Snow-shoe hiking in Saalbach Hinterglemm

Exciting snow shoe hiking in Saalbach

On silent soles through the Home of Lässig

The seemingly boundless winter wonderland surrounding the Thurnerhof is home to numerous varied and wonderful activities on and off the slopes. Winter hikers love the large network of trails with 140 kilometres of hikes on the mountains and in the valley. Snow shoe hiking in Saalbach Hinterglemm allows you to experience the region in a completely new way. Equipped with snow shoes, even more remote places in the Home of Lässig can be conquered and explored.

Through frosty nature together

In addition to the classic winter hiking routes, there is so much more you can explore with the right equipment, i.e. snow shoes and sticks. It is easy to learn how to use them, and the local snow-sports schools offer courses for those who are interested. Furthermore, on request, guided snow shoe hikes in Saalbach Hinterglemm can also be booked with certified mountain guides from the tourist association and other winter sports providers. Groups can explore some of the most beautiful panoramas in the vast Home of Lässig. We will be happy to arrange appropriate tour offers for you at reception.

Saalbach’s loveliest snow shoe hikes

Many hikes start conveniently close to the Thurnerhof, or even lead right past it. Snow shoe hiking in Saalbach and Hinterglemm gives you new insights into the astonishingly beautiful scenery, and these tours really are an essential part of any winter holiday which offers stunning views:


On this tour on the Reiterkogel, you set-out towards the family-friendly ‘Kodok Mountain” area. Parts of the tour take you through the forests and across alpine meadows, with a short steep section leading to the Rosswaldhütte. The hike also crosses the ski piste for about ten minutes:

Start: Reiterkogel Mittelstation
Destination: Reiterkogel Mittelstation
Difficulty: Easy
Distance: 3.7 km, hike duration: approx. 2 hours, there and back  

Lengau – Hinterglemm

Near the cross-country skiing trail, the forest and open terrain lead to the Lindlingalm, where you can stop by for a refreshment, before then setting off on your return. The route length and hiking time should be intended as average indications, as it depends on the snow and weather conditions how long you will take and if all parts of the route are accessible: 

Start: Lengau
Destination: Hinterglemm
Difficulty: Medium
Distance: 2.8 km, hike duration: approx. 3 hours, there and back 


Here, too, the trail leads along the cross-country skiing trail, but actually circles the Lindlingalm with several options. When snow shoe hiking in Saalbach, you are spoilt for choice, thanks to the numerous alternatives through the forest and across the alpine meadows: 

Start: Horse-drawn sleigh stand at Lindlingalm
Destination: Horse-drawn sleigh stand at Lindlingalm
Difficulty: Medium
Distance: 4.5 km, hike duration: approx. 2 hours, there and back 


On large parts of this snow shoe tour you will be descending (a total of 713 metres of elevation difference) – to the Marxtenscharte, after the short ascent on the Stemmerkogel to the Samersattel, and down via the Stiegerabfahrt ski route. Snow shoe experience really is a must here.  

Start: Westgipfel mountain station
Destination: Westgipfel mountain station
Difficulty: Medium
Distance: 5.4 km, hike duration: approx. 3 hours, there and back  

These and other tours around the Thurnerhof ensure lots of winter fun! We are happy to advise you on-site, provide you with maps, and find local expert guides – all that is needed now is your non-binding enquiry!