Langlaufen. Fotograf: Christoph Schöch

© Langlaufen. Fotograf: Christoph Schöch

Gliding through the winter

Cross Country Skiing

The taste of clear winter air, breathing and body in harmony, the focus entirely on yourself - while cross-country skiing in Lech Zürs you will find time to concentrate on the essentials.

27 kilometres of training grounds

Slopes at the Arlberg

Get your head clear, inhale the fresh mountain air or do your daily sports - if you are aiming for one of these goals, you should be on cross-country skis in Lech Zürs.

Here you will find over 27 kilometres of prepared, free cross-country trails as a training area or extensive run-out distance – for classic style and skating in equal measure. Flat terrain and gentle climbs, crisp mountain sprints and short downhill runs – away from the Ski Arlberg ski area there is a varied network of cross-country ski trails.

Classic and Skating

Slopes for every level

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Guaranteed snow during your winter holiday

Are you looking for snow security for your winter holiday? You will find what you are looking for in Lech Zürs am Arlberg. Whether skiing over Christmas, New Year's Eve or even Easter. Here you will get your money's worth on your skiing holiday - the same applies to cross-country skiing.

Besides skiing and snowboarding, cross-country skiing is one of the most popular winter sports activities. If you would like to try out this winter sport, you will find cross-country skiing schools in Lech Zürs that teach you the right and energy-saving cross-country skiing technique. After all, spending time on cross-country trails or discovering the winter landscape while gliding along the Lech on cross-country skis is a training experience that winter sports enthusiasts look forward to every year. There are 27 kilometres of prepared cross-country ski runs available for you. The cross-country trail from Lech to Älpele is particularly suitable for beginners, because on a flat cross-country trail you can learn the right cross-country skiing technique quickly and safely. A highlight on the Älpele-Spullerwald-Zug cross-country trail is “S’Älple”, as the Älpele Inn is called. It is worth taking a short break here before continuing with cross-country skiing – classic or skating. If you’re on the big circuit over Spullerwald, get to know one of the quietest trails before you finally get back to Zug. On the cross-country skis, you will return to Lech, your starting point, via the cross-country trail you are familiar with. You can get on the ski bus at any time and it will take you to the bus stop at your hotel or guesthouse together with your cross-country skis and poles. Cross-country skiing is also possible in Zürs: a short, crisp circuit awaits winter sports enthusiasts in Zürs. Three kilometres with steep passages represent a challenge in terms of stamina and technique. The trail to the Flexenpass and back starts behind the Trittkopfbahn. At the pass at 1774 m, the Flexenhäusl invites you to take a break.

And after cross-country skiing?

When you have finished your cross-country skiing round and are happy to return to your hotel or guesthouse in Lech Zürs am Arlberg, relaxation awaits you in various forms: In the wellness area or spa area you will find the right place to relax and recharge your batteries – for the next day in the ski resort. If you prefer to relax with a multi-course menu accompanied by wine, there are a number of exquisite restaurants in Lech Zürs at your disposal. The enjoyment of a winter holiday is just as popular to reward yourself after an extensive day of winter sports.

Winter sports enthusiasts on the Arlberg

Winter sports enthusiasts in Lech Zürs appreciate the Arlberg ski area above all because of the snow guarantee. That’s why winter sports enthusiasts share the mountain slopes and ski runs in the ski area when it comes to skiing, snowboarding, ski touring and freeriding. On the plain, cross-country skiers and winter hikers appreciate the snow and benefit from the high location. The 27 kilometres of cross-country ski runs are therefore prepared not only in the high season, but also in the low season. You can check the condition of the cross-country ski runs with the cross-country ski run report and see immediately which cross-country ski runs are open and which are closed. Short trails or long trails – with the trail plan you can prepare your activities. And best of all: the use of all cross-country trails in Lech Zürs as well as the cross-country trail planner is free of charge. With your equipment for cross-country skiing, consisting of cross-country skis, cross-country boots, cross-country poles, gloves, functional clothing, glasses and a cap, you are ideally equipped for your sporting activities on the plain. If you want to renew some of your equipment during your winter holiday, the winter sports shops in Lech Zürs offer you a wide selection of different brands and models.

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