On-piste Ski Tour from Patscherkofel Cable-Car Valley Station to the Top Station.
An athletic climb with steep passages. This tour heads from the Olympiaexpress Ski Centre along the piste to the Patscherkofel cable-car top station and the Schuthaus alpine hut. This route requires crossing the piste twice. Opening times for on-piste ski tourers: Daily from 9am to 6pm Thursdays from 9am to 10pm The pistes are closed for ski touring at all other times. Additional closures may also occur. Important advice for on-piste tourers. (Source: Board of Trustees for Alpine Safety) Ski pistes are primarily available for cable car and lift users. To avoid conflicts and accidents, we ask you, in addition to the FIS rules, to adhere to the following: 1. Warnings and local regulations 2. Be aware of any piste closures. The use of heavy piste machinery (winches, etc.) can lead to dangerous situations. Pistes will be closed for safety reasons for the duration of any use of heavy machinery. 3. Only join the piste at the edge and in single file. 4. Only cross the pistes at clear points and with enough distance between one another. 5. Only use the edges of freshly-prepared pistes. Overnight freezing of trails can lead to poorer quality pistes. 6. Ensure you leave the piste before 6pm, and 10pm on Thursdays. 7. Be visible. Wear a headlamp and reflective clothing in the dark. 8. Only use pistes specially designated for touring. 9. Do not bring dogs onto the pistes. 10. Use designated car parks and ensure correct payment of parking fees.