means experiencing nature in its purest form. This sport established as an alternative to ski tours in the 1990's. Be it a comfortable winter hike or steep ascents... enjoy the endless freedom in the enchanting winter landscape in South Tyrol.
It's the quietness in the freshly snowed-in winter forests in the Vinschgau holiday region. It's the way to leave the first traces on fresh powder snow like hunters and farmers once did. It's the satisfaction of achieving set goals with your own efforts - be it a distant summit or a hill in the surroundings - goals, which have to stay hidden from others.
In Vinschgau, in the west of South Tyrol, snow-shoe hikers find a good network of sign-posted hiking paths and mountain trails. They all share a breath-taking panoramic view of the mountains surrounding the Ortler Group, Sesvenna and the Ötztal Alps. Be it a comfortable family excursion or a summit hike. In the vicinity of Hotel Watles in Vinschgau there are numerous excursion destinations of different levels of difficulty. Brugger Alm, Kälberhütte, Reschner Alm, Planeiler Alm and from February Sesvenna Hut are only a few examples.
Vinschgau in the west of South Tyrol is the ideal place for those who want to try snow-shoe hiking. Don't miss out on the opportunity to get surprising and unusual impressions of South Tyrol's fascinating nature landscape away from hiking trails.