Head on the unspoilt paths up to the summit wearing snow-shoes. The best tips for winter hikes and snow-shoe tours in St. Johann im Pongau can be found here.
Enjoy the tranquillity on the mountain. On the ascent you get to experience the wintry natural surroundings and your heart sings on that well-deserved descent in the fresh powder snow. Whether beginner or keen tourer – St. Johann is an ideal starting point for ski tours. Whether it is signposted tours in the ski areas or away from the pistes for those who are experts and for well-prepared professionals.
In Alpendorf and at the Hahnbaum right in St. Johann there are designated ski tour routes that are also suited to those getting into this lovely sport.
We recommend you are accompanied by a professional ski tour guide for tours out in open terrain. With expert instruction you can enjoy the loveliest tours in the Pongau region.
Glide gently over the snow – whether skating or classic style. In the region around St. Johann 260 kilometres of tracked slopes await, in an interconnected network of slopes. One tip for beginners is the Plankenau slope in St. Johann. Highlights including the 60 km Tauern slope, which links 6 towns, and the three altitude slopes provide challenging training and panoramic views for variety. The latest information about slopes is available at our Reception.
"After an action-packed day in the crisp, clear mountain air, there nothing better than a session in the sauna. Afterwards I recommend enjoying one of our special treatments – such as, ‘Snow melt’ or the ‘Alp queen’."