This easy to moderate circular trail goes through the Pfitschtal Alpine valley at the foot of the Zillertal Alps in two loops, and is a real insiders' tip due to its idyllic location and guaranteed snow. The trail is perfect for both classic and skating-style cross-country skiing and is prepared daily.
The Platschjoch High-Altitude Trail starts just below the mountain station of the Ratschings-Jaufen cable car, at the valley station of the Rinneralm chairlift (3 min. walk). It goes towards the Kalcheralm Alpine farm and then along the forest road to the Jaufenpassstraße road. Cross the road and continue a little way into the area of the Platschjoch mountain. You then loop round to go back down to the Rinneralm.
The Ridnauntal Valley Circular Trail starts in Masseria/Maiern. It goes along the Fernerbach stream down the valley to the hamlet of Braunhöfen, where it goes round in a loop. This is followed by a climb up to Gasse and the Joggelehof farm, where you do a loop and then start on your way back. First you follow the same route back to Ridanna/Ridnaun; then you follow the trail in a number of loops of varying degrees of difficulty back up the valley to Masseria.
SEA LEVEL: 1.350 m
PASSAGE: from Innerratschings/Racines di Dentro to Flading/Vallettina
LENGTH: 12 km
DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY: easy to medium-heavy
The slope in in the Val di Fleres, Erl offers the best conditions, especially for experienced cross-country skiers.
The slope in the Val di Fleres, from Ladurns to S. Antonio/St. Anton offers the best conditions, especially for experienced cross-country skiers.
Snow reliable and ambitious natural toboggan run in Stilfes which is recommended especially for expert runners.
The Rosskopf Sledging Trail is the longest floodlit winter sledging trail with artificial snow facility in Italy. It starts right by the Rosskopf cable car mountain station and runs for nearly 10 km round many twists and turns down to the valley station in Vipiteno/Sterzing where sledges can be hired.
Why not join a night-time sledging party on Tuesday or Friday evenings for a special experience on Vipiteno's local mountain. On these evenings the sledging trail is floodlit until midnight (cable car runs until 10 pm).
Short varied toboggan slope in the beautiful winter landscape of Pfitsch valley.
Comfortable and easy toboggan run from the Prantneralm to Smudres which also suitable for children.
Toboggan run near the hamlet Dosso/Egg on direction Penser Joch pass.
The sled track at the Racines ski center is always in perfect condition for the joy of young and old alike! And what's nice about it is that tha cableway will take you right to the starting point! The sledging trail then starts immediately below the mountain station and proceeds right down to the valley (5 km).
Sledges can be hired at the valley station.
Rise: from Telfes/Telves by foot, about 1,5 h
Downhill: 1,9 km
The Zirago/Zirog toboggan run goes from the Enzianhütte mountain hut to the valley to Terme di Brennero/Brennerbad.
The toboggan run leads along the forest from the Hühnerspielhütte mountain hut to valley to Colle Isarco/Gossensass.
The 6.5 km sleigh run is an inviting temptation for exciting group descents through the snowy woods. The start of the sleigh run is just below the upper ski lift station running down to the valley station. For those in search of absolute winter tranquillity, there’s the trail leading to the Allriss mountain pasture amidst a pristine landscape in the Upper Isarco Valley.
The 6.5 km sledge run is an inviting temptation for exciting group descents through the snowy woods. The start of the sledge run is just below the upper ski lift station running down to the valley station.
Rent sledge at the valley station.
The Allriss toboggan run is located in the Val di Fleres/Pflersch valley and leads from the Allrissalm mountain hut down to the parking lot high above S. Antonio/St. Anton. The low gradient is ideal for families with children.