Glacier & High Alpine Climb Training

Glacier mountaineering is a wonderful experience. But only if you know how to be safe you can truly enjoy it.  Our four-day glacier mountaineering course provides you with solid knowledge and practical experience, including rescue and self rescue techniques from crevasses.

Our base at Taschachhaus in the Oetztal Alps has perfect terrain on the nearby glacier. The highlight of this course is the summit of Wildspitze (3.770m), the highest peak of Tyrol.

Crevasse rescue near Taschachhaus:

Included services: Glacier mountaineering course with a certified ski and mountain guide, rental equipment, 4 days outdoor training, ascent of Wildspitze. Food and accommodation: Half board at Taschachhaus hut. Not included: Transport to the hut. Share the ride with other group members for ecological reasons.

Price: € 645,- per person, max. 6 persons. A surcharge applies for groups of less than four persons.

Course Contents

  • Equipment and material
  • Knots and roping up
  • Climbing and fall training
  • Walking with ice axe and crampons
  • Rock climbing with mountaineering boots
  • Belaying on glaciers
  • Rescue techniques
  • Mountain rescue exercise
  • Crevasse rescue
  • Map reading, using a compass
  • Correct procedures in case of accidents
  • Assessing alpine dangers
  • General tour planning
  • Summit tour