Tracks in the snow:
off-piste winter sports

The Alpe di SIusi is not only a family-friendly ski area, but also offers all kinds of off-piste experiences. Whether snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sledging or ski tours through untouched snow landscapes – there is something for every taste.

Ski tours

Hexenrunde: Around the Alpe di Siusi
This route starts at Compaccio and leads to the best viewpoints of the Alpe di Siusi: Puflatsch (2,130 m), Spitzbühl (1,935 m), Panorama (2,009 m), Goldknopf (2,249 m), Williamshütte (2,100 m), Steger Dellai, Monte Piz and Piz (2,005 m).

Our tip: guided ski trips with a ski instructor
Experience an extraordinary skiing day in the company of a ski instructor from the local ski school.

Sample week programme for active guests
Monday: Alpe di Siusi – Val Gardena – Seceda
Tuesday: Sella–Ronda (over 4 passes)
Wednesday: Alta Badia
Friday: Marmolata


Contribution to expenses
10.00 € per person and excursion

No ski tours at Christmas, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Carnival

Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiers can choose from about 80 kilometres of trails of different difficulty levels on the Seiser Alm: The length of the cross-country trails varies from 2 km for beginners to the “Jochloipe”, which is the longest high-altitude trail of the Alpe di Siusi with 15 km. All tracks are double tracked and prepared for skating.


Sledging has always been one of the most popular sports in South Tyrol. A real pleasure for the whole family. While sledding you experience the winter landscape of the Alpe di Siusi with completely different eyes. On the Alpe di Siusi there are ten toboggan runs with a total length of 23 km.

Snowshoe hikes on the Alpe di Siusi

Snowshoe hikes on the Alpe di Siusi through the beautiful snow-covered landscape are a special nature experience. You will find an untouched winter landscape, wonderful silence and discover areas that remain hidden to those who practice popular winter sports.

A certified hiking guide will accompany you every Sunday and Thursday.

  • Sunday: Compaccio – Sattlerschwaige – Laurinhütte – Compaccio
  • Thursday: Saltria – Zemmerschwaige – Sanon – Saltria


Contribution to expenses
10,00 € per person and hike

Guided winter hikes

You don’t need to be a skier to get to know the Alpe di Siusi. You can also do it on your two feet. 30 km of hiking paths lead you to the beautiful remote areas far from the hustle and bustle of the skiing area.


Every Tuesday we go to the Alpe di Siusi with our hiking guide Herbert Frisch, and return to the hotel on a horse-drawn sleigh.

Ice climbing in Bad Ratzes

Ice is subject to constant change. Depending on precipitation and temperatures, the ice is constantly re-forming. This makes ice climbing a unique experience.

Directly from Bad Ratzes, you walk along the Frötschbach. While the Vallunga is one of the most famous valleys for ice climbing in Europe, the Frötschbach is a secret tip for connoisseurs only.


Minimum age
The course is aimed at all guests aged 14+. Minimum number of participants: 2 people.

No previous technical knowledge is necessary, but a certain basic strength should be present.

Required accessories
Crampon-proof shoes (one notch on the heel), wind jacket, two pairs of gloves (water-repellent with grip stop - fabric and fleece gloves are not suitable!)

Contribution towards expenses
The price depends on the number of participants. The hotel participates in the expenses.

Course instructor
The course is professionally led by a trained mountain guide. The guide will bring the rest of the equipment such as crampons, ice axe, harness and helmet.

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Horse-drawn sleigh ride on the Alpe di Siusi

Wrapped in a woollen blanket and the pleasant warmth of the mild winter sun on your skin, you will experience the magnificent landscape of the Alpe di Siusi during a sleigh ride. The noise of the sledge runners on the snow and the sound of the bells on the Haflinger horses in the clear air.