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Guided mountain tours in Tyrol - your certified mountain guide in Ötztal

If you’re aiming high, then at the Hochegg you’re in the right place. Because here, in perhaps the most beautiful corner of the Alps, the mountain experience starts right on the doorstep. Thanks to its unique location at nearly 2,000 meters above sea level, our house is the perfect "base camp" for hikes and tours in the Alpine mountain landscape. With our guides in Ötztal you’re in safe hands: whether you’re an experienced mountaineer or a leisure hiker, our resident mountain guide Gabriel Falkner is happy to accompany you and take you on the best routes around Obergurgl. Enjoy a leisurely circuit from hut to hut, or try a more ambitious route across the Ötztal glacier or on North Tyrol's highest mountain, the Wildspitze. With Gabriel Falkner leading your hikes or ski tours, you’re in the best of hands. A certified mountain and ski guide, IVBV-qualified canyoning instructor and gorge guide, not only does he score points with his comprehensive Alpine technical knowledge, as a local he’s also full of interesting facts about the Ötztal mountains’ flora and fauna.

If you don't like to go to the mountains, you will find reasons. If you like to go to the mountains, you will find ways.
Gabriel Falkner

Whether it’s summer or winter, there’s plenty to do in the mountains of Obergurgl. Looking for a professional mountain guide, or want to improve your carving turns with an experienced ski touring guide in Ötztal? At the Hochegg, Gabriel Falkner offers:


– Guided hikes
   in Tyrol for beginners and experienced climbers

– Alpine tours
   for experienced hikers

– Ski touring
   On and off-piste

– Canyoning and gorge walking




your are as old as you feel, but for real 31 years

We know each other

Lunch at aunt Marianne

Who were the heroes of your youth

Reinhold Messner

That's what I like to do

everything you are able to do in the mountains

What I try to avoid

Appointments at the hairdresser and housework 

Live is a cake! My ingredients:

Exercise, freedom and silence in the mountains, new challenges and a little thrill

What makes me submissive

Sandra Aste, steaks and a powder slope without any tracks