A paradise for cross-country skiers and skaters

Cross-country skiing in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena

Gliding through the glistening snow at a steady pace, breathing fresh mountain air and enjoying the picturesque scenery with the Zugspitze as a backdrop – cross-country skiing in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena means pure joy outside in nature. The perfectly groomed trails aren’t only perfect for experienced cross-country skiers. There are plenty of easy routes for beginners as well.

Pure cross-country joy on 131 kilometres of trails

Time to hit the trail! Amidst the Wetterstein range, Sonnenspitze, Grubigstein and the impressive Zugspitze, cross-country skiers encounter a true eldorado. The well-developed cross-country ski network encompasses more than 131 kilometres of trails – for fans of standard cross-country skiing as well as the skating version.

Cross-country skiing tips

Trail-tip for guaranteed snow: On the Golf loop trail in Ehrwald, artificial snow is used to ensure perfect cross-country skiing fun even on days with warmer temperatures. In combination with its sunny location and an unobstructed view of the Zugspitze, the 2.7-km loop trail is a true athletic highlight. 

Long-lasting cross-country pleasure: The longest trail – the Arena trail with about 40 kilometres in length – leads you through various towns in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena. With a level of difficulty between easy and moderate, it’s suitable for beginners too. 

And if you’d like to breathe some high-altitude air: Several kilometres of the trail network are high-altitude trails and thus have guaranteed snow until spring. What else is guaranteed on these trails? A breathtaking view of the mountains in the region! To get to the high-altitude trail, take the Ehrwalder Almbahn cable car. 
Good to know: Whether a trail gets groomed or not depends on the weather conditions. Please have a look at the info about which trails are currently open for cross-country skiers! 

All cross-country skiing trails at a glance

In Ehrwald, Lermoos, Berwang, BichlbachBiberwier, Heiterwang am See or Namlos – every one of the seven towns offers beautiful and perfectly groomed trails for cross-country skiers. Discover the trail network of the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena!

Cross-country ski holidays done right

The Tyrolean region at the foot of the Zugspitze is a certified “Cross-Country Ski Holidays Destination”. What does that mean for you? Cross-country ski holidays fulfilling the highest quality standards! Our cross-country ski hotels have tailored their offers to the needs and wishes of trail-loving guests. 

Another highlight in the winter sports region: All cross-country trails can be used for free. 

Learning how to cross-country ski in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena

Every beginning is hard? The same holds true for cross-country skiing because it’s not as easy as it looks. If you’re a beginner and would like to give this sport a try or if you’d like to improve your technique, you should register for cross-country skiing lessons. The experienced instructors of the ski schools in Ehrwald and Lermoos will show you how to glide through the snow with ease.

Winter highlight

Laser biathlon

Cross-country skiing in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena means relaxation and recreation but also precision and action. In Berwang, you’ve got the unique opportunity to try laser biathlon under the guidance of experts. Time to be hot on the trail of cross-country fun! 

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