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Ski tour to the Tamischbachturm

Located outside the Johnsbach Valley, but definitely worth the trip when conditions are favourable.

On our way to the Tamischbachturm

The Tamischbachturm Mountain is not the most frequented ski touring peak amongst the Johnsbach mountains. NOT YET. It is still an insider tip for powder snow and firn aficionados. Perhaps the reason for this exclusive quality is the challenging ascent. The way to the summit passes the Ennstalerhütte hut and can be challenging and tiring. It will be worth your efforts, however, rewarding you not only with a stunning panoramic view, but also many highlights as you ski down, featuring real treats for skiing enthusiasts.

The track to the Tamischbachturm

Ski tour to the Tamischbachturm
Ski tour to the Tamischbachturm
The track to the Tamischbachturm
The track to the Tamischbachturm

What you need for your ski tour:

Avalanche report
  • Warm clothes to change into
  • Weather protection clothing
  • Beanie, gloves, ski helmet
  • Sun glasses and ski goggles
  • Sun screen for your skin
  • In spring: crampons (the paths may be frozen)
  • Safety equipment including avalanche transceiver, shovel and avalanche probe
  • Sufficient food and liquids
  • Information on weather conditions and avalanche warnings
  • Maps and information on the tour
  • Mobile phone, camera, perhaps binoculars

Ski tour fact box

Best time for a tour:
Mid-winter and spring
Cumulative elevation gain ascent:
1,460 metres
Cumulative elevation gain decent:
1,460 metres
Walking time:
4–4,5 hours
Technique ascent:
Not very technical. Beautiful terrain for the ascent
A long tour with an ascent of almost 1,500 metres in height
Exposed positions:
Technique decent:
Medium difficulty. Beautiful slopes, not too steep and great for skiing
GPS position:
Longitude: 14,643663
Latitude: 47,592001
Parking and stops:
Park at the start of the forest road in the Weißenbachgraben in Gstatterboden
Exposition descent:

Impressionen vom Tamischbachturm

The Kölblwirt insider TIP

The Tamischbachturm is a splendid ski tour where you will most definitely never meet the masses. Yet we recommend you start early. Ascent and decent are faced south and warm up significantly during the day whenever the sun shines. If you adhere to your schedule and the conditions are favourable, however, you may look forward to a marvellous skiing experience down a great terrain. TIP: Talk to us. We have a few insider tips for you. You can also ascend on another route, towards the Hochscheiben-Alm. But caution, this one has a considerable addiction risk.

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