Alpine School Gastein

Freeride, ski tours, cross-country skiing and snow-shoe hikes

Forget about crowded ski resorts and come join us for an awesome range of winter sports activities. Whether you’re into freeriding, ski touring, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing – the Gastein Valley has got you covered for your very own winter adventure.

Discover the art of freeriding with expert instruction

As freeride experts, we’ll show you the Gastein ski resort from a whole new perspective. We’ll not only teach you the newest skiing techniques, but we’ll also assist you with tour planning, avalanche analysis and danger assessment. With our small group approach, we guarantee you achieve your own personal learning success. You can constantly track your progress and take your abilities to the next level through video analysis.

Course contents: Tour planning, avalanche analysis in theory and practice, freeriding technique training with video analysis, navigating the terrain safely, assessing potential dangers, training with avalanche rescue devices.

 Prices inclusive of safety equipment; max. 8 participants per group

Backcountry skiing revival in the Gastein Valley 

Calling all ski tour fanatics! We’ve got just the thing for you – half-day tours perfect for (re)beginners and full-day expeditions for those with a bit more experience under their belts. Our experienced guides will accompany you through the breathtaking landscape of the Gastein Valley and show you the most beautiful routes.

 Prices inclusive of safety equipment; max. 8 participants per group

For peace seekers – cross-country skiing and snowshoeing

We’ve got something special in store for cross-country skiers as well. Explore our vast network of cross-country tracks and get expert advice on the proper technique and equipment selection. 

 TIP:  Discover the peaceful side of the Gastein Valley and book one of our many snow-shoe hikes, depending on the amount of snow.

Cross-country skiing lessons

 Prices exclude equipment, meeting point can be arranged, we’ll choose the perfect trail for you, depending on your skills.

Snow-shoe hiking

 Snow-shoes and poles not included in the fee. Rental fee for snow-shoes and poles: €15 per day