Mountaineering, climbing, trail running and more …

The alpine sports summer in Ischgl

There’s plenty to do in the mountains in winter – but in summer as well! There is a huge variety of options for alpine sports enthusiasts in Ischgl. Getting a little closer to the summit with every step during mountaineering? Anytime! Or would you rather beat your own best time during a trail run? You decide! Alpine sports fans are always in the right place in Ischgl. 

1,000 kilometres of hiking trails at the Paznaun

While hiking at the Paznaun, you’re really drawing on unlimited possibilities! 1,000 kilometres of signposted hiking trails are winding through the most beautiful valley of Tyrol. Plenty of them cross in Ischgl from where you have direct access to the network of trails. But it’s even more convenient to use one of the many cable cars and lifts to get to the starting point of your hike. Then you can get active high up in the mountains right away … 

You’ll be surprised at how diverse Tyrol can be! In Ischgl, there’s everything from high alpine landscapes to reservoir lakes and lush green pastures or forests. In between? The neighbouring towns of Galtür, Kappl and See as well as lots of possibilities for a “pit-stop”: you should definitely grant yourself some time to take a breather at some of the rustic mountain huts and restaurants. As a reward for a challenging ascent, you’ll not only get to look forward to some stunning scenic views of the mountains but also some home-made Tyrolean delicacies. 

Vie ferrate for true summiteers 

The impressive summits of the Greitspitz and the Flimspitz can be reached via two short and sweet vie ferrate. Perfect for all those who want to make their first few climbing experiences – ideally, together with an experienced guide. By the way, there are a few challenging passages for climbing experts along the two vie ferrate as well. 

Forgot your equipment at home? No worries! At the sports shops in Ischgl, you can rent all kinds of state-of-the-art equipment. 

3 diverse trail running routes 

The Silvrettarun 3000 is known far and wide amongst running fans by now. Every year in July, countless athletes take on the challenge of this mountain run. But if you don’t want to enjoy the mountains in Ischgl only during the competition, you can try out three other routes year-round: small (11.2 kilometres), medium (29.9 kilometres) and hard (42.19 kilometres). They’re also perfect in preparation for competitions or for training camps. 

Besides these standard trail running routes, there are plenty of other trails that can be explored in running gear as well, of course. 

200 kilometres of running routes around Ischgl 

Passionate runners don’t have to make do without their favourite sport during a holiday in Ischgl. Amongst the 11 routes, there are some for beginners as well as top athletes. Moments of joy and happiness while running in Tyrol don’t just arise because of the superb conditions of the trails, though. The routes at the Paznaun are also surrounded by some of the most beautiful mountains that Austria has to offer.  

Nordic Walking routes will keep you fit 

Nordic Walking can be done anywhere – but for the most beautiful high routes, you’ll have to come to Ischgl! Whether it’s as an alternative to alpine hiking or to get in shape again: outside in the fresh Tyrolean mountain air, Nordic Walking will soon become your favourite type of exercise! Good thing there are plenty of routes for it at the Paznaun. Stop by at the shops in town and find your perfect Nordic Walking equipment! 

Well-equipped up to the summit with the sports shops in Ischgl

You might as well leave your sports equipment at home – because at the many sports shops in Ischgl, you can rent anything you could possibly need for your next mountain adventure. 

Have you checked the alpine sports weather report in Ischgl already? 

Have a look right away and plan your next mountain tour at the Paznaun. 

Added bonus for summiteers: the Silvretta Card all inclusive 

If you’re planning to head up into the Tyrolean mountains, you should definitely get yourself a Silvretta Card all inclusive! The motto is: “1 Card – 1,000 of possibilities” – so you can enjoy all the exclusive summer advantages. Interesting for you as an alpine sports fan: 

  • free admission to all the cable cars and lifts in Ischgl, Galtür, Kappl, See and Samnaun 
  • free hikers’ bus between Landeck and Bielerhöhe at the Silvretta reservoir 
  • free admission to all the public indoor and outdoor pools in Ischgl and Galtür as well as at the bathing lake in See
  • all advantages of the Silvretta Card all inclusive at a glance … 

Tip: The diverse programme of activities offers something for everyone! Hikes for all levels of skill can be found in the current weekly programme

You’ll receive the Silvretta Card all inclusive for free at your accommodation if you stay overnight at the Paznaun – please ask at the hotel’s reception desk or your landlord. 

Let us plan your next summer in the mountains together! The team at the tourism office Paznaun-Ischgl has the best info and insider’s tips!