Tourism office Gmünd | Region Katschberg Lieser/Maltatal
Located in the Austrian State of Carinthia, Innerkrems lies in the heart of the Nockberge National Park. It also marks the start of the Nockalm Road, which leads you through a stunningly beautiful scenery which impresses with it’s idyllic and pure nature — while also
being only 15 minutes away from the next highway exit.
The winter ski resort is known for it’s relaxing and friendly atmosphere, being situated on the sea level of 1.550 meters up to 2.200 meters it also guarantees snow during the whole winter from the beginning of December until the end of April.
45 kilometers of groomed slopes, 60 km of ski-runs, 25 km of ski-routes, 2 snow- and fun parks and the „Blutige Alm“ freeride-arena provides you the ultimate skiing experience in winter paradise Innerkrems.
The lifts make sure that whatever is desired — from all round slopes to untouched nature — can be „reached“ and the pistes are designed for every one to have fun, whether you just discovered your passion for winter sport or you already are a professional and skilled skier looking for a fulfilling challenge.
The Innerkrems ski resort has two green, eight blue (8 km), seven red (34 km)and two black (3 km) pistes which are all connected by 12 lifts. The two biggest the „Sesselbahn Grünleitennock“ and the „Doppelsessellift Blutige Alm“ bring their passenger in two different directions, one being the plateau Schönfeld (1.740m) and the other being the top of the Grünleitennock (2.128m).
We are also very proud of our cooperation with the ski-school Sport Schiffer, which makes it possible that even the youngest Snow buddies can have their fun and make their first experiences, supported and cared for by certificated ski- and snowboard teachers. Knowing of all these benefits of the ski resort it doesn’t come as a surprise, that national and international Ski-stars/legends like Maria Riesch, Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller always enjoyed their stay in Innerkrems.
The resort also proves that there is more to winter sports than Skiing and Snowboarding you can find variation and variety in the multitude of possibilities winter can be experienced in Innerkrems. For example the wilderness and wellness of the Nock Mountains Ski-tours Longtrail on which you can embrace/embark on long distance tours, fully enjoy nature, experience culinary delight and comfortable rests.
There is more to the Nockberge Longtrail than endurance training in fresh air. The focus is on experiencing and enjoying the natural landscape plus relaxation in appealing lodgings with regional cuisine. The different stages enable any ski tourer to find his own pace and rhythm. Understanding the journey as the reward is the motto.
The Nockberge Longtrail cuts across the Carinthian Nock Mountains in four daily stages and on it’s way it touches the Carinthian ski resorts Katschberg, Innerkrems, Turracher Höhe, Falkert and Bad Kleinkirchheim and focuses on pleasure and well-being.
Lonesome tours in the winter wonderland of the Carinthian Nock Mountains go hand in hand with comfortable hotels and wellness resorts. If you are looking for a way to experience the pristine wilderness of this winter paradise the Longtrail won’t let you down. By day physical exertion and the impressive experience of the Biosphere park’s untouched wilderness are paramount. This ski tour is aimed at tourers enjoying the comfort of the hotels at the stage stops and keep well back any concept about their own performance. This is also the reason why the first ascents of the day are always prearranged with ski lifts.
The Nockberge Longtrail is also the last remaining Sled-dog trail in Austria. This race is set against the magnificent backdrop of the Carinthian Nock Mountains and offers an incredible view, once you have made your way up to the mountaintops. No less than 3 peaks have to be climbed, a total ascent of 4500 meters in altitude on an overall length of ca. 90 kilometers.
For many years women, men and dogs have made their way through Innerkrems and in 2020 Europe’s best mushers will be hosted at Innerkrems for the 25th time. Together with their best friends, the Siberian Huskies, the Alaskan Malamutes, the Greenland dogs and the Samoyeds – the actual super stars of any dog sledding – they will master ca. 30 kilometers and 1000 meters in altitude each day.
Innerkrems also is predestined for extended, leisurely snowshoeing. The winter-wonderland on „Blutige Alm“ is particularly beautiful and can be experienced close-up this way – breathtaking scenic views included!
This sport is quick and easy to learn, on a familiarization tour through Innerkrems with one of our experienced guides you can discover the magic of snowshoeing right away.
During the wintertime waterfalls turn in regular intervals into icy climbing paradise and invite climbers who look for challenging adventures to discover the world of bizarre patterns and also artificial ice towers. Malta Valley has become THE place to go in Carinthia for ice climbers. It features a variety of possibilities: whether beginner or expert, everyone will find suitable activities. Most waterfalls are within easy reach and — in normal snow situations — safe from avalanches. With the assistance of professional guides you will experience an unforgettable adventure in freezing heights.
If you are looking for a variety of winter-activities set in a breathtaking scenery and fulfilling experiences that can be made with your family, your friends or by yourself, then Innerkrems is where all of these desires come together and form a place where magical moments happen and memories are made.