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Trailrunning in the
region Obertauern

Ideal terrain for successful run training in the mountain air

Trail running: What sounds like a new running trend is actually a simple and old thing

Running off the asphalt, into the great outdoors. Field and forest trails, hiking trails, meadows and gravel banks, for trail running you can choose any terrain that is fun and challenges the leg muscles. In the varied mountain nature and the peace and quiet around Obertauern, it will certainly not be difficult for you to gain altitude.

(Trail running) runners will find their pure joy in Obertauern: Crisp climbs will alternate with passages with a few metres of altitude. The alpine surroundings will be full of discoveries and new appeals, and the many-faceted natural landscape together with the wide panorama will make your head so free. Let your thoughts wander and your feet take you as far as your fancy and strength allows.

Running in the mountains: Variety instead of monotony

Trail running is not so much about collecting kilometres. More emphasis is put on the metres of altitude, on general duration and on the profile of the route. Last but not least, the variation of the terrain and of the area is also an important element of this type of cross-country running. Thanks to the different terrains all muscles will be trained, the joints strengthened and the balance and coordination are trained. Automatically also step length and step frequency are varied. As a tip for beginners, it is important to make sure where to step next. This requires concentration but is important to reduce the risk of injuries.

Running trails starting right at the Hotel Steiner

As far as the route is concerned, you have all the possibilities that the environment has to offer: You can follow the signposted hiking routes or choose your own trail. Towards mountain lakes, on rocky hiking trails, over green hills and past rocks. Running in the open terrain also trains the sense of orientation, and one thing is certain in Obertauern: Your route will always take you back to the village and the Hotel Steiner. The mountain landscape extends around the village like a bowl and the signposting of the trails will inform you about direction and duration to the next destination.


Our service for runners and trail runners:

At the Hotel Steiner, the following services and extras will await you for your sports holidays:

  • Tour profiles and free tour map of the Obertauern region
  • Trail run guiding with experienced mountain runners on request
  • Free laundry service
  • Lunch package station at the breakfast buffet
  • All-inclusive-gourmet board - warm dishes all day without having to stick to fixed meal times
  • 1,000 m² MountainSPA wakens a tired mind and body after an active day
  • Massage and cosmetics offers of the highest level

Regeneration in the MountainSpa

After a run through the mountain world your body will long for recreation. In our MountainSpa you will be pampered with massages and feel-good treatments. Let yourself be indulged with pure nature and breathe through again in the sauna. This way your active day in Obertauern will find its perfect completion.

Can you already feel the itch in your legs? Pack your running shoes and jerseys and spend a fabulous mountain holiday in Obertauern in the Salzburger Land. Beside running, the wonderful surroundings will also invite you to hiking, mountaineering and mountain biking. The deserved refreshments will then be served in one of the huts or back at the Hotel Steiner. To reserve your holidays, just send us your no-obligation enquiry!

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