Meets and Tours – Overseas

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This programme of non-UK Club meets and tours, mostly organised by members for members, provides an opportunity for you to take part in a wide variety of events, outside the UK. Please join in. Your company is welcome; your enthusiasm, help and expertise are needed. If you can arrange an event of any kind, please contact the relevant co-ordinator well in advance. To offer a tour you will need to have a leader’s qualification (Übungsleiter) – see Training: Austrian Courses, Leadership page. Meets and tours require long lead times and should be planned, and booked, well ahead.

All meets and tours: Plan and book early to avoid disappointment. A non-returnable deposit or full payment is required to book a place.  Please also supply an SAE, unless the Meet Organiser/Tour Leader is willing to communicate by email. Please do not approach any accommodation proprietor to attempt to vary any aspect of the Organiser’s/Leader’s accommodation booking; only the Meet Organiser/Tour Leader may do this.

For other Overseas meets and holidays that are outside the Club’s official programme, please see Members’ events – non club (MENOC)


Disclaimer

The AAC(UK) recognises that climbing, hill and country walking, mountain biking, mountaineering and snow sports are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks, being responsible for their own actions, involvement and safety.
The Club, its officers, Board and Alpine Team members and persons acting on behalf of the Club cannot be held liable for any loss or injury occurring to any participant while taking part in its activities


Overseas Tours in 2019

Tours marked ## are now fully booked but enquire about possible vacancies.

December 14 – 21: Tyrol, Austria ##

Snow shoe trip based for two days at Maria Waldrast Abbey near Mattrei am Brenner, and for four days in the Obernberg area.  For snowshoers of all grades, including beginners.


Overseas Tours in 2020

Please do not secure your travel arrangements until your place on the tour is confirmed by the leader.

January 26 – February 1: Saint Gervais, France

Valley based day tours in and around St Gervais. Non glaciated terrain, suitable for intermediate ski tourers. Max 4 places (to enable travel by car).

 

February 11 – 17: Obernberg in Wipptal, Austria ##

Snowshoe days based at Almi’s Berghotel. 2 levels of walk offered each day; an easier lower level and a harder higher level. For snowshoers at all levels.

 

March 1 – 7: Kleinwalsertal, Allgäuer Alps, Austria

Ski tour days from Schwarzwasser Hütte, to the south of Hoherlfen on the Austrian-German border. Non glaciated, easy grades, suitable for ski tour beginners or those with limited experience.

 

March 15 – 20: Stubai Alps, Austria

Hut to hut ski tour in the Hoch Stubai Alps, starting and ending in the Stubaital.  Aimed at those who are confident in ascent and descent of 35 degree slopes and are able to ski all types of off-piste snow including glaciated terrain.

 

March 15 – 21: Tuxer Alps, Austria

Lizumer-hut-Tuxer-ski-tour – Dan-Morgan

Day ski tours from the Lizumer Hütte to include ascents of Graue Wand, Molser Sonspitze, Torspitze, Geier and other surrounding peaks.  For intermediate ski mountaineers.

 

March 15 – 21: Matrei am Brenner, Austria

Kloster Gasthof Maria Waldrast – Ann-Marie Davies

Snowshoe days based at Maria Waldrast monastery for beginners or more experienced snowshoers.  Book by 10 January.

 

 

March 22 – 27: Kühtai, Austria (Tour 1)

Day ski tours from the Dortmunder Hütte in the Kühtai valley.  For beginners to touring, but who can ski Blue and some Red runs in resort, or who have experience of simple off-piste.

 

March 22 – 27: Kühtai, Austria (Tour 2)

Day ski tours from the Dortmunder Hütte in the Kühtai valley.  For beginners to touring, but who can ski Blue and some Red runs in resort, or who have experience of simple off-piste.

 

March 28 – April 5: Ötztal, Austria ##

A circular ski tour, starting and finishing in the small village of Vent in the Austrian.  This tour is suitable for fit, determined intermediate grade ski tourers. Glaciated terrain.

 

June 28th – July 3rd:  Glaciers and peaks in Jotunheimen, Norway

Storebjørn – Torbjørn Frotveit

Day hikes, involving glacier ascents, some scrambling and stony areas without paths, in one of Norway’s main alpine areas. Based at Leirvassbu Hut in western Jotunheimen. Previous experience on glaciers required.

 

August 30 – September 6:  Hohe Tauern, Austria

Plauener hut area – G Singleton

Hut to Hut hiking tour through non-glaciated terrain of the Reichen Group in the western part of the Hohe Tauern National Park. Medium grade with some exposed areas with fixed assistance. Moderately strenuous for a fit participant.

 

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[Updated 03 December 2019]

 

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