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Snow shoe walking in Wildschönau Tirol | Wildschönau Tourism
Guided walks and suggested routes for snow shoe tours

Snow shoe walking in Wildschönau Tirol

Snow shoeing is not only possible on the cleared walking paths but also cross country through the snow.

If you like hiking in the summer, then you must try snow shoe walking in the winter. It is easy to learn and great fun to explore the wilderness  through the crunching snowfields with a group if like-minded adventurers.

Take the Bummelbahn to idyllic Thierbach or the high Schönangeralm for a completely different view of the Wildschönau.

Guides snow show walks

Guided winter walks or snow shoe walks are offered three times weekly. Our walking guide Walter Naschberger leads nature lovers through the pretty winter scenery.

An easy tour starts at the Hotel Feldrose near the Tourist Office in Oberau. Over deep snow fields and past beautiful old farmhouses the route takes you to Zauberwinkel.

And if the snow in the valley isn’t sufficient for a snow shoe walk, we relocate to the Markbachjoch mountain at 1500 metres where the snow is deep until the end of the season.

The walking program is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

All of the walks are free with the Wildschönau Card

Walk can vary due to snow and weather conditions. Please see the weekly events program for details.

Bookings by 4.30pm the evening before in the Tourist Office Tel: +43 5339 8255. Email:

Walking boots or sturdy winter shoes are a must!

Snow shoes and poles are free once with the Wildschönau Card at following suppliers:
Sporthaus Blachfelder in Niederau
Ski & Board Margreiter, 3 shops in Niederau, Oberau, Auffach
Ski Auffach and Skisport Thaler Norbert in Auffach

Hire is possible for one day at a time while stocks last. For every further day there will be a charge of
€ 10,00 


Etwas Besonderes: Nachtwanderung und Iglubau

Stimmungsvolle Wanderung mit Schneeschuhen und Stirnlampe oder Fackelwanderung begleitet von geprüftem Tiroler Bergwanderführer Rainer Schoner

Iglu bauen
Bau dir dein eigenes Iglu im Schnee
Zu Fuss oder mit Schneeschuhen geht es zu allererst durch den Schnee immer auf der Suche nach einem geeigneten Bauplatz für einen Iglu.