Airports Near Bad Hofgastein
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Bad Hofgastein austria
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Bad Hofgastein Austria.
Bad Hofgastein Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1911 the Austrian ski resort Bad Hofgastein lies at 840 metres altitude in the Salzburgerland region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2304m Bad Hofgastein ski area is not snow sure. Over 300 snow cannons ensure artificial Bad Hofgastein snow making covers 96km of ski trails, which equates to around 54 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Bad Hofgastein (Austria) is Salzburg at a distance of 90km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Bad Hofgastein ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Bad Hofgastein Austria
0 runs 0km
18 runs 57.8km
42 runs 123.9km
12 runs 12km
Skiing in Bad Hofgastein
Skiing Bad Hofgastein you'll enjoy 75 pistes and trails and that means approximately 210.4km of ski runs. Bad Hofgastein lifts number 44 with the capacity to uplift 73365 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Austrian ski resort of Bad Hofgastein is over 104km long.
Bad Hofgastein Ski Area
Bad Hofgastein ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 24% intermediate, 56% advanced ski slopes and 16% for expert skiers - the most difficult Bad Hofgastein piste is the 2km 20 run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Bad Hofgastein after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Bad Hofgastein for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Bad Hofgastein
If you snowboard Bad Hofgastein you'll want to know that, of the 44 ski lifts in total, 13 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Bad Hofgastein snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Bad Hofgastein snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 90 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Bad Hofgastein for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Bad Hofgastein Apres Ski
The apres ski Bad Hofgastein scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
10 apres ski bars 51 restaurants 1 bowling 3 night club 0 cinema 1 billiards / pool 1 games room 1 concert 1 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 2 solariums 15 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 3 indoor sports centre 2 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 30 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Curling, Ski Touring, Reading Room, Ski Races For Guests, ski Safari, Swimming (19 Hotel Pools) .
Bad Hofgastein for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Bad Hofgastein Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Bad Hofgastein resort - ski Bad Hofgastein by any other name
The Austrian ski resort of Bad Hofgastein ski resort is also known as Bad hofgastein Schlossalm, Angertal, Stubnerkogel, and has the following common misspellings:
Bad Hofgastein ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various Bad Hofgastein ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Bad Hofgastein ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
Bad Hofgastein for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Bad Hofgastein reviews, 3.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.