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Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing in Lech am Arlberg, Vorarlberg, Austria

With snowshoes, you can go hiking in the mountains of Lech am Arlberg even in winter. Explore the unique winter landscape of the Austrian Alps in the fresh clear winter air.

The various snowshoe walks offer a chance to explore some special vantage points at the heart of the magnificent Arlberg mountains.

The areas around Lech am Arlberg are among the most beautiful winter sports locations in the Alps and the mountain landscapes are particularly impressive here in summer. The unique region is best explored with a varied snowshoe walk – an experience which is bound to stick in your memory!

Impressive snowshoe walks in Lech am Arlberg

Beginners to snowshoe walking are recommended to go with an experienced mountain guide the first time. Your well-trained guide with know all the routes and will show you the right technique when wearing snowshoes.

Guided snowshoe walks are also offered throughout the Arlberg region. If you are lucky, you might even see some forest animals during your snowshoe walks from the Burg Hotel Lech in winter. And romantics can even try a moonlight guided tour.

Numerous snowshoe routes through the mountains of Arlberg

Those who have plenty of snowshoe experience and the right equipment can explore the Arlberg mountains on their own.

  • The Rüfikopf Circular Trail is ideal for leisure walkers. It takes just 30 minutes to complete and offers some magnificent views.
  • Visitors with a lower level of fitness can tackle the Zur Loop (2 km) or snowshoe walk via the Flexenpass (2.56 km).
  • Experience and fitness are required to complete the route from Lech to Zürs (4.89 km) or the one-hour Älpele Tour (2.85 km).
  • The Kriegeralp Loop (3.18 km) and route through the Spullerwald (10.32 km) are perfect for those with greater stamina.

Winter walk experience in Lech

Whether a comfortable stroll or extensive walk – there are over 40 km of winter footpaths available in Lech am Arlberg.

Numerous sun terraces, huts and traditional Alpine meadows provide the ideal place for a refreshment break and for nature and animal lovers, watching the wild animals (incl. stags and deer) being fed at twilight is a real highlight.

The lifts in Lech can be used with the attractive ‘Sonnenabo’ ticket, making the numerous Alpine trails easy to reach. This enables winter hikers and snow shoe walkers to enjoy the beautiful panoramic mountain views of Lech am Arlberg during their winter holiday.

4-star superior Burg Hotel in Oberlech – the ice palace for snow shoe walkers

Even better than spending the night in an igloo is a stay at the Burg Hotel, right next to the ski lift in car-free Oberlech. We are happy to organise guided snow shoe walks for you and will ensure your well-being during your winter holiday in Lech am Arlberg in Austria.

Ask about our Snowshoeing offers now!

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