Review of snowboarding and skiing in Kaprun Austria.
Kaprun Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1960 the Austrian ski resort Kaprun lies at 786 metres altitude in the Salzburgerland region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3029m Kaprun ski area is snow sure. Over 200 snow cannons ensure artificial Kaprun snow making covers 29km of ski trails, which equates to around 45 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Kaprun (Austria) is Salzburg at a distance of 90km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Kaprun ski season runs from November to June.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Kaprun Austria
0 runs 0km
16 runs 32km
9 runs 22km
4 runs 4km
Skiing in Kaprun
Skiing Kaprun you'll enjoy 29 pistes and trails and that means approximately 61km of ski runs. Kaprun lifts number 27 with the capacity to uplift 40.095 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Austrian ski resort of Kaprun is over 7km long. Ski Kaprun summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Kaprun.
Kaprun Ski Area
Kaprun ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 55% intermediate, 31% advanced ski slopes and 13% for expert skiers - the most difficult Kaprun piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Kaprun after dark.
Kaprun for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Kaprun
If you snowboard Kaprun you'll want to know that, of the 27 ski lifts in total, 14 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Kaprun snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Kaprun snowboard facilities include 3 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 70 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Kaprun for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Kaprun Apres Ski
The apres ski Kaprun scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
12 apres ski bars 33 restaurants 1 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 3 solariums 3 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 1 ballooning 1 horse riding 18 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 3 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Buggy Park, Ice Climbing, Llama Trekking, Tirolean evening, Torchlit procession.
Kaprun for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Kaprun Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Kaprun resort - ski Kaprun by any other name
The Austrian ski resort of Kaprun ski resort is also known as Kaprun Maiskogel, Kitzsteinhorn, Schmittenhöhe and has the following common misspellings:
Kaprun ski area has ski slopes which face N S
The direction which the various Kaprun 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. Kaprun ski resort has ski slopes facing N S.
Kaprun for snow gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Kaprun reviews, 3.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.