Winter activities at the Silvretta Montafon resort
Writing winter holiday history at the Sporthotel
Skiing or snowboarding is great – but not the only thing you can do while on winter holiday! Winter hiking, snow shoe hiking, tobogganing or paragliding: In the vicinity of Sporthotel Silvretta Montafon in Gaschurn, you’ll find a number of sporty alternatives to fun on the slopes.
A question of age or skill? Not at all! The activity offers at the southernmost valley of Vorarlberg promise wintry fun for the whole family. Are you ready to write the next exciting chapter of holiday history together with your loved ones?
Winter hiking through Vorarlberg’s nature
Are you light-footed and light-hearted? Then winter hiking should definitely be on your holiday schedule! The Montafon provides the perfect conditions for that. Amidst the Rätikon, Verwall and Silvretta mountain ranges, you can explore numerous signposted hiking trails – a fairytale world of snow, light, and ice.
Short walk or extended hike? You can do both in the Montafon – thanks to an extensive network of groomed winter hiking trails. Your companions on every hike: snow-covered summits and forests, glittering snowy meadows, breath-taking views and absolute peace and quiet. Open your eyes and then: pause and be astonished …
Hiking through the Montafon in snow shoes
Deep snow adventures without skis! That’s what the many snow shoe hiking routes in the southernmost valley of Vorarlberg promise. You’ve wanted to hike far off the beaten paths for a long time already? Then take advantage of this wintry opportunity! On numerous trails, you can experience the Montafon’s natural wonders first hand.
Fresh powder snow, glittering snow crystals, frozen waterfalls – take in the unique mountain landscape. Snow shoes strapped to your feet, you can leave your everyday life behind. Sounds amazing? It definitely is! You may also experience those unforgettable holiday moments during a course or as a group.
Natural toboggan runs at the Silvretta Montafon resort
Lean into the curve – and not just while skiing. Ready, SIT, go! That’s the motto at the many natural toboggan runs near Sporthotel Silvretta Montafon – each with its own unique charm! Short or long, during the day or at night. Find the run that perfectly suits your holiday plans:
- Kapell – Kropfen: easy, 5 kilometres long, duration: 45 minutes, 504 metres of difference in altitude
- Latschau – Vandans: medium difficulty, 3 kilometres long, duration: 30 minutes, 344 metres of difference in altitude
- Lindauer Hut – Latschau: difficult, 6.9 kilometres long, duration: 30 minutes, 728 metres of difference in altitude
- Grabs – Latschau: difficult, 3 kilometres long, duration: 30 minutes, 361 metres of difference in altitude
- mountain station Kristberg cable car – middle station: easy, 600 metres long, duration: 10 minutes, 90 metres of difference in altitude
Silvretta reservoir pond: medium difficulty, 700 metres long, duration: 3 minutes, 120 metres of difference in altitude
By the way: Vorarlberg’s longest floodlit natural toboggan run is also located at the Silvretta Montafon resort. On three evenings a week, you can toboggan along a 5.5 kilometre run from Gafrescha down into the valley to St. Gallenkirch. The ride lasts for 30 minutes and you’ll cover a difference in altitude of 637 metres.
No matter which run you decide on: Tobogganing is tons of fun for the whole family! Wouldn’t you agree?
Paragliding above the snowy Montafon
In winter, you can glide off into lofty heights – right from the slope. During a wintry tandem flight, the snowy Montafon will be at your feet. Paragliding is perfect for all those who are looking for a unique experience and who crave an adrenaline kick. The start at the Silvretta Montafon resort is near the mountain station of the Versettla cable car. But you can also start at the Bella Nova and the mountain station of the Sennigrat lift.
Our tip: Keep your skis on – they make it easier for you to land!