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Guided winter walks | Wildschönau Tourism
Walking with a guide in winter

Guided winter walks

Our certified winter walking guides accompany guests through the snowy landscape.

Five weekly guided walks are offered in the winter season. Our guides Walter Naschberger, Rainer Schoner and Sonja Seisl take nature lovers through the snowy Wildschönau Valley.

We begin on Tuesday with an easy tour for novice snowshoe trekkers beginning in Oberau - meeting point is the Alpenhotel Wildschönau next to the Tourist Office. We cross the deep snowfields passed ancient farmhouses to Zauberwinkl with guide Walter Naschberger.

If the snow in the valley starts to melt, we graduate to the top of the Markbachjoch Mountain. Far away from the ski pistes we find perfect peace and quiet.

On Wednesday Sonja Seisl accompanies you to the lovely Foisching Hut high above Niederau. No snow shoes today but please wear good winter walking boots.

Thursday we're back on our snow shoes for a trek around the village of Auffach with our guide Walter

Every Friday we strap on our walking boots and starting in Oberau we make our way via Roggenboden to Auffach. After a stop at the Gasthof Weißbacher we get the bus back to the start.

A very popular addition to our program is the evening snowshoe walk with expert Rainer Schoner. We provide the headlamps so that you can enjoy this new experience to the full.

The winter walking program is included in your WildschönauCard.

The destination are subject to changes depending on the weather and snow conditions.
The detailed weekly program can be seen here: Entertainments Calendar

Bookings at the Tourist Office at 4.30 pm the evening before online on
or by phone on +43 5339 8255.

Please ensure that you have suitable footwear - winter walking boots are best.

Snowshoe hire (and poles) are free with the Wildschönau Card as long as stocks last


Ski & Board Margreiter, 3 shops in Niederau, Oberau, Auffach

It's a good idea to reserve you snowshoes in advance as stocks are limited
The first time is free, further rental costs € 10 per day.
Details of hire shops ...