Winter hiking with or without snowshoes

Experience the magic of winter hiking, far from the hustle and bustle of everyday life: snowy trails, glistening ice crystals, and breathtaking views of the Tyrolean mountains. Explore countless valley and panoramic routes, guided by Kitzbühel hiking experts. Warm up with regional delicacies and relax with friends in our 60+ charming mountain huts.

Couple enjoying the view while winterhiking

Guided hikes

Enjoy the marvellous winter landscape of Kitzbühel and let our mountain guide Carina take you to the most beautiful places in the region.

Our last winter hike of the season will take place on Friday 05 April. The summer hiking season starts on 03 June. We are already looking forward to the summer with you and, of course, to the next winter season.

Mondays and Fridays - Winter walks

Wednesdays - Snow Shoe walking (depending on snow-conditions)

Kitzbühel RedCard allows you to take part for free of charge.

Rent out the snowshoes directly at Kitzbühel Tourismus (EUR 12,00).

Start at 09:45 in front of the Service Center of Kitzbühel Tourism (Hinterstadt 18).

Book by phone: +43 5356 66660 | Book online →

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Our Top 5 winter hikes in Kitzbühel


Panorama hike route

A short high-altitude hike around the snowy Hahnenkamm - see the unforgettable panoramic views! Check-out the impressive and infamous Mausefalle ski jump and visit the start house, which is located just a few meters from the Märchenwald magic carpet.

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Winter hike with summit climb

From the top station of the Bichlalm chairlift, the trail leads over the stunning ridge of Kitzbühel's southern mountains. Breathtaking views unfold in every direction, from the Loferer Steinberge to Resterhöhe, Hahnenkamm, and the Höhe Tauern National Park. On the return journey from the Stuckkogel summit, enjoy the vistas of the Kitzbüheler Horn, as well as views towards the Hohe Salve and Kirchberg.

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Relaxed hike with view of the Wilder Kaiser

A leisurely hike below the Shattberg around Malerndörfl just to the South of Kitzbühel, with it's old farms and a magnificent view of the Wilder Kaiser mountains. The route has a distance of 3.5km and climbs 70m in elevation.

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Winter hiking trail and toboggan run

Starting from Jochbergwald, this picturesque hike winds through a captivating winter landscape, predominantly away from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding ski slopes. Be mindful of crossing the ski pistes twice, especially near the Trattenbachalm, and keep an eye out for skiers.

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So close to the traditions

The themed trail leads along the Hornweg in the direction of Griesenau, continuing along the Römerweg to the Hinterobernau Farmhouse Museum. From there it goes via the Achenpromenade back to the starting point.

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Our winter classics

A couple cross country skiing

Cross-Country Skiing


A couple skitouring at the Bichlalm






Ice sports


Woman freeriding in deep powder



snow covered mountain landscape


Interactive touring portal

Easily call up all winter hiking options digitally. With our interactive hiking map, all information for tour planning is available at the touch of a button. Whether it's an short tour or a day hike - the maps contain info on walking time, route length and altitude. Our 60+ huts are also included on the portal.

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Take it easy: winter hiking in Kitzbühel

Winter hiking in Kitzbühel is a breeze with 35 paths covering 185km. Everywhere you look, there's something to see, and the only sounds you'll hear are the crunch of snow underfoot and the occasional gasp of amazement.

To experience Kitzbühel's winter wonderland up close, simply take a stroll through our landscape and escape the daily grind for stress-free relaxation. We recommend wearing good shoes, warm clothing, and planning your route before heading out. Our 35 marked trails will take you on exciting journeys from 800m - 2,000m above sea level.

Enjoy Nature at Your Own Pace

Winter hiking is an activity for everyone. There's little equipment necessary, and the pace is entirely up to you. The only challenge is choosing the right route. We've designed our touring portal to help you select a route that suits your needs. All routes have been graded blue (easy), red (medium), or black (hard) to make life even easier. Whether it's around the Hahnenkamm, in Aurach or Jochberg, or perhaps around the Schwarzsee, there's an ideal hike for every taste and requirement.

Yet, one thing remains constant on all our winter hiking trails: the breathtaking panorama. Whether through romantic valleys, gentle hills, or almost surreal snow-covered forests, you'll be accompanied by the rhythmic crunch of snow underfoot and the sparkling, fairy-tale landscape around you.

When the Sky Burns in Winter

You just have to try it - As evening draws near, a trek towards the sunset from the Kitzbüheler Horn offers more than just a visual spectacle; it provides a moment of pure happiness, etched into memory. Countless shades of red adorn the horizon, as light dances across the snow-covered landscape, evoking emotions ranging from romantic to magical to mysterious.

TIP: Until mid-April, our certified hiking guides lead explorations every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, revealing the region's most beautiful spots.

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