HOCHGURGL SKIING & SNOWBOARD HOLIDAYS

 

Luxury Ski Holidays In Hochgurgl

The ski in and out of Hochgurgl is the highest ski resort in Austria, from there the superb Hochgurgl ski arena offers high altitude skiing and a spectacular view.

The ski area affords a wide range of pistes. The ski area is about 110 km, with 39 individual pistes, served by 22 ski lifts.

The Hochgurgl resort is connected to Obergurgl village with the lifts that starts directly from the village, making easy to get out on the slopes early.

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Mountain Information Hochgurgl

Ski Area : 110Km (Obergurgl-Hochgurgl)

Summit : 3425m Highest Lift : 3082m Resort : 2163m Longest Run : 8.5Km

Total Lifts : 22

7 Gondolas, 7 Chairlifts, 8 Draglifts

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* Free resort bus with lift pass

Snow Making : Yes Snow Park(s) : Yes (1) Glacier Skiing : No Night Skiing : No

*Transfer Time : 1hrs35min (from Innsbruck Airport)

*Mountain Restaurants : 11

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Snowsports In Hochgurgl

The Hochgurgl-Obergurgl ski area is just 20 minutes drive up the valley from Solden in the Otztal Alps. The Otztal tourist board likes to say that 'Nature provides the Otztal with snow guarantee, its inhabitants created a holiday paradise'. We've never been to paradise but if our experience is anything to go by they could be right!

Skiing
The linked area of Hochgurgl-Obergurgl is one of the highest resort areas in Austria so is quite snow sure. However there is no glacier skiing. If you wish to do some glacier skiing then you can head down the road to nearby Sölden.

Beginners – Beginners are well catered for with the Mahdstuhl nursery slopes just below Obergurgl village. Beginners' slopes are covered on the lift pass, some rising to almost 3,000m with spectacular views.

Intermediates – Pistes on the Festkogel and Gaisberg in Hochgurgl are mainly above the three line and lead right down to the Obergurgl village. Exciting tree skiing around Steinmann lift while, Hochgurgl offers a variety of long challenging runs.

Advanced – The area has also some surprisingly good advanced skiing. The Hohe Mut is one the Torol`s biggest runs. Sattel also have some excellent out off-piste with a ski route made with fresh powder. Black runs are on the side of Hochgurgl from the top of the Wurmkogl at 3082m.

Snowboarding
Although not a top boarder destination, all of the slopes of Hochgurgl and Obergurgl are opened to boarders. Indeed rails and lift makes free riding easy. Beginners can access most of the slopes without having to ride draglifts. There’s some good off-piste potential for more advanced riders particularly around the Steinmann chair in the Hohe Mut sector. There’s also a snowboard park.

Activities & Nightlife In Hochgurgl

A great choice of mountain restaurants as well as numerous excellent cafés in Obergurgl. Traditional 3-course dinner from approx. €25.

For local and international food try:

• Wiesenthal
•Romantika
•Belmonte
•David's Hütte

Skill Summary

  • Beginners
    100%
  • Intermediate
    80%
  • Advanced
    50%
  • Off Piste
    40%
  • Family & Friend
    100%
  • Eating Out
    30%
  • Apreski
    30%
  • Off Snow
    40%
  • Character
    00%
  • Heli Ski
    10%
  • Snowboarding
    60%
  • SnowSure
    100%

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