Hiking on a thick layer of snow

Experience the snow-covered winter landscapes in the Ybbstal Alps far from regular slopes. Put your snowshoes on – off to adventures!

Snowshoeing is an adventure both day and night, for young and old alike. In Lackenhof am Ötscher and Göstling an der Ybbs, guided tours are offered provided the snow situation is sufficient.

Current offers for guided snowhoe-hikes


Snowshoeing in Lackenhof am Ötscher

Discover the pristine winter landscapes of Lackenhof with a snowshoeing tour. Two permanently signposted routes are available:

Eibenkogel route:
An easy-going hike via the Belling and the Kälberhalt takes you to the Eibenkogel where you can bask in the sun in front of one of the two huts while watching the passing skiers and snowboarders.
Length: approx. 1.2 km, walk duration: ca. 40 minutes
To the tour!

Kesselgraben snowshoeing track:
This tour takes you from the village centre via the Kesselgraben rift to the Mandlbodenhütte where family Egger awaits you with warm beverages and a hearty snack. After that, you walk on via the forest chapel to the starting point Teichwiese.
Length: approx. 3.5 km, walk duration: ca. 1 hour
To the tour!

Furthermore, the ski school Ötscher Lackenhof offers the option of trudging through the snow-covered vespertine winter landscapes following grandfather's footprints.

Meeting point: every Wednesday at 4.00 p.m. at Intersport Ötscher (duration: about 1.5 hours)
Price: € 10.00 per person incl. equipment (for groups of 4 or more)

Information and booking:
Ski school Ötscher Lackenhof
t +43 7480 5001
e info@lackenhof-skischule.at
 

Snowshoe rental:
Ski school Ötscher Lackenhof: t +43 7480 5001, e info@lackenhofskischule.at
Ski school Lackenhof: t +43 7480 20256, e info@skischule-lackenhof.at

Snowshoeing in Göstling an der Ybbs

Family Mandl-Scheiblechner undertakes guided moonlight-snowshoe hikes with a headlamp on horseback.

Meeting point: every Friday at 7.00 p.m. at the “Gasthof Mandl-Scheiblechner” (duration: 2-3 hours), with a number of at least 6 participants possible at any time
Price: € 18.00 per person incl. snowshoes, headlamp and mulled wine

Information and booking:
Family Mandl-Scheiblechner
t +43 7484 2244
e info@rafting-mandl.at