When it comes to winter activities, Austria has a lot to offer. In addition to the countless mountain regions for skiing and snowboarding, there are other activities that should not be missing from your to-do list. We have summarized 5 tips for you for a perfect winter experience. happy winter
Cross-country skiing in the cross-country village of Faistenau (S)
“70 km of cross-country ski trails for skating and classic ” – that’s what the cross-country skiing village of Faistenau in Salzburg promises. The wide network of cross-country trails offers perfect routes for beginners and professionals. The cost of a day pass is €8. Weekly tickets are also available. You can read more about the prices and route information here .
Must-have: The FALCON or The HAWK are perfect for cross-country skiing thanks to their different functions. With a total of 6 different lenses with different tints, you have the best view on the trail in all lighting conditions.
Ice skating on the Vienna Ice Dream (W)
A visit to the federal capital in Vienna can also be combined with a sporting activity. The 27th Vienna Ice Dream offers everything for perfect ice skating fun on an area of 9,500 m2. The facility is open daily until March and can be easily and conveniently reached by public transport. Ice skates can be rented for a small fee. You can find more information about opening times and prices here.
PS: Keep your head warm and bring your NAKED Optics Beanie 😉
Tobogganing on the Hochwurzen (Styria)
After skiing comes night tobogganing in the Schladming-Dachstein region in Styria. The 7 km long floodlit toboggan run can be reached with the Hochwurzen summit lift. Don't worry - you don't have to do without the stop-off when tobogganing. There are a total of 4 huts on the toboggan run and offer the opportunity to stop off and warm up. You can order tickets here.
NAKED Optics insider tip: So that you can see enough on the toboggan run, you should get a clear lens for The STORM or The TROOP EVO. This gives you the best view when tobogganing and night skiing. Safety first! 😊
Ski tour in the Astental (K)
Would you like to go on a ski tour? In the Astental in Carinthia there is a perfect route for newcomers to ski touring. The two-hour tour along the north-west ridge of the Mohar leads to the summit of the Göritzer Törl at 2,458 m or to the summit of the Mohar at 2,605 m From the top you also have a great view of the Grossglockner. More route information can be found here.
Did you know that there is a goggle upgrade for our sports glasses The Falcon and The Hawk? With the upgrade you can convert the sports glasses into light ski goggles. It is a must-have for every ski tour.
Snowshoeing around the Reither Kogel (T)
If a winter walk is too boring for you, you should definitely buckle up your snowshoes. A perfect hike as a balance to everyday life is the tour around the Reither Kogel in the Alpbachtal region in Tyrol. The snowshoe hike includes all levels of difficulty and takes you to an altitude of 1,100m. You can find more route information here.
Must-hav : do you already know our thermal underwear made of 100% merino wool? It is particularly breathable, temperature -regulating and odorless and keeps you warm on snowshoe hikes. You can read more about merino wool here.
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Credits: Florian Dorn