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Snowshoe & Winter Hiking

Hiking Routes

A winter fairytale for all those who actively enjoy their winter holidays. While Nisslalm or Sulztalalm are hot favorites for wonderful snowshoe hikes, families will enjoy the round hiking trail to the suspension bridge - an architectural highlight in the middle of the valley and the highlight of a 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 Hikes

Snowshoe Hiking Sulztalalm Längenfeld

Every Thursday (14 December 2023 – 04 April 2024)

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.

Start Gries
Meeting point 10.30 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 € 15.00 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. 1 person, max. 15 persons
Booking https://www.oetztal.com/de/erlebnisse/shop


Längenfeld Winter Hiking

Every Friday (15 December 2023 – 05 April 2024)

Adventurous snowshoe hike exploring the ancient Köfels landslide in the NATURE PARK ÖTZTAL

… let yourself be enchanted by the wintry fairy tale forest and embrace the pristine silence around you. We’ll hike past the Winkelberg lake and hike on secluded paths up to the Köfels plateau. A massive landslide happened here roughly 9000 years ago and shaped this unique landscape – our nature guide can tell you more about these events. In Köfels we’ll enjoy a cozy break at the Jausenstation Edelweiß and can relieve our tour while our cheeks heat up from our outdoor adventure in the fresh winter air.


Start Längenfeld - Köfels
Meeting point 9.30 am, Ötztal Tourismus – Information Längenfeld
Hiking Time until about 3:45 p.m. (in Längenfeld), approx. 3 hours for the ascent only
Return approx. 3.45 pm (in Längenfeld)
Rest stop Jausenstation Edelweiss, Köfels (1.380 m)
Fee € 15.00 per person; guests staying at Ötztal Nature Park partners – free of charge
Extra Fee € 16.00 per person (snowshoes, taxitransfer)
Equipment winter hiking gear (sturdy boots, warm clothes), ski poles, smal snack and enough to drink
Group min. 1 person, max. 15 persons
Booking https://www.oetztal.com/de/erlebnisse/shop 


Steinbock in Ötztal

Every Wednesday (from 20.12.2023)

Winterhiking with capricorn observation

With a experienced hunter and hiking guide, you can reach the best places around Längenfeld to observe ibexes and other ibex. As part of a short hike, he tells all sorts of interesting facts about wildlife and nature and takes you to the best places to observe the shy "kings of the alpine animals" with binoculars.

Start Längenfeld - Information Längenfeld
Meeting point 9.00 Uhr, Ötztal Tourismus – Information Längenfeld
Duration approx. 4 hours
Fee € 15,00 per person | reduction for Ötztal Inside card holders
Equipment winter hiking equipment (good shoes, warm clothing), possibly ski poles, drink
Booking Tuesday until 4.00 pm |  oetztal.com/erlebnisse 

Snow shoe hiking routes

Snowshoe Winter Hiking

Nisslalm 2,054m

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.


Sulztalalm 1,898m

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).


Wurzbergalm 1,573m

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.

Provider of individual snowshoe tours

Winter Walking

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.