Backcountry skiing near Vent:
an authentic mountain winter
Soul-soothing peace and solitude in a wild kingdom of eternal ice, rugged rocky peaks, and unspoilt snow-blanketed slopes. While backcountry skiing in Vent, you’ll experience Ötztal’s winter nature in its purest form. Away from the lifts and ski slopes, you can look forward to a new, enriching mountain experience every day, where you’ll feel the adventurous spirit of the mountaineering greats.
What makes backcountry skiing in Vent so special
Through ancient, mystical pine forests, over imposing mountainsides, up to lofty pastures and majestic icy peaks: Our mountaineering village at the foot of Mt Talleitspitze is a starting point for awe-inspiring backcountry skiing tours in almost all directions. Its high-Alpine location at 1,900 metres above sea level not only means snow is guaranteed, but has also helped Vent retain its charming, traditional character over the centuries. Here, alpinism and love for the mountains are just as alive today as they were in the past: with passion, vision, and respect for nature.
Favourite tours and snowy bliss
Slow down and savour the freedom and far-reaching views on the backcountry skiing routes around Vent. We have to admit, it was a challenge to choose our favourite tours from the countless rewarding routes. Because no matter whether you head up to peaceful Ramolalm, catered Stableinalm hut, or one of the four mountain refuges open in winter, scale the 3,774m-high summit of Mt Wildspitze, or soak up the enchanting panorama on the Vent loop trail, energising mountain climbs and fantastic deep-snow and firn descents await you on all backcountry ski tours around our mountaineering village.
Enjoy the Ötztal Alps in winter – the safe way!
As seasoned backcountry skiers know, enjoying a safe experience in the snow is all about having the right equipment and taking the necessary precautions. If you’re fit enough, have sufficient skiing skills, and sound knowledge of the dangers on the mountain, there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy independent backcountry skiing around Vent. Otherwise, we’ll be happy to take you along on our guided backcountry ski tours, which are often available as part of our offers, or help you find experienced mountain and ski guides, three of whom belong to our family. Before you begin your tour, don’t forget to check the current weather conditions and avalanche risk level.