Tailored Off Piste Guiding
St Anton and the Arlberg is a mecca for backcountry or freeride skiing. If you are looking for something special and tailored for you, choose one of our Private guides to take you on a fantastic Off Piste adventure! Choose from Off Piste skiing, ski touring, Heli ski adventure or simply a guided tour around the best spots in the Arlberg – it’s your choice! Private guiding is also available for those staying outside St Anton – for example Lech, Zürs, St Christoph or Stuben
We take you for an incredible day of Off Piste skiing, far away from the crowded pistes in the search of perfect powder lines and discover hidden tree runs. Perfect for mixed groups of skiers and snowboarders or groups of friends who want to ski together. Private guiding is also perfect for those wanting a relaxed day out, to familiarise themselves with the resort and learn the best spots. We can also taylor events and ski guiding for corporate groups.
For those looking for even more adventure, we can also arrange ski touring – day or multiple day hut to hut adventure, or Heli skiing adventure.
(Photo: TVB St. Anton am Arlberg / Fotograf Josef Mallaun)
- Full day (9-3.30pm) Private Off Piste guiding starting in St Anton, St Christoph, Stuben, Zürs and Lech – our guides will come to meet you for your convenience.
- Combination of lifts and short hiking to access beautiful powder descents
- Fully qualified UIAGM/IFMGA mountain guide to take you deep into the backcountry
- Perfect for mixed ability groups of friends, snowboarders and families
- Ski tour to discover the wilderness and backcountry of the Arlberg, discover breathtaking terrain, invigorating powder runs and stunning summits.
- Heli ski adventure – Top gun style – enjoy the exhilarating descent of and well deserved lunch afterwards in Zurs panoramic champagne bar!
- Tailored Corporate packages including cross-country, Huski sledging or snow shoeing and event management.
- Ski the Valluga (maximum group size 4, Level 3 skiers only)
The day starts at your convenience – around 08.45 in cafe Anton opposite the Galzig gondola where the guide will meet you to discuss the day ahead. If you are staying in Zürs, Lech, Stuben or St Christoph our guide will arrange to meet you at a mutually convenient starting point.
Once on the mountain your guide will give a brief safety talk and you will be shown how to use your Avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe. The fun then begins!
Your guide will taylor the day with you according to the prevailing conditions and your needs. We normally start with a quick warm up on the piste and then we head Off Piste into the backcountry. The choice of routes will depend on the conditions on the day but all areas offer unique backcountry experiences – and we will discover the best powder runs, hidden tree runs, spectacular summits, exhilarating couloir descents. The difficulty level is geared to your group to ensure everyone enjoys the day.
from € 380,-
all day guiding 8.45am – 3.45pm
Explore the backcountry and real wilderness of the Arlberg. Go deep into the backcountry, using a mix of lifts and skinning to reach stunning summits,such as and descend endless untracked powder runs up to 1600 vertical metres descent with only 500 meters or less of ski touring. Day tour or stay in remote mountain huts – let us tailor an experience for you.
We have many options for hut to hut touring including Silvretta, Ötztal, Malfon, Norway and Jungfrau. Just get in touch and we can tailor a trip for you. Our guides know not only the classic trips in the Alps, but also the special ones!
We are experienced in leading mixed ability Corporate groups including hosting activities such as huski sledging, fat tyre e-biking and snowshoeing. We can also host your group with apres activities and recommend dining experiences. Full concierge service possible. Our events manager originally from London, will discuss your requirements to tailor activities and guiding for you.
We have qualified snowboard guides to lead you to the best powder runs with minimal traversing! Freeriding or touring – we cater for both. Splitboards can be rented at Jennewein.
Heliskiing St. Anton Arlberg Adventure
Fancy a real powder adventure? Climb aboard a helicopter in Zürs which will whisk you to the heady heights, the summit of Mehlsack (2,652m) or Schneetäli ( 2,450m) There is time enough to take a few enviable Instagram shots, before exiting the Helicopter in true Top Gun style to perch on top of the world, taking in the breathtaking alpine peaks.
The final reward is an exhilarating descent (1 hour) to the pretty village of Zug. We enjoy lunch at one of the many panoramic mountain restaurants in zurs or lech and if we still have time and energy perhaps one more Off piste run before returning to the resort.
Lech Zürs is unique in Austria as the only place to offer Heliskiing. This is a challenging run for L2-3 Off Piste skiers but when conditions are just right, this is a thrilling and unforgettable experience.
Please note: helicopter can only be confirmed on the day but a slot can be reserved, because of this we will always aim to book the best day according to the forecast . The guide will decide if conditions are suitable for heli skiing on the day.
St. Anton, Lech Zürs & the terrain
The Arlberg is the largest interconnected ski area in Austria with over 305km of ski trails and a mecca for backcountry or freeride ski enthusiasts. It lies in one of the most consistent snowfall areas in Europe – with an impressive average snowfall of a staggering 11m in Warth and 7m in St Anton. The snow quality is excellent, lasting longer than comparable height resorts in Austria. Just one lift pass covers all 7 resorts: St Anton, St Christoph Stuben, Lech, Zuers, Zug and Warth-Schroecken. With the introduction of the Trittkopf & Flexenbahn gondolas in 2016/17, the whole area is now interconnected with high speed modern lifts offering protection from the elements …. READ MORE HERE.