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DAY SNOWSHOEING HIKE FROM VIENNA
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ALL THIS IN ONE DAY

Breathtaking mountains sceneries
Learn about mountain environment (fauna, geology, ecosystem, snow, landscape, etc.)
All within 1 ½ hour of Vienna
Great opportunity to meet local and foreign hiking enthusiasts
Off the beaten track, out of crowded places/trails

DESCRIPTION

Do you want to experience Austrian Alps, but you only have a short time to do it?
Go on a day journey with an certified hiking guide to explore the accessible and beautiful mountain ranges of the Alps.
A one day long excursion without lodging, returning in the evening. No experience necessary!
Don’t hesitate to contact us to check our availability and to discuss specific details. We can arrange also private trips that meet individual group needs!

DETAILS

Walking time: 4-6 hours

OVERVIEW


Days: 1
Start/finish: Vienna
Difficulty: moderate - demanding (
trip rating)
Walking time: 4 - 6 hours
Up/down: 800 - 1200 m
Dates: Dec – Apr

TRIP DATES

Public hike: 60€/person


Custom rates:
1-5 people: 340€/group
6-8 people: 60€/person

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BOOK AS A PRIVATE TOUR

Distance: 8-15 km (5-9 mi)

Elevation gain/loss: 800-1200 m (2400-3600 ft)

Physical requirements: suites those that are physically active. Demanding some effort and certain endurance. Good balance, sure footing, and concentration required.

Starting/meeting location: we meet in front of the shop "Sports Direct" (Mariahilferstrasse 138 - 15th district - 200 m behind the Westbahnhof) for participants pick-up (see the meeting location on the map).

 

How to get there: metro U6 or U3, station "Westbahnhof", exit "Aussere Marialhilferstrasse". 

Arriving point: 5:30 PM to the trailhead. Back to Vienna at 7:30 PM latest.

Guide: Certified hiking & trekking guide

Are dogs permitted? Please ask us

 

What’s included:
• English speaking, experienced & knowledgeable guide
• Snowshoes and poles

 

Price does not include: 
• Food and drink
• Mountain rescue insurance

 

Registration cut off: 7 days prior to departure


• Check distance, pace and terrain of hike to ensure it is within your fitness level. Call us before the hike if you have any questions or concerns.
• If you have any health problems that could affect your hiking performance, inform us.
• If you have any known asthma, allergies or hay fever, carry an­tihistamines. Asthma sufferers should carry their asthma medications or inhalers. Allergy suffers should carry an EpiPen(s) and ensure someone on the hike knows where you carry these. Diabetics should carry their medication.
• Wear comfortable boots/shoes.
• Take a spare pair of shoes to change into at the end of the hike or carry plastic bags to protect the car from muddy boots.

PACKING LIST

 

Clothing (sometimes we have to deal with extreme cold-weather conditions - temperatures ranging from 0°C to -20°C!)
□ Warm hat
□ Warm gloves
□ T-shirt  
□ Sweater/jacket
□ Mountain trouser. Double–layer trouser (ski trousers are ok) 
□ Rain jacket
□ Mountain/hiking boots 
covering your ankles. Your boots must be well broken in before the trip. Please do not let the enjoyment of your trip be severely compromised by blisters! NO SNEAKERS
□ warm socks

 

In the backpack (medium size - 40 l. max.)
□ Sunglasses
□ Thermos or water bottle (2 liters minimum)
□ Sunblock and lip balm
□ Money (in case we make a break in a hut)
□ Lunch packet, emergency rations (chocolate, candy bars, etc.), personal snack food
□ Personal medications

 

Optional
□ Rain trouser (to keep the trouser dry)
□ Gaiters
□ Headlamp
□ Toilet paper
□ Plastic bags to store gear inside your and for the waste
□ ID or passport, alpine club membership card, mobile phone, camera

□ Blister treatment. Compeed patches are the best.

• In case you have forgotten parts of your equipment at home, please be so kind as to let me know about it before starting the tour
• I bring along a comprehensive first aid kit on each trip
• Pack light and don't take too much (max. weight: 8 kg)!

 

 For any question, feel free to contact us


 
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