Snowshoeing & winter hikes in Tyrol

The gentle side of winter, away from the slopes

Discover glistening snow fields, winter landscapes deep in snow and snow-capped forests!

With your snowshoes on, “walking” or “hiking” take on a whole new meaning. Whether on your own or with a mountain guide, you’ll discover the beauty of Tyrolean nature away from the slopes with crystal-clear views!

Experience winter on your holiday in Tyrol with the Winter Hiking Programme. Explore the highlights of the Tyrolean Oberland with guided themed hikes. Or go it alone on a discovery tour.

Weekly winter-themed hikes to the prettiest viewpoints

Let’s enjoy the fresh winter air and hike through our nature with an expert guide.

Discover the winter world in snowshoes as a beginner or seasoned hiker. Take time out from everyday life in the digital age and get to know the Pfundser Tschey. Or watch the fallow deer and mouflon in comfort at the wildlife park, Wildtiergehege Feichti am Kobl. Sound amazing? Then you should take part in one of the weekly winter-themed hikes:

Good to know:Appropriate equipment is required for all hikes. Hiking in boots with warm clothing, snacks and drinks is also much more fun!
Booking required by the evening before, either with your host or at the tourist information offices.

You can find the current dates and further information in our weekly programme!

Weekly programme

Guided winter hiking program

In the middle of the icy and deep black winter night you will experience special celestial events such as shooting star nights, super moons, etc., wrapped warmly in cuddly sheepskins. up close. In front of the crackling campfire we let the impressive starry world around the Milky Way take effect on us. The untouched high valley Pfundser Tschey is far away from brightly lit cities and light sources and is therefore ideal to marvel at the thousands of sparkling constellations under expert guidance.

Dates will follow!

We enjoy the fresh winter air and hike under the expert guidance of hiking guide Wolfgang, with snowshoes through our great nature to the most beautiful viewpoints of the surroundings.

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Through clear winter air to a cosy mountain hut

On the winter hike with Gisela to the Gogles Alm you can enjoy magnificent views down into the Inn Valley and can enjoy the winter nature park region to the full. After a challenging hike a stopover on the alpine pasture is of course part of it. "Tobogganing fun" is the order of the day, with a toboggan it goes afterwards directly from the Alm back down into the valley.

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Switch off in everyday life - wander & let go 

Fade out the digital day - "being offline" - away from big, hectic goals, feel the way through yourself and get to know the idyllic Pfundser Tschey as an oasis of peace and a place of strength. The smartphone falls by the wayside during this tour - the connection to nature is strengthened. Body and soul are immersed in the sensual and pure experience of the technology-free hike. The smell of snow, the splashing of a stream, the breath of pure mountain air come to the fore as a stress-free and pure means of communication. The clear message of the snowy natural scenery of the Tschey unfolds its deep effect. An instant camera, which can be borrowed by the hiking guide for a maximum of three photos, provides a small reminder and a touch of "retro". Otherwise, the hiking tour is declared a digital-free zone. The cell phone is handed in at the beginning of the tour.

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Through the winter forest to the panoramic view - Hiking & Animal Experiences 

Fresh air, a leisurely pace and animal fun are the ingredients for the perfect family hike to fallow deer and mouflon on the Kobl, high above pounds. The well developed path is also easy for children's feet. As an incentive and reward, the impressive animal enclosure awaits you at your destination, with a wonderful view over Pfunds. Impressive wild animals that inhabit the deep forest can be observed, stroked and fed at close range. The child-friendly hiking experience through the mystical winter nature stimulates the imagination. Amidst the impressions of the mountain, forest and the animal companions, exciting stories can be told and magical hiding places and secrets can be discovered. On the trail of the wild animals, there is enough time to understand and experience the impressive surroundings together. Valuable family time and pure nature experience.

All info!

  • Binding registration required by the evening before - at your host or at the information offices.
  • Snowshoes are included in the snowshoe hikes.
  • Appropriate equipment is mandatory for every hike: ankle-high shoes, warm clothing, hiking or ski poles, snacks & drinks

Winter hiking trails in the Tiroler Oberland

Winter and snowshoe hikes on your own

The wonderful hiking destinations in the untouched nature are also easy to reach on your own. No matter if you are looking for a simple family hike or a sporty alternative to skiing, you will always find the right hike in the Tyrolean Oberland. The best prepared and signposted paths lead to the most beautiful corners.

Winter.Hiking.Bus

Give your legs a break! The Winter.hiking.bus goes every Wednesday to the Kaunergrat Nature Park, every Thursday to the Tschey and every Friday to the Kobl. The costs amount to € 10,- per person. Further information is available at the information offices or from your landlord. There you can also register for the rides.

Practical information for winter hikers

Winter.Wander.Rucksack

Winter hikers can hire a valuable rucksack at the tourist information office in Pfunds for €5.00 per day. It contains a thermos, two drinking cups, two heated cushions, two hand warmers and a first aid kit. The perfect companion on a hike through the snowy winter countryside!

Winter.Wander.Picknick 

In winter 2020/2021, cosy places to stay will be set up at various points in Pfunds. Find your personal favorite place and experience a perfect winter day - far away from the hustle and bustle of the slopes. The WInter.Wander.Rucksack can also be pre-ordered with all kinds of delicacies.

Winter.Wander.Karte

This ticket gives you numerous deductions and freebies:

  • 4 guided winter hikes
  • Use of the Winter.Wander.Busses
  • Ice-skating
  • 1 x ice climbing on the ice tower
  • 1 x toboggan hire at Sport Monz
  • 15 % reduction on snowshoes at Sport Monz
  • for adults € 45,00 an for children € 20,00 (6 - 14 years)

 

Accommodation for winter hikers in Pfunds

Winter.Wander.Spezialist

It’s no secret that people from near and far are attracted to the Tyrolean Oberland for its winter hikes. That’s why some places to stay specialise in the needs of winter hikers. As well as practical information, you’ll also find the current weather forecast and avalanche warning and a hiking rucksack in the guesthouses geared up for winter hikers.The following criteria must be fulfilled for this:

  • 1 winter hiking backpack is available in the house
  • Information material for winter hiking is on
  • Weather & avalanche report is hung every day
  • Information on snowshoe or equipment rental is available
  • At breakfast there is the possibility for a marching tea (for a fee) or in the apartments there is a kettle

 

Stop operation

 

Here you will find tips for a stop-off after a strenuous winter hike or an easy walk. Some are outside of Pfunds, but can easily be hiked over roads.

Safety first!

Signs Description

 

Please note that only the pink signs are valid! The yellow signs only apply in summer. Maintenance of winter hiking trails is regular. The tourist office will give you more information about the current state of the winter hiking trails.

Winter hikers’ checklist

Pay attention to the following tips to make sure that your winter hiking holiday is an unforgettably wonderful experience. Always inform yourself before setting out about the current avalanche situation! The mountain guides, tourist information representatives and also your host will gladly help you plan your hike. This checklist too, with its useful tips, will help you be fully prepared.

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