Kühtai is a paradise for people who love ski touring. The area offers more than 30 different tours, some of them are also suitable for beginners. Our mountain- and ski touring guides take you to the most beautiful summits and show you the best off-piste runs.

For those who love the nature and the adventure!

Freeriding in Kühtai

The ultimate off-piste fun! The new wide and light type of freeride skis make it much easier to ski off-piste. Our pros show you the safe runs - challenging or easy, whatever you prefer. Safety equipment is included (backpack with avalanche airbag, transceiver, probe, shovel)
Powder freaks can look forward to perfect conditions in Kühtai!


Weekly highlight: Ski touring taster

Every Friday afternoon we offer a taster ski tour. Please book it in the ski school office. The equipment can be rented at a good price in the Sportshops in Kühtai.

Ski touring basics - training in Kühtai

with sports medical backup and UKK-Test

Kühtai, surrounded by numerous gorgeous peaks, is one of the most popular ski touring destinations in Austria. Learn the basics of ski touring, improve your knowledge about snow and avalanches. Kühtai, situated in the heart of the Stubaier Alps, is a touring paradise - wonderful summits and fantastic descents attract people from all over the world ... ideal conditions for you to learn the basics of ski touring.

During the training tours we discover summits like the Pirchkogel, the Schafzoll and the Kreuzjoch. Dr. Erik Austad is your sports medical coach. The UKK-test shows you your individual level of fitness.


Weekly from the beginning of January to the end of April

Included services

  • Rental safety equipment (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe)
  • State-certified mountain- and ski touring guide
  • UKK-Test with Dr. Austad

Individual requirements

  • Confident skiing on red runs
  • Basic level of fitness for ascents with the duration of approx. 2 - 3 hours


  • Ski touring equipment (Touring ski, touring boots and skins)
  • Rental facilities in the local Sportshops


  • Ascending techniques with touring skis and skins
  • Avalanche rescue
  • Training with avalanche transceivers and probe
  • Orientation, cartography
  • Reading and interpreting avalanche reports


1st day: Thursday

2nd day: Friday 7.30 a.m. meeting and information

  • Equipment (rental in the local sportshops)
  • Warm-up ski tour to the Grieskogelscharte: correct tracking uphill, sharp mountainside turns and handling of transceiver
  • Walking time: 2.5 hrs - approx. 4 hrs in total
  • Afternoon: UKK- Test with Dr. Wedekind

3rd day: Saturday

  • Kreuzjoch: well known ski touring destination with easy descent
  • Cartography and compass
  • Snow and avalanche awareness
  • Walking time: 2.5 - 3 hrs - approx. 5 hrs in total

4th day: Sunday

  • Schafzoll: gorgeous summit with powder descent
  • Walking time: 2.5 hrs
  • Departure

Minimum number of participants: 6 persons
Mountain- and ski touring guide for 3 days and UKK-Test
Price on request

Contact person: Thomas Haider

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