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Off-piste adventures in Grossarl

Skiing is not the only attraction of a holiday in Grossarl. Hike idyllic trails before whizzing down the mountain on a sledge or discover the stunning natural landscape in snowshoes.

We are a member of the “Berg-Gesund” association. As a guest of Hotel Auhof, you can participate in the weekly programme free of charge. Exciting off-piste activities await!

Ski touring in the valley

Away from the slopes, ski tourers can immerse themselves in the stunning winter landscapes of Grossarl. Accompanied by an experienced hiking and mountain guide, enjoy the beauty of an Alpine winter in safe hands.

Hiking trails

Covered in a thick blanket of snow - enchanting & romantic!

Winter hikes in the Grossarl Valley are a great alternative to a day on the slopes for singles seeking some peace and quiet, happy couples and families with children looking for adventure. Why not take a toboggan with you? They are available to borrow any time from Hotel Auhof free of charge.


Themed snowshoe hikes are offered almost every day in the Grossarl Valley. Why not give the snowshoe hike for early risers a go? It meets every Wednesday at 7:15 am at the Panorama Lift valley station, just a stone’s throw from Hotel Auhof. Enjoy a circular hike through the stunning natural world of the Ellmau Valley.

Ride through the snow-covered valley, a unique experience!

Cross-country skiing through the snow-covered valley

Cross-country skiing in the province of Salzburg - a thrilling off-piste winter sport! The Grossarl Valley boasts a total of 25 km of classic cross-country ski trails, most of which is accompanied by a parallel skate trail. Speed, trail length and style - the choice is yours! The cross-country ski trails in the province of Salzburg are suitable for all levels and ages.


  • 25 kilometres of cross-country ski trails for classic and skate skiers
  • Grossarl cross-country trail from Grossarl to the Kösslerhäusl Heritage Museum
  • Hüttschlag cross-country ski trail from Hüttschlag to the wild and romantic valley head 2x night cross-country ski trails in the Grossarl Valley:
    • Reitwiese Grossarl: 2 km floodlit cross-country ski trail, Mon, Wed, Fri from 6 - 8:30 pm
    • Aschaustüberl Hüttschlag: 3 km floodlit cross-country ski trail, Tue, Thu, Fri from 6 - 8:30 pm
  • Cross-country ski courses: group and private lessons for every level of ability
  • Equipment for cross-country skiing in the Grossarl Valley available from the ski rental shops in Grossarl
Torch-lit walk through the enchanted forest

Torch-lit walk through the enchanted forest

A spellbinding experience for adults and children aged 4+, the fairy-tale walk in the winter forest takes place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The Grossarl Tourist Office takes you for an evening stroll through the forest by torchlight, accompanied by a storyteller and mysterious flute music.