Zirbenroas ski tour to Graukogelhütte

Embark on a delightful ski touring adventure along well-secured routes and through enchanting snow-covered forests! The Zirbenroas route to Graukogelhütte is especially well-suited for beginners, thanks to the perfectly groomed trail. The one-hour climb takes you up to Graukogelhütte on Bad Gastein’s landmark mountain.

Ski touring route open from the Graukogel middle station - lift operation from Thursday to Sunday!

ST 2 Zirbenroas Graukogel facts

  • Season: December to March
  • Duration: 1 h
  • Distance: 2.2 km
  • Elevation gain: 477 m
  • Difficulty: medium

Your digital window to the snowy ski tour on Graukogel

The Zirbenroas route in detail

You can begin your adventure by taking the Graukogel lift to its middle station – the tour’s starting point. From there, you’ll follow the scenic trail to the right, entering the enchanting stone pine forest. As you pass beneath the chairlift, you’ll see Graukogelhütte at 1,958 meters above sea level, your destination.

Tickets for the Zirbenroas ski tour in the Graukogel ski area

Good to know: You can use the signposted ascent route on Graukogel for free. So, your only concern is making sure you have the right ticket for your ride on the Graukogel lift.

Evening ski tour on Graukogel

Enjoy the peaceful quiet of the night, under a starry sky! With each step on your touring skis, the snow softly crunches beneath you. On selected winter evenings, you have the opportunity to take part in a free evening ski tour to Graukogelhütte. These tours start at the valley station and include a visit to the charming ski hut (open until 10 pm).

  • Every Tuesday during the winter season
  • On selected full moon evenings 

Equipment rental in Skigastein

Don’t have any ski touring equipment of your own? No worries! You can conveniently rent the right gear at the local ski rental shops in Skigastein.

Skigastein ski touring info folder

Prepare yourself for an exciting adventure on the snowy slopes of Skigastein with our comprehensive info folder! It’s the perfect companion, offering details about ski touring routes and essential safety guidelines, all presented clearly and concisely for your convenience.

Refreshments along the route on Graukogel

Once you arrive at Graukogelhütte, it’s time to take a well-deserved break and refuel with delicious regional delicacies while taking in the breathtaking mountain scenery.

Ideas for other winter activities in Skigastein

Skiing & snowboarding
Skiing & snowboarding
Explore the local ski areas!
Speed down the snowy slopes!
Winter hiking
Winter hiking
Experience the serenity of winter on foot
Freestyle & fun
Freestyle & fun
Practising tricks & stunts made easy
in the backcountry of the Gastein Valley