Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing – an exceptional nature experience

Experience a magnificent, untouched winter landscape, far removed from noise and the hectic hustle and bustle elsewhere.
Bischofshofen and its neighboring communities, such as Mühlbach, couldn't be more perfectly suited for extended snowshoe expeditions. Whether you are a beginner or a "pro" - you will discover countless tours through picturesque winter countryside, punctuated by delightful opportunities to step in from the cold

Guided snowshoe tours are also offered by Sieglinde Jölli, a local health trainer and Nordic Walking instructor.
Based on the snow conditions and stamina of participants, she will choose the perfect route from her wide selection of touring options.

To sign up, please call +43 (0)6462 6422 or +43 (0)664 4132 994.

Required Equipment:
Ski poles, winter clothing, waterproof mountain shoes, rucksack with tea and a few provisions, along with a change of clothing.

Price per tour (2-3 hours) up to 4 persons: 12 Euro
snowshoe rental: 5 Euro  


Here are a few touring tips:

  • Variant A: Easy route to the Wildrauchegg hut
    Meets: Zimmerberg - car park of "Stickerei Stoamugel". Snowshoes are issued, followed by a bus ride out towards Mühlbach - Arthurhaus at 11.10 a.m. or by car pool. 12 noon at the Arthurhaus: Start of the snowshoe hike - Schweizerhaus (above the Arthurhaus) to the Wildrauchegg hut - ca. 1-hour walk until we get to take our break. Return to the Arthurhaus - refreshments also possible. Ride back by bus at 3:30, 4 or 4:30 from the Arthurhaus to Mühlbach - Zimmerberg.

  • Variant B: Easy mountain hike to the Wiedersberg Almen:
    Meets: Zimmerberg, bus in the direction of Mühlbach - Mitterberg, bus stop at the Rupertihaus. On foot, by taxi or private car to the start of the hike at the Kopphütte. Now on snowshoes across open terrain to the Wiedersberg Almen, ca. 1-hour walk - stop for a break - return hike via the Sommerweg back to the Kopphütte - refreshments are possible.

  • Variant C: 3-hour hike through easy terrain from the Arthurhaus to the Mosottalm.
    Departs Zimmerberg on the 9:10 or 11:10 bus to the Arthurhaus - start of the snowshoe hike. Two routes possible, each taking about 2 1\2 hours. Easy terrain out to the Mosottalm -
    refreshment stop - return by shuttle bus to the Zimmerberg.

  • Variant D: Moonlight Hike to the Wildrauchegg hut.
    Car pool Mitterberg - Arthurhaus: Starting point for the snowshoe hike. As in Variant A to the Wildrauchegg hut and return. Refreshment break Thursdays only at the Schweizerhütte.