Cross Country Skiing in Austria

Be Active in your Winter Holiday!

Nordic Sports

Considered one of the more challenging endurance sports, cross country skiing is an enjoyable way to stay active during the winter months.


Gliding quietly through the a snowy alpine landscape, breathing in the crisp, clean air – skiers can enjoy over 220 km of well-groomed interconnecting loops within the region of the Salzburg Sportwelt.


Here in Sankt Johann you are welcome to make use of 3 loops prepared for both classic and skating techniques.

cross country ski run Plankenau

Skating & Classic

Length: approx. 7km

Conditions: easy

Start: Plankenau/Liechtensteinklammstraße

cross country ski run Alpendorf

Skating & Classic

Length: approx. 4km

Conditions: medium

Start: Ober-Alpendorf (branch-off Ötzmooshof)

cross country ski run Obergass

Skating & Classic

Length: approx. 3km

Conditions: medium

Start: mountain station of the Alpendorf cable car

Cross county ski Rental

Sport Pirnbacher Tel. 0043 6412 8452
Toni's und Gerhard's Snowshop Tel. 0043 6412 8322
Sport Wielandner Tel. 0043 6412 8413

Up-to-date information

Information regarding hours of operation and snow conditions through the Tourist Office Sankt Johann-Alpendorf, Tel. 0043 6412 6036.




Cross Country Skiing Map