Winter hike in the Gschnitztal Valley, © Joakim Strickner
Winter hike in the Gschnitztal Valley, © Joakim Strickner
Winter hike from Trins into the Gschnitztal Valley, © Joakim Strickner
Winter hike from Trins into the Gschnitztal Valley, © Joakim Strickner

Winter hike
Trins - Gschnitztal

Why head for the heights when when there is so much to see down in the valley? This charming hike starts in the village of Trins and leads to the end of the Gschnitztal Valley. Most of the hike runs parallel to the rushing Gschnitzbach river and the cross-country skiing trails popular with locals and visitors in winter. The hike ends at the Gasthof Feuerstein, set against the backdrop of the impressive Tribulaun Massif. The "Pumafalle" is another hut serving food and drink, around halfway between the start and end of the hike.

Open interactive map

Starting point  

Trins

Hike to

Gasthof Alpenrose

Finishing point

Gschnitz

Mountain chain

Stubai Alps

Length

6.3 km

Approximate hiking time

2h

Features

  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

easy

Altitude

1,240m 1,190m

Elevation uphill 95m
Vertical metres downhill 50m

Fitness level

Best time of year

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun

Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

* These are approximate values and recommendations. Please take your personal fitness level, technical ability and the current weather conditions into account. Tirol Werbung cannot guarantee that the information provided is correct and accepts no liability.

Parking

Car park at ski lift in Trins or football pitch in Trins (both car parks are pay-and-display)

Downloads

Trail description

The hike starts at the car park next to the ski lift in Trins or slightly further into the valley at the car park next to the football pitch. The trail itself runs along the flat valley floor, often next to the Gschnitzbach river. After around an hour you will reach the "Pumafalle" guesthouse serving food and drink. From there the trail rises gently into a small forest before crossing over onto the other side of the river near the start of the village of Gschnitz. The final section is more or less flat and takes around 30 minutes to complete. The trail ends at the Gasthof Alpenrose. Hikers can, if they wish, continue further into the valley along the narrow tarmac road. There is a ski bus stop at the Gasthof Alpenrose. Visitors with a guestcard can use this to take the bus back to Trins free of charge.

Information on place

Arrivaldate

How to get here by plane, train, bus or car.

Your destination address: Trins

powered by Rome2Rio

Search accommodation
Number of travelers

Hiking trails in this region

show more +
Go up
Is your inbox in need of a holiday?

Then subscribe to our weekly newsletter full of exclusive holiday tips from Tirol!

Live Chat
Live Chat