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Plan your ski tour

In this article, we share everything ski tourers need to know: where to find the perfect accommodation, where to rent skis, where to book experienced ski guides, and how to get to tour starting points by bus and cable car.


The Achensee holiday region offers accommodations to suit everyone: inns, pensions, holiday apartments, farm-stay holidays, and hotels from budget to 5-star. There are also five campsites in the region which are open in winter.

Staying safe

Lake Achensee boasts a huge range of designated ski touring routes. For your safety and the safety of other skiers, be sure to plan your outdoor activities carefully, especially when heading into the backcountry. Get the knowledge and follow the rules to minimize your exposure to risk.

Ski touring guides

Outdoor provider
Mountain guide and ski guide
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Achensee Guide - Michael Schuh

Untere Dorfstraße 488b/Top B5
6215 Achenkirch am Achensee
🗴 +43 (664) 2251792
😠 info@achensee-guide.com
🜽 www.achensee-guide.com
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Alpinsport-Achensee - Herwig TOBIAS

Seehofstr. 7a
6215 Achenkirch am Achensee
🗴 +43 (650) 4251680
😠 info@alpinsport-achensee.at
🜽 www.alpinsport-achensee.at
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Equipment rental

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Sport Busslehner
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Sport Busslehner

Obere Dorfstraße 185
6215 Achenkirch am Achensee
🗴 +43 (5246) 6316
😠 office@busslehner-sports.com
🜽 www.busslehner-sports.com
🏀 opens at 08:30 o'clock
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Sport Wörndle
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Sport Wörndle

Dorfstraße 26
6212 Maurach am Achensee
🗴 +43 (5243) 6107
😠 info@ww-sport.at
🜽 www.sport-woerndle.at
🏀 opens on 03.04.2023 at 09:00 o'clock
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Sportshop Achensee

Christlumsiedlung 114
6215 Achenkirch am Achensee
🗴 +43 (5246) 6747
😠 info@sportshop-achensee.at
🜽 www.sportshop-achensee.at
opening hours:

During lift operation times from 08:00, otherwise at 09:00. 

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Winter lifts and gondolas
Karwendel cable car
Rofan cable car
Hochalmlifte Christlum
A bus stop in Steinberg am Rofan in winter.
Free regional buses

Public transport is a fast and eco-friendly way of getting around in the Achensee region. In winter, the regional buses double as ski shuttles serving all ski areas where some of the most popular ski tours start. The AchenseeCard, the region’s visitor card which you receive from your accommodation provider, is your free bus ticket.

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