Skiing area Obergurgl-Hochgurgl
Top Quality Skiing
- Six 8-person gondolas
- One 6-person gondolas
- Two 6-seater chair lifts with wind protection shields
- Four 4-seater chair lifts with wind protection shields
- One 4-seater chair lifts
- Eight T-bar lifts
- Two Conveyors
Overall capacity: 39,400 persons/hour
Total length 110km (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)
Beginners and novice skiers are invited to ski at Gaisberg lift, Mahdstuhl
lift or the practicing slope featuring a beginner's lift.
More advanced skiers find a truly unique sports paradise in the Festkogl ski area in Obergurgl and along the Schermerspitze ski trail - which are both of intermediate difficulty.
Real experts can conquer the steep Hohe Mut ski run in Obergurgl and the challenging mogul piste down from Top-Wurmkogl II in Hochgurgl.
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
Snow Making Systems
Powder snow or crunching corn snow during late spring - The 110 km slopes in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl are always perfectly groomed, also thanks to the modern snow-making facilities. Due to its high-altitude location snow is almost guaranteed in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. Just to be on the safe side, more than 99 % of all slopes in both ski areas are equipped with artificial snow-making systems (since the winter season 1999/2000). Therefore, Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ranks among the top ski resorts where snow is always available in abundance. The entire snow making system is computerized. If both the temperature and the humidity are ideal, the snow making facilities start automatically.