The Lungau winter landscape has a special charm and invites you to enjoy the fresh winter air in a truly idyllic setting.
A broad network of well-signed trails lead you out into the winter wonderland. Whether hiking through the blanketed deep snow in the countryside, exploring a prepared winter Nordic walking path or snowshoeing in the mountains you can loose yourself in the moment and recharge your batteries.
Walking Paths and Route Descriptions
An extensive list of valley-wide walking, hiking and snowshoe routes can be foundline online in the Lungau’s own homepage: www.lungau.at
There you can also find contact information for guided tours, instruction and local workshops.
High Alpine Routes connecting Grosseck and Speiereck
The Grosseck-Speiereck mountain region offer the possibility of walking relatively easily through the alpine peaks. Suitable for general walkers, snow shoe wanderers and parents towing kids on a sledge, a 3km long prepared walking track traverses the ski area taking the walker on a fabulous journey through the forests, alongside natural frozen lakes and accross the deep snow covered mountainside that can usually only be enjoyed by snow sports enthusiasts. The only cost is for the cable car journey.
Winter Nordic Walking Paths
Nordic Walking is ideally suited as a winter sport and enthusiasts can enjoy a network of prepared winter trails, ranging in length and difficulty. A list of local trails, including a brief descriptions, advice on the level of difficulty and length can be found online in the St Michael Homepage: www.sanktmichael.at
Snowshoeing and Guided Tours
Walking in snow shoes is easy to learn and fun to do. To explore some of the less travelled areas however it is advisable to find yourself a guide. The following two local businesses offer instruction, guided tours and equipment hire: