Safe and fair in the backcountry

The bright blue sky stretches over the snowy winter landscape, and the only sound is the crunching snow under your feet. Lake Achensee offers a variety of designated routes for ski tourers and snowshoe hikers. The routes have been chosen because of their comparatively low risk potential – yet they are located in open alpine terrain. Outdoor enthusiasts should always be alert and well prepared. When the conditions are bad, it is advisable to avoid and postpone tours. The alpine schools and mountain guides at the Achensee are happy to advise you and offer guided tours. In this way you get first-hand knowledge and experience from professionals on the way or route.

If the conditions are good, the following five tips of the Tirolean piste tour model provide valuable advice: