Scheffau ski holidays
Established in ? the Austrian ski resort Scheffau lies at 752 metres altitude in the Tirol / Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1650m the area is not snow sure. Over 150 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 242km of trails, which equates to around 74 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Scheffau is Munich at a distance of ?km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Alpine Downhill Runs
1 runs 55km
8 runs 192km
10 runs 149km
1 runs 1km
Skiing in Scheffau
20 pistes and trails means approximately 413km of runs. 16 Scheffau lifts have capacity to transport 26728 per hour. The longest run in the Austrian ski resort is over 8km.
The mountain has 5% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 40% intermediate, 50% advanced slopes and 5% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 55km Route Moderer run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Scheffau
Of the 16 ski lifts, 2 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Scheffau is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Scheffau Apres Ski
Off-Slope activities include:
3 apres ski bars 7 restaurants 1 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 20 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
"Scheffau" by any other name
The Austrian resort is also known as Scheffau Brandstadl and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Scheffau 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. Scheffau has slopes facing N S E W.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Scheffau reviews, 3.3 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.