CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING IN KÄRNTEN
Discover Bad Kleinkirchheim from the trails
Cross-country skiing pleasures far into spring. Thanks to the altitude and the sunny climate, Bad Kleinkirchheim is a popular destination for passionate cross-country skiers. Whether classical style or skating – the sportive 8 km valley trail with views of Kärnten’s Nockberge Mountains offers variety and challenges for each skill level. Depending on weather conditions, trails are snowed from the end of November to the beginning of December and when snow conditions are really good take you all the way to Gnesau. Discover the variety of the cross-country possibilities around Bad Kleinkirchheim and experience your winter vacation at your own pace.
Cross-country trails in Kärnten’s Nockberge Mountains
Römertrail Bad Kleinkirchheim, 8 km
Medium-difficulty, varied trail near the golf course that is mechanically snowed. When snow conditions are good, the trail leads a s far as Gnesau (45 km).
Information: +43 4240/8212
Höhentrail Falkert Heidi Alm Bergresort, 6.5 km
The starting and end point of the 6 km high alpine can be found right next to the ski lifts above the Schneekönig Kinderhotel. The circular trail at the Falkertsee is 500 m long.
Information: +43 4275/7222
Turracher Höhe: 4 trails, 16 km
Four different trails with a toal length 16 km are available to beginners and advanced skiers: Turracher See trail, Weitentaltrail, Zirbenwaldtrail and Schwarzsee Hochmoortrail.
Information: +43 4275/8392
Panorama-Höhenlopie Hochrindl, 16 km
The unique high alpine panorama trail with a length of 12 km and the Anderle trail at 4 km between 1,550 and 1,750 metres above sea level guarantee great views of Kärnten’s Nockberge Mountains. The trails are groomed both for skating and classical style.
Information: +43 4279/24012
Cross-country health tips
Cross-country skiing is one of the healthiest kinds of sports for the cardiovascular system. In Kärnten it is also one of the most beautiful sportive activities.
- Cross-country skiing brings movement into your life. When cross-country skiing you activate an unbelievable amount of muscle groups: from neck to legs.
- Cross-country skiing keeps you fit: Regular cross-country skiing works like a fountain of youth. As little as 30 minutes, three times a week suffice as rejuvenation measure.
- Cross-country skiing is good for the heart: Cross-country skiing does not excessively burden heart and circulation. The optimal pulse frequency lies between 160 and 180 beats per minute less your age.
In addition to trials sessions, the local sports schools of Ski- & Sportschule Wulschnig, quality Skischule Brunner and Ski- & Sportschule Krainer offer group courses, private sessions and special training. More detailed information is available via: