Winter activities in Obergurgl

A diamond in the Alps: winter magic and fun while enjoying sports in Obergurgl.

Obergurgl offers first-rate ski pistes, as well as a variety-packed selection of alternative winter sports. From mid-November until the end of April, snow-assuredness is guaranteed due to the altitude location, therby guaranteeing fun during your winter holiday.

Winter fun in Obergurgl

Cross-country skiing

Winter visitors who are keen sports fans can get into great shape in Obergurgl/Hochgurgl on a total o f 12 km cross-country slopes. In Obergurgl there is a 3 km practice slope along with a 7 km standard slope. In Hochgurgl there is also an altitude slope which is 2 km in length. Access to the cross-country slope is right in front of the Hotel Wiesental Obergurgl ski school also provides ski courses and cross-country courses.

Winter hiking

Wearing snow shoes stomp through the fres snow cover in the woodland and enjoy the tranquility – a natural experience in its purest form! Hike through the romantic Ötztal landscape and look forward to enjoying the wonderful views. The fresh, clear air is invigorating, yet relaxing too. Obergurgl ski school provide 2 guided snow shoe tours every week through the wintry terrain. For winter hikers who don't don a pair of snow shoes, in Obergurgl there are some 12 km of winter hiking trails which tempt you to enjoy atmospheric strolls.


Horse lovers will be delighted by the contemporary riding hall, after all, it means that training is then not limited to times when there is no snow – horse-riding is fun here whatever the weather. The hall has been set up according to international guidelines for riding tournaments. On an area spanning 800 m² in total there is plenty of space for all sorts of drills and obstacles, including ox fences, steep jumps and Cavaletti for jump training.

Indoor golf

Keen golfers have the option to improve their swing in the 700 m² indoor golf park. The new indoor golf adventure realm in Hochgurgel provides beginners and pros alike with the option of working on their swing in the winter. Thanks to the golf simulators on 54 courses you get to enjoy your game! Our golf pro is also available to help out beginners at any time. With our video analysis course you can get in perfect preparation for the forthcoming summer season.


Speeding on sleds down the wide route from Hochgurgl mountain station down to the valley station in Pill – guaranteed to get you in a good mood! The 3 km natural toboggan run has plenty of bends providing more fun and excitement. The toboggan run is open every day from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Night-time tobogganing Monday to Thursday, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Watch out, here I come!

Ice skating

On the ice rink at Hotel Enzian in Obergurgl you can practice your pirouettes to your heart's desire. Couples and families get to experience fantastic variety while skiing & snowboarding here. Enjoy the music as you practice your laps and enjoy that feeling of fleet-footedness. The gregarious among us form two teams and compete against one another during a curling match.

Ski tours

Tourers will come across a mountain paradise on the roof of the Ötztal Alps. Experience the bretah-taking natural surroundings away from the tended pistes and enjoy the superb views and breath-taking deep snow slopes. Whatever difficulty lvele, everyone is well catered for here: beginners get to discover this realm on easier tours, while pros can test out their limits on exceptionally challenging routes. One special ski tour highlight is the Wildspitze – at 3768m it is Tyrol's highest mountain peak. In terms of ski tours you have the right contact partner in Obergurgl ski school. They provide 1-2 guided tours a week out in the terrain in the winter.

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