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Snow shoe and winter hiking in Kühtai

Snow shoe hiker off the piste
Snow shoe hiking – a trendy variation in your winter holidays

Discover the Tyrolean mountains off the piste during winter and snow shoe hiking

The air is cold and pleasantly fresh, the snow crunches under your shoes and the Tyrolean mountains glitter and sparkle in their white crystal dress. Off the piste in Kühtai there are wonderful winter hiking paths and with snow shoes you can explore the deeply snow-covered winter landscape cross-country.

Snow shoe hiking – a trendy variation in your winter holidays

Today, snow shoe hiking has become a popular winter sport as an alternative to skiing or ski tours. The ideal shape of the snow shoes distributes the weight evenly so that the feet will not sink into the deep snow. This gives you the possibility to walk cross-country over deeply snow-covered slopes and draw your own track in the snow. It is a great pleasure for the old and young and a good alternative to skiing in Kühtai.

Winter and snow shoe hiking: pure pleasure

Take a day off the hustle and bustle on the pistes. Walk through the deeply snow-covered winter landscape and enjoy the peace around Kühtai, in the midst of the Tyrolean Alps. Winter and snow shoe hiking is a wonderful addition to your winter holidays in the Hotel KONRADIN. No matter if under a clear blue sky or in snow fall – both has its charm.

Preparation and previous experience

You do not need any previous experience when you want to go winter or snow shoe hiking in Kühtai, but you should prepare nevertheless. When you want to walk through the winter landscape with your snow shoes then you should get informed about the avalanche situation or the weather forecast. The team of the Sport- und Wellnesshotel KONRADIN will be happy to book a guide for you who shows you the most beautiful places around Kühtai.

Fabulous winter hiking paths in the Tyrolean mountains

Around Kühtai you will find a multitude of winter hiking paths. As a change to skiing you will enjoy the quietude and the stunning mountain world. Under a clear blue sky or in heavy snow fall, a winter hike brings body and mind to rest.

  1. Winter hiking path and tobogganing run
    This winter hiking path starts at the valley station of the Drei-Seen-Bahn virtually on the doorstep of the Sport- und Wellnesshotel KONRADIN. You walk slightly uphill until you reach the Grad Ferdinand hut after about 50 minutes. After 2.5 kilometres of winter hiking you can eat and drink there in a comfortable atmosphere. Then you take a rapid descent down the tobogganing run, if you want to.
  2. Winter hiking path towards „March”
    This 1 kilometre long winter hiking path starts in front of the tourism office. A small path leads you from the Hoch-Alter parking lot towards the baby lift. There is no possibility to stop and eat along this path.
  3. Kaiser Franz Josef winter hiking path
    A marvellously beautiful, 3 kilometres long winter hiking path through the stone pine wood. The path begins at the Sonnenlift, through the underpass and into the wintry wood. There are no huts along this path.
  4. Knappenweg
    This winter hiking path can be combined with the winter hiking path to the Graf Ferdinand hut. Past the hall of the fire brigade, through the ski piste tunnel (ca. 0.8 km), you follow the path to the tobogganing run and then slightly uphill until you reach the Graf Ferdinand hut and, if you want, you can take the tobogganing run back to the valley.

Do you want to explore the winter wonderland around Kühtai, Austria’s highest winter sport resort, by foot, too? Then send us your no-obligation enquiry right away. You can get there even faster if you book online.

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