Snowshoeing & Winter hiking

Peace and silence, crisp and clear mountain air, endless sunshine, crunching snow under your soles... discover the smooth side of winter on a scenic winter walk ideal also for families. Explore the most beautiful spots on 12 km of cleared winter hiking trails leading right across snow-covered forests, white fields or along mountain brooks. Quaint mountain huts invite you to enjoy a well-deserved snack. In theory, the snowshoeing terrain is almost unlimited. You can either take part in one of the scenic guided snowshoe hikes or explore the winter wonderland on your own "big feet".

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