The Cross-Country Area
Cross-country skiing is one of the most favoured endurance sports in winter and requires healthy physical exertion, as its motions use every major muscle group. In addition the gentle, gliding motions are easy on the joints. The quick learning curve, low injury rate, and natural motions of cross-country- skiing allow folks of all ages, fitness levels and interests to participate.
In Ferienregion Böhmerwald the cross-country skier finds a trail system that fulfills his or her every desire. Nordic Centre BöhmerwaldThe source for healthiness and fitness in the heart of the Bohemian Forest. Nordisches Zentrum Böhmerwald – unique in Upper Austria – is the ideal place for strengthening the body with cross-country skiing and for caressing your soul. On a high plateau, with a base elevation of 1,000 m above sea level, embedded in a stunning scenic backdrop, the resort presents the starting point for some of the most beautiful high forest runs (starting points in Ulrichsberg/Schöneben, Aigen/Grünwald, Schlägl/Oberhaag).
As well as snow conditions, which are ideal in Nordisches Zentrum Böhmerwald, the heart of any positive ski experience rests with the trail system. The system has more than 70 kilometers of trails groomed for both skate and classic skiing, cut wide enough for 2 diagonal skiers. The track system features beginner, intermediate and advanced trails along gentle, rolling and hilly terrain. 120 km beautiful slopes are available in the villages of the region
- Offering 93.21 miles cross-country trails, Hochficht is among the 10 largest Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Austria.
- Hochficht is the the best rated cross-Country skiing area in Austria.
- Elevated between 1969 ft and 3609 ft, the Cross-Country Skiing Area is among the 3 highest elevated Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Upper Austria.
- Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 44 " at summit elevation and 36 " at the base. Therefore Hochficht is among the 3 cross-Country Skiing Areas with best snow conditions in Upper Austria.