“Der Gipfel (the summit)” are tours offered by Thomas Dietrich of Mellau in Bregenzerwald, who provides guided mountain tours, canyoning and climbing courses for groups and individuals.Thomas places special emphasis on custom programmes and on personal attention for his guests, all depending on the prior knowledge and physical fitness of participants.
Many of Thomas Dietrich’s adventures are devoted to the exhilaration of via ferrata.As an expert, Thomas knows that the great advantage of via ferrata is that it’s safe and easy to learn. In addition, the sport requires less equipment than climbing on a rock wall. The participants of his climbing courses are all instructed in the proper use of equipment and climbing techniques in addition to important safety skills.
“Der Gipfel” also offers mountain tours, e.g. to the rocky Kanisfluh massif, Mellau’s local mountain.Thomas Dietrich additionally offers hikes to mountain huts or the opportunity to try out canyoning.During a “gorge hike,” participants pass through streambeds, swim in crystal clear pools, jump, slide and abseil from great heights.
Offers from “Der Gipfel” tours:
- Summit tours and hikes, e.g. from hut to hut
- Ridge tour on the Kanisfluh massif on the eastern/western ridge
- Via ferrata courses on the Wälder, Abendrot, Karhorn, Ostgrat and Arlberg via ferratas
- Rental equipment for climbers