Gsieser Tal

Cross Country Ski Holidays Country: Gsieser Tal Italy

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Langlaufen im Gsieser Tal

Highlights of the region

  • Snow guaranteed from December
  • Dolomiti NordicSki: 1 cross-country skiing pass for 1.300 kilometres of cross-country ski trails
  • Valle di Casies Race for world-class athletes and amateur cross-country skiers

Cross-country ski holidays in South Tyrol

The holiday region Valle di Casies–Welsberg–Taisten is part of Dolomiti NordicSki, Europe’s largest cross-country ski network which features 1.300 kilometres of cross-country ski trails, one single cross-country skiing pass as well as snow guaranteed from December. Whether skater or classic cross-country skier, connoisseur or sporty athlete, the wide cross-country ski trails in the Valle di Casies provide space for everyone. Even Taisten and Welsberg can be reached by cross-country skis if the snow situation is good. From there you will be able to get onto the connecting route of the neighbouring Puster Valley ski marathon cross-country ski trail, thus greatly extending the radius of action. 84 kilometres of first class cross-country ski trails for every requirement can be found situated almost centrally in the cross-country ski paradise of the Valle di Casies.

Cross-country ski facilities in the Valle di Casies

Well-groomed sun cross-country ski trails permeate the pristine winter landscape, leading directly past rustic inns where specialities of the Valle di Casies cuisine provide cross-country skiers with new energy. Away from the overcrowded resorts, cross-country skiing here is definitely a nature experience.

Ski touring in the region Valle di Casies

Ski tourers get what their heart desires in Valle di Casies. This is one of the most popular touring areas in South Tyrol. From classic to diverse routes – many signposted tours of all levels of difficulty are waiting for you in Valle di Casies. The region is famous for its diverse touring area and is very popular with sportsmen and women. Here you experience ski tours that will take you to the most beautiful places in South Tyrol. The snow-covered alpine pastures, impressive summits and almost pristine nature are only some of the region’s merits.

Skitour in Gsies

Ski tours in the region

  • One of the most diverse ski touring areas in South Tyrol
  • Many opened mountain huts
  • Prepared tabgoggan runs for the final descent

Hoher Mann (2,593 m)Ski tour on Hoher Mann South Tyrol

The ski tour up to the peak of the mountain Hoher Mann offers dream-like clear slopes for pure skiing pleasure. After a stop at the hut Aschtalm, you ride down the toboggan run until you reach the valley.

Starting point: car park St. Magdalena/Gsieser Tal – head of the valley (1,465 m a.s.l.)

Height difference: 1,150 altitude metres

Walking time: 3.5 h

Difficulty: easy

Tour details


Hochkreuzspitze (2,739 m)Great ski touring conditions in Gsiesertal

One of the classic ski tours in the Gsieser Tal Valley. This tour is often done as a round trip – ascent via the Gsieser Törl, descent through the Pfoital or vice versa.

Starting point: car park St. Magdalena/Gsieser Tal – head of the valley (1,465 m a.s.l.)

Height difference: 1,300 altitude metres

Walking time: 4.5 h

Difficulty: intermediate

Tour details


Uwaldalm (2,042 m)Ski touring in the Alps

Pleasant ski tour that leads along the forest road or groomed toboggan run. Starting from the hut, you can additionally climb the 2,272 metres high Spielbühel.

Starting point: car park St. Magdalena/Gsieser Tal – head of the valley (1,465 m a.s.l.)

Height difference: 600 altitude metres

Walking time: 1.5 h

Difficulty: easy

Tour details


Kalkstein Jöchl (2,326 m)Ski touring holidays in Italy

The ski tour across snow-covered alpine pastures until you reach the crossing to the Austrian Villgratental valley is a wonderful winter sports experience.

Starting point: car park St. Magdalena/Gsieser Tal – head of the valley (1,465 m a.s.l.)

Height difference: 900 altitude metres

Walking time: 2.5 h

Difficulty: easy

Tour details


Rotlahner (2,743 m)Ski touring holidays in Gsieser Tal

The ski tour up to the mountain Rotlahner is one of the most popular in the Gsieser Tal valley – and justifiably so. This peak with good views can be reached through a toboggan run and diverse slopes as well as the mountain ridge.

Starting point: car park St. Magdalena/Gsieser Tal – head of the valley (1,465 m a.s.l.)

Height difference: 1,300 altitude metres

Walking time: 3.5 h

Difficulty: intermediate

Tour details


Hochhorn (2,625 m)Ski touring in Gsiesertal

At Schuher Alm, the wonderful slopes of this ski tour open up. Via the Golfen (2,469 m) you reach the Hochhorn. The reward for the long ascent is the extraordinary view from the peak.

Starting point: Unterplanken in Pichl/Gsieser Tal (1,200 m a.s.l.)

Height difference: 1,500 altitude metres

Walking time: 5 h

Difficulty: intermediate

Tour details


Lutterkopf - Durakopf (2,275 m)Ski touring in SouthTyrol

During this easy ski tour, that does not take too long and that leads over an extended mountain ridge, you enjoy a very nice mountain panorama. Another benefit: you can stop at Taistner Vorderalm for a bite to eat.

Starting point: car park above “Berggasthaus Mudler Hof” in Taisten (1,620 m a.s.l.)

Height difference: 750 altitude metres

Walking time: 3 h

Difficulty: easy

Tour details

Trail area Gsieser Tal

Trails

84km thereof:
  • Skating 42 km
  • Special night trails 10 km
  • Trails with artificial snowmaking 84 km

Prices & Service

A day ticket in Hochpustertal Valley costs 8 €, a weekly ticket 30 €. A weekly ticket for Dolomiti Nordicski (1.300 Loipen km) costs 35 €.

  • Dolomiti NordicSki Group
  • Benefits with the Holidaypass Premium

Further information

  • Trail altitude

    1.200 m - 1.450 m

  • Resort altitude

    1.200 m - 1.450 m

  • Winter sports season

    Middle of December - Middle of March

Trails report

The holiday region Valle di Casies–Welsberg–Taisten is part of Dolomiti NordicSki, Europe’s largest cross-country ski network which features 1.300 kilometres of cross-country ski trails, one single cross-country skiing pass as well as snow guaranteed from the beginning of December. 42 kilometres of first class cross-country ski trails for every requirement can be found situated almost centrally in the cross-country ski paradise of the Valle di Casies.
Well-groomed sun cross-country ski trails permeate the pristine winter landscape, leading directly past rustic inns where specialities of the Valle di Casies cuisine provide cross-country skiers with new energy. Away from the overcrowded resorts, cross-country skiing here is definitely a nature experience. 

Slopesreport Gsieser Tal

Region Classic Skating High altitude trails
Count Length of which prepared
Count Length of which prepared
Count Length of which prepared
Gsieser Tal - Welsberg - Taisten
3 48 km 15.5 km
3 48 km 15.5 km
0 0 km 5 km

Gsieser Tal - Welsberg - Taisten

Rundkurs Mooswald in St. Magdalena/Gsieser Tal (Klassisch, Skating, Höhenloipen)

5 km von 5 km
blue

Blue trails
For leisure cross-country skiers for whom the focus is the scenery and experience of nature. Mainly flat trails.

Red trails
For fit hobby cross-country skiers preferring to avoid extreme challenges.

Black trails
For expert athletes, with tough gradients

prepared

not prepared

green

Characteristics

Die Langlaufloipe in St. Magdalena/Gsieser Tal (Rundkurs von 1,5 km) wird täglich von 17.00 - 22.00 Uhr beleuchtet.

  • Länge: 5 km
  • Hm: 13 m
  • Max: 1476 m
  • Min: 1466 m

Welsberg - Niederdorf - Toblach (Klassisch, Skating)

12 km
blue

Blue trails
For leisure cross-country skiers for whom the focus is the scenery and experience of nature. Mainly flat trails.

Red trails
For fit hobby cross-country skiers preferring to avoid extreme challenges.

Black trails
For expert athletes, with tough gradients

prepared

not prepared

gray

  • Länge: 12 km

Welsberg - Taisten - Gsieser Tal Loipe (Gsieser Tal Lauf) (Klassisch, Skating)

10.5 km von 42 km
red

Blue trails
For leisure cross-country skiers for whom the focus is the scenery and experience of nature. Mainly flat trails.

Red trails
For fit hobby cross-country skiers preferring to avoid extreme challenges.

Black trails
For expert athletes, with tough gradients

prepared

not prepared

green

  • Länge: 42 km
  • Hm: 3022 m
  • Max: 2096 m
  • Min: 1125 m

Cross-country ski schools & rentals

Langlaufschule St. Magdalena

Langlaufschule St. Magdalena

Am Berglift

39030 St. Magdalena

+39 0474 94 81 42

  • Snowshoe hikes
  • Schneeschuhwanderungen
Alpinschule Pustertal

Alpinschule Pustertal

Bahnhofstraße 2

I-39035 Welsberg

+39 0474 944660

  • Skitouring guide
Matthias Larcher

Matthias Larcher

Reinthalstrasse 28

I-39031 Bruneck/Reischach

+39 347 2518114

  • Skitouring Guide
Skiverleih Hellweger

Skiverleih Hellweger

Skiverleih Hellweger

Pustertaler Straße 7

39035 Welsberg

+39 0474 946 007

  • Sport-& Skirental

Events in the region

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Gsieser Tal Lauf

2019-02-16 - 2019-02-17

Since its start in 1984, this event has never been cancelled. Not even in 2017, the very first year in which it did not snow, the Gsiesertal Lauf still look place thanks to the perfect artificial snow, guaranteed on the 42 km route. Since the very beginning of this sport event, this race has become one of the most well-known and attended races in the whole mountains, totaling 60,767 skiers who crossed the finishing line. It is an international event as there are over 30 represented countries. The race runs along two routes: 30 km and 42 km. Saturday skiers will compete using the classic style, while Sunday will see them competing using the skating style. The MINI-Gsieser will also take place on Saturday.

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Sellaronda Skimarathon

2019-03-22 - 2019-03-22

The race takes place at night and the racetrack runs along the world-famous slopes of the Sellaronda, passing through the Dolomites passes of the Pordoi, Sella, Gardena and Campolongo. 

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Contact

Tourismusverein Gsieser Tal-Welsberg-Taisten

St. Martin 10 A
39030 Gsieser Tal -
T: +39 0474 9784 36
info@gsieser-tal.com
http://www.kronplatz.com/de/gsiesertal-welsberg-taisten