Krippenstein, Austria

Ski & Snowboarding

Trip Krippenstein
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$3,250 $2,850
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Krippenstein offers some of the best free-riding in the world. Our partnership with Outdoor Leadership takes this adventure to the next level. 

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  • 1
    Arrive at Munich Int’l airport by 2pm local time. Meet the group next to the information counter in the Munich Airport Center on Level 3. Once we have located our group, we will travel by private coach to Hallstatt. This will be about a 3 hour ride. We will check in and eat dinner at the beautiful Heritage Hotel Hallstatt and then get a good night’s sleep to prepare for our first day on the hill.
  • 2
    Meet for breakfast at 7am to outline the day and get to know the group. Get ready and meet in the lobby by 8:30. For our first day of riding, we’ll likely head to Gosau Resort, do some bootpacking to find fresh snow and get warmed up with the Guides from Outdoor Leadership. We will eat lunch on the mountain and end the day with a sunset walk through Hallstatt followed by dinner at the hotel.
  • 3
    Repeat! If there is fresh powder, we load up on carbs and smoked sausage before heading to Krippenstein to catch the first tram to the top of the mountain. See how many times you can make it down the 1500m, 11km run before wearing out. Back at the lodge, enjoy some time in the sauna before dinner. After riding at Krippenstein, you'll fall asleep early and easily.
  • 4
    Meet up for breakfast at 7am and check the weather. We'll likely head back to Krippenstein for tree runs and high alpine exploration. At the end of the day we'll enjoy a beer with our guides before heading back into Hallstatt.
  • 5
    Depending on the weather and the group’s needs, we will likely take this or the following day to take a break. We will explore Hallstatt, hike up to the salt mines, and have the option to visit a spa.
  • 6
    Meet up for breakfast early before heading for an epic trip to the Dachstein Glacier. This day will include a great deal of hiking and traversing as we work our way from the top of the glacier with several descents and many opportunities to earn your turns as we ski and ride all the way back to town.
  • 7
    You'll have a chance to sleep in and savor the narrow streets and stairways of Hallstatt before taking the private coach to Munich. We'll explore the city, grab a beer at the Hofbräuhaus and fill up on currywurst.
  • 8
    Enjoy your last morning in Munich before heading to the airport for your trip home. Auf Wiedersehen!
Trip Package Includes
  • Six nights in Hallstatt, Austria and one night in Munich, Germany in a double room.
  • Six breakfasts and dinners at Heritage Hotel Hallstatt. 
  • Airport transfer by private coach from Munich Int'l Airport to Hallstatt and back to downtown Munich. 
  • Transfer by taxi to all ski/snowboard locations.
  • Four days of lift tickets and guided riding with Outdoor Leadership in the Dachstein region.
  • Custom made CAPiTA / evoTrip snowboard deck.
  • 20% off evo merchandise to help you prepare for the trip (some exclusions apply).
Not Included
  • Airfare to Munich International Airport. Our staff may be able to support you in selecting a flight. 
  • Lunches, snacks, specialty beverages and all meals in Munich.
  • Train or taxi fare from Munich hotel to Munich Intl. Airport.
  • Travel Insurance (we recommend World Nomads

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Area Information
The Krippenstein Area

We will explore Austria's wide open pow fields in the upper mountains which give way to tree runs and cliff drops. We're partnering with the renowned guides of Outdoor Leadership to find the best runs both on and off piste. With three guides each day, we'll have opportunities for all levels of riders during this week of unforgettable skiing and snowboarding.

Trip Planning

Trip Planning

March is the most dependable month for snow in this part of the world, but weather and snow conditions can vary dramatically. Come prepared for anything from full winter to spring riding conditions, with a good all-mountain setup, a versatile layering system, and a range of eye protection. Learn more about traveling with your gear here
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Optional Gear
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Recommended for freeskiing at Krippenstein
  • Can I choose my roommate?
    Yes. If you have a roommate request, please let us know. By default, we will place two people of the same sex in each room with two beds.
  • Can I book a private room?
    Yes, based on availability. Single Occupancy rooms may be available at an additional cost of $500. Please check in with Customer Care before booking if this will determine your participation.
  • I am a beginner / intermediate / advanced level of skier / snowboarder. Will there be terrain for me?
    Yes. All levels of skiers and snowboarders are welcome, but this trip will be most appropriate for intermediate or advanced skiers and boarders with a relatively high fitness level. Our days of riding will be guided, so we will break into groups based on ability level and interest. Beginning riders may have the option to stay on piste, but the best options will be off piste on this trip.
  • Can I (or my partner) come even if I don't ski or snowboard?
    Yes. The primary activity on these trips is skiing/snowboarding; however, there may be options if you or your loved one does not currently participate. There are English-speaking ski schools in Austria, you can sign up for lessons and rentals at an additional cost (we can help book this). For folks not interested in learning to ski / snowboard, we may be able to help coordinate other activities, such as visits to a spa, yoga or snow shoeing.
  • What is included in this trip?
    This trip includes: Transportation by private coach from the Munich airport to Hallstatt and back into Munich.Six nights stay at Heritage Hotel Hallstatt and one night stay at a hotel in Munich, Germany. All breakfasts and dinners at the Heritage Hotel Hallstatt. Four days of skiing at the surrounding resort/. Recommendations for food / drink and entertainment in Hallstatt and in Munich.
  • What is NOT included in this trip?
    Airfare – you will cover your own airfare for the trip, you must arrive at Munich Airport by 2pm on Sunday of your trip start. Most lunches and one dinner. Transportation from central Munich to the airport (options include bus, train or taxi and cost approximately $35). Taxi rides or any transportation in Munich. We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to protect your flight and belongings as well as cover medical expenses. We recommend planning to spend $200-$500 on meals, drinks, entertainment and gifts.Single room requests available for an additional fee.
  • What gear should I bring?
    You can find a complete gear list above. Some people bring more than one snowboard / skis (one for powder, one for all-mountain), this is not a requirement. Bringing two pairs of skis can potentially put your bag over weight and be expensive.
  • Will we be able to wash our clothes?
    We will not have access to laundry facilities in Hallstatt.
  • I am going to come early / stay longer; can I do something with my snow gear?
    There are ski storage lockers available at several central locations in Munich, for an average cost of 5 Euros per day. We are happy to help you plan an extended stay. (Visit for more information on storage).
  • I am gluten-free / vegetarian / halal/kosher… will there be food options available for me?
    Yes, and… Gluten Free: you are going to miss out of some delicious deserts, but you will have plenty to eat. Being a vegetarian is easy, though you may not be able to find great alternative protein options. The restaurant in Hallstatt will not be kosher nor halal, but there will be fish and vegetable options available at every meal. For all dietary restrictions, we recommend that you bring some snacks just in case.
  • What if I need to cancel?
    The deposit for the trip is non-refundable and cancellations will be subject to a cancellation fee (see policy below). For this reason, we recommend you consider purchasing travelers insurance, which will cover the cost of your trip in extenuating circumstances. All cancellations must be submitted to evo in writing, are effective as of the date we receive them according to our internal records, and will be subject to a cancellation fee as follows (amounts are per person and only apply to amount paid after the non-refundable deposit amount): Cancellation 60 days or more prior to trip departure - Non-Refundable Deposit. Cancellation between 30 and 59 days prior to trip departure - 50% of total booking cost. Cancellation less than 30 days prior to departure - 100% of total booking cost. Cancellation policy for custom trips may differ from these terms and will be communicated prior to booking No refunds will be made if you voluntarily leave a trip for any reason after the trip has begun. The same applies if you leave a trip or cannot fully participate in a trip due to injury or illness. Refunds will be at the discretion of the Company if you are involuntarily forced to leave a trip for any reason. No refunds will be made for any accommodation, transport, sightseeing, meals or services not utilized.
  • Can I just pay the full amount now? // When is the full amount due?
    Yes. You can pay the full amount now, but we will consider $1,000 to be a non-refundable deposit in accordance with the contract.The full payment is due 60 days prior to departure.
  • When and how do I meet up with the group?
    You are responsible for booking your own travel and you must arrive at Munich Airport by 2pm on Sunday. We will provide additional information on our meeting location and a map of the terminal.
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  • More questions? We are here to help!
    Our team would love to help answer any additional questions you have! Monday-Thursday - 7:00 am to 8:00 pm (PT) Friday - 7:00 am to 5:00 pm (PT) Saturday-Sunday - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (PT) US and Canada: Toll Free 1.866.386.1008 // Worldwide: Dial Country Exit Code + 1.206.632.7598 Or send us an email at:
The snowboarding challenged me both mentally and physically and was awesome. I can’t say enough about Outdoor Leadership guide, Rob. The glacier turns were some of the best of my 20 years of snowboarding.
evoTrip, 2016
The whole trip was amazing. The night life could have been better, however, the whole crew was too exhausted after riding every day; there was no way drinking was going to be an option.
evoTrip, 2016

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