Austria

Excellent conditions, hundreds of slopes. Austria is home to the most important Alpine glaciers, and the country's location makes it a popular choice for skiers from Central and Eastern Europe.
Lech am Arlberg town and Omeshorn peak
Lech am Arlberg town and Omeshorn peak

Articles about winter sports in Austria

Driving in Austria. Guide
© 2014 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Journey10/23/2017Updated on: 9/2/2023
Driving in Austria. Guide
The Austrian Alps tempt thousands of tourists every year, and still very many of them come to this country by car. In this article, we will try to make traveling on these roads easier.
Pandemic skiing
Public domain Mika Baumeister
COVID-1910/29/2020Updated on: 11/6/2020
Pandemic skiing
The autumn infection surge triggered a series of decisions aimed at limiting the spread of the disease. What do we know and what can we expect?
Relax... If you can. Ischgl-Samnaun review
© 2016 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Resort reviews10/20/2017
Relax... If you can. Ischgl-Samnaun review
"Relax. If you can..." - this slogan will be seen everywhere in this Tyrolean resort. Ischgl is now one of the most developed resorts in Europe.
SnowSpot reviews: Hintertux in autumn
© 2013 Tomasz Gabryelewicz
Resort reviews10/2/2017
SnowSpot reviews: Hintertux in autumn
Hintertux - the summer heaven for skiers. A glacier, it is the only one in Austria open for business 365 days a year. With that in mind, in this review we focus exclusively on skiing outside of the winter season.
Winter season 2017/2018 just started! The list of opened resorts
© 2017 Paweł Gabryelewicz
First snow9/24/2017
Winter season 2017/2018 just started! The list of opened resorts
After a very hot summer in southern Europe this year, it got cold very quickly. Cold enough to let skiing resorts open their slopes. Therefore we check where you can go now to enjoy the first snow this season.
Ischgl with a new 8-person lift
© 2016 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Resort developments11/1/2016
Ischgl with a new 8-person lift
Austrian resort to upgrade the Flimspitze lift
More than freeride. Heliskiing!
Licencja FreeImages.com Dirk Terpstra
Trivia1/11/2016
More than freeride. Heliskiing!
Freeride? Sure. But what if one was to trade a mundane gondola for... a helicopter?

Resorts in Austria

Bad Kleinkirchheim
2,055 m a.s.l.
1,001 m a.s.l.
-4.52.3
Unsplash License Daniele Buso
Bad Kleinkirchheim
Dachstein West
1,620 m a.s.l.
780 m a.s.l.
-23.4
© ARGE Dachstein West
Dachstein West3
Damüls-Mellau
2,051 m a.s.l.
710 m a.s.l.
-4.44.3
Unsplash License Lukas Spirig
Damüls-Mellau
Gastein
2,686 m a.s.l.
830 m a.s.l.
-102.1
© Ski amadé
Gastein
Ski amadé
Grossarltal
1,849 m a.s.l.
860 m a.s.l.
-4.51.9
© www.grossarltal.info
Grossarltal
Ski amadé
Gurgl (Obergurgl-Hochgurgl)
3,082 m a.s.l.
1,793 m a.s.l.
-10.7-2.4
© Rudi Wyhlidal / Ötztal Tourismus
Gurgl (Obergurgl-Hochgurgl)
Hochkönig
1,921 m a.s.l.
780 m a.s.l.
2.610
© Hochkoenig Tourismus GmbH
Hochkönig
Ski amadé
Hochzillertal - Hochfügen - Spieljoch
2,378 m a.s.l.
558 m a.s.l.
-83.8
© 2019 level26 / Erste Ferienregion im Zillertal Fügen-Kaltenbach
Hochzillertal - Hochfügen - Spieljoch
Zillertaler Superskipass
Ischgl
2,872 m a.s.l.
1,400 m a.s.l.
-9.7-0.2
© 2016 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Ischgl22
Silvretta Arena
Katschberg
2,220 m a.s.l.
1,066 m a.s.l.
-4.92.6
© 2022 Daniela Ebner / Tourismusregion Katschberg-Rennweg
Katschberg3
Kaunertal
3,108 m a.s.l.
910 m a.s.l.
-10.93.4
Unsplash License Jörg Angeli
Kaunertal3
KitzSki - Kitzbühel/Kirchberg
2,004 m a.s.l.
800 m a.s.l.
-3.34.6
Unsplash License Dan Kreibich
KitzSki - Kitzbühel/Kirchberg
Kleinwalsertal
2,030 m a.s.l.
920 m a.s.l.
-4.13.1
Unsplash License Mike Kotsch
Kleinwalsertal
Skigebiet Oberstdorf Kleinwalsertal
Lech - Oberlech - Zürs
2,719 m a.s.l.
1,269 m a.s.l.
-8.70.7
CC-BY-SA-2.5 Florian Lindner
Lech - Oberlech - Zürs
Ski Arlberg
Mayrhofen
2,278 m a.s.l.
630 m a.s.l.
-7.33.4
© Mayrhofner Bergbahnen AG
Mayrhofen13
Zillertaler Superskipass
Nassfeld-Pressegger See
2,020 m a.s.l.
600 m a.s.l.
-4.34.9
© Peter Maier / NLW Tourismus Marketing GmbH
Nassfeld-Pressegger See3
Nauders am Reschenpass
2,850 m a.s.l.
1,400 m a.s.l.
-8.60.8
CC BY-SA 4.0 Nauderer Bergbahnen
Nauders am Reschenpass
Obertauern
2,313 m a.s.l.
1,630 m a.s.l.
-5.5-1.1
© Tourismusverband Obertauern
Obertauern3
Saalbach-Hinterglemm (Skicircus)
2,096 m a.s.l.
830 m a.s.l.
-3.74.6
Unsplash License Piotr Musioł
Saalbach-Hinterglemm (Skicircus)
Salzburger Sportwelt
2,188 m a.s.l.
850 m a.s.l.
-4.74
© Bergbahnen Wagrain Oczlon
Salzburger Sportwelt
Ski amadé
Schladming Dachstein
2,045 m a.s.l.
745 m a.s.l.
-3.84.7
© Hauser Kaibling
Schladming Dachstein
Ski amadé
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis
2,828 m a.s.l.
1,200 m a.s.l.
-9.41.1
© Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis Marketing GmbH, Andreas Kirschner
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis3
Silvretta Montafon
2,430 m a.s.l.
700 m a.s.l.
-6.94.4
© Silvretta Montafon
Silvretta Montafon3
Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau
2,025 m a.s.l.
830 m a.s.l.
-3.14.7
© Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau
Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau3
Ski- & Gletscherwelt Zillertal 3000
3,244 m a.s.l.
630 m a.s.l.
-13.63.4
© Zillertal Tourismus / Tom Klocker
Ski- & Gletscherwelt Zillertal 30003
Zillertaler Superskipass
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental
1,957 m a.s.l.
620 m a.s.l.
-35.7
Unsplash License Freysteinn G. Jonsson
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental
Sölden
3,249 m a.s.l.
1,350 m a.s.l.
-11.21.1
Unsplash License Tamas Tuzes-Katai
Sölden
St. Anton - St. Christoph - Stuben
2,811 m a.s.l.
1,304 m a.s.l.
-9.30.5
Unsplash Licence Charlie Storey
St. Anton - St. Christoph - Stuben
Ski Arlberg
Stubaier Gletscher
3,210 m a.s.l.
1,750 m a.s.l.
-14.1-4.6
© Andre Schönherr (Stubaier Gletscher)
Stubaier Gletscher
Warth-Schröcken
2,056 m a.s.l.
1,269 m a.s.l.
-4.40.7
Unsplash Licence Hendrik Morkel
Warth-Schröcken
Ski Arlberg
Wildkogel-Arena
2,150 m a.s.l.
820 m a.s.l.
-4.24.4
© Wildkogel-Arena Neukirchen & Bramberg
Wildkogel-Arena3
Zell am See-Kaprun
3,000 m a.s.l.
768 m a.s.l.
-122.5
© Kitzsteinhorn / Gletscherbahnen Kaprun AG
Zell am See-Kaprun9
Zillertal Arena
2,500 m a.s.l.
579 m a.s.l.
-8.83.7
© Zillertal Arena
Zillertal Arena6
Zillertaler Superskipass