Schneeschuh-Genusstour mit Picknick | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH - Stefan Kothner

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.

An idyllic winter in the Silvretta mountains

Snowshoe hiking on the Silvretta-Bielerhöhe

Surrounded by the majestic 3000ers of the Silvretta mountain range, this guided snowshoe hike leads to the southernmost point in Vorarlberg through a beautiful winter backdrop. The day begins early in the morning in Partenen with the impressive Vermuntbahn ascent. The tunnel buses are already waiting at the summit station to take winter athletes through the Vermunt tunnels toward Silvretta-Bielerhöhe. Arriving at 2,037 metres, the frozen Silvrettasee is at your feet - pure winter pleasure!

No prior experience is necessary for snowshoe hiking, simply a certain physical condition and a lot of love for the mountain idyll.

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Snowshoe hiking mountain experiences

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Schneeschuhwandern Bielerhöhe | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Stefan Kothner

Snowshoe hike to the Silvrettasee

Snowshoeing pleasure at the foot of the 3,000-metre summits
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Gargellen im Winter | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Patrick Säly

Snowshoe hike in the snow-covered village of Gargellen

Out and about on glittering snow fields
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Schneeschuh-Genusstour mit Picknick | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH - Stefan Kothner

Picnic snowshoe hike on the Kristberg pleasure mountain

Experience the Montafon in its most delightful form
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Snowshoe hike to the picturesque Gauertals

Winter pleasure with a view of the imposing Drei Türme
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Snowshoe hike into the richly historical Gortipohl

On the snowy trails of old Montafon houses
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Snowshoe hike Kristberg

Out and about on the picturesque Kristberg pleasure mountain
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Snowshoe hike in Bartholomäberg

On the trail of Montafon history
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Let the winter cast its spell on you

Snowshoe hiking on the Kristberg



Tour overview of snowshoe hikes


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

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Bartholomäberg
-3°C 4cm
Gargellen
-6°C 3cm
Gaschurn-Partenen
-2°C 3cm
St. Anton im Montafon
2°C 2cm
St. Gallenkirch-Gortipohl
-1°C 3cm
Schruns-Tschagguns
2°C 3cm
Silbertal
-1°C 4cm
Vandans
2°C 2cm

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Snow report

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Silvretta Montafon

Last snowfall
26.02.2020
Mountain
130 cm
Valley
25 cm

Golm

Last snowfall
21.02.2020
Mountain
105 cm
Valley
15 cm

Gargellen

Last snowfall
26.02.2020
Mountain
100 cm
Valley
70 cm

Kristberg

Last snowfall
26.02.2020
Mountain
70 cm
Valley
5 cm

Silvretta-Bielerhöhe

Last snowfall
26.02.2020
Mountain
103 cm
Valley
32 cm

Brandnertal

Last snowfall
26.02.2020
Mountain
90 cm
Valley
0 cm

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