Snowshoe & Winter Hiking

Winter Hiking

Immerse yourself in the white winter landscape

Endless paths lead across snow-covered meadows and forests. Crunching snow under your feet. Glittering snow crystals accompany you along the trail. Freedom for body and mind. More than 50 km of cleared winter walking trails are waiting for passionate nature fans. Romantic snowshoe hiking creates memories which will stay with you forever. Picture-book winter landscapes in the surroundings of Umhausen-Niederthai. Improve your fitness on wonderful snowshoe walks and enjoy unspoilt nature at the same time.


Obergurgl-Hochgurgl - Hochgurgl-Pill

Sledding · Oetztal
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Map / Obergurgl-Hochgurgl - Hochgurgl-Pill
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Toboggan run equipped with floodlights, leading from the top station to the base terminal of Hochgurglbahn mountain gondola. Effortless ascent from Pill with Hochgurglbahn gondola.


2.5 km
0:12 h
33 m
402 m
  • Daily 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
  • Night Tobogganing and night skiing in Hochgurgl from 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
  • Every Friday until 22.12., every Thursday from 28.12.
  • Free night toboggan bus from Obergurgl and Sölden
  • Toboggan rental at Scheiber Sport, top & base terminal (Top Hotel Hochgurgl)
  • For lift pass holders the lift ride is free of charge


Highest point
2154 m
Lowest point
1785 m


  • Sturdy shoes with non-slip sole
  • Helmet with ski goggles
  • gloves
  • Warm, waterproof clothing
  • Flashlight or headlamp for sledding at night


Tips, hints and links

More details about tobogganing in Ötztal:


Pill Hochgurgl (2154 m)
46.898976, 11.052099
32T 656303 5195982


Pill Hochgurgl

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Winter fun at its very finest! There is nothing more rewarding than a fun-packed toboggan adventure together with your family or friends, followed by a stopover at a picturesque mountain inn. This is an absolute must during your winter holiday in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. The unrivaled highlight can be found in Hochgurgl: a winding, three kilometer long natural toboggan run leads from the top station of Hochgurglbahn mountain gondola down to the valley. Enjoy an effortless ascent with the mountain gondola from the hamlet of Pill. Romantic night sledding is scheduled once a week on the floodlit track, followed by a stopover at "Downhill Grill". Winter holidays with absolute snow guarantee for all kinds of sports.


Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at:


Getting there

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is located in the West of Austria, more exactly in the province of TIROL. It is a south-facing side valley of the Inntal – the ÖTZTAL. Plan the quickest and easiest travel route from your home town to the Ötztal valley online with the Route Planner:



Available parking in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl:
  • Parking Hochgurgl Gondola station - for free, parking at night is not allowed
  • Parking Hochgurgl - for free (small parking)


Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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2.5 km
0:12 h
33 m
402 m


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