Wildspitze (3.774 m) high tour course

3 days, 4 participants, medium-difficulty alpine tour with via ferrata C
    Wildspitze (3.774 m) high tour course
    Wildspitze (3.774 m) high tour course
    Wildspitze (3.774 m) high tour course
    Wildspitze (3.774 m) high tour course

Learn mountaineering with summit ascent Wildspitze (3,774 m)

If you want to improve your skills and knowledge, where better than with a mountain professional on a high altitude tour? 

The Wildspitze, the highest peak in Tyrol, offers everything that makes a real high-altitude tour: wild glaciers, mixed terrain, easy climbing, an exposed summit ridge and a fantastic summit. The normal route from the Breslauer Hütte is extremely varied. In short stages, it first leads along stony paths through moraine terrain, then via a high alpine via ferrata to the Mitterkarjoch (3,470 m). Here the scenery changes from rock to ice. The remaining 300 m are divided into the rugged Taschachferner and the initially wide, later steep and exposed summit ascent. The aim of the alpine touring course is to independently carry out easy and moderately difficult alpine tours with glacier ascents. You will learn and improve specific safety techniques as well as the necessary crampon and climbing techniques. 

Your mountain and ski guide will train with you the basics for easy and moderate high altitude tours before the summit tour. This includes the elementary crampon and belay technique, but also suitable tour planning, rescue techniques and crevasse rescue. 

The Breslauer Hütte awaits you as a base for this high altitude course. 

Program and schedule

Tour schedule
Christof's recommendation
  • State certified mountain guide:in
  • Hut reservation
  • Edelrid mountaineering equipment with crampons, ice axe, helmet, climbing harness
  • Online training (1 h)
  • Course documents

Additional costs

  • Overnight stay in a hut (paid on site)
  • Mountain railroad
  • Snacks, drinks
  • Arrival, possibly parking fee

Course content: Equipment know how for high altitude tours, roping up, self and companion safety on high altitude tours, crevasse rescue, glacier training, walking with crampons, use of ice tools, first aid, alpine dangers.

Day 1: Meeting point in Vent, equipment check, ascent or ascent with chairlift and onward journey to the Breslauerhütte (2,844 m), repetition of rope and knot skills, training in crevasse rescue, theory
Day 2 Ice training on the Rotenkarferner with crampon walking in ascent and descent, ice axe technique, belaying on alpine tours, training crevasse rescue
Day 3Summit ascent of the Wildspitze (3,774 m) depending on conditions, descent on the same route to the Breslauer Hütte or crossing and on to Vent


Note on program changes: 

All courses and guided tours are conscientiously organized and carried out in accordance with the safety standards of the Vivalpin Mountain and Ski School with qualified specialists (e.g. mountain and ski guides, mountain hiking guides, etc.). The provisional tour program may be adjusted for safety-related reasons, such as bad weather, dangerous conditions, unforeseen natural events or inadequate conditions of the participants. The final program will be decided by the guide on site.

  • Up to 1,000 m ascent and 1,300 m in descent
  • Condition for up to 4 h ascent
  • Surefootedness and A head for heights
  • Mountain experience, no climbing or high altitude touring experience necessary.

"In the summer of 2022, when there was little snow, the normal route to the Wildspitze was a victim of climate change and endangered by falling rocks. The critical spot has since been cleared, but we will continue to monitor the situation and then switch to alternative routes.
The good thing is that the alternatives are no less eventful and instructive. So ideal for a high tour training with mountain guide:in."

Christof Schellhammer
State certified mountain and ski guide
Mountain School Director

4 TN

Meeting point on the first day of the course at 10:00 am in front of the Hotel Post in Vent

Breslauer Hut (2,844 m)

Public transport conditionally recommendable

3 days

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