Twice the natural adventure
Winter hiking in the romantic city and the Alpine heights
The clear winter hiking trails of our extensive hiking network, ensure that you are safe while you enjoy the fresh air and great panoramic views of the Brixen valley basin. The Plose mountain railway brings you from Brixen quickly to the snow-covered mountain regions and onto cleared winter hiking trails. It’s also worthwhile visiting a mountain hut on the Lüsen and the Rodeneck Alm, as well as checking out hiking trails into the Dolomite mountains. Winter hiking pleasure on the Plose
This panoramic winter hike with breathtaking view at the Geisler Peaks and Mount Peitler promise untouched winter landscape, quiet and silence. A further highlight are the delis which await the hiker at the mountain hotel Schlemmer/Skihütte and Rossalm.
The hike takes you from the mountain station of the cable car Plose past the restaurant Geisler Hut on a forest path through pine wood to the small hamlet Skihütte (walking time from Kreuztal to Skihütte ca. 45-60 minutes). Then comfortably in the chair lift Skihütte (€ 3,00 per person – Brixencard not valid) high up and on a short walk you reach Rossalm. On foot we get down on our winter hiking path back to Kreuztal where we take the cable car down.
Walking time ca. 2 ½ hours (without cable car ride) Snow-shoe hiking: a lonely mountain adventure
Fresh snow and a pair of snow-shoes. This is the ideal combination to set you up for a great experience of the South Tyrolean winter. Snow-shoe hiking is just great! The Lüsen mountain world, the Dolomites, as well as snow-show hiking routes to the Plose mountain are great highlights for anyone who wants to stay active during the winter.
The following are some hiking suggestions and show-shoe tour tips for Brixen and its surroundings: Guided tours with snowshoes on Plose
every Friday and Sunday of Christmas until middle March. Meeting place: at 10.00 am at the meeting point of the ski school at Valcroce. Cost: € 15,00 per person, free with the BrixenCard. Ski and snowshoe rentals available at the E. Stricker Rental place for € 8,00. Registration at the Plose ski school, tel. +39 0472 850040