Ski touring in the Arlberg mountains in winter

Calling all ski tourers! Winter in Lech Zürs am Arlberg is sure to put a smile on your face thanks to the amazing snow conditions and off-piste terrain. The resort is the ideal location for all kinds of ski touring adventures, from relaxed beginners’ tours right through to sporty summit tours. With high alpine slopes covered in deep powder, you can enjoy skiing fun at its very best as you power your way up before cruising back down. You can also admire the stunning panoramic views of the local mountains throughout your ski touring adventure!


Ski touring in Lech Zürs for beginners and experts

A ski touring adventure in Lech Zürs is without a doubt a highlight of a winter holiday in the Arlberg mountains. Whether accompanied by an experienced mountain guide or venturing out on your own, you can enjoy the region’s legendary powder and fantastic mountain views. The Lech Zürs winter sports region is particularly popular among ski touring fans thanks to its excellent routes for beginners, advanced skiers and experts. The many routes leading up the mountains and sensational powder slopes for the ride back down make ski touring in the Arlberg area an enjoyable experience like no other.


Recommended ski tours in the Lech Zürs region

The Lech Zürs region offers a multitude of highlights for ski tourers. When staying at Hotel Edelweiss, the excellent ski tours are only a short walk or drive away.

Here are some of our top tips for ski touring in the local region:

  • Erlispitze from Zürs: 12.4 km, duration: 6 hours, difficulty: intermediate
  • Trittkopf from Zürs: 7.7 km, duration: 2.5 hours, difficulty: intermediate
  • Flexen Pass from Zürs: 3.1 km, duration: 50 minutes, difficulty: N/S
  • Senniloch from Zug: 12.9 km, duration: 3.5 hours, difficulty: intermediate
  • Kriegerhorn from Lech: 5.6 km, duration: 2 hours 10 minutes, difficulty: easy;
    or: 9.5 km, duration: 1 hour 40 minutes, difficulty: intermediate
  • Mehlsack from Lech: 11.7 km, duration: 4 hours, difficulty: difficult;
    or: 12.2 km, duration: 4 hours, difficulty: intermediate


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For more detailed information on these ski touring routes or for further route tips, please feel free to send us an enquiry. We are also happy to tell you more about ski touring in the Lech Zürs region during your time at our hotel.