Achensee Snowshoeing Camp

Fr, 7.2.2025
 - 17:30 - 17:30
Hotel Bergland
Naturparkstraße 11
6213 Pertisau am Achensee

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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Included Services

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

Not included services

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

Bring Along

snowshoes, telescopic poles with basket, emergency equipment (shovel, probe, avalanche transceiver), winter hiking boots, backpack, appropriate clothing (weather appropriate clothes), spare clothes, sun glasses, suncream


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

Hint Advice

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. 

Meeting Point

Naturparkstrasse 11, Pertisau, Österreich
Hotel Bergland