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Ski tourer & endurance athlete

Bright sunshine, crunchy snow and magic ski tracks on the mountain - ski touring in Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang

For you there is nothing better, than earning your turns through fresh powder snow on the mountains. While others line up in front of the cable cars and ski lifts, you track up the mountains yourself with your touring skis. Your motivation are nature and the beauty of snowy mountains. Therefore you've worked out and that's what you've been looking forward to in the summer months.

Ski touring in the skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang
Ski touring in the region Saalbach Hinterglemm

The next ski touring season will come for sure

So, you are ski tourer. You are in good company, ski touring is a great boom and this trend won't stop this winter. Are you an on-piste-ski-tourer or a backcountry-ski-touring freak? Interesting question, because there is a great difference. While on-piste-ski-tourers look for endless vertical meters in terms of training and workout, backcountry tourers search for the beauty and calmness of the mountains. That's where they find peace, recovery and active workout. The good thing: the ski circus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang offers great conditions for all kinds of ski tourers.

This is your ski touring equipment

  • Your touring skis are light weight - the wider the ski, the more fun you'll have on the downhill
  • For the uphill you put special touring skins on the lining of your skis
  • The walking mode of your binding is a great support on the uphill
  • Your touring boots are light and offer great movement - high flex means fun on the descent
  • Your outfit is a great mixture of "function meets style"
  • Safety is the most important thing - or safety gear is always with you

Your touring backpack needs to carry this

  • Enough food and drinks
  • Warm first and second layers
  • Sun screen for the skin
  • Weather forecast and avalanche report
  • Safety equipment Peacon, shovel and avalanche pole
  • AvalangeAirbag für a maximum of safety

There are many ski touring options in the valley

One thing is clear, the ski circus Saalbach Hinterglemm is a center for alpine skiing in the first place. If you look for ski tours and backcountry trips, you have to look a bit further behind the curtain. In the far end of the valley, there is a little ski touring paradise. The surrounding mountain peaks are especially rewarding for ski tourers, who look for something special.

Ski touring race - Mountain Attack
Mountain Attack in Saalbach

When the ski touring racers come to the valley

Then it is time for the Mountain Attack in Saalbach Hinterglemm. Every year in January the ski circus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang transforms into a center for the international ski touring scene. At the Mountain Attack, one of the most important ski touring races, all the huge mountains in the valley are climbed. Watch the pros, they show you how it is done.

Ready for your ski touring trip to the Salzburger Land?

Are you in the mood for the upcoming ski touring season? Have you already got the newest gear? What do you think about a ski touring trip to Saalbach Hinterglemm? Sabine and Dietmar look forward to meeting you and your friends personally. We are happy to help you out with your holiday-planning. Fill out our contact form or give as a call +43 6541 6324.


Sunday, december 04, 2016
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Snow depth (valley): 40 cm
Snow depth (mountain): 50 cm

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