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Snowshoe and winter hiking in Obertauern

Endurance sports in winter nature

Not only the well-groomed slopes in Obertauern’s great ski region fulfil the wildest dreams

In free nature, away from the slopes and lifts, it will get really idyllic. Past the village, along the trail or to the next hut, in Obertauern you will find excellent opportunities to reach your next destination step by step. The perfect alternative to skiing, for sporty families, couples and friends.

Which equipment for snow-shoe hiking?

Hiking is not only fun on dry ground in summer and autumn. In winter you will get to know the natural surroundings covered in magical white. You can either hike with or without special snow shoes. On cleared winter hiking paths, you will need nothing but warm winter clothes and sturdy hiking boots. If you decide to hike on wild terrain, you will need snow shoes that are simply fastened under the normal winter shoes. Those who do not bring their own pair can just rent top modern equipment in Obertauern’s sport shops. Then your adventure can start!

Snow shoe routes in Obertauern

You can, for example, hike along the Hundsfeldloipe up to the Weltcuploipe or climb to the Seekar. At the end, a stop at one of Obertauern’s numerous huts is a must. Or you can take a toboggan with you and combine your winter hike with a descent on a toboggan run.

One of the most beautiful areas for snow-shoe hiking can be found around the Gnadenalm, about 6 kilometres before Obertauern. From here you can climb up to the Südwiener Hütte and enjoy the breath-taking mountain scenery of the Radstädter Tauern. Past frozen streams, through the snowy winter forest and over white snow carpets, your path will lead you straight into the quiet wintry nature. An experience that will calm your mind while activating the body and circulation.

Guided snow-shoe hikes

Always popular: A guided snow-shoe hike in a group with a mountain guide of the local ski schools. Here you will get to know the most beautiful corners of Obertauern and, in passing, learn insider knowledge about the ski resort.

Pure nature experience

Discover the wintery nature in all its beauty during winter or show-shoe hiking in Obertauern. The mountains pile up in front of you, the forests rest under a quiet snow cover and a soft blue sky stretches over the scenery. Only the sun can make this experience even better with glittering snow and a tint of colour in your face.

From the Hotel Steiner you can start hiking right away - the ski hotel is  located right at the slope and thus ideal for your winter holidays. Send us a no-obligation enquiry to begin with the planning of your holidays!