In spite of current exchange rates, winter or summer prices are lower than you'd imagine !
All our staff
love running events in the Peak District - but did you know that
operate in the accessible Austrian Tyrolean Alps
? Within 3 hours of taking off from
a local airport you can be sitting out here in the sun with us
at a hilltop restaurant.
Sip coffee and take in all the wonderful views across the Austrian
Alpine skylines !
What could be a nicer place to encourage creative ideas and problem
It's a long time since tailored "Cook's Tours" of the Alps were introduced to Britain, but we
know there is still a strong demand for tailored special events in spectacular surroundings
for reasonably well off corporate groups who need to spend quality time with each other to
improve their teams' performance and team spirit.
A TYPICAL DAY DURING AN "EASY TEAM BUILD" IN TYROL...
7-30 am Pre-Breakfast Swim & Dip in outside Hot Tub
8-00 am Hot & Cold Self service buffet breakfast
9-00 am Team Meeting & Team Activities in private meeting room.
Outdoor problem solvings session followed by review.
TQM Theory & Application Lecture.
12-00 pm Break for Lunch Outing via Funicular Railway.
12-30 pm Lunch at over 8,000 feet on on top of local mountain.
1-00 pm Chilling out skiing or walking across a glacier or
Mountain Biking or White Water Rafting...
5-00 pm Coffees and cakes and regroup for short team meeting.
7-30 pm Lavish 5-Course Austrian Dinner with live music.
Evening activity - candlelit treasure hunt or night orienteering.
Later : Retire to the bar for even more team bonding !
Walking with Caroline. ............................ Skiing with colleagues is a great way to get to know people.
Some of Peak Activities staff & families having a great
time enjoying a team build making use of the fabulous
powder snow on the Hartkaisernbahn above Ellmau.
WORK HARD & ENJOY PLAYING HARD IN FABULOUS SURROUNDINGS !
For the past 5 years Peak Activities Ltd. has been researching places to stay and developing
a brand new range of team building events in the Austrian Alps. These new products include
outdoor training courses and "just for fun" skiing trips based in Ellmau - our " home from home "
in the fabulous Wilderkaisergebirge Mountains of the Austrian Alps. This Tyrolean wonderland is
located exactly half way between Innsbruck Airport and Salzburg Airport and offers fantastic
team building and training opportunities all year round.
CLICK HERE FOR FLIGHTS INFORMATION VIA SALZBURG or INNSBRUCK
It is a great place for your next international conference or meeting and promises
to be very popular with our existing corporate clients who are looking for something
that's a little different from our conferences bases and hotels in the UK's Peak District !
Tel +44 (0) 1 433-650345 for more information.
" OUR ALPINE DIVISION'S TAILORED EVENTS SERVICE IS DESIGNED FOR SENIOR COMPANY
DIRECTORS & EXECUTIVES WHO REQUIRE UNIQUE FIRST CLASS PERSONALISED BESPOKE
EVENTS IN A STIMULATING & RELAXING ENVIRONMENT...."
Some of our staff & guests snow shoe walking with a local guide en route to lunch at a charming mountain hut..
Events in the Alps are run in a iunique partnership of local qualified mountain guides and our own highly qualified
training and development experts.
WINTER PEAK EXPERIENCES IN AUSTRIA
From our base in the village of Ellmau we can now offer group organisers bespoke team
activities, tailored training and other corporate events involving downhill skiing, snow boarding,
ice climbing, snow shoe walking, horse-drawn sleigh rides, toboganning runs, treasure hunts,
guided low and high level mountain walks and cross-country skiing. The Wilderkaiser Skiwelt
-Brixental skiing area is the second largest area of inter-connected lifts in Europe and offers
excellent facilities for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers alike. It's a winter play
ground and an ideal place for holding team meetings and for running rather unusual training
SPICE UP YOUR WINTER MEETINGS WITH DOWNHILL SKIING, SNOW BOARDING,
TELEMARK SKIING, GUIDED WALKS, GLACIER EXPEDITIONS, SCRAMBLES,
ROCK CLIMBING, ICE CLIMBING,TOBOGANNING, CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING,
TREASURE HUNTS, ORIENTEERING and much more !
Summer activities are discussed lower down this page...
Rock Lea climbing instructor Pete Brookes enjoyed trying out ice climbing for the first time under
the aegis of a mountain guide on these spectacular ice formations just a short drive from Ellmau
during one of our staff familiarisation trips to the Tyrol in Feb 2005. This is one of the new activities
options we have tried out and are now offering groups of outdoors enthusiasts visiting Tyrol.
If this looks a bit scary, don't worry, we can also arrange swimming, pony drawn sleigh rides,
toboganing and beginners skiing and snowboarding lessons for our groups out here in the
wonderful Wilder Kaiser Mountains. Take your pick !
LIVE WEB CAMS LINK - check the weather & what's happening in the charming
Tyrolean villages of Ellmau, Scheffau, Going, Soll and Westendorf right now !
SUMMER & AUTUMN EXPERIENCES IN AUSTRIA
In the Wilderkaisergebirge "Wild Emperor" Mountains you can enjoy great hospitality & relax in fantastic
scenary all the year round.. & by using the local chairlifts & bubbles getting up into the hills is really easy !.
SPICE UP YOUR SUMMER MEETINGS WITH ALPINE RAMBLES, HIGH LEVEL
LED-WALKS, TREASURE HUNTS, MOUNTAIN BIKING, GLACIER SKIING,
NORDIC WALKING, TRAILQUESTS, GLACIER WALKS, CANDLELIT HIKES,
CANYONING and WHITE WATER RAFTING, PARAPENTING, MINIBUS TOURS
.....and lots more !
In summer we are offering guided walks, often using ski lifts to get up high easily, plus
a host of other team building exercises and other activities, including white water rafting,
rock climbing, canyoning, excursions with a glaciologist to look at a choice of local
glaciers, and in addition there's also easy caving, orienteering, mountain biking, Nordic
Walking, roped scrambling and much more - all under the aegis of tried and proven
experienced and qualified guides and local experts - and you will also have the services
of senior Peak Activities Ltd staff on hand to make sure everything goes well for all
Ellmau offers many excellent facilities including this
excellent indoor and outdoor village swimming pool.
Mountain bikers on our unique Alpine Trailquests can
gain height quickly by using the extensive ski lifts system
which is open in Summer too.
OUR ALPINE MEETINGS & TRAINING EXPERIENCES ARE TRULY UNIQUE !
THIS MIX OF ALPINE FUN & TRAINING IS NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY SHOPS !
THEY ARE INTENDED FOR PEOPLE OF ALL AGES AND ONLY AVERAGE FITNESS.
NO SPECIAL EQUIPMENT OR PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED - JUST A SENSE OF FUN !
TAILORED EVENTS - PRICES GUIDE
Hotel and conferences prices in Ellmau and the nearby villages of Going,
Scheffau and Soll are very similar to equivalent UK facilities, and vary from
one season to another. The winter sports season can be very busy and
is the most expensive time to visit. Cheaper accommodation can also be
arranged using self catering chalets and local guest houses.
A typical informal team build for a party of 10 people will cost from approx
£890 each including four staf hotel accommodation - excluding flights and
transfers. Bespoke alpine adventure courses lasting up to 7 days cost from
£900 to £1800 each.
GETTING TO ELLMAU & THE SKIWELT-BRIXENTAL AREA...
Cheap flights or scheduled flights can be booked to get you out
to Munchen, Innsbruck or Salzburg from all major UK airports.
For example prices of flights between Coventry airport and
Salzburg are now extremly low. We can arrange taxis, coaches
or minibuses to collect our customers from Salzburg & Innsbruck.
The scenic drive to our base is 1 hour from the nearest airports.
Innsbruck Airport 85 km
Salzburg Airport 85 km
Munchen Airport 110 km
Kitzbuhel Town c.18 km
You can also drive here in the Summer taking in fabulous views
along the way as you pass several national parks and the famous
Zugspitzblick before entering Austria from Germany.
We can also arrange coach or minibus transport via ports such
as Zeebrugge or Calais. The nearest train station is Kufstein or
Sankt -Johann im Tyrol.
WHY GO THERE WITH PEAK ACTIVITIES ?
Peak Activities Ltd is a company employing highly qualified and experienced
training practioners who are dedicated to providing quality training for clients
who appreciate the networking skills, knowledge and care & planning needed
to set up a really first class bespoke team event. We have an impressive list
of corporate clients and this web site contains many kind clients endorsements
we've received in over 25 years of operations.
All the activities we offer in the Tyrol have been thoroughly vetted and checked
first hand for safety and suitability by our senior staff. Our instructors know the
Tyrol area very well & have checked out who are the most reliable and best quality
suppliers. We have excellent links with local hoteliers, mountain guides and other
specialists with whom we have been working with for some time. Tailor making an
Alpine experience is therefore very easy with our assistance...and our staff will also
be there on the ground to help you every step of the way.
Our experience and knowledge means we can offer a wide range of events
that will work right firts time and get things organised for you in a fraction of
the time it would take to do it yourselves - and we also have over 25 years
experience of planning and running events - including sophisticated training
events from our other base ( Rock Lea ) in the Peak District.
If you are a budget holder and would like us arrange something
very special for your next team event or training course, please
call Dr. Iain Jennings on 01433-650345 for more information about
tailoring an event for your organisation.
Because we are only offering a limited number of our Alpine experiences
in 2005 and 2006 preference will be given to our past clients and previous
We are arranging a series of introductory presentations
in Hathersage & Ellmau soon to promote these products
& services - so if you would like to attend and enjoy a
schnaps & some apfelstrudel, just let us know if you'd
like to be invited along to an "Austrian Taster Event".
Peak Activities Ltd.
TEAM BUILDING SPECIALISTS
Rock Lea Training Centre
The Peak District National Park
RETURN TO OUR MAIN UK HOME PAGE
Did you know that some of our team also arrange big special events such as
WEDDINGS AND SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY EVENTS IN TYROL.
Copyright Peak Activities 2006.
The photographs on this page are the copyright of Iain Jennings & Peter Brookes
and should not be reproduced without theirwritten approval.