Salzburger Sportwelt

Cross Country Ski Holidays Country: Salzburger Sportwelt Austria

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XC ski holidays in the Salzburger Sportwelt

Cross Country Highlights

  • 520 km of cross-country ski trails, skating trails, cross-country ski schools, and service points
  • Guaranteed to be snow sure thanks to several high altitude trails
  • Tauernmarathon: 50 km of easy to moderate cross-country skiing through the whole of the Salzburger Sportwelt region

Cross-country ski holidays in the Salzburger Sportwelt
The extensive, well-developed network of cross-country ski trails takes you through 8 resorts in the Salzburger Sportwelt, comprising 36 easy, moderate, and difficult circuits: 520 km of perfectly prepared cross-country skiing and skating. One of the classics here has to be the 50 km easy to moderately difficult Tauernloipe leading through the entire region, and connecting with lots of other circuits.

Cross-country skiing in Filzmoos in Salzburg
Biathlon fans are especially well catered for in Filzmoos. In one of the 7 marked routes, the Neubergerhof Sonnenloipe, you can even hold a biathlon rifle and, under the expert guidance of Manfred Nagl, a former professional, take a shot at the small, black targets.

>> Cross Country Ski village Filzmoos

Cross-country skiing in Radstadt
There are 60 km of varied, well-marked routes in Radstadt for classic and skating cross-country skiers. The difficulty of the routes ranges from very easy through to very challenging. If you haven’t had enough training during the day, or you may be had something else going on, then on the “Kaswurm” you can complete a few circuits in the evening.

>> Cross Country Ski city Radstadt

Cross-country skiing in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee
Guests staying in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee can get some important tips from a cross-country skiing professional for free whilst on the track. The so-called “Flying Coach” is available at any time, but also actively approaches guests to offer advice and equipment tips, and recommending the most beautiful trails in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee.

>> Cross Country Ski villages Altenmarkt-Zauchensee

Trail area Salzburger Sportwelt

Trail area Salzburger Sportwelt


520km thereof:
  • Skating 260 km
  • Special night trails 2 km

Prices & Service

The local tourism office will give you information about the current cross country ski ticket prices.

  • 60 km long Tauern trail
  • Flying Coach
  • Biathlon

Further information

  • Trail altitude

    842 m - 1750 m

  • Resort altitude

    842 m - 1057 m

  • Cross country season

    Middle of December - end of March

Cross-country skiing in the Salzburger Sportwelt

The extensive, well-developed network of cross-country ski trails in the Salzburger Sportwelt region offers active winter sports people 520 km of prepared cross-country ski trails for classic and skating skiers. The 60 km long, easy to moderately difficult Tauernloipe takes you through the whole region and also connects with many other trails in the Salzburger Sportwelt. Several high altitude trails guarantee snow and a long cross-country ski season from the start of December through to April.

Cross-country ski schools & rentals

Tri Alpin

Tri Alpin

Salzburger Straße 13

A-5550 Radtstadt

+43 (0)6452 – 20 194

© Salzburger Sportwelt, Ikarus

Winter sports in the region

  • Altenmarkt & Filzmoos ski touring area
  • Biathlon on the Neubergerhof sunny cross-country ski track
  • More than 45 km of signposted snowshoe hiking trails

Ski touring in the Salzburger Sportwelt

Altenmarkt and Filzmoos are known as ideal starting points for many ski tours full of variety. Ski touring on the pistes is not permitted hence the tours lead through pristine nature presenting the region’s scenic beauty from its most impressive side.

Easy tours:

  • Sulzenschneid

Intermediate tours:

  • Hahnbaum – main route
  • Hahnbaum – “Zacherlegg“ route
  • Kleinarler Hut - Penkkopf

Experienced guides accompany you on your tours and guarantee safety.

Equipment can be hired from the local sports shops.

Biathlon in the Salzburger Sportwelt

The sunny cross-country ski track of the Neubergerhof in Filzmoos is for biathletes and anyone who wants to become one the right address. You can show your marksmanship skills under the instructions of cross-country ski pro Manfred Nagl.

Snowshoe hiking in the Salzburger Sportwelt

The Salzburger Sportwelt offers snowshoe hikers more than 45 kilometres of consistently signposted snowshoe hiking trails. Many diverse tours through the beautiful winter landscape can be found especially in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee.

Easy tours:

  • Mondpfad trail
  • Oberrain hiking trail

Intermediate tours:

  • Gerzkopf
  • Stuhlköpfl hiking trail
  • Zauchensee tour
  • Bauernregelweg trail

Difficult tours:

  • Steinwand circular tour
  • Rossbrand tour

Guided snowshoe hiking tours and snowshoe hire are available at the individual destinations throughout the region.

Events in the region

© Cross Country Ski Holidays

Ski tour camp

2016-12-16 - 2017-03-26

Inhalte der Camps:

  • Grundlagen der Schnee- und Lawinenkunde
  • Gefahrenmuster und Gefahrenstellen laut Lawinenlagebericht interpretieren
  • vernünftige Tourenplanung
  • Geländebeurteilung, Verhalten, Spuranlage im Auf- und Abstieg
  • Beobachtungen im Gelände (Alarmzeichen, Gefahrenmuster und Gefahrenstellen, subjektive Faktoren)
  • Risikocheck und Entscheidung im Einzelhang
  • Wahl der geeigneten Maßnahmen
  • konsequentes Handeln



More info to the events


Cross-country ski experts

Mario Seidl
ÖSV Nordic combination athlete

The Thermenloipe and the tough Hochbifangloipe with its fascinating view over Altenmarkt-Zauchensee are two of the most beautiful cross-country trails in the Salzburger Sportwelt region. You can get information about difficulty levels and refreshment possibilities on the digital route planner. There are benches at the sides of the trails giving you the chance of taking a break or two.

Mario Seidl
ÖSV Nordic combination athlete