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... Snowshoeing in the winter world of  Lake Millstätter See

nature experience...

Snow-covered landscapes, winter silence and a touch of adventure ... Snowshoeing is a nature experience in its purest form. While snowshoes were once known as a means of transport for hunters looking for game in hibernation, today they are popular with everyone. Numerous guided snowshoe hikes are offered every winter on the mountains around Lake Millstätter See.


5 rules for responsible snowshoeing or ski touring:

  • Where available, stay on marked tours; be sure to follow signs as well as protected and restricted areas.
  • Respect for wild animals: avoid feeding areas and retreat immediately and calmly if a wild animal is sighted.
  • Avoid young tree crops (under three metres), the ski edges can cause great damage to the trees.
  • Do not leave litter behind.
  • Avoid noise.


Snowshoe winter hike


with Jo Hermann

The gentle mountains around Lake Millstätter See, especially the Nockberge, can be rediscovered on snowshoes in winter. Mountain hiking guide Jo Hermann guides his guests on the Millstätter Plateau, depending on the snow conditions. There is no refreshment on the way. Winter clothing and winter shoes are necessary!


Our tip

With the Millstätter  See Inclusive Card (MIC),

participation in the guided snowshoe hike or winter hike is free of charge.

Regular  price without MIC: 20 euros per person with own equipment 

25 euros per person without equipment.

Costs for rental equipment (snowshoes, gaiters and poles): 6 Euro





Date: every Tuesday from January to March with sufficient snow conditions

Meeting point: 10.00 a.m. at the car park near Sommeregg Castle

Number of participants: min. 3, max. 10 persons

Duration: 2 to 3 hours

Registration: until the day before 17.00 o'clock at Jo Hermann +43 4762 82037