Winter parade!

Try the new, discover the hidden, and stay curious

Discover the unspoiled winter landscape with mountain boots or snow-shoes and enjoy the quietness and beauty of nature. An avalanche-safe sign-posted snow-shoe hiking network awaits you. The final destinations are the wild romantic Tschamin Valley, the snowed-in forests below Rosengarten and Schlern, and the cosy huts along the route.

This gentle way of moving is ideal for non-skiers who want to enjoy the wintry mountain landscape far away from mass tourism. An experience, which will remain a lasting memory of your winter holiday.

We offer free rental of snow-shoes, spats and hiking poles.

Following you'll find some hiking proposals:

Hike to Tschafon from Völsegg Peak

Duration: 5 h
Difficulty: Medium
Difference in altitude: 650 m

The forest road starts at the hotel and leads over alpine pastures and forests to Wuhnleger. From here, the forest trail starts ascending parallel to the forest road through the snowed-in landscape to Tschafon Hut. A detour to Völeggspitze Peak promises a legendary panoramic view to the Eisack Valley, to Ritten and the distant mountain massifs of the Alps. After a traditional snack you start your return hike to the hotel over Wuhnleger in the sunset.

Ascent to Hanicker Schwaige

Duration: 6 h
Difficulty: Medium
Difference in altitude: 720 m

From the hotel you ascend across Doss meadows and over Plafötschalm Hut in the direction of Hanicker Schwaige. The steeper ascent along Angelbacht Valley to the Schwaige (barn) with a legendary view of the Laurin Wall and the Vajolett Towers leads directly to the kingdom of King Laurin. After enjoying a tasty snack, you descend via the Angelwiesen meadows with a splendid view of Latemar to Brenta, over Ortler Mountain and the Ötztal Alps all the way to Schlern. You can either hike back to the hotel or take the public bus.

Through the Tschamintal/Ciamin Valley to Rechter Leger

Duration: 4 h
Difficulty: Easy
Difference in altitude: 430 m

Directly from the hotel, the trail leads past Tschamin Schweige, and to the entry of the Tschamin Valley. The trail follows the flow of the river to the first Leger, to the second Leger, and up to the snowed-in and enchanting scenery of the valley. Return back to Rechter Leger, where you can enjoy a snack at the shepherds hut. After eating the snack you brought in your rucksack, you can start your return hike to the hotel.

Round hike through the labyrinth at the bottom of Latemar Mountain

Duration: 4 h
Difficulty: Medium
Difference in altitude: 400 m

From Karerpass you first cross the Latemar meadows and hike down to a large corrie, which is the result of a rockslide. The trail now winds along between giant rock blocks up to Mitterleger, where you can enjoy your lunch and the surrounding nature. You can either return directly to Karerpass or make a small detour to the legendary Karersee lake. After a round tour of the lake you hike back up to the pass. Here you can have a break and return to St. Zyprian by ski bus or by car.

Hike on the Seiseralm pasture

Duration: 4-5 h
Difficulty: Easy
Difference in altitude: 350 m

With the ski bus and the Seis cable cars you can comfortably reach the highest alpine pasture in Europe. The hike leads from Kompatsch via Panorama to Spitzbühl (1,980 m), and afterwards crosses the “Taschapit” at the foot of Schlern Mountain on a descending trail, and ascend to Goldknopf (2,249 m), the highest elevation at Seiseralm, afterwards. This trail continues to Mahlknecht Hut, where you can stop for your lunch. After lunch, start descending to Kompatsch on cleared winter hiking paths.


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