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Snow-shoe hiking in
Brixental, Tyrol

Snow-shoe hiking: Winter holiday in Hopfgarten

In winter a white veil shrouds the mountains in Brixental. Then it’s time to enjoy winter activities, all of which revolve around snow.

  • The ski areas come to life.
  • Cross-country skiers practice their turns on well-tended trails.
  • Children will enjoy speedy tobogganing sessions.
  • Nature-lovers can explore the landscape on show-shoe hikes or during winter walks.

For more winter fun – the loveliest tours in the snow

Experience the unspoilt natural surroundings and explore special places around Das Hohe Salve Sportresort. In the region you will find a wide range of routes, that are perfect for snow-shoe hiking.

Das Hohe Salve Sportresort as a starting point for a snow-shoe tour

We are right at the foot of this dreamy winter landscape, which is peaceful and tranquil. In winter you get to explore the idyllic winter hiking paths during a snowshoe tour through the snow-covered woodlands and wonderful towns. Several winter hiking paths proceed along frozen springs and secret places in these popular winter regions, including:

  • Windautal near Westendorf
  • Kelchsau near Hopfgarten
  • Angerberg

Winter hikes in the Hohe Salve holiday region

The snow crunches beneath your snowshoes, the ice crystals glisten in the winter sunshine, the air is crisp, the views to the mountains in the Hohe Salve holiday region are fantastic – winter hiking in the Kitzbühel Alps really is beautiful. A variety of hiking paths take you through the valley in the winter or along the sun-blessed panorama paths. Explore the loveliest areas on the Kitzbühel region. And afterwards you can relax and enjoy the warmth in our Relax area, in one of the saunas or swimming pools.



The snow-covered winter realm in the Kitzbühel Alps provides an ideal landscape for extended winter and snow-shoe hikes. Stomp through the crisp snow and explore the wintry routes away from the pistes: You only get to experience this while snow-shoe hiking in the Brixental holiday region. The Sportresort and the surrounding towns including Hopfgarten, Itter, Kelchsau, Wörgl, Kirchbichl, Angath, Angerberg and Mariastein provide the perfect opportunity to do just that.

The ascent to the unspoilt natural surroundings of the Kitzbühel Alps provides unforgettable holiday adventures and inspires young and old alike. Here with us in the hotel you will get all the information you need about snow-shoe hiking, guided tours and the right equipment.

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What is snow-shoe hiking?

Snow-shoe hiking is a winter sport, which enables you to hike in the deep snow using snow-shoes. These can be fastened on to standard hiking shoes or on to hiking shoes which provide extra warmth. Like the on trend sport of ski touring, snow-shoe hiking is enjoying ever greater popularity. Away from the pistes and ski lifts too, you can explore the wonderful winter landscape.


What winter hikes are there in the Kitzbühel Alps?

  • Sunnseithütte Hopfgarten snow-shoe hike
  • Hacha Runde winter hike between Hopfgarten & Itter
  • KAT Walk winter circuit from Hopfgarten
  • Winter hike on the Westendorf sunny plateau
  • Brixner Gangl snow shoe tour
  • Winter hiking path from Brixen to Kirchberg
  • Winter hiking path to Brixenbachalm
  • Kirchberg – Schwarzsee circuit
  • Schwedenkapelle winter hiking path
  • Grilling – Oberwiesen winter hiking path

What equipment do you need for snow-shoe hikes?

You need the right equipment for a hike through the deep snow-covered natural surroundings to be a precious experience. Our partners have the right equipment for you:

  • Snowshoes
  • Poles
  • Waterproof, sturdy footwear
  • Gaiters
  • Waterproof functional clothing
  • Gloves, hat, sunglasses
  • Small rucksack with drinks bottle, snack and emergency First Aid kit

Additional winter activities

Additional activities for your winter holiday:

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