Snowshoeing in the tranquillity of the Low Tauern Mountains, the Totes Gebirge, the Gesäuse, the Seetal Alps and the Fischbach Alps is a feast for nature lovers. Hiking through the pristine snow with lightweight snowshoes is a great alternative to skiing or snowboarding. Away from the hustle and bustle, countless snowshoeing routes criss-cross the winter landscape of Styria.
The best thing about it: No prior experience is required. Simply put on your snowshoes and off you go!
Don’t forget: Please respect our guidelines on safety in the mountains!
Styria boasts a multitude of snowshoe trails for all skills levels, ranging from relaxed circular tracks for a first try-out to more challenging forest routes. If you’re looking for even more tour tips, we recommend the “Rother Schneeschuhführer Steiermark“ guidebook by Silvia Sarcletti and Elisabeth Zienitzer.
Carefree snowshoeing: On guided tours with a mountain guide, you can forget about your worries and enjoy nature to the fullest.
Ready, set, hike! For an overview of winter hikes in Styria, consult our tour portal.
The best thing about a long and glorious snowshoe hike? The breaks! Take a seat a mountain hut and enjoy the sunshine and great views. What’s more, the traditional Styrian delicacies served at the mountain huts always come with a side of fresh mountain air.
5 steps to a perfect snowshoeing experience:
Perfectly prepared: The information and safety tips provided by the Austrian Alpine Association help you to plan your snowshoe hike so that it becomes a one-of-a-kind experience.
„The mountains are mute masters who make for silent pupils.“