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Snowshoe hiking in the Montafon

Snowshoe hiking in the Montafon, Vorarlberg

You can combine nature, relaxation and exercise on a snowshoe hike.

Known for its ski areas, Vorarlberg awaits with numerous sporting opportunities away from the ski pistes. Crystal clear mountain air, perfect silence apart from the sound of fresh snow crunching under your shoes, and above all breath-taking panoramic views of the Rätikon, Silvretta and Verwall on the horizon: this is how good the Montafon winter feels on snowshoes, also known as bear paws. You’ll come closer to your personal winter fairy tale with each step through the untouched winter landscape.

On these giant “paws”, you will discover nature and enjoy the silence while snowshoe hiking. The 150 kilometres of marked routes and guided tours lead through the snowy winter landscape, across glittering fields of snow and through enchanting forests.

So close to the 3,000-metre peaks

Snowshoe hike to the Silvretta Reservoir

Hiking up to the Silvretta-Bielerhöhe on snowshoes is a high-alpine experience that will thrill everyone. Step by step, the winter athletes hike across the idyllic alpine winter landscape and explore unspoiled terrain. This easy tour is also suitable for beginners who are out and about in the mountains for the very first time. Snow towers up to five metres high line the landscape and invite you to marvel at them.

Mighty summits like the Hohes Rad repeatedly come into view; on the second half of the route, Piz Buin can also be seen; at 3,312 metres, it is the tallest mountain in Vorarlberg. All in all, this is an especially enjoyable hiking experience you won’t want to miss.

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Snowshoe hiking mountain experiences

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Snowshoe hike to Innerberg

With a view of the striking peaks of the Rätikon
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Snowshoe hike to the Silvrettasee

Snowshoeing pleasure at the foot of the 3,000-metre peaks
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Snowshoe hike to the Fritzensee

Due to the current snow situation, the snowshoe hike can only be offered as a winter hike for the time being, this can be booked normally via our website.

On the trail of Montafon history on Bartholomäberg
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Snowshoe hike Gargellener Fenster

Exploring the highest mountain village of Montafon
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Snowshoe hike Gauertal – Sanüel

Winter pleasure with a view of the imposing "Drei Türme"
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Snowshoe hike Gauertal – Latschätz

Learn more about the three-tier system of agriculture
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Montafon - Schneeschuhwandern Vorarlberg | © Montafon Tourimus GmbH Schruns, Daniel Zangerl

Snowshoe hike to Grabs

Go on a tour of discovery through centuries-old alpine meadow landscapes
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Kristberg snowshoe hike

On the trail of Montafon mining
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Schneeschuhwanderung Partenen | © Montafon Tourimus GmbH Schruns, Chien-Jen Wang

Snowshoe hike to Partenen

Beginner’s tour at the foot of the Silvretta-Bielerhöhe
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Snowshoe hike to the Valzifenztal

Out and about on glittering snow fields
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Verner's Hof Bartholomäberg | © Harald Bitschnau, Verner's Hof Bartholomäberg

Snowshoe hike to Bartholomäberg

Due to the current snow situation, the snowshoe hike can only be offered as a winter hike for the time being, this can be booked normally via our website.


Discover the cradle of the Montafon
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Schneeschuh-Genusstour mit Picknick | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH - Stefan Kothner

Picnic snowshoe hike on the Kristberg pleasure mountain

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Let the winter cast its spell on you

Snowshoe hiking on the Kristberg



Tour overview of snowshoe hikes


And then it's time to get down to business! Strap on your snowshoes and dive deep into the nature of the Montafon on wide soles. Can't wait any longer? Click yourself happy and book your snowshoe hike in the Montafon in Vorarlberg!

Skifahren im Montafon | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Daniel Zangerl

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