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Tracks to joy

Cross-country skiing in sunny Ausseerland

Perfect cross-country trails and lots of sunshine from Altaussee to Bad Mitterndorf/Tauplitz. Whether leisurely or sporty, whether on the mountains or in the valley.

Cross-country skiing in Ausseerland is a true pleasure of nature and is good for the body and soul. Winter recreationists enjoy clear air and bright sunshine.


Pure variety: cross-country skiing in Ausseerland

The cross-country trails around Bad Aussee and Bad Mitterndorf are flat and particularly popular among beginners. When cross-country skiing at the Grundlsee, of course, a break to admire the glittering lake is not to be missed.

On the Tauplitzalm, the trails become more challenging. No wonder, as various national teams train here for the upcoming season. Both professional athletes and locals appreciate the optimal conditions.

One thing quickly becomes clear: in every cross-country skiing region in Ausseerland, winter sports enthusiasts experience their very own personal moments.

Cross-country ski rentals

What must not be missing from a perfect cross-country skiing experience? That's right, the right equipment. The experts at the rental shops in Ausseerland will help you choose the right equipment and also have a tip or two up their sleeves.

Rental partners at a glance:

Cross-country skiing areas and overview of trails

Tracking made easy: An overview of the most beautiful cross-country skiing areas and trails in Ausseerland.

Cross-country skiing vacation in Ausseerland

A vacation in the cross-country skiing areas in Ausseerland means:

  • diverse range of trails for classic cross-country skiing and for skating,
  • from easy to demanding,
  • numerous hours of sunshine and
  • fantastic views of the picturesque winter landscape in Ausseerland.

Perfectly prepared - current cross-country skiing report

Which trails are open and which are not? Detailed information is provided by the cross-country skiing report for the cross-country skiing areas in Ausseerland.

Cross-country skiing fees in Ausseerland

All information about fees and issuing points for the various cross-country skiing tickets - from season tickets to day tickets.

Good to know: The use of cross-country ski trails in Altaussee, Bad Aussee and Grundlsee is free of charge.

From the cross-country trail to the thermal baths

If you are on the cross-country trails in Bad Mitterndorf and Bad Aussee, you can visit the nearby thermal baths afterwards. Relaxing hours in the soothing thermal water and wellness treatments are a great way to end the day.

Awarded tracks in Ausseerland-Salzkammergut

The cross-country trails in Altaussee, Bad Aussee, Bad Mitterndorf, Pichl-Kainisch, Tauplitz and Tauplitzalm are excellent in the truest sense of the word. The cross-country skiing areas in Ausseerland have once again secured the Styrian Cross-Country Skiing Trail Seal of Approval by adhering to strict requirements criteria.

The Styrian Cross-Country Skiing Trail Quality Seal includes the following requirements:

  • Minimum trail length: 5 km, minimum trail width: 4 - 6 m
  • at least one classic trail and one skating trail
  • signposting with kilometer indication, running direction and marking (easy, medium, difficult)
  • protection of the descents and dangerous places
  • permanent grooming or timely grooming in case of weather changes
  • parking places at the entry points
  • Ski-doo with Akja-holder to transport patients lying down and to take care of them,
  • medical equipment
  • Cross-country ski school
  • Cross-country ski rental
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Harmonious coexistence on the cross-country ski trails

In order to make the valuable sport of cross-country skiing as pleasant as possible for everyone, the following cross-country skiing trail regulations must be observed:

  • Use classic cross-country tracks as well as skating tracks exclusively with cross-country skis!
  • Pedestrians are not allowed to enter the toll trails. Winter hikers will find many easily accessible paths through the beautiful winter landscape in the region.
  • Treat nature with respect and do not throw away any objects or trash on the trails!
  • Dogs are not allowed on the trails, even on a leash.
  • Better safe than sorry: cross-country skiers must always wait at road crossings.

The Ausseerland for winter sports enthusiasts