Innsbruck Region


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Piste touring
Rangger Köpfl
Ski touring with lifts
Ski touring with public transport
Ski touring with public transport

Highlight tours: 6 scenic ski tours

Here you’ll find six recommended ski tours, both on and off-piste. Two additional insider tips are the sun-kissed Mieming Plateau (Obsteig) and the ski touring paradise along the Sellrain Valley.

  • Skitour im Kühtai
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    A wonderful introductory ski tour that leads up or alongside the prepared ski slopes towards a delicious destination – the tasty dishes at the Muttereralm mountain hut.
  • Patscherkofel: the (touring) mountain is calling
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    An on-piste ski tour of Innsbruck’s local mountain with fantastic views. To complete the route from the bottom to the top of the cable car, you need to cover around 1,000 vertical metres.
  • Seegrube Nordkettenbahnen
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    From the Golden Roof to standing on your touring skis in just under 30 minutes: this on-piste tour is a unique experience, combined with breathtaking panoramic views.
  • Birgitzer Alm
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    A wonderful introductory tour that leads partly through off-piste terrain and past the rustic Birgitzer Alm mountain hut, where you can stop off for a break and bite to eat along the way.
  • Rangger Köpfl
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    Thanks to the gondola, it’s possible to skip the steepest section at the start of this tour, which means every family member can choose the best starting point for them.
  • Skitour auf den Wetterkreuzkogel
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    More than 1,000 vertical metres of uphill, 360-degree views from the summit and educational to boot – with safety tips and avalanche awareness information along the way.

Useful information about ski touring at a glance

Skitour auf den Wetterkreuzkogel

All ski touring routes

Following on from the short but sweet selection of tours provided above, all the ski touring routes in the Innsbruck region can be found here. Happy browsing.
Skitour Pirchkogel, Kühtai

Guided tours

On-piste, in the backcountry or traversing the summits: you can always book a professional guide for your ski tour. Suitable ski schools can be found here.

The LWD Avalanche Warning Service

What’s more important in off-piste terrain than the right equipment and having checked the Avalanche Warning Service in advance? That’s right, nothing! This way please.
Singletrail Mutters

Ski touring equipment rental

If you would like to give this popular upcoming sport a try, you can rent all the equipment you need from selected sports shops in the region.

Our bloggers’ ski touring experiences

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Matching guest card

Welcome Card

Welcome Card

The Welcome Card is available free of charge from our partner establishments with a stay of at least two nights. It includes offers and discounts on a variety of attractions, as well as free use of public transport in the Innsbruck region.
Ski plus City Pass

Ski plus City Pass

The SKI plus CITY pass, which is available to purchase, gives you free access to selected public transportation routes, 23 city attractions, one swimming pool in the greater Innsbruck area and 13 ski resorts in the Innsbruck region and Stubai Valley.
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