More than 5,200 kilometres of pistes, 15,000 marked summer hiking trails, 5,600 kilometres of approved mountain bike routes, 5,000 alpine climbing routes, more than 500 top-prepared cross-country ski trails and around 250 toboggan runs offer an almost inexhaustible sports park and make Tyrol the ideal destination for those hungry for exercise - both in winter and in summer.

But Tyrol is more than just the sum of its sports kilometres: Impressive mountain lakes, rolling hills and rugged mountain peaks form the backdrop for sporting balance. Babbling brooks and thundering waterfalls, invite you to relax during a well-deserved rest. Leutasch lies right in the heart of Tyrol. From here, all of Tyrol's highlights are just a stone's throw away.

Cross-country skiing in the Leutasch-Seefeld Olympic region

Leutasch is the stronghold of Nordic winter sports. After all, the Olympic region has been the venue for Nordic disciplines at the Winter Olympics three times - in 1964, 1976 and most recently at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in January 2012.

The impressive mountain scenery on the sunny high plateau and the extensive cross-country skiing network with 279 kilometres of trails make cross-country skiing a pleasure. Whether you want to skate sportily or explore the surroundings comfortably in classic style - perfectly prepared cross-country skiing trails for every taste await you in Leutasch. Our house is located directly on the cross-country trail.

Only houses in the absolute top locations offer this unique comfort. The Olympic cross-country skiing specialists of the tourism association take care of the best cross-country skiing conditions and offer you cross-country skiing pleasure at Olympic level from December to April.

The Ganghoferlauf


The toughest cross-country race in its class is named after Ludwig Ganghofer, the most popular local writer of the 18th and 19th centuries, who found his creative retreat in Leutasch. Cross-country skiing fascinates countless winter sports enthusiasts and so numerous enthusiastic cross-country skiers also take part in the annual Ganghofer Run.

Venue : Ganghofer Run

The venue for the Ganghofer Run is the Olympic region of Leutasch-Seefeld, which, due to its many cross-country skiing trails, is repeatedly the venue for cross-country skiing events and World Cup races in cross-country skiing. Participants in the Ganghofer Run in Leutasch compete in the 24 km classic and 20 km skating categories to win the coveted Ganghofer Run trophy and considerable prize money.
If that's not enough for you, you can start in the 42 km skating marathon of the Ganghofer Run, which leads right through the magnificent mountain world of the Leutasch valley on the Seefeld plateau.
The Ganghofer Run has long since become a cult among cross-country skiers and ensures unique racing experiences amidst the breathtaking winter landscape of Leutasch.

Mini Ganghofer Run

The Ganghoferlauf Leutasch is also dedicated to the youngest cross-country skiers. In addition to the traditional Ganghofer Run, the Mini Ganghofer Run also takes place in Leutasch every year. In the categories "Dwarfs", "Children" and "Pupils", the little ones compete against each other and try to emulate the big ones. The little participants in the Ganghofer Run Leutasch can expect valuable prizes, a great starting package and lots of fun and action.

General conditions :: Ganghofer Lauf

Perfectly prepared cross-country tracks and excellent snow conditions are guaranteed and provide the best conditions for the Ganghofer Run Leutasch.

The Ganghofer Lauf also offers a lot to spectators and participants away from the cross-country tracks. For example, you can test the latest equipment from the top cross-country skiing suppliers in the Olympiaregion Seefeld throughout the weekend. In addition to attending the Ganghoferlauf, you also have the opportunity to take part in a waxing course for perfect cross-country skis. Of course, we also have our own ski waxing table at Chalet Cristall. The sausage and noodle parties, where you can refuel your body's energy reserves free of charge and really fortify yourself before the strenuous race, also ensure you have enough energy at the Ganghoferlauf Leutasch. Musical entertainment is also provided at the Ganghoferlauf.

The Ganghoferlauf Leutasch is the oldest public race in Tyrol and will once again delight the public and cross-country skiers alike this winter.

The entire Olympic region of Leutasch-Seefeld offers unique opportunities for cross-country skiing. Countless kilometres of cross-country trails, 154 km classic and 112 km skating, provide cross-country skiing pleasure. In addition to the annual Ganghoferlauf, our region is also the venue for the Nordic Combined World Cup.

Skiing and snowboarding

Tyrol is a land of absolute skiing superlatives: more than 100 ski areas and around 4,000 kilometres of pistes in all degrees of difficulty are just waiting to be skied.

State-of-the-art lifts and cable cars provide the necessary infrastructure. Great family offers, varied events and exceptional après-ski opportunities ensure your perfect skiing holiday in the mountain winter Tyrol.

In the Olympiaregion Leutasch-Seefeld you are at the first address! Our ski bus takes you directly to the slopes in 7 minutes.

Snowshoeing & Winter Hiking

Winter hiking

Whether families, active holidaymakers or pleasure hikers: winter hiking is a varied and impressive leisure activity for every visitor to Leutasch.

Explore the snow-covered winter landscape of Leutasch on a winter hike and experience unforgettable winter adventures far away from the hustle and bustle on the ski slopes. Whether you are a hiker or an active holidaymaker: everyone will get their money's worth on varied tours.

Winter hiking can also be perfectly combined with other winter activities. The steeper tours in particular guarantee fast-paced tobogganing fun. Some routes lead past the Olympic venues - ideal for a round of ice skating after your winter hiking in Seefeld.

Snowshoeing in Tyrol

Snowshoehiking is a natural way to discover the Tyrol. Wonderful snow-covered landscapes away from the pistes invite you to go snowshoe hiking in Leutasch. One of the most popular tours leads directly past Chalet Christal. With us you are in the middle of it all!

Tobogganing and sledging in Tyrol

Get on the toboggan and off you go! Easy as pie and great fun for young and old alike, a rapid descent on two runners: Experience tobogganing fun in Leutasch.

Only a few minutes' walk from Chalet Cristall you will find countless tested and well-maintained toboggan runs. Night-time tobogganing on illuminated tracks is also possible. On a tobogganing excursion, you should not forget to stop off at one of our cosy huts. One of the most popular huts, the Rotmoosalm, even offers romantic harp music and can also be reached by horse-drawn sleigh. Our horse-drawn sleigh driver is right in the neighbourhood.

Hiking in Tyrol

The heart of the Alps opens up a breathtakingly beautiful mountain world for hikers and mountaineers: roam through gentle mountain ranges, master long-distance trails or climb rocky peaks. Whether trekking, mountain hiking or pleasure hiking: With more than 15,000 kilometres of marked hiking and mountain trails, there is bound to be the right route for you. Tyrol's best-known long-distance hiking trail, the Adlerweg (Eagle's Path), traverses the heart of the Alps over a distance of 1,480 kilometres and impressively shows the beauty, uniqueness and character of the country and is only a 5-minute walk from Chalet Cristall. Consequently, you can explore the legendary Adlerweg directly from your apartment west towards the Zugspitze or east towards the Hohe Tauern National Park!

Cycling & Mountain Biking in Tyrol

Discover the heart of the Alps on a mountain biking or cycling holiday in Tyrol. More than 5,600 kilometres of mountain bike routes and about 900 kilometres of cycling trails promise real cycling pleasure in the midst of Tyrol's powerful mountain world. Around 300 quality-tested establishments have specialised in the needs of cyclists and welcome you on your cycling holiday in Tyrol. Cycle off and experience the beauty of Tyrol on two wheels. Our Olympic holiday region offers the perfect setting for great tours. But we also have ideal conditions for leisurely family cycling tours. As a guest of Chalet Christal and Chalet Josi, free rental bikes await you.

Bike Trail Tirol

The Bike Trail Tirol is the longest continuous mountain bike circuit in the Alps and leads through the diverse regions of the country on 32 stages, 1,000 kilometres and 27,000 metres of altitude. The structure of the circuit allows for a free choice of starting and finishing points. Whether it's a one-day or multi-day round tour: the Bike Trail Tirol has the right tour for everyone. Those who enjoy cycling will find their balance between relaxation and exertion on flatter, scenic routes. And those looking for a sporting challenge are in good hands on the mountain bike tours in Tyrol. Pedal your way through the heart of the Alps on the longest continuous mountain bike circuit in the Alps.

Climbing in Tyrol

The beautiful mountain world of Tyrol makes alpinists' wishes come true: climb on more than 5,000 alpine climbing routes and more than 3,000 sport climbing routes that bring you close to the mountain and high up to the summit. 600 three-thousand-metre peaks are waiting to be conquered in climbing. Tricky steep walls, challenging via ferratas and delightful climbing gardens in various degrees of difficulty make climbing in Tyrol an experience for experienced climbing fans and beginners alike. Leutasch is so centrally located that you can reach 90 % of all Tyrolean three-thousand metre peaks in one hour by car.

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