Because we love the mountains and everything they have to offer, we would like to make the most out of each day by offering daily snowshoe hikes, cross country skiing and the chance to experience the surrounding alpine nature. We always combine this adventure with morning yoga, suited to all experience levels, under the guidance of our in house Yoga teacher.
If skiing or snowboarding is your preference, then we are in close proximity to the piste and the ski resort. If you are an adult wanting to learn to ski or an experienced snowboarder/skier wanting to do some Splitboarding and ski touring, then check out our specialist weeks.
In winter, our days usually start with yoga looking out at the sunrise behind the mountains. After a delicious breakfast, our guide will lead you on a stunning snowshoe hike in a high alpine valley or on the cross country ski tracks in the valley. On some days you may take a picnic to enjoy the views of GrossGlockner, Austria’s highest mountain, but on others you can warm up in a local mountain hut, sampling the traditional local Tyrolean food. Return to MoaAlm in the afternoon where coffee, tea & freshly baked cake’ awaits. Before dinner you have the chance to join Craig for some inversion practice (he likes to spend a few minutes upside down each day). Alternatively, the wood fired hot tub is lit giving you time to soak those muscles as the evening light dances on the surrounding peaks. At our communal dinner table, a sumptuous three course evening meal is served alongside local Austrian wine.
Whilst our guided activities are snowshoe hiking and cross country skiing, we also love lots of other mountain sports. Occasionally the whole group is off snowshoeing with our guide, but more often than not, some guests take a couple of days skiing or snowboarding in the local resort. We are happy to give you a lift to and from the pistes and organise any equipment rental or lessons you may require. MoaAlm is also ideally situated for ski touring and Splitboarding. Guides for this are easily arranged through our local ski school.
We offer daily guided snowshoe hikes to allow you to really get the most out of your Austrian mountain adventure. No experience is needed and we will provided all the equipment. Along with our guide, we will suggest daily routes, depending on weather, preference and your sense of adventure! If the visibility is great we will aim to hike up to a mountain hut for a picnic and then descend through the forest, making our own personal trail with the snowshoes.
Whist snowshoeing is the focus of most weeks we do have access to some great cross country skiing terrain directly from the car park. If there is a guest preference to try some cross country then we will provide the equipment and guidance. Its often a nice change of pace and many guests enjoy trying something new, it's guaranteed to put a smile on your face! If you are experienced then we have a variety of blue and red routes in the valley and we occasionally venture further afield to try some more challenging red and black routes.
Being one of the most snow-sure regions of the Alps, Kals is a perfect place to ski and snowboard. The GG-Resort offers 40km of pistes that are suitable for skiers of all ages and with all levels of experience. No waiting lines for the lifts and the many restaurants on the slopes serve local specialities at friendly prices than most ski resorts in Europe. If you are moderate skier you can ski down to the chairlift directly from MoaAlm. Never skied before? Don't worry we can arrange lessons for you. Prices for lift passes, equipment rental and ski lessons are generally lower than in most other parts of the Alps.
At MoaAlm we love food! There is no better start of the day than a nutritious breakfast. We serve fresh fruits, oats & cereals, bread, nut spreads and bean spreads. After an active day in the outdoors you can warm up with a cup of tea and enjoy our freshly baked cake . At dinner our plant based three course meal will inspire and provide the perfect hunger solution after a days mountain adventure. We believe that food tastes best when it grows close-by: our ingredients are local, fresh and organic whenever possible. Read more about our tasty meals.
For those interested in yoga, our certified yoga teacher offers a morning yoga class on 5 days of the week. You are very welcome to join whether you have never done yoga before or you are a regular practitioner - classes are always tailored to individual needs. Our yoga teacher specialises in Hatha yoga and occasionally teaches a Restorative or Yin yoga session in the afternoon or a guided meditation on request. In our fully equipped in-house yoga studio we have yoga mats and props, so you only need to bring some comfortable clothes that allow you to move freely. Read more about yoga at MoaAlm.