Individual coaching for a
terrific experience

Experience the world of winter in new ways. See the mountains from a real insiders perspective. Purposely develop your skiing ability. Customize your holiday days on skis. All that and more is on offer to you from your very adapted Ski and Mountain coach Wolfgang Pfeifhofer.


Fantastic slopes away from the hustle and bustle, untouched powder snow, challenging steep slopes, demanding tours, pure nature? With your private ski coach you will experience our mountain world from a new and fascinating perspective and can purposefully improve your skiing ability. Whether alone, in a pair or in a hand-picked group. Whether on the slope for a ski- snowboard private lesson, free skiing, ski touring or freeskiing, cross country skiing or snowshoe hikers. The ski and mountain coach Wolfgang Pfeifhofer adjusts completely to your individual needs – whether beginner skier or pro.

Freeski, Skitouring & Ski-Guiding

Private lessons

Learn how to ski- snowboard in the most efficient way: with a private instructor / coach, who will train you individually.

Are you already a skier? Book a private instructor / coach and perfect your skiing technique both on and off-piste.



Out and about in open terrain, that is at the heart of skiing. It doesn't matter whether you are a beginner or advanced, there is something for everyone here. We will show you the most beautiful tours and will help you to perfect your technique.

Ski touring for beginners

Structured basic training - proper method has to be learnt! Mediaton for the right skiing technique in deep powder.

Requirements: Stable stem turning on red slopes and a general basic fitness to climb the slopes for 1 to 2 hours will make this day an unforgettable experience.

Advanced ski touring

Pleasurable tours around the Grossarl valley and its neighboring valleys. A refreshment course in snow and avalanche knowledge. Perfecting ski and terrain technique. Customized ski touring level.

Requirements: previous knowledge of ski touring as well as experience in skiing in terrain and general basic fitness to do a 4 to 5 hour climb and a 1 hour descent


Emergency equipment (LVS device, shovel, sensor) is provided for free if required. Touring rucksack, drinking bottle, sunscreen lotion, sunglasses, goggles and a dry change of clothes, helmet. Touring skis with binding and skins, ski touring boots, poles.


Fantastic slopes off the beaten track, untouched powder, challenging steep slopes, pure nature. With your private Freeride coach you will experience our mountains from a new fascinating side and improve your skiing abilities with every training session. Alone, with two people or in a handpicked group.


For rookies

You have mastered parallel skiing on the red slopes - we will take you off¬piste with us. Equipment check (LVS device, shovel, sensor) and ntroduction into the science of snow and avalanches included.

For advanced skiers

For everyone with off-piste experience. Includes equipment check (LVS device, shovel, sensor), knowledge of snow and avalanches and tips / tricks to improve your skiing technique. The best tracks in the Salzburger Sportwelt Amadé.

Cross-country skiing

Would you like to perfect your style, on holiday in St. Johann - Alpendorf or have a go on these narrow skis for the first time? Since the cross-country technique represents a relatively complex motion, it can be beneficial to follow a cross-country skiing course. Classic or skating - the art of sliding through idyllic winter landscapes dynamically and efficiently makes this trendy sport a passion for life. Cross-country skiing is a fascinating combination of strength, endurance, coordination and technique and offers something for everyone: from playful children to performance orientated youngsters and sprightly seniors.

Snowshoe Hikers

Salzburgs wonderful winter landscape offers countless possibilities for snowshoe hikers, either by yourself or in a handpicked group. Tell us your physical fitness and the time at hand and we will suggest a matching route. Call us and benefit from our Know How.

Snowshoe hikers


Times, length, group size and requirements are individually appointed, depending on weather and snow conditions. The rates apply to one person and include a pick-up service. All services and rates apply to the ski and mountain regions around St. Johann im Pongau. Special arrangements and different regions can be arranged by appointment.

Wolfgang Pfeifhofer

State-registered ski instructor
State-registered ski guide
Instructor for ski instructors
Manager of ski school

Wolfgang Pfeifhofer

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Wolfgang Pfeifhofer
Ski & Mountain Coaching
Färbergasse 19
5600 St. Johann im Pongau

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