The Cross-Country Area
Cross-Country SpecialsTrails around Kitzbuehel go to the Wilder Kaiser mountain range, the Brixen Valley and up to Pass Thurn with over 500 km of groomed trails. Most are easy to ski and do not have steep climbs and descents. There are also numerous charming guesthouses in the region to sit back and take a break during your cross-country skiing.Floodlit and snow covered trailsThe Golfclub Kitzbuehel-Schwarzsee-Reith with its snowy and floodlit trails is the specialty of the cross-country flagship Kitzbuehel. Sporting or hobby cross-coutry skiers come from near and far to hone their fitness and technique there. Even the professional local skier David Kreiner (Austria National Team in Nordic Combined) uses the high-class facilities.At the golf club, next to the 7.0-km loop, are also some shorter, but varied versions. From dusk until 21.30hr, 3.3 km of trails are lit up and can be used for evening training. This 3.3-km-variant, with artificial snow, is run in collaboration with the Kitzbuehel Ski Club (KSC) and is therefore extremely snow-secure.Guaranteed snow covered high trailThe wonderful high trail at Pass Thurn (1.274m above sea level) offers maximum snow. Trails are groomed for skate and classic from December to April. The High Trail Pass Thurn is easily accessible by car or bus.Guaranteed snow in Aschau bei KirchbergA scenic and also snow-sure ski run is Aschau bei Kirchberg (1.020m above sea level). This trail is useable normally from December to April for classic and skating. You can park in front of the Café Hochland..All cross country trails are freeAll the trails in and around Kitzbühel can be used for free.
- The high point of the cross-Country skiing area is located at an elevation of 4265 ft.
- Average snow depth during the season is 38 " at summit elevation and 26 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 42 " at summit elevation and 30 " at the base.
- Kitzbühel features 37 sunny days on average per season. The average for all cross-Country Skiing Areas in Austria is 30 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 13 sunny days. This makes the cross-Country skiing area one of the 10 sunniest in Tyrol.