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. What's more, scenic Pitztal Glacier is comfortably accessible thanks to the Wildspitzbahn lift taking winter sport fans up to 3,440 meters altitude - where "freeriding meets ski touring" is the ultimate slogan.
Pitztal Glacier - The place to be for Powder & Ski Touring Aficionados
"Downhill-oriented ski touring" sounds a bit unusual but has already become one of the latest trends. New ski equipment, bindings and other material have captured the market, promising both easy ascents and superb downhill skiing on deep powder snow slopes. While classic freeriders strongly depend on mountain lifts, ski mountaineers can choose from a much wider range of possibilities. The highly innovative ski tour equipment ensures memorable hours off the beaten tracks, followed by superb powder stashes. The Glacier Ski Area as well as the Rifflsee ski mountain make a perfect base for both sports, boasting variant routes with short ascents but endless downhill stretches covering incredible 1,500 to 2,000 altitude meters.
The experts of Freeride Center Pitztal will show you the best spots! The local mountain and ski guides at Pitztal Glacier and Rifflsee take you to the valley's most secluded spots all winter long. Of course, safety is of utmost importance and the tours are chosen according to snow and weather conditions. Useful tips and tricks promise an adventure-packed day in the outdoors.