Snowshoe & Winter Hiking
A winter fairytale for all those who actively enjoy their winter holidays. While Nisslalm or Sulztalalm are hot favorites for wonderful snowshoe hikes, families like to pilgrimage along Sagenweg trail, an impressive experience for the young and old. The modern suspension bridge near Brand is a new architectural highlight in middle of the valley and a sparkler of this rewarding winter hiking tour.
The impressive winter wonderland around Längenfeld can be experienced in a special way. Exploring the unspoiled winter wonderland with snowshoes, feeling the remote silence of the snow-covered winter forest.
Guided Snowshoe Hike
Every Friday (21 December 2018 – 19 April 2019)
Traces in the Snow
Guided snowshoe hiking tour followed by fun-filled sledding in the ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK… Come and join us on a marvelous fairytale tour to a real winter wonderland. Indulge in picture-book landscapes covered all in white and follow animal traces in the woods. Great fun not only for children - it makes a splendid nature exploration tour for all ages. Was it a fox? Are there mice? Maybe a hungry squirrel? Our expert nature park guide will give you a detailed insight into the stunning high Alpine region by telling you interesting stories.
|Meeting point||10.45 am, Ötztal Tourismus – Information Längenfeld|
|Hiking Time||approx. 2 hours for the ascent only|
|Return||approx. 3.45 pm (in Längenfeld)|
|Rest stop||Sulztalalm 1,898m|
|Fee||€ 10.00 per person; guests staying at ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK partners – free of charge|
|Extra Fee||€ 5.00 per person (snowshoe & toboggan rental, bus)|
|Equipment||winter hiking gear (sturdy boots, warm clothes), ski poles, smal snack and enough to drink|
|Group||min. 3 persons, max. 15 persons|
|Booking||Ötztal Tourismus – Information Längenfeld, T + 43 (0) 57200 300, firstname.lastname@example.org, by Thursday evening (6.00 pm)|
Snow shoe hiking routes
You walk about 1,5 h on the wide way from Gries to the Nisslalm hut. Depending on the weather and snow conditions you can explore the surrounding of the hut with the snow shoes - back you can go on toboggan.
Level trail across meadows to the wooden bridge across Fischbach brook – slightly rising path (hiking time: approx. 1.5 hrs) leading up to the serviced Sulztalalm mountain hut. Back on the same route, on foot or toboggan (toboggan rental at the hut).
You walk on the wide way from Winklen to the Wurzbergalm hut. The 4 km long, way takes you through the forest. From the Wurzbergalm hut you can continue with the snow shoes to destination Köfels. With the toboggan you will get back to Winklen.
In Längenfeld hikers lace up their boots also in winter. They are strongly recommended to explore the 40 km of cleared winter hiking paths leading right across the winter wonderland. Stepping on freshly fallen snow, racing down the toboggan run, discovering the beauty of unspoilt nature covered all in white. The Ötztal valley offers unlimited walking and hiking through meadows and forests far away from busy tourist centers.