoe hike in Grossarl or Hüttschlag. During this snowshoe hike, your state-certified touring guide will give you insights into understanding snow and avalanche conditions. You will practice how to use avalanche transponders, shovels and a probe. A maximum of 7 participants, tour only in German.
Friday – Ski-Touring Sampler
Saturday – Snowshoe Hike
Winter Program 01.01. - 05.04.2024
Monday – Snowshoe Sampler Hike
Monday – Sampler Ski-Touring Expedition
You will learn how to use your ski-touring gear correctly and take an easy ski tour either in Grossarl or Hüttschlag. You will also learn correct use of avalanche transponders, shovels and probes. The state-certified touring guide will teach you the basics of understanding snow and avalanche conditions.
Monday - "Fitness" winter hike
Guide is only speaking German! For untrained hikers tours can really be a challenge. Still, if you prepare yourself, you will manage also more exhausting tours. Andreas Viehhauser (private trainer, nutrition expert and athletics coach) is your guide. You hike really fast and make some exercises to get your circulation going.
Tuesday – Ski Tour
Tuesday – Sport Climbing
Wednesday – Ski Tour
Thursday – Snowshoe Hike
Friday – Snowshoe Hike
Guide is only speaking German! This guided, intermediate snowshoe hike on Friday takes you to the Hirschgrubenalm. You will meet up at 9 a.m. at the “Aktiv” assembly point, returning at around 3 p.m. Please bring snowshoes, telescopic poles, avalanche transponder, shovel and a probe. A maximum of 8 participants, tour only in German.
Performance Guarantee and Special Aspects of the Tours
Ski tours, snowshoe hikes, "fitness" hike and ice climbing expeditions are all led by well-trained, expert and certified touring guides as well as state-certified mountain guides. We offer a “performance guarantee”, which means the tours will take place even with just 1 participant. The tours take place in (almost) all weather conditions.
The number of participants is limited, guaranteeing a high degree of quality and safety. For guests of “BERG-GESUND” partner businesses, these tours are free of charge (except for transfers, equipment rental, refreshments). All other guests are welcome to participate in the tours, of course. They will pay a participation fee of € 30.00 to € 50.00. You can go ahead and book all of your equipment online, which will provided to you for a corresponding rental charge. Out of consideration for fellow participants on snowshoe hikes and ski tours, dogs are not permitted. You will ride public transportation to the start of tours. Registration is through BERG-GESUND direct.