Perfectly equipped on the slopes

Top Quality Skiing

in the Ötztal in Tyrol

At the very back of the Ötztal, amid awe-inspiring three-thousand-metre peaks, sits the tranquil village of Obergurgl at just below 2,000 metres. If you are looking for exclusive ski fun in your winter holidays in Austria, Gurgl is the place to be.

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Lifts and mountain cable cars

Up you go!

25 lifts with a total capacity of 39,400 persons per hour will take you to the starting point of each piste quickly and comfortably:

  • Eleven cable cars
  • Seven chair lifts
  • Six T-bar lifts
  • Two belt lifts

Pistes in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Freshly prepared every day

Pistes in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Freshly prepared every day

All pistes of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl together are over 110 km long (ski area Hochgurgl approx. 54 km, ski area Obergurgl approx. 56 km). Of which are:

  • 35 km easy (blue)
  • 55 km moderate (red)
  • 20 km hard (black)

Beginners mostly practise their first turns at the Gaisberg lift, Mahdstuhl lift or Übungslift.

Experienced skiers will find medium pistes on the Festkogl in Obergurgl, and the Schermerspitze run in Hochgurgl.

Absolute pros will find challenges on the steep run from the Hohe Mut in Obergurgl and the mogul piste at the Top-Wurmkogl II cable car in Hochgurgl.

Longest run:
Wurmkogl – Obergurgl/Pill (8 km – altitude difference of 1,260 m)

Most difficult run:
Obergurgl, Hohe Mut Alm – Gaisberg, mogul piste, number 11 Hochgurgl, Top Mountain Star – Wurmkogl mid-station, steep, number 27

Where winter lasts longer: The ski season in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl runs from mid-November to the end of April.

Snow is guaranteed

Snow? Sure!

Whether powder snow or crunchy firn during sunshine skiing – the pistes in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl offer pure fun on over 110 piste kilometres. Modern snow-making machines also ensure. Since the winter season of 1999/2000, 99% of all pistes can be covered with artificial snow. This means that the resort lives up to its reputation “alpine winter sports resort with the greatest abundance of snow”, also technically.

The entire snowmaking system is computerised. If both the temperature and the humidity are ideal, the snow-making facilities start automatically. Five weather stations in the resort provide detailed information for this.