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Ski tours are still enjoying greater popularity and are at the very top of the trend! The number of ski tourers in Austria has already risen to over 700,000.

Ready for the first ski tour?

If you want to try the ski touring for the very first time, you should borrow the equipment and find out which is best. Our team at Sport Matt will be pleased to assist you with any questions and the best selection.

A perfectly fitting touring boot

is a must for a safe stop on the descent. Your touring shoe should fit perfectly. If no model really fits, we can perfectly adapt your liner to your foot with the Sport Matt bootfitting. No pressure points and secure hold are guaranteed!

The ideal touring ski

for beginners are all-rounder models. The choice is big and depends on driving skills and also on whether you are interested in easy ascents or easy descents. Touring ski models include racers, lightweights, all-rounders, performers and freeriders. We therefore recommend all-round touring skis to touring skiers, because it is very easy to drive and also offers compensatory driving characteristics in all snow conditions and terrain situations.

Touring binding & touring-ski skin

We are happy to advise you for the right choice from the variety of different models for a variety of techniques.

Checklist ski touring equipment

  • Touring jacket (ideally hard or softshell)
  • Touring pants that are warm, wind- and water-repellent (Hard- / Softshell)
  • Fleece jacket
  • Ski Underwear
  • Ski socks
  • Thick and thin gloves
  • Headband and hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Touring ski
  • Touring binding
  • Tourin-ski skin
  • Telescopic poles with large plates (prevent sinking in deep snow)
  • Crampons
  • Backpack
  • Food / Drink
  • Water (2 – 3 liters)
  • Thermos with warm drink
  • Small meals (eg energy bar, banana, grape sugar)
  • Sunscreens
  • Maps
  • Headlamp
  • Mobile
  • First aid kit
  • Emergency equipment (avalanche transceiver (LVS), shovel, probe)

Ski tours on the Arlberg

In the region of St. Anton am Arlberg you have a total of 16 varied ski tours to choose from. The most beautiful tours for beginners are:

  • Schimmeleck (light)
  • Pezinerspitze (medium)
  • Valluga from Rauz via the ski slope Valfagehr (medium)
  • Gratli via the Grinner ski hut (medium)

We recommend that you do the first ski tour in the secured room. This gives you the opportunity to get to know the pace, technique and equipment.

We are there for you every day from 08:00 to 18:30, also on public holidays and weekends!

We look forward to your visit!

The team of
Sport Matt