25.06.2018 - 07.09.201801.10.2018 - 26.10.2018
Start / Goal: Krößbach liftLength: 6 - 9 km (entire circuit)Walking time: approx. 2 - 2.5 hoursCross the bridge directly next to the parking area, continue along a well cleared route, in scenic surroundings far from the main road, until you reach Volderau. This alternative entry point has enough parking spaces and shortens the circular tour a little. From Volderau, the winter hiking trail ascends gently for 2.8 km, along the stream for most of the way, to the forest café in Falbeson. Go over the road and walk to the Doadleralm meadow. From here, the trail continues for 3 km on the other side of the valley, over snowy forest and meadow paths, back to Volderau. Cross over the bridge there and you're back at the starting point. In case you start from Krößbach, the route goes back the same way to the lift.
Option 1Start / Goal: Neustift Leisure CentreLength: 6 - 9 km (entire circuit)Walking time: approx. 1.5 - 2.5 hrs.From the Leisure Centre parking area, follow the path next to the stream into the valley until you reach Schaller. Cross over the main road there. The path leads back alongside the forest on the other side of the valley. Alternatively, you can continue the hike to Krößbach. Moving out of the valley, the trail runs to the Neustift organic biomass station. Here, you cross over the main road again and go over a field also used as a ski cross-country trail. The last section runs parallel to this trail back to the starting point.Option 2Start / Goal: Bachertal parking areaLength: 4 km (there and back)Walking time: approx. 1.5 hrs.From the Bachertal parking area (at Neustift open air pool) a leisurely, 45-minute route popular with the locals takes you to the Kartnall farms. This spot offers breathtaking views of the whole valley, and delicious food is on offer.Option 3Start / Goal: Elferbahn parking areaLength: 5.5 km (entire circuit)Walking time: approx. 1.5 hrs.The hike starts at the Elfer lift parking area, continuing across snow covered fields to Neder, where the trail goes across the so-called "Herrengasse" to the Kampl district. Going down a gentle incline, follow the road until you reach the main road after around 400 m. Cross it and follow the path next to the stream back to the starting point.
Option 1Start / Goal: Josef parking areaLength: 4 - 7 km (there and back)Walking time: approx. 1 hr. - 3 hrs.Beginning at the "Josef" parking area, the trail goes steadily upwards through snow covered forests, along the toboggan run either to the Auffangalm meadow (2.2 km) or the Brandstattalm meadow (3.5 km), where you can enjoy the cosy Alpine meadow atmosphere and sample the food and drink.Option 2Start / Goal: Bichlhof / Krößbach parking areaLength: 5.5 kmWalking time: approx. 1 hr. - 3 hrs.This option starts at the Bichlhof parking area above Milders. From there, follow the signposted trail towards Oberegg. Wander through quiet forests through the small village Oberegg to Krößbach, where you can take the winter hiking trail no. 5 (Neustift circular route) or travel back to the starting point with public transport.
Start / Goal: NederLength: 11 km (there and back)Walking time: approx. 3 hrs.The cleared trail extends from the starting point in Neder to the Pinnisalm meadow. If you don't want to do the whole stretch to the Pinnisalm at once, why not stop at the Issenangeralm halfway along the route. The most beautiful part of the hike is fairly flat, leading from the Issenangeralm to the Pinnisalm.