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Skiing area Obergurgl - Hochgurgl
Enjoy your winter holidays in Austria
Arrange a summit meeting in the Alpine ski resort for guaranteed snow (1800m - 3080m).
The finest top-quality skiing from mid-November until May. Whether powder snow or firn, you will find the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski slopes most pleasurable. Nearly all ski slopes reach down to the villages. A shuttle service stops at different stations in Obergurgl; this shuttle service is free of charge.
Total length 110 km (ski resort Hochgurgl approx. 54 km, ski resort Obergurgl approx. 56 km) of which 35 km are easy (blue), 55 km medium (red), 20 km difficult (black).
Beginners usually train their first snowplough turn s on the Gaisberg exercising ski lift slope. The more advanced skier will enjoy middle ranged slopes at the Festkogl in Obergurgl and the Schermerspitze downhill skiing in Hochgurgl. Top skiers will appreciate the challenge offered by the steep Hohen Mut slopes in Obergurgl and the Top-Wurmkogl II mogul slope in Hochgurgl. Longuest descent: Wurmkogl - Obergurgl/Pill (8 km - difference in altitude: 1.260 m).
Ski lifts/cableways (gondola lifts)
In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl nearly all the pistes come right down to the hotel and 24 lifts take up to 39,400 winter sports enthusiasts up again every hour, with barely any waiting time at all.
24 ski lifts, of which 7 are circular gondola lifts (Top Express, Hochgurglbahn 1 + 2, Festkoglbahn, Top Schermerbahn 3000, Hohe Mut Section I and Hohe Mut Section 2), 2 6 person-bubble-chair lifts (Steinmannbahn, Große Karbahn Hochgurgl), 4 4 person-bubble-chair lifts, 1 four chair lift, 8 t-bar lifts and 2 conveyor.
The TOP-EXPRESS shuttle cable-car from Obergurgl to Hochgurgl: since the winter season of 1997/98, there has been an 8-seater cable-car link between the skiing areas of Obergurgl and Hochgurgl.
The 3.6 km long journey takes just nine minutes. With 50 8-seater cabins, the continuously running cable-car can carry 1200 people every hour. The panoramic cable-car crosses the Königstal and Verwalltal valleys, giving skiers an outstanding view of the glacier summits all around.
Whether powder snow or gnashing firn while sunshine skiing - the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski slopes offer pure enjoyment on 110 kilometres of slopes. Modern artificial snowmakers will also provide best snow conditions independently of the weather.
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is perfectly equipped in case the snow should fail to fall. 90 % of all ski slopes in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl can also be artificially covered with snow. This means that the "most secure winter sports resort in the Alps" reputation is also verified from the technical point of view.
Enjoy sunshine skiing!
Long sunny days, comfortable temperatures and sheer fun on the slopes: If you're looking for sun and "firn snow" skiing in the Alps in spring, then Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is the place for you.
Because of the altitude of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl (1800m to 3080m) you'll find excellent snow conditions, well-prepared slopes and beautiful sunshine here right through to May.