Snowshoeing in the Vorarlberg

Guided winter snowshoe hikes are organised at many resorts in this province in the west of Austria.

Those who visit the region with their own transport will be able to join up with a guided snowshoe walk organised by the village tourist offices virtually every day of the week during the winter months.

Here is just a small sample of what different Vorarlberg mountain resorts are offering as guided snowshoe walks during with upcoming winter:

Scenic Views from the Muttjöchle

Snowshoe hike on the Sonnenkopf in Vorarlberg
Snowshoe hiking from the Sonnenkopf
© Vorarlberg Tourismus | Dietmar Denger

Located between Silbertal and Klostertal, the Muttjöchle (2074m) provides especially stunning views. The groomed winter hiking and snow shoe trail starts at the top station of the Sonnenkopfbahn. It takes about 2.5 hours to complete the tour.

Snowshoe at the Silvrettasee in the Montafon

Snowshoe walk on the Silvretta-Bielerhöhe
Snowshoe walk on the Silvretta-Bielerhöhe
© Montafon Tourismus GmbH | Stefan Kothner

On Tuesdays and Fridays (from 17 December 2019 to 10 April 2020), snowshoe hikers can experience the amazing natural scenery at the Silvretta-Bielerhöhe, nestling at the foot of glacier-capped peaks of more than 3000 metres altitude.

Schwarzenberg – Snowshoe Walk

Snowshoeing at the Bödele
Snowshoeing at the Bödele
© Bregenzerwald Tourismus | Adolf Bereuter

Snowshoe guide Daniel accompanies a tour through the Fohramoos nature reserve at Bödele on Wednesdays from 09.00 (from early December to mid-March 2020). The snow cover hides a largely intact upland moor that is lined by moorland forests. You can always combine the two-hour circuit with a rest and some refreshments at one of the ski huts around Bödele.

More information: www.vorarlberg.travel