Review of snowboarding and skiing in Ellmau Austria.
Ellmau Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1950 the Austrian ski resort Ellmau lies at 820 metres altitude in the Tirol / Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1550m Ellmau ski area is not snow sure. Over 68 snow cannons ensure artificial Ellmau snow making covers 35km of ski trails, which equates to around 70 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Ellmau (Austria) is Salzburg at a distance of 70km or approximately 60 minutes driving time. Ellmau ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Ellmau Austria
0 runs 0km
62 runs 108km
50 runs 120km
8 runs 8km
Skiing in Ellmau
Skiing Ellmau you'll enjoy 122 pistes and trails and that means approximately 279km of ski runs. Ellmau lifts number 91 with the capacity to uplift 136000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Austrian ski resort of Ellmau is over 7km long.
Ellmau Ski Area
Ellmau ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 50% intermediate, 40% advanced ski slopes and 6% for expert skiers - the most difficult Ellmau piste is the ?km Almbahn (98) run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Ellmau after dark.
Ellmau for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Ellmau
If you snowboard Ellmau you'll want to know that, of the 91 ski lifts in total, 38 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Ellmau snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Ellmau snowboard facilities include 0 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 1 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.
Ellmau for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Ellmau Apres Ski
The apres ski Ellmau scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
10 apres ski bars 35 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 0 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 3 hot tubs 2 solariums 4 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 2 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 2 horse riding 55 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 2 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Curling, Shiatsu Massage, Underwater Massage.
Ellmau for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Ellmau Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Ellmau resort - ski Ellmau by any other name
The Austrian ski resort of Ellmau ski resort is also known as Skiwelt Ellmau Astberg, Hartkaiser and has the following common misspellings:
Ellmau ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various Ellmau 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. Ellmau ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
Ellmau for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Ellmau reviews, 3.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.