The gently undulating countryside at the foot of the Wilder Kaiser could have been made for cross-country skiing. Beginners and competent cross-country skiiers alike can make extensive use of the sunny flat superbly prepared trails between the the four Kaiser villages of Going, Ellmau, Scheffau and Söll.
The Wilder Kaiser region has over 70 kilometres of prepared trails at its disposal. One of these is the Kaisertrail in Ellmau which runs parallel to the picturesque winter walking path and also affords a spectaular view of the Kaiser mountain range.
The Hahnenkamm is part of the Kitzbuehel ski resort and hosts the annual World Cup alpine ski races, the Hahnenkammrennen since 1931. The most famous slope on the Hahnenkamm is the classic downhill course, the “Streif” (stripe), which is regarded as the most demanding race course on the World Cup circuit.
Jumps up to 80m, steep slopes up to 85% gradient, speeds up to 140 km/hr, 860 meters height difference from the starting gate (1665m) to the finish (805m). A total length of 3312 metres at more than average speed of 103 km / h.
The “Wilder Kaiser” region in Tyrol offers 113 kilometres of winter walking paths! Walk along glistening fields of snow through some of the Tyrol’s most beautiful countryside. For example up to the Wochenbrunneralm at 1,080 metres. The reward is a refreshing break with a stunning view down into the valley.
A winter hike region is the perfect way to recharge the batteries in the crisp winter air.