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Journey to the glacier of Kals

04.07.2017 - 15.09.2017

First day:

The meeting point is at the Glocknerhaus – Touristinformation in Kals am Großglockner. After a short transfer by taxi to the Lucknerhaus at 1.920 m a Nationalpark ranger will be your guide to the Stüdlhütte at 2.802 m. On this tour various stages of the mountain flora and fauna will be experienced as well water and nature in a tremendous scenery. Ground moraines are the remaining witness of the last big glaciers.



At the Stüdlhütte you will stay overnight and enjoy a perfect dinner included a fine red wine called “Glocknerwein”. After the dinner you will meet your personal mountain guide to plan the tour to the glacier at the next morning.


Second day:

The mountain guides association of Kals does have a long and rich history and one of one of them will guide you between ice towers and deep ice crevices to the glacier of the Teischnitzkees. You will learn the correct technique walking with crampons and discover the inside life of the glacier.

Back in the early afternoon to the Stüdlhütte and after a small lunchbreak the mountain guide is guiding you back to the Teischnitztal and at a sealevel of appr. 2.100 m the taxi of Glocknertours is picking you up.


The „Journey to the Glacier of Kals“ - right into the ever lasting ice - is very interesting and exciting. Due to its geographical location it is adequate to a trip over 4.000 km into the Arctic Zone.


Equipment: warm clothes, gloves and cap, sun glasses, sun cream, good and sturdy shoes, hiking poles, sleeping bag (can also be hired at the hut), snack & drinks

Equipment to rent (free of charge): crampons, rope, climbing harness, carabiner etc.

Minimum participants: 5 persons

Minimum age: 12 years

Included service:


  • 1 night in Kals before the tour
  • 1 night in Kals after the tour
  • guided tours with Nationalpark ranger and mountain guide
  • halfboard at the Stüdlhütte incl. a glas of wine
  • transfer from Kals to Lucknerhaus and back Teischnitztal to Kals
  • certificate


Meeting point: 9.45 o'clock at the tourist office Kals a.Gr., Glocknerhaus

Please notice that changes at short notice could be possible in the programme!

Organizer and Conditions of cancellation for the part to the glacier: (AGB)


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