Where to go on a trip in the Giant Mountains in winter? Do you enjoy winter hiking in Špindlerův Mlýn? We have the answer for you.
Are you also asking where to go on a trip in the Giant Mountains in winter?
There are many beautiful winter destinations in the Giant Mountains, we have chosen a selection of the best for you: You can take these trips on cross-country skis, ski alps or on foot on sledges.
A romantic walk along the ridges of the Giant Mountains
Day trip - Hanče and Vrbaty mounds - Labská bouda - Martinovka
Cross-country skiing or ski touring - Špindlerův Mlýn - Luční Bouda - Klínovky - Špindlerův Mlýn
It is a fact that tourism can be completed in Špindlerův Mlýn and in the Giant Mountains even in winter. We have for you beautiful winter tourist destinations in the Giant Mountains suitable for both cross-country skiing, alpine skiing and some also suitable for hiking.
If you would like more details about trips and have questions about winter tourism in the Giant Mountains, do not hesitate to visit the SPINDL.info Infocentre right in the center of Špindlerův Mlýn, where they will provide you with maps and other tips for your winter and summer trips.
All winter trips are listed here in our Trips section.
Tip No. 1: A romantic walk along the ridges of the Giant Mountains
Wondering what is the possibility of hiking in Špindlerův Mlýn in winter? Accept the invitation to a romantic and undemanding winter trip suitable also for families with children. You will leave Špindlerův bouda in the direction of Moravská bouda. Right mountain cottage - Moravská bouda 1225 mn.m. it will amaze you with its cosiness and great traditional cuisine. You will also be pleasantly surprised by the pleasant prices.
You continue on sledges, cross-country skis, ski alps or on foot downhill to Dívčí lávky. A romantic walk along the Elbe comes back to Špindlerův Mlýn. Before Špindl, you still have to stop in a pleasant log cabin under Medvědín for "Kerkonošský specialties".
Does that sound tempting? We know yes! A detailed description of a romantic winter trip to Moravská bouda and around Krknoše can be found here.
Tip No. 2: A beautiful circuit through the Giant Mountains - Mohyla Hanče a Vrbaty, Labská bouda and Martinovka on cross-country skis and ski alps
Accept the invitation of a very popular full-day trip on cross-country skis or ski alps. The trip is only suitable for cross-country skis or ski alps.
On the way there is the possibility of several stops in mountain huts for rest, refreshments or you can hide here from bad weather. The route includes Vrbatova bouda, Labská bouda, Martinova bouda and Medvědí bouda.
The trip is a bit physically demanding, but it is pleasant and you will find many long descents and many beautiful views of the Giant Mountains. A beautiful trip through the Giant Mountains on ski alps or cross-country skis, which you will definitely enjoy! See the full description of this winter trip in the Giant Mountains HERE.
Tip No. 3: The most beautiful parts of the Giant Mountains on cross-country skis or on ski alps Špindlerův bouda - Luční bouda - Klínovky - Špindlerův Mlýn
Put on your cross-country skis or ski alps and go on a beautiful all-day winter trip on cross-country skis or ski alps from Špindlerův Bouda with an excellent hike through Luční bouda, Klínovky, Chata na Rozcestí and back to Špindl. This is a full-day trip which is designed primarily for lovers of cross-country skiing and ski mountaineering. The hike is not suitable for hiking. Respectively, it very much depends on the snow conditions. If the snow is frozen, you can enjoy the trip. At temperatures around zero, you can fall to the waist in the snow. You can also use snowshoes, but we still strongly recommend that you take this winter trip on cross-country skis or ski alps.
A wonderful all-day winter trip on cross-country skis or on ski alps along the ridges of the Giant Mountains, which we highly recommend! The full description of this winter trip along the ridges of the Giant Mountains - Luční bouda - can be found HERE.
ADVICE FROM EXPERIENCED HORALS:
Some summer hiking trails are not feasible in winter. If the snow is not frozen enough, you will rather ruin the trip, because in some places you will break down to the waist in the snow.
If you want to perfectly enjoy a winter trip in the Giant Mountains, we recommend renting cross-country skis, snowshoes or, ideally, ski alps in one of the rental shops in Špindlerův Mlýn.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS CONCERNING WINTER TOURISM
Are all winter trips in Špindl and its surroundings suitable for hiking?
Some hiking tours are partially restricted or even closed in the Giant Mountains in winter. The main reason is your safety. Some summer hiking tours are located in dangerous avalanche fields - for example, Kozí hřbety, Bílé Labe Valley, Labský důl, Dlouhý důl, Kotel, etc. There is a real risk of avalanches and thus a threat to your life.
Is there an avalanche danger during winter trips around the Giant Mountains?
We recommend monitoring the degree of avalanche danger, which is regularly published by the mountain service. The current avalanche forecast of the Mountain Service is available to you HERE
What telephone number does the mountain service have?
If necessary, it is possible to contact the mountain service on the telephone number +420 1210
What is the current weather in the Giant Mountains?
You can find out the current weather on the Krkonoše Online Webcams, which will tell you what the weather is like at specific locations throughout the Krkonoše Mountains.
How to behave during a winter trip in the mountains?
The most important principles of behavior can be found here: TEN PRINCIPLES OF SAFE BEHAVIOR WHEN MOVING IN MOUNTAIN TERRAIN
Is it possible to enter the cross-country trails?
There is a strict ban on pedestrians entering cross-country trails due to the destruction of labor-intensive cross-country trails.
Author: © Martin Jandura - SPINDL.info
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