Cross-country skiing in Salzburg’s Saalachtal
Great fun on narrow skis!
Those who enjoy the tranquillity of nature will find a stress-free and relaxing alternative to the hustle and bustle of the ski slopes by cross-country skiing in the Saalachtal. Against the backdrop of the Loferer Steinberge, more than 80 km of perfectly prepared cross-country tracks wind through the region, and will undoubtedly make your cross-country skiing holiday in Lofer a unique experience. Whether skating or classic style, cross-country skiing is a wonderful form of exercise and is suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. Besides the intensive experience of nature, the health-promoting aspects of cross-country skiing are significant. 90% of the muscular system is used, and this in a joint-friendly manner; there is only a minor risk of injury, and above all this holistic sport actively helps to prevent cardiovascular diseases.
Further highlights for fans of this Nordic sport:
- The 4 km-long high-altitude cross-country ski track in the Almenwelt Lofer – effective endurance training at an altitude of approximately 1,400 metres
- If you still wish to exercise in the evening, then you can do this on the 1.5 km-long night cross-country ski track in St. Martin bei Lofer
- An excursion into the Heutal near Unken, around 30 km away, is also worthwhile, because here an extensive cross-country ski track network awaits all cross-country skiing fans which leads all the way to the Waidringer Steinplatte and even as far as the Winklmoosalm