Cross-Country Skiing in the Kitzbühel Alps

Discover over 700km of cross-country skiing trails extending across pristine meadows and rolling hills between the Kitzbühel Alps and the Wilder Kaiser Mountains.

Explore the trails around St. Johann in Tirol in the Pillerseetal Valley, which is endowed with some of the deepest snowfall in the Kitzbühel Alps, and in the Hohe Salve Region. The well-marked trail network features over 700 kilometres of terrain for skiers, ideally suited to all ability levels from novice to expert. There is no fee to use the trails in the Kitzbühel Alps (except for a small fee for the trails in Pillerseetal Valley). Looking for a memorable night skiing experience? Sections of the cross-country trails in Waidring and in Hochfilzen are floodlit in the evenings.

You’ve never cross country skied before? The Angerberg Nordic Center has got a lesson for you. Introductory clinics are held each Thursday at 18:30 (bookings essential – please contact the Angerberg/Mariastein Tourist Information Office at or call +43. 57507.7000). Each Monday, the Nordic Academy in Hochfilzen offers try-out clinics for cross country skiers. SINUS sport adventures in St. Ulrich am Pillersee provides tuition for first-timers on skinny skis once a week as well.

There are also lots of great events going on in the Kitzbühel Alps throughout the season. St. Johann in Tirol hosts one of the largest mass-participation races in Europe: the International Tirolean Koasa Race. The Biathlon mecca of Hochfilzen in the Pillerseetal Valley also welcomes the world's best biathletes each year for the IBU Biathlon World Cup.

Kitzbühel Alps: Cross-country skiing trails in the region


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