The best way to combine sport and nature

Cross-country skiing at 2000m in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Thanks to its exceptional altitude and guaranteed snow, Obergurgl is very popular with cross-country skiers.

Trails for all ability levels mean that fans of both the classic style and the skating style can look forward to top conditions on the:

  • Obergurgl practice trail,
  • Hochgurgl practice trail,
  • Pill/Angern/Poschach high-altitude trail.
Cross-country skiing in Obergurgl
Winter sports in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Cross-country skiing in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Enjoy the sound of silence as you leave the world behind you

The best place to perfect your cross-country technique before embarking on the high-altitude trail is on one of our two practice trails. One starts from just outside the  Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl in the centre of Obergurgl, next to the church, and measures  three kilometres.

The Hochgurgl practice trail is two kilometres long. It takes skiers from the chapel through snowy fields up past the treeline towards the Königstal Valley. Sections of this run are floodlit, with a separate hiking trail running alongside.

Once you have polished your technique, it's time to take on the 7km Pill/Angern/Poschach high-altitude trail. It starts at the car park next to the Hochgurglbahn cable car and offers magnificent views.

top equipment

The Scheiber Sport rental shop in the basement of our hotel also has the latest equipment for snowshoe hiking, tobogganing and cross-country skiing.

With a Scheiber Sport branch at the bottom of every lift, it couldn't be easier to change your equipment or try out something completely new.

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