Way… more… than usual
We whisk you away from everyday life, up to the mountains and into the fascinating winter scenery of the Ötztal Alps. We give you space to switch off in a unique atmosphere – putting life in standby mode. Leave the stress behind, find inner calm and gather new inspiration.
Treat yourself to a holiday at its finest
TOP QUALITY SKIING…
In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl skiers enjoy some 110 km of immaculate slopes far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Plenty of spac on the ski runs and no queuing at the 23 state-of-the-art ski lifts and gondolas! Doorstep skiing to your hotel is another highlight in this high Alpine ski resort with snow guarantee.
High capacity – short waiting time
Since the winter season 1997/98 this 8-person gondola connects the ski areas of Obergurgl and Hochgurgl within a short eight-minute ride. The 3.6km long gondola features 50 cabins and has an hourly capacity of 1,200 persons. High above Königstal and Verwalltal valley skiers can admire the stunning Alpine scenery and the surrounding glaciers while enjoying a unique ride with this panoramic gondola.
Numbers & facts about the skiing area Obergurgl – Hochgurgl
110 km Skiing Slopes
(Hochgurgl ski area: approx. 54 km,
Obergurgl ski area: approx. 56 km):
– 35 km easy ski runs (blue)
– 55 km intermediate ski runs (red)
– 20 km difficult ski runs (black)
one 10 seater gondola
six 8 seater gondolas
one 6 seater gondola
two 6 seater bubble chair lifts
four 4 seater bubble chair lifts
one 4 seater chair lift
7 T-bar ski lifts
longest ski run
Wurmkogl – Obergurgl/Pill
(8km – 1,260m difference in altitude).
Most difficult ski run
Obergurgl, Hohe Mut Alm – Gaisberg, mogul piste, number: 11
Hochgurgl, Top Mountain Star – Wurmkogl middle station, steep, number 27
Off piste – Freeride
Also when it comes to freeriding the Diamond of the Alps deserves its fame as skiing dorado. Countless off-piste routes and slopes offer superb conditions for skiers and riders alike. Dreamlike little side valleys ensure off-piste freeriding for all ability levels – plus uninterrupted panoramic views of the stunning Alpine scenery in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. A real must for freeriding aficionados! The ski areas of Obergurgl and Hochgurgl are included in countless season ski passes like Freizeitticket, Regio Card and Tirol Snow Card.
Ski Mountaineering Tours in Obergurgl/Hochgurgl
Pristine powder snow slopes, bizarre rocks and ice-covered peaks, mighty glaciers… There is nothing more attractive than a white Alpine wonderland amidst unspoilt nature. Of course, ski mountaineering aficionados already know that the Ötztal Valley makes a real ski touring heaven.
Tobogganing & Sledding
This is an absolute must during your winter holiday in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. The unrivaled highlight can be found in Hochgurgl: a winding, three kilometer long natural toboggan run leads from the top station of Hochgurglbahn mountain gondola down to the valley. Enjoy an effortless ascent with the mountain gondola from the hamlet of Pill. More information > here
Snowshoeing & Winter hiking
Peace and silence, crisp and clear mountain air, endless sunshine, crunching snow under your soles… discover the smooth side of winter on a scenic winter walk ideal also for families. Explore the most beautiful spots on 12 km of cleared winter hiking trails leading right across snow-covered forests, white fields or along mountain brooks. Quaint mountain huts invite you to enjoy a well-deserved snack. In theory, the snowshoeing terrain is almost unlimited. You can either take part in one of the scenic guided snowshoe hikes or explore the winter wonderland on your own “big feet”. More information > here