Cross-country skiing in Pitztal

Movement in the beautiful nature

The altitude of 1,680 m with Mandarfen guarantees the best trail conditions. Absolute snow, and until late spring, the trails at the high Pitztaler glacier (2,600 m) and at Rifflsee (2,280 m). Right next to the Nature House at Gach view (1,550 m) is the start of the very idyllic Hubertusallee trail. A little bit lower, in the district Piller is the entrance to Fuchsmoosloipe. The trail offers approximately 70 km and is the heart of any long-runner and nature lover. Parallel to the cross country run of winter hiking trails, for walking and walkers are cleared invite to relax.

 

Snow guarantee

It’s not always easy for cross-country skiers: if you want to be absolutely sure that there is going to be enough snow and the cross-country ski tracks are going to be excellently prepared, Pitztal is the place for you. The 21.7 kilometre s long cross-country ski trail along the valley from the village of Wiese up to Mandarfen at 1,743 metres offers ideal conditions due to its high altitude even in warmer winters. Regardless of whether you prefer classic or skating style cross-country skiing – the panoramic views along this trail predominantly following the quaintly iced mountain river Pitze are simply stunning.

Cross-country ski tracks in Pitztal

Pitztal impresses with its diversity of cross-country ski runs: High altitude ski runs at Pitztal Glacier and Rifflsee, a 20km long track along the length of the valley, a network of cross-country tracks at Gachen Blick with varying degrees of difficulty and much more.

Pitztal Glacier cross-country ski center

Both hobby athletes and real pros appreciate the made to measure Cross-country Ski Center at Pitztal Glacier stretching up to 2,740 meters above sea level.

The newly installed Pitztal Glacier Cross-country Ski Center - in close vicinity to the Mittelbergbahn lift - offers professionally groomed Nordic skiing tracks for classic-style cross-country skiers and skaters.

Signposting

So that everyone can find a cross-country trail ideally suited to their abilities, all routes are signposted with a special guide system. Apart from information regarding direction, trail length and trail speed it also shows the exact stages in kilometres. In this way, all cross-country skiers can check for themselves that they are sticking to their individual speed and pulse targets, as often specified by medical check-ups.