Hotel in Grossarl- Hotel Alte Post
Winterwandern in Großarl - Wanderhotel Alte Post
Winterwandern in Großarl - Wanderhotel Alte Post

Winter walking equipment

Well-equipped for ski tours, snowshoe and winter walks

Walks and tours in winter are fabulous. With the right equipment your experiences in the fascinating mountain landscape will be safe and carefree. Above all, you should protect yourself against the cold at higher altitude. Here at the hiking hotel Alte Post in Grossarl we’re happy to give you tips on equipment required for day hikes or tours lasting several days in winter. In the hotel you’ll find a large selection of equipment which can be borrowed free of charge.

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Rental of hiking equipment in the hotel

We offer our guests free rental of walking poles, rucksacks, hiking boots (limited sizes), gaiters and snowshoes (extra charge possible) The latest maps of the Grossarl Valley plus hiking and climbing magazines are available in the hotel.

Equipment required for day tours

  • Warm outer clothing
  • Extra pullover or fleece
  • Long johns
  • Hat and gloves
  • Money and mobile phone
  • Plenty to eat and drink
  • Walking map of the region
  • Rubbish bag, so you don’t leave any rubbish behind
  • Rain protection and sun glasses
  • Sun cream (for higher altitudes)
  • Tissues
  • First aid pack
  • Walking poles
  • Suitable sporting equipment

Additional equipment for tours lasting several days

  • Travel insurance (for hikes abroad)
  • Travel document (check validity)
  • First aid box and travel medication
  • Cutlery and crockery
  • Lighter or matches
  • Neckchief
  • Tissues
  • Towel
  • Altimeter, GPS, compass
  • Camping mat
  • Windcheater jacket
  • Hiking maps of the region
  • Candles or lamp
  • Cooker and fuel
  • Insect bite gel
  • Rubbish bag, so you don’t leave any rubbish
  • Rain protection
  • Large rucksack
  • Sandals
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tent
  • Signal whistle
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Sports cream (alcoholic liniment or mountain pine oil to relax muscles)
  • Washing sponge
  • Pocket or Swiss Army knife
  • Torch or headlamp
  • Cup/beaker
  • Toilet paper
  • T-shirts
  • Clock or alarm clock
  • Underwear
  • Sufficient rations (food and drink, e.g. bread, non-perishable meat such as salami, smoked meats, cheese, chocolate, dried fruit, nuts)
  • Vitamin / mineral tablets
  • Hiking or mountain boots
  • Walking poles
  • Warm clothing
  • Wash bag with toothpaste
  • Water filter tablets
  • Water bottle(s)

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