Off-piste winter fun

NATURAL TOBOGGAN RUN IN HOCHGURGL

“Make way for the toboggans” is what you now hear in Hochgurgl. A new, 3-kilometre long winding natural toboggan run goes from the Hochgurgl lift summit station down to the valley. The ascent from Pill is quick and easy on the Hochgurgl lift. Once a week there’s a romantic night toboggan run with a refreshment stop at the Downhill Grill.

Tobogganing is possible every day whilst the Hochgurgl lift is operating from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm.

Night tobogganing until 20 Dec 2014 every Friday from 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm,
from 26 Dec 2014 every Thursday from 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Prices: children € 9.00 / adults € 13.00

The lift is free for all lift ticket holders and for children aged 8 and under.
The children’s price applies from aged 9 to 16 inclusive.
Toboggan hire at the Hochgurgl lift summit and valley stations. Price: € 5.00
Contact: Top Hotel Hochgurgl, T +43 (0)5256 6265

Winter hiking

Along the cross-country trails, from Obergurgl to Pill-Angern and back, starting from Obergurgl through the Zirbenwald to the Davids hut or continuing to the Schönwies hut there are approx. 12 kilometres for you to enjoy the refreshing mountain air and the snow-covered surroundings.

Hochgurgl Romantic Way

Access above Hochgurgl Chapel next to the ski run. Fairly level circuit in delightful scenery across the tree line, in direction of Königstal valley. Part of the trail is floodlit.

(Duration: 30 mins)

Zirbenwald (Swiss Pine Forest) Nature Path

From Obergurgl to the university centre direction Zirbenwald, past the Davids hut as far as the Zirbenwald wayside cross. To return, left after the Zirbenwald bridge down the Imfong path to Obergurgl.

(Duration: 1 h)

Gurgl Valley Winter Hiking Path

Access at the Hochgurgl lift valley station car park -> level going along the valley floor Pill/Angern -> - easy to moderately difficult ascent via the Isse-Wiesen to the communities of Königsrain and Alt-Poschach – along the Ötz Valley Ache back on the right hand side past the Hotel Jagdhof to the car park.

(Duration: 1 h)