Winter hiking and snow-shoe hiking in Bad Kleinkirchheim

Signposted hiking trails and romantic tours in open terrain

More and more guests are looking for a peaceful alternative to skiing, which provides an intense experience of the natural surroundings. On winter hikes and snow-shoe hikes in the Carinthian Nock mountains you get right into this winter wonderland in the rhythm of your own footsteps. How about a romantic full moon snow tour on the Mallnock?

Winter hiking in Bad Kleinkirchheim in the valley and in altitude areas

Six select, very well signposted and cleared winter hiking routes which are more than 60 kilometres in length take you to the viewing points and refreshment stop areas around your winter holiday town of Bad Kleinkirchheim. Three routes take you way up high - Nockalm, Brunnachhöhe and Wöllaner Nock promise enchanting views into the distance and in the crystal-clear altitude air. The cable cars provide special discounted tariffs for return journeys. A detailed outline of all six hiking tours together with a map is available to download free of charge.

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Winter hikes in the Nock mountains – what you should be aware of

So you can enjoy your winter hiking without any adverse effects or repercussions you should pay heed to the following tip:

  • Wear ankle-high winter hiking shoes or sturdy boots which have a grippy sole.
  • For performance-oriented hikers – wear functional clothing, and use the ‘onion’ principle.
  • Remember your sun cream and lip protection – the sun is very strong at altitude.
  • When it is cold wear a hat and gloves. A scarf is also advisable to fend off any cold breeze.
  • Remember to take plenty of fluid on board – take a small rucksack with a drinks bottle and a hiking snack with you.
  • Pay attention to the current weather report and to the operating times for the cable cars!

Snow-shoe hikes in Carinthia – experience the Nock mountains in a gentle manner

Away from the signposted winter hiking trails snow-shoe hikes let you explore a completely untouched winter landscape. The best thing to do is to head out on a guide hiking tour – the latest offers can be gleaned from the weekly programme of events or from reception in the Hotel Almrausch. For snow-shoe hikes you will need a pair of snowshoes and ski poles, both of which are available to hire for a fee in the hotel. Then all you have to do is tie up your snow shoes and get going! After the first, perhaps even uncertain steps, you will quickly be up and running in the crisp, powdery deep snow, heading through the snow-covered mountains.


After winter hiking and snow-shoe hiking in Bad Kleinkirchheim a trip to the sauna in the wellness area in the Hotel Almrausch will do you the world of good. Refreshed and warmed through you can then enjoy a delicious meal. You can now book your winter holiday in Carinthia conveniently online!

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