Ski touring & Freeride

First the climb, then the reward!

The so-called Ötztaler Alps, to which the mountain world of the Pitztal geographically belongs, offer wild natural experiences without hectic and stress. Guided tours as well as courses for beginners and advanced ski tourers will give everyone the opportunity to experience the adventure "Ski Tour" in the Pitztal. Around the area on the Pitztal Glacier and Rifflsee are countless ski touring possibilities. Rositzkogel (3.394 m), Schluchtkogel (3.471m) or K2 (3.253m) are only a few of many worthwhile high-alpine destinations with breathtaking glaciers on the roof of Tyrol. As a special service in the spring, the mountain railways on the Pitztal Glacier and Rifflsee offer early rides for touring enthusiasts.

Ski tours Hochzeiger

Ski tours in Tyrol are increasingly popular with nature lovers. A ski tour at Hochzeiger in Pitztal offers an ascent through sun-kissed hilly terrain, a summit experience using your own muscle power and a break from the hurly-burly of everyday life.


Ski Tours at Pitztal Glacier

Breathtaking Ski Tours to Pitztal's surrounding peaks above 3,000 meters altitude. Indulge in the picture-book glacier scenery far away from busy ski slopes: The Gletscherexpress top station at 2,840 m makes a perfect starting point for varied ski mountaineering tours beyond three thousand meters altitude.

Interactive trail map

You will find easy, medium and difficult ski runs on the Pitztal ski map – whether it is a wide glacier piste or excellently prepared pistes down into the valley. Furthermore isolated powder ski pistes or non-slip snow ski runs await you – diverse skiing pleasure on some of Tyrol’s most beautiful ski pistes is guaranteed!

Free riding in Pitztal on the roof of Tyrol

Welcome to a hot spot of the free riding scene: numerous off-piste routes for beginners and whizzes alike

While a few years ago the narrow valley between the Ötztal and Kaunertal valleys was regarded as an insider tip for free riders, but since the free rider contest “Pitztal Wild Face” became a two-star-qualifier of the Free ride World Tour, it is now widely known that Pitztal offers spectacular downhill runs in a ski resort of superlatives.

Free Touring

Uphill or down dale? Get ready for a vacation in marvelous Pitztal: Tirol's Rooftop makes a true heaven for powder snow aficionados and ski mountaineering fans who are keen on magnificent downhill stretches after only a few ascent meters. Gigantic powder snow and off-piste terrain is waiting for you.

Downhill skiing variants

Ski down slopes covered in pristine natural snow. You will find an impressive choice of off-piste skiing close to the ski slopes of Pitztal’s ski resorts. This is ideal terrain for freeride beginners!

Alpine Adventure

Not just for freaks. We have the longest, coolest lines in the Pitztal. Off the piste, into the deep snow .... magic moments ... away from the hustle and bustle, this is no longer ONLY reserved for professionals. POWDERN FOR ALL including safety equipment