365 days a year

Hintertux Glacier

30 minutes by car from Hotel Riedl: Austria's only year-round ski area! 

Only a half hour by car from your hotel in the Zillertal, and you're there: the Hintertux Glacier is a breathtaking experience year-round! The barrier-free gondola will comfortably take you to a panoramic terrace at an elevation of 3,250 m. Awaiting you here in spring, summer, autumn, and winter is a grandiose view of the Zillertal's alpine world. 

Skiing on the Hintertux Glacier

Whether a pro, beginner, or experienced skier and snowboarder: in the Hintertux Glacier ski area in Tyrol, you can ski on more than 60 km of slopes in all difficulty levels. Do you love deep snow? Then you can look forward to a special attraction - the freeriding runs in the Lärmstange area. Snowboarders and freeskiers appreciate the year-round freestyle opportunities in the Betterpark Hintertux at an elevation of 3,200 m. Families especially love the beginner-friendly Hintertux family park. 

Nature's Ice Palace on the Hintertux Glacier

You've certainly heard of it: Nature's Ice Palace on the Hintertux Glacier is a world-famous natural spectacle. On a visit to this spectacular excursion destination, you can explore this glacier crevasse with ice stalactites, giant ice crystals, and even a glacial lake.  

Natural monument - the Spannagelhöhle

The Spannagelhöhle on the Hintertux Glacier is Europe's highest publicly accessible cave and is a rewarding destination for families with children. With a length of ca. 12.5 km, it is the largest rock cave in the Central Alps and 500 m of the cave near the entrance area can be explored with a guide. 

"Glacier Flea Safari"

Attention all glacier explorers! Since 2015, awaiting you around the Sommerberg hiking area is a fun adventure course with tricky puzzles. Together with the mascot, glacier flea Luis, little ones can go on an exciting hike with treasure during the "Glacier Flea Safari"! Little glacier detectives can explore interactive stations and learn more about the mystery of the glacier.  

Hiking paradise on the glacier

Summer in the upper Zillertal offers one Alpine highlight after another. Whether hiking on the Hintertux Glacier or mountain biking, you can look forward to one-of-a-kind mountain experiences! 

From a leisurely hill country hike to a challenging summit tour, mountain enthusiasts will find just what they're looking for. The summer lifts also open up the fascinating alpine world to families and relaxed nature lovers at elevations up to 3,250 m... Fantastic views and new energy for the everyday are guaranteed here! 

And after an active day on the Hintertux Glacier, you can relax in the wellness area and with gourmet cuisine at Hotel Riedl in Stumm!