Winter hiking

Along the cross-country-skiing tracks in Obergurgl and from the village through the Zirbenwald (pine forest) to the David's Hut and along until the Schönwies Hut (open from the end of Januray until April) you can enjoy the refreshing mountain air and the snowy mountains.  Winter hiking paths: approx. 12 km

Hochgurgl Romantic Route

Schneeschuhwandern in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Access above the chapel in Hochgurgl, next to the ski run –> level circuit trail across picture-book landscapes towards the timberline, in direction of Königstal valley. A part of the track is equipped with floodlights.


Walking time: 30 min

Zirbenwald Nature Trail - Stone Pine Forest

Schneeschuhwandern in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

From Obergurgl to the University Center –> keep to the right towards David‘s Hütte and the fork-off to Zirbenwald stone pine trail. Return to Obergurgl across Zirbenwald bridge, following Imfong trail on the left.


Walking time: 1 hr

Gurglertal Winter Hiking Trail

Schneeschuhwandern Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Access at the base terminal of Hochgurgl gondola –> level route along the valley bottom of Pill/Angern –> easy to intermediate ascent via the meadows of Isse to the hamlets of Königsrain and Alt-Poschach –> along the right shore of the Ötztaler Ache river back to the car park past Hotel Jagdhof.


Walking time: 1 hr