St. Anton am Arlberg is a real paradise for walkers. There is a network
of paths through picturesque landscape making up a total distance of 300 kilometres, which was awarded the Tyrolean Wandergütesiegel -
walkers’ quality seal.
A clearly-marked signposting system gives holidaymakers detailed
information about their destination and route, distance, time and
difficulty level. As there are so many different hiking routes
throughout this extensive network of footpaths, walkers can enjoy the
alpine solitude to the full.
We now even have scientific evidence that exercise in the fresh air at
moderate altitudes boosts health and physical well-being: The AMAS
study (Austrian Moderate Altitude Study) shows that there are
beneficial effects on the cardio-vascular system, metabolism, body
weight, blood count and subjective well-being – particularly for
tourists suffering from typical social diseases such as high blood
pressure, metabolic disorders and obesity.
You will only have become truly fascinated by the beauty of nature once
you have been accompanied by an authorised mountain guide and have met
new people and shared with them a unique experience in the great
outdoors. Or even once you have been able to pass on information to
others which you have learned from your guide about natural spectacles,
flowers, sights of interest in the region, local culinary delicacies.
These are all reasons why you should go hiking with one of our mountain
guides. A mountain hiking guide has a much different way of looking
at routes and those expert hikers who choose advanced routes will take
advantage of the many recommendations that only pro mountain guide can
The confidence that a hiking guide can give you about his alpine
know-how, his knowledge about the state of the trails and the dangers
that could arise on the hike as well as the estimated duration and
tempo of the hike and breathing, all contribute to making the hike easy
and stress free. Hiking with a guide means that you really will be
guided allowing you to switch off and really enjoy your time in the