SNOW SHOE TOUR SILVRETTA
Snow shoe tour Silvretta & Piz Buin along the border between Austria and Switzerland.
04.04. - 07.04.2018For: 4 daysPrice: 470 € per person
Day 1: After a brief equipment check we will start our first snow shoe hike to the Wiesbadener Hut (3 hours).
Day 2: Taking just a day pack with us we will walk up the glacier towards the Ochsenscharte, 2977m. The glacier is not steep and from here we can enjoy a great view of the whole area in which will ebe hking over the next few days. There is also the possibility to climb to the summit of the Jamtalspitze ( 5 – 6 hours)
Day 3: We cross the border to Switzerland. Before this we will summit the Piz Buin which at 3312m is the highlight of the tour. We will hike up the old moraine, passing crevasses and impressive ice formations of the glacier which comes down from the Buinlücke. After a short and simple scramble to the summit we will put our snow shoes back, head into Switzerland. We will hike down the huge glacier which comes from the Silvretta pass to our next hut, the Silvretta Hut (2343m). Here we can enjoy some coffee and cake from the hut terrace! (7 – 8 hours)
Day 4: On the final day we return to Austria via the Roten Furka and down the Kloster Valley to See where we complete our round trip.
Highlights: Ascent and descent of Piz Buin