Achensee Snowshoeing Camp

3 days

The Achensee snowshoeing camp is designed for snowshoers who want to develop the skills for safe travel in open terrain. Learn from our expert guides how to get started, how to minimize your exposure to risk, and how to respect nature and wildlife.



Friday, 01 March

  • Until 17.00 Arrival and check in at Hotel Bergland in Pertisau
  • 17.30 Meet and greet, distribution of test equipment
  • 18.30 Group dinner at the hotel and tour planning for Saturday
  • 20.00 Basics of modern risk management and application of assessment methods
    Theory session: Rescue of comrades in an avalanche


Saturday, 02 March

  • 08.00 Group breakfast
  • 09.30 Snowshoeing tour into the Karwendel mountains
  • Approx. 12.30 Stopover
  • 13.30 Introduction to the handling of emergency equipment (avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe)
    Emergency avalanche exercise
  • Approx.16.30 Return to the hotel
  • Time for relaxation & wellness at the hotel
  • 18.30 Group dinner at the hotel and tour planning for Sunday
  • 20.00 Theory session: Snow and avalanche awareness: Alpine dangers


Sunday, 03 March

  • 08.00 Group breakfast and check out at the hotel
  • 09.30 Snowshoeing tour: practice your skills, especially behaviour in open terrain
  • Approx. 15.00 Return to the hotel and return of equipment
  • Individual departure

Participants will receive the detailed schedule and packing list by email before the camp. The schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions.

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2 overnight stay at the 3*** Hotel Bergland in Pertisau incl. half board and small wellness offer, course with state-certified mountain and ski guides, rental equipment: snowshoes, telescopic poles, Ortovox avalanche transceiver, shovel & probe

Not Included

Provisions (snacks, drinks) during the tours, cost for meals/drinks at mountain huts, drinks at the hotel

Bring along

Equipment (winter hiking boots, 30 litre backpack, snowshoes & telescopic poles with basket), appropriate clothing (weather appropriate clothes, insulation jacket, functional underwear, cap, gloves, spare clothes, sun glasses, sunscreen), Emergency

The camp takes place with a minimum number of 4 participants.

have the physical condition for 200 hm/hour, be able to walk safely on red hiking trails in summer

Important information

The programme is subject to change based on weather conditions. 


Naturparkstrasse 11, Pertisau, Österreich
Offered by
Tourismusverband Achensee
Location name / meeting point
Hotel Bergland


from 365,— €