Nationalpark Hohe Tauern

Snowshoe trekking
to the ibex

  • You will meet up with the national park ranger at 09:30 at the middle station of the Grossglockner Cable Car at the tunnel railway entrance. You will obtain your rental equipment (snowshoes, poles) here. Then take the tunnel railway to the Fleiß valley (Großes Fleißtal). During the guided snowshoe trek you will reach the immensely impressive Fleiß valley with wintering grounds for ibex. Using powerful binoculars, you are able to observe the wildlife that spends the harsh winter in the middle of the steep cliffs. At the end, you will return to the starting point with possibilities for refreshments in the skiing area.

    Special feature:
    This offers the unique opportunity to see ibex in their wintering grounds.

    Important information:
    Moderately difficult snowshoe trek in high Alpine terrain.
    For children aged 10 and above.
    Incl, rental equipment (snowshoes, poles).
    Equipment required: sturdy footwear, warm waterproof clothing, backpack with hot drink and snack are recommended; dogs on leads are permitted.

    Registration and information:



    Meeting point: Middle station of the Grossglockner Cable Car at the tunnel railway entrance


    Every Tuesday, 21/12/2021–29/03/2022, start 09:30


    Approx. 4 hrs



    Adults: € 20.00 

    Children 10–15 years: € 13.00

    Not incl. cable car/tunnel railway




    or Nationalparkoffice Hohe Tauern Kärnten

    Tel: +43 (0) 4825 / 6161

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  • Centre of Heiligenblut (take the Schareck cable car to the middle station or by car on the Grossglockner High Alpine Road to the middle station – meeting point at the tunnel railway entrance).

    Arrival by public transport possible (bus) to the centre of Heiligenblut.

  • Registration for: With Snowshoes to the ibex