Amidst the embrace of the Alps, in Sterzing and its surroundigs the air is clear and lifestyle authentic. Right off this town imbued with history, many signposts lead you into the magical winter world of the side valleys. Choose one of the many routes for snowshoe hikes, ski tours or sled runs in the Pflerschtal or Ratschings valleys. As the northermnost region of South Tyrol, Sterzing's landscape is all covered by a white and glittering blanket throughout the wintertime. Are you cold? In the ski rentals of Sterzing and environs you can find everything you need for your ski adventure. Whether you're a beginner or a returning skier, it's best to register with one of the selected ski schools to make the most of your winter holiday. And if you want to have even less concerns, Wipptal ski pass is your ticket to winter happiness: it encompasses Rosskopf, Ratschings-Jaufen and Ladurns ski resorts and the beginner lifts in Ridnauntal and Pflerschtal.
Are you into cross-country skiing? The Pfitscher Hochtal near Sterzing is a real insider tip for cross-country skiers. With 20 km of immaculately groomed trails, you can work out hassle free. No matter what level and style. What's more? The Erl circular trail near St. Anton and the Silbertal trail from Ladurns to St. Anton in Pflerschtal are a great destination for experienced runners who want to spend a day in the snow.