Review of snowboarding and skiing in Oberau Austria.
Oberau Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1947 the Austrian ski resort Oberau lies at 936 metres altitude in the Tirol / Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1900m Oberau ski area is not snow sure. Over 25 snow cannons ensure artificial Oberau snow making covers 25km of ski trails, which equates to around 39.7 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Oberau (Austria) is Innsbruck at a distance of 70km or approximately 60 minutes driving time. Oberau ski season runs from December to March.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Oberau Austria
0 runs 0km
17 runs 13.8km
11 runs 38.2km
2 runs 2km
Skiing in Oberau
Skiing Oberau you'll enjoy 32 pistes and trails and that means approximately 63km of ski runs. Oberau lifts number 26 with the capacity to uplift 30000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Austrian ski resort of Oberau is over 7km long.
Oberau Ski Area
Oberau ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 53% intermediate, 34% advanced ski slopes and 6% for expert skiers - the most difficult Oberau piste is the ?km WM Run run, with a steepness/slope angle of 7%. You can ski Oberau after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Oberau for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Oberau
If you snowboard Oberau you'll want to know that, of the 26 ski lifts in total, 22 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Oberau snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Oberau snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 140 metres), 1 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Oberau for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Oberau Apres Ski
The apres ski Oberau scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
10 apres ski bars 30 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 6 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 6 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 5 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 40 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 12 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Curling.
Oberau for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Oberau Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Oberau resort - ski Oberau by any other name
The Austrian ski resort of Oberau ski resort is also known as Oberau and has the following common misspellings:
Oberau ski area has ski slopes which face ?
The direction which the various Oberau 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. Oberau ski resort has ski slopes facing ?.
Oberau for snow gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Oberau reviews, 2.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.