• The pinnacle of winter

Ski touring in the Pitztal Valley

Mountain high, valley low

Ski touring is all about experiencing the landscape at your own pace. While some set off at top speed, keen to make it to the top as fast as possible, others prefer to take their time. However fast or slow, ski touring is a sport which is excellent for your overall fitness and takes you away from the marked pistes into a world of peace and quiet. The ski touring options in the Pitztal Valley vary from easy routes in monitored terrain to seriously challenging climbs on some of the region's highest mountains. Guides with extensive knowledge of the terrain are available to hire and will be happy to accompany you on your adventure.

Step by step over 3,000 metres

Ski tours near the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten

Wurmtaler Kopf (3,225 metres) from the Rifflsee lake
Challenging tour with fabulous views of the landscape.

  • Start: Top of Rifflseebahn ski lift
  • Distance: 19 km
  • Ascent/descent: 1,130 /1,650 vertical metres
  • Duration: 5.5 hours
  • Difficulty level: intermediate

K2 of the Ötztal Alps (3,253 metres)
Fine views and a hut serving food and drink.

  • Start: top of Rifflseebahn ski lift
  • Distance: 14 km
  • Ascent/descent: 1,200 /1,660 vertical metres
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Difficulty rating: intermediate

Bliggspitze (3,454 metres) from Taschachhaus hut
Challenging high-alpine ski tour best completed in spring.

  • Start: centre of Mandarfen
  • Distance: 25 km
  • Ascent/descent: 1,800 /1,800 vertical metres
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Difficulty rating: difficult

Watzespitze (3,533 metres) from the Pitztal Valley
Popular high-alpine tour in wonderful terrain.

  • Start: Plangeross
  • Distance: 7.2 km
  • Ascent/descent: 1,930 /1,930 vertical metres
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Difficulty rating: difficult

Action & relaxation

All-inclusive packages

A good winter holiday is a mix of action and adventure plus rest and relaxation. That is why we have included both in our package offers here at the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten. Find out more by clicking on the link below.

Explore the untouched winter landscape
Carve the piste or blast the powder? It's up to you!
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