Ski touring and splitboard course in Austria

“A small group tour, seven days, with fully guided ski touring and splitboarding. This is a trip for more experienced skiers. Based in a family run chalet, it’s a quiet and totally quality week on in East Tyrol.”


Guided ski touring | Typical Austrian chalet in Hohe Tauern National Park | Kalser Valley | Kals am Grossglockner | View of Grossglockner | Some skiing experience necessary | Five fully guided ski tours

Description of Ski touring and splitboard course in Austria

This week Austria long ski touring holiday and splitboard course is based in a stunning, tranquil part of East Tyrol, at the foot of Grossglockner, Austria’s highest peak. Here we own a family owned chalet, restored lovingly to accommodate twelve people in six rooms, all with mountain views. Consequently, this ski touring week is only with a small group, enabling us to explore some stunning back country slopes and valleys, accompanied by your expert guide.
You will require a good level of fitness for this activity holiday, and although you don’t have to have advanced techniques under your belt, you should be able to ride down a black slope, and a little experience of off piste skiing or snowboarding will come in handy. So, for example, be prepared to ascend 700-1200 vertical metres in a day.

If you are novice in ski touring or snow boarding, this isn’t a problem as we will be able to teach you all the techniques you need. We also offer some training on avalanche awareness and rescue techniques. Even if you have done this before, we feel it is always worth a bit of repetition! You will have five fully guided ski tours during the week.

Equipment – what is included

Please note that you will need to bring your own ski equipment for this trip. You can also hire items locally, or back home, and do talk to us for more details on that. So, you will need to bring the following items: Touring skis, splitboard, snowboard, ski skins and crampons, snowshoes & telescope poles for snowboarders, touring shoes and bindings, avalanche safety equipment. You will also need to get your own ski insurance and ski lift passes if needed.


MoaAlm is at an elevation of 1800m, in the heart of Hohe Tauern National Park. It is a traditional mountain chalet, lovingly restored, and as well as charming ensuite rooms there are plenty of communal lounge spaces as well as a terrace with superb views. The nearest village is Kals am Grossglockner which is three kilometres away. There are plenty of ski touring routes right on our doorstep. We also pride ourselves on our fantastic locally sourced food, and our chef prepares fine mountain fare. You won’t go hungry on this trip. All breakfasts, six dinners (with wine or beer), packed lunches and afternoon tea with plenty of cake are all included in the price of the holiday.

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01273 823 700

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Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Ski touring and splitboard course in Austria


MoaAlm is situated at 1800m, it is 2km up the mountain from the settlement of Taurer. We are living in the middle of the national Park Hohe Tauren. We love the nature that surrounds us and we do everything in our power to sustain it.

Some days may involve carrying a picnic on a tour - guests will be actively involved in carrying out waste. We often take out more waste than our own.

Our water is supplied directly from a mountain spring and we use water saving tabs and shower heads in most rooms. All the cleaning product we use to keep the house and our linen and towels clean are biodegradable.

Our heating system is a brand new 'eco' pellet burning system. The P4 pellet system has won many international quality awards in EU and USA, the most prestigious of all are the Blue Angel and the Austrian Ecolabel.

Even in winter our south facing position can also provide supplementary energy from our solar bank.


Guests will eat out for lunch on occasion and one evening at local recommended restaurants.

The area also has an excellent ski school and advanced mountain guiding network of instructors that guests may choose to take advantage of. All fresh food and drink and will be sourced locally where possible.

We will be employing a team of 4 full time staff who will receive a generous package of accommodation, food, ski pass and salary. Opportunities will also be available through our staff incentive scheme to participate in training courses annually. This scheme is in place to encourage staff to make this a rewarding full time lifestyle choice that can be sustainable rather than just a seasonal short term option.

Local tradesmen have been involved in the renovation of MoaAlm and we have pleased to find a number of high quality, locally produced materials to use in the refurbishment. These tradesmen are highly skilled particularly in mediums of wood, stone and locally produced felt.

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