Review of snowboarding and skiing in Rifflsee Austria.
Rifflsee Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1949 the Austrian ski resort Rifflsee lies at 1740 metres altitude in the Tirol / Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3440m Rifflsee ski area is snow sure. Over 18 snow cannons ensure artificial Rifflsee snow making covers 6km of ski trails, which equates to around 20 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Rifflsee (Austria) is Innsbruck at a distance of 90km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Rifflsee ski season runs from September to May.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Rifflsee Austria
1 runs 0km
6 runs 24km
17 runs 14km
5 runs 5km
Skiing in Rifflsee
Skiing Rifflsee you'll enjoy 28 pistes and trails and that means approximately 45km of ski runs. Rifflsee lifts number 22 with the capacity to uplift 20000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Austrian ski resort of Rifflsee is over 5km long. Ski Rifflsee summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Rifflsee.
Rifflsee Ski Area
Rifflsee ski area has 3% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 21% intermediate, 60% advanced ski slopes and 17% for expert skiers - the most difficult Rifflsee piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Rifflsee after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Rifflsee for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Rifflsee
If you snowboard Rifflsee you'll want to know that, of the 22 ski lifts in total, 11 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Rifflsee snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Rifflsee snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 25 metres), 1 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Rifflsee for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Rifflsee Apres Ski
The apres ski Rifflsee scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
15 apres ski bars 48 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 73 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 1 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Bungee, Torchlit Descent.
Rifflsee for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Rifflsee Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Rifflsee resort - ski Rifflsee by any other name
The Austrian ski resort of Rifflsee ski resort is also known as Pitztaler Gletscher, Rifflsee, Hochzeiger and has the following common misspellings:
Rifflsee ski area has ski slopes which face N, W, S
The direction which the various Rifflsee 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. Rifflsee ski resort has ski slopes facing N, W, S.
Rifflsee for snow gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Rifflsee reviews, 4 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.