Innsbruck ski holidays
Established in 1890 the Austrian ski resort Innsbruck lies at 575 metres altitude in the Tirol / Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2334m the area is not snow sure. Over 14 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 203km of trails, which equates to around 75 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Innsbruck is Innsbruck at a distance of 5km or approximately 20 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in Innsbruck
9 pistes and trails means approximately 9.7km of runs. 4 Innsbruck lifts have capacity to transport 3000 per hour. The longest run in the Austrian ski resort is over 4.5km. Visit summer or winter as there is glacier skiing in Innsbruck.
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 11% intermediate, 77% advanced slopes and 11% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 0.5km Kasermandl Talele run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Innsbruck after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Innsbruck
Of the 4 ski lifts, 0 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Innsbruck is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 5 terrain parks and 2 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 120 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.
Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Innsbruck Apres Ski
Off-Slope activities include:
200 apres ski bars 275 restaurants 1 bowling 15 night club 4 cinema 1 billiards / pool 1 games room 1 concert 9 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 4 saunas 0 hot tubs 12 solariums 35 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 6 indoor tennis 6 squash racquetball 5 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 180 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 2 golf 2 fishing 24 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Alpine Zoo, Beauty Parlour, Bobsleigh, Butterfly Farm, Curling, Exhibitions, Foundry Tours, Historic Buildings, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Markets, Ski Jump, Spa, Swimming ( 9 Hotel Indoor Pools ), Underwater Massage.
Rating for apres ski gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
"Innsbruck" by any other name
The Austrian resort is also known as Innsbruck Hfelekar, Seegrube, Nordpark and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Innsbruck slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing 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 resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Innsbruck has slopes facing S.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
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