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Winter Hiking Trails in Gerlos
Enjoy an unforgettable time on a winter hiking tour through the sparkling winter wonderland of Gerlos and its surrounding valleys. Those moments of your holidays, where you can take a break from everyday life and leave all worries behind will give you energy and will be a lasting memory.
1-hour gently winter hike in unspoilt nature. For these family-friendly hiking tour good winter shoes are recommended.
We cross the bridge at Gasthof Oberwirt and follow the road to the left to the entrance of the Schönachtal Valley. This is where the path begins its gentle rise. After a short break at Stinkmoosalm pasture, where there is a wonderful view of the end of the valley with the Schönachkees Glacier (3,000 m), you can reach the snack-bar at Lackenalm pasture (1,400 m) in about 1 hour.
1-hour easy walk - past 3 huts, sturdy winter shoes are recommended!
This tour could also be named the ‘snack tour’ as you have the opportunity to visit 3 Alpine huts with refreshments. Past Isskogel valley station you walk along the road beside Gerlosbach stream to the Gerlos toboggan track. From here the road goes left up the mountain to Gasthof Almstüberl with its wonderful, panoramic view into Schönachtal Valley. Following the path onwards you cross the Krummbach descent and walk on, taking the Güterweg path, to the fork at "Prölleralm". Taking the left-hand path you can reach the traditional ski hut with its large sun terrace after climbing for about 20 minutes. If you continue on the path along the stream you will reach the Krummbachrast snack-bar after another 30 minutes.
Family-friendly winter hike for about 1 hour, sturdy winter shoes are recommended!
Take the romantic forest path along the Gerlosbach from Gerlos to Gmünd heading towards Hotel Kröller. Cross the road and turn right to Hotel Almhof. Follow the single track road about 1 km to the "Seemeile". On the desent down to the damwall caution is advised (good shoes!). After the short tunnel galery, right along the road (next to the main road) to Gasthof Kühle Rast.
Start here by a narrow belt of forest an then slowly uphill: for about 1 hour you hike through the narrow, romantic valley along the Schwarzach - then you see high on almost 1400 m the Schwarzachalm. Or, turn after the tunnel left and walk alongside the banks of the Gmünd Reservoir. In Gmünd arrived again, cross the footbridge to the western riding stables and past, the path leads back up to the Hotel Kröller.
WIMMERTALALM CLOSED - THE WINTER WALKWAY WILL NOT BE CLEAR!
The Wimmertal is located in Gerlos-Gmünd, the valley entrance is right next to the main road (parking). The first few meters, the path climbs a little steeper, then you continue past the alpine pasture until you reach the "Wimmertalalm". Enjoy the magnificent view of the "Wechselspitze" and the "Mitterjoch".
Our 360 degrees panoramic pictures provide you with an insight into the magnificent scenery, which you will explore on a winter hike. (For that you require a Flash Plug-In)
Schönachtal 360° Panorama
Gerlos-Gmünd 360° Panorama