Snowshoeing and winter hiking on the Hochkönig
The best winter walks on the summit of emotions
When snow covers the alpine meadows and awe-inspiring mountain giants, the region around your holiday flat turns into a fairy-tale scenery for winter hiking on the Hochkönig.
Craggy rocks, wide fields, snow-covered hills and meadows, quiet forests offer peace and contemplation away from the skiing hustle and bustle.
Winter hiking and snowshoeing on the Hochkönig allows you to reflect, to let your thoughts run free, to unwind and enjoy.
Numerous huts invite you to a little rest stop. Warm up for the next stage of your hike with a cup of Jagatee or mulled wine.
The neatest winter hikes around Maria Alm
Numerous attractive options around our organic farm allow you to enjoy winter hiking on the Hochkönig to the fullest. We can particularly recommend the following routes:
For families: Walking trail to the Steinbockalm
Time to hit the ski region in Dienten: Take the Gabühelbahn cable car onto the mountain before embarking on a half-hour walk to the Steinbockalm. This fairly flat trail offers amazing views and lots of options for kids to go wild.
For perseverers: Natrun loop trail
Pass the Enterwinkl for a particularly panoramic winter hike. 6.4 km in 3.5 hours lead from Gasthof Jufen with neat rest stop option on snow-cleared paths via Grammleralm and Natrun back to your accommodation in Maria Alm. Ski poles or Nordic walking poles recommended!
For connoissers: Hiking on the Möserrundweg
6.5 km and 140 altitude metres – certainly not an issue for most winter hikers. The Möserrundweg particularly lends itself to an enjoyable tour as the view on this walk to Rohrmoos and through the Krallerwinkl is genuinely amazing. Children and adults love this 2.5-hour trip with rest stop options, spontaneous snowball fight included!
For nature enthusiasts: Tour on the Aberg
Hike behind the church to Urslau via the unhurried village walk no. 12. Arriving in Urslau, the paths no. 11 and no. 28 are a steady ascent. You’ll have covered around 500 altitude metres when arriving at Aberg mountain station, then speedily return back to the valley by gondola cable car or ski bus.
For adventures: Walk to Hinterthal
Winter hiking on the Hochkönig shows you the multifaceted region in a charming manner. Guided tours on perfectly groomed trails lead via Natrun to stunning Hinterthal. After a brief initial challenge, the ascent remains moderate, but you should bring some stamina for this tour of just over ten kilometres.
If you’d like to learn more about winter hiking and snowshoeing in Maria Alm on the Hochkönig around the organic farm Ebengut, we’ll gladly advise you. We always have many topical and daily excursion and hiking tips available for you, and will gladly recommend the numerous other diverse tours to the neighbouring villages Dienten and Mühlbach en route to Arthurhaus and Bürglalm!
Best send us your non-binding enquiry right now and look forward to the unmatched winter panorama and the many sport and leisure options throughout the region for an unforgettable holiday after your fancy.