Winter hikes Zillertal

Enjoy the peace and quiet during your winter holiday. Away from the hustle and bustle of the slopes, there is a wide range of winter hiking, snowshoeing and the trend sport ski tours that invite you to enjoy and dream. 100% nature experience is guaranteed!

What makes snowshoeing a real highlight here?

Discover with Stephan, your mountain hiking guide and host, the most beautiful snowshoe hikes in the Zillertal. These tours are ideal for:

  • Winter holidaymakers looking for a real alternative to skiing.
  • Those seeking peace and quiet who want to enjoy nature in winter.
  • Explorers who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the ski slopes.

Enjoy not only the silence of nature, but also the company of other hotel guests, share fun and make new friends. Once there, you will almost always be a repeat offender!

Experience unforgettable adventures in the wintry Zillertal. Simpyl Magic Moments.


The Hochzillertal ski area is one of the most sought-after winter sports destinations in the Alps. With 89  kilometres of pistes and state-of-the-art lift facilities the Hochfügen-Hochzillertal ski area attracts visitors from all over the world to enjoy the coldest time of the year to the full. Very well prepared pistes, numerous events, a variety-packed range of sports and wonderful food ensures standards are high, and that there is something for everyone. Then there is the fact that snow is an absolute cert here!

Piste map overview


The Zillertal is also a true hiking paradise in winter. In search of a break from everyday life, snowshoeing is a real insider tip. Away from the hustle and bustle just take a deep breath and enjoy the wonderful Zillertal winter landscape. Host and certified mountain hiking guide Stephan is happy to help you choose the right snowshoe tour.

The equipment for snowshoeing (snowshoes of tubes, hiking poles and rucksack) is available free of charge in our active hotel.



If you are looking for thrills, you can really let off steam on the Hochzillertal winter climbing route. The high-alpine winter climbing route starts at the Wimbachexpress at the well-known gourmet restaurant Albergo. The use of the Hochzillertal Winterklettersteig takes place in the first line under the responsibility of the owner and is only recommended for experienced winter sports enthusiasts with experience in the alpine terrain.

Winter activities off the slopes


Ski touring in Tyrol is at the top of the popularity scale. For active holidaymakers who are looking for a sporting challenge, the Zillertal offers a real Eldorado of ski tours of varying levels of difficulty.

Tip! Optimal for beginners is the piste ski touring in the ski area Hochfügen. Especially in critical avalanche situations a perfect alternative to tours in the open terrain. It's important! Ski tours in the open terrain should only be carried out under the guidance of a mountain guide. The selection of mountain and ski guides as well as Alpine schools in the Zillertal is very large:

Mountain guide Zillertal


Exploring the winter landscape with snowshoes is a special experience in the Zillertal. As a sports hotel we offer guided snowshoe hikes as part of our active program. With the host Stephan as a certified mountain hiking guide and connoisseur of the Zillertal mountains, the snowshoe tours are a special highlight during your winter holiday in Tyrol.

Magic Moments are guaranteed - the guided snowshoe hikes are expertly offered in different difficulty levels. The equipment with snowshoes and hiking poles is available free of charge in our sports hotel.

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Healthy breakfast

Enjoying a leisurely breakfast together is one of the loveliest things while you are on holiday. The regional breakfast buffet in the hotel 'Das Kaltenbach' provides a really delicious start to your day.

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Sports and relaxation during your holidays in the alps

In Kaltenbach, Zillertal, there are many highlights throughout the year: the unique mountain scenery turns into a hiking paradise in summer. In winter you can choose one of the numerous pistes. Nature offers countless opportunities for active holidays in Tyrol!