Damüls in Winter
One of the most beautiful winterresorts in Vorarlberg
Damüls ist the highest winterresort between the Bregenzerwald and the Große Walsertal. At an altitude of 1,430 to 2,100 m above sea level, this charming mountain village guarantees snow all winter. The fascination of the untouched mountain world attracts people of all ages. Winter in Damüls has many different faces. With 109 kilometers of slopes and 29 lifts and railways Mellau Damuels Faschina is the largest ski area in the Bregenzerwald. High-life snowbars as well as the quiet mountain peaks, the charming and comfortable accommodations as well as the ski routes, 11 sunny km of tracks for crosscountry skiing, 22.5 km of winter hiking trails and a varied program of events for the whole family make Damuels a special recreation - and experience- location.
Holidays for your car
At the Schesaplana Apartments your car can enjoy a holiday too, because you can put on your skis in front of the house and start – the socalled „Door-Step-Skiing“! Moreover there is a free village bus that takes you whereever you want to go – even to the crosscountry tracks and to the winter hiking trails, which are located above the village!
Alpine skiing and snowboarding
The wide slopes meet the necessary requirements of every sportsman and make Damüls one of the most attractive wintersports areas in Vorarlberg. One chairlift for six, two lifts for four as well as 4 doublechairlifts and a tow lift guarantee real skiing and boarding pleasures. For beginners there are two beginners’ lifts. All lifts can be reached from most hotels, apartments and guest houses by skiing: socalled „Door-Step-Skiing“! Whever you want to enjoy carving, freeriding, powder snow skiing or simply just skiing – in Damüls you will find the ideal conditions and if you wish to improve your skiing, you will also find an excellent ski school.
Damüls is one of the most popular snowboarding resorts of Austria. Here tow lifts are a thing of the past and many wide and even slopes are offered. Feeriders find an ideal area to ride in powder snow. Freestylers are offered a Snowpark with many slides and rails as well. And for those who are still not very familiar with their boards, there ist he snowboard school Damüls.
Our winter hiking trails take you into the mountain world of Damüls and offer relaxation and breathtaking impressions.
On top of all this there ist he village bus, which takes you around the village free of charge.
Many winter hiking trails start right outside your front door.
The romantic hiking trail
From Gasthaus Zum Glöckle there is an idyllic trail to the Alpe Unterdamüls and up to the Jägerstüble. The first two kilometers are illuminated and small huts invite you to have a rest and cuddle.......
Length - 5 km
Hiking time about - ca. 2 hours
The Long Trail
Continue the the Romatic trail at the Jägerstüble. Via Stofel, Gasthof Sonnenheim and Hotel Alpenstern you will reach the parking site Oberdamüls.
Length - 6,5 km
Hiking time about - ca. 3 hours
Around the Churchvillage
From the house of the fire brigade past the sports centre and along a small forest to the Fuchsloch. Carry on in the direction of the romantic trail....
Length - 2 km
Hiking time about - 1 hours
Circular Routa Uga
From the station at the bottom of the UGA chairlift the trail takes you to Hotel Alpenblume and further on to the car park at Sunnegg.
Length- 3 km
Hiking time about - ca. 1 hours
Forest trail Hölderle
From the station at the bottom of the UGA chairlift and the Hotel Alpenblume you reach the „Hölderle“ cabin.
Length - 1,5 km
Hiking time about - ca. 45 minutes
Mountain trail Stofel
From the Schesaplana Apartments this romantic circular route follows the crosscountry tracks Stofel
Length- 5 km
Hiking time about - ca. 1,5 hours
Crosscountry tracks and winter hiking trails
Softly stepping through powdersnow or gliding along on crosscountry skis you can discover the mountainworld of Damüls.
There are two tracks for crosscountry skiing: Loipe Unterdamüls (6km) and Stofel (5km) Additionally there are 30 km of winterhiking trails, which connect the above mentioned crosscountry skiing tracks. All starting points can easily reached by bus, which links all parts of the village and can be used free of charge.
For further information please contact the tourism office Damüls, where you can also get a folder and maps of the area.
Equipment for crosscountry skiing can be rented at the local sportsshop Madlener.
This run with a length of about 3.5 km starts at the top of the Uga-Express, not far from the Mountainrestaurant Elsenalpstube (1,850 m above sea level)
Every Friday and Wednesday the run is illumintad for night tobogganning from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm.