Review of snowboarding and skiing in Pitztal Austria.
Pitztal Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1949 the Austrian ski resort Pitztal lies at 1640 metres altitude in the Tirol / Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3440m Pitztal ski area is snow sure. Over 18 snow cannons ensure artificial Pitztal snow making covers 6km of ski trails, which equates to around 20 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Pitztal (Austria) is Innsbruck at a distance of 90km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Pitztal ski season runs from September to May.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Pitztal Austria
0 runs 0km
9 runs 11km
16 runs 29km
6 runs 6km
Skiing in Pitztal
Skiing Pitztal you'll enjoy 28 pistes and trails and that means approximately 48km of ski runs. Pitztal lifts number 13 with the capacity to uplift ? skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Austrian ski resort of Pitztal is over 5km long. Ski Pitztal summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Pitztal.
Pitztal Ski Area
Pitztal ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 32% intermediate, 57% advanced ski slopes and 21% for expert skiers - the most difficult Pitztal piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Pitztal after dark.
Pitztal for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Pitztal
If you snowboard Pitztal you'll want to know that, of the 13 ski lifts in total, 3 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Pitztal snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Pitztal snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 25 metres), 1 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Pitztal for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Pitztal Apres Ski
The apres ski Pitztal scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
15 apres ski bars 18 restaurants 1 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 1 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 3 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 21 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 1 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Bungee, Torchlit Descent.
Pitztal for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Pitztal Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Pitztal resort - ski Pitztal by any other name
The Austrian ski resort of Pitztal ski resort is also known as Pitztaler Gletscher, Rifflsee and has the following common misspellings:
Pitztal ski area has ski slopes which face N, W, S
The direction which the various Pitztal 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. Pitztal ski resort has ski slopes facing N, W, S.
Pitztal for snow gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Pitztal reviews, 4 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.