Thierberg Snowshoe, © Alpbachtal Seenland
Thierberg Snowshoe, © Alpbachtal Seenland


The starting point of this snowshoe, the village center of Alpbach, is reason enough to embark on this tour of intermediate difficulty: A tidy collection of dark wooden chalets and the Alps as a stunning backdrop, Alpbach is easily among the country’s most gorgeous villages. The epitome of an idyllic chocolate box village, the style of architecture here is uniform—and the scene is serene. Ski vacationers in search of beauty and seclusion are never disappointed on this snowshoe to Bischoferalm Alpine Pasture Hut, situated at an elevation of 1,267 meters. While you rest at the quaint cabin, warm up over hot drinks. Once you’re replete and replenished, return to Alpbach or rent a sled from the cabin for an exhilarating way back down—giving you the reward you earned for the climb.

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Starting point  

Böglerhof Romance Hotel, Alpbach

Hike to

Bischoferalm Alpine Pasture Hut

Finishing point

Böglerhof Romance Hotel, Alpbach

Mountain chain

Kitzbühel Alps


4.9 km

Total hiking time

2 h 30 min


  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating



1,270m 970m

Elevation uphill 400m
Vertical metres downhill 400m

Trail description

This snowshoe begins and ends at Böglerhof Romance Hotel in Alpbach. Follow the ski run of Bögler Lift up toward Thierberg. Continue along A3 Hiking Trail to Hausberg. From there, climb to Bischoferalm Alpine Pasture Hut along A6 Hiking Trail.

To return to the trailhead, turn onto a tiny forest path that leads into the valley to Alsten Farms and brings you back to the village center of Alpbach. Or, rent a sled from Bischoferalm Alpine Pasture Hut for an exhilarating way back down.

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Ihr Ziel: Thierberg (47.398419,11.943803)

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