Athletic and classy
Hardly any other winter sport has gained as much in popularity over the past few years as has ski touring. Ascending the mountain off-piste and gliding down untouched snowscapes is a truly fascinating way to enjoy the winter period. Our ski touring hotel in the Oetztal is the ideal starting point for your backcountry tour. Situated at the entrance of the 70 kilometre long alpine valley, the hotel provides the best conditions to venture into rewarding tours for both beginners and experienced ski tourers. Cross-country skiing in the Oetztal also offers an unparalleled experience of the winter. Altogether 143 kilometres of tracks lead through the glistening white of the landscape surrounding Hotel Jägerhof. Here, the calm of winter can be enjoyed better than anywhere else. Many winter hiking trails and sledge runs promise active recreation also off-piste. Do you want to learn more about our ski touring hotel in the Oetztal and cross-country skiing in the Oetztal? Your host family Jäger is happy to help you out and provide you with personal and comprehensive advice.
Even though the Oetztal is clearly dominated by alpine winter sports, the region is also very popular with friends of the Nordic disciplines. Cross-country skiing in the Oetztal is becoming more prominent every year. Known among connoisseurs as Tyrolean cross-country skiing centre the region offers over 143 kilometres of excellent tracks and six cross-country skiing centres. Cross-country skiing in the Oetztal is particularly rewarding in Umhausen-Niederthai, whose location at over 1,550 metres above sea level guarantees best quality snow. If you prefer to get closer to the mountain tops, Jägerhof provides the perfect ski touring accommodation in the Oetztal. There are plenty of opportunities to explore the backcountry: the Wetterkreuz, Schwarzwandspitze or Similaun Hut provide only a few of the tours available. If you have never tried backcountry skiing before, we recommend you turn to one of the competent mountain guides of the region. They will gladly share their knowledge and expertise of this fascinating off-piste sport in interesting courses or private classes.