Review of snowboarding and skiing in Westendorf Austria.
Westendorf Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1948 the Austrian ski resort Westendorf lies at 800 metres altitude in the Tirol / Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1865m Westendorf ski area is not snow sure. Over 58 snow cannons ensure artificial Westendorf snow making covers 35km of ski trails, which equates to around 80 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Westendorf (Austria) is Salzburg at a distance of 100km or approximately 100 minutes driving time. Westendorf ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Westendorf Austria
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62 runs 108km
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8 runs 8km
Skiing in Westendorf
Skiing Westendorf you'll enjoy 122 pistes and trails and that means approximately 250km of ski runs. Westendorf lifts number 91 with the capacity to uplift 136000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Austrian ski resort of Westendorf is over 8km long.
Westendorf Ski Area
Westendorf ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 50% intermediate, 40% advanced ski slopes and 6% for expert skiers - the most difficult Westendorf piste is the 5km 45 / Steilhang run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Westendorf after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Westendorf for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Westendorf
If you snowboard Westendorf you'll want to know that, of the 91 ski lifts in total, 39 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Westendorf snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Westendorf snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 100 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Westendorf for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Westendorf Apres Ski
The apres ski Westendorf scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
10 apres ski bars 41 restaurants 2 bowling 2 night club 0 cinema 2 billiards / pool 0 games room 1 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 2 saunas 0 hot tubs 4 solariums 4 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 3 sleigh rides 1 ballooning 1 horse riding 30 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Air Gun Shooting, Curling, Nordic Walking, Snow Biking .
Westendorf for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Westendorf Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Westendorf resort - ski Westendorf by any other name
The Austrian ski resort of Westendorf ski resort is also known as SkiWelt Westendorf Nachtsollberg and has the following common misspellings:
Westendorf ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various Westendorf 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. Westendorf ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
Westendorf for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Westendorf reviews, 3.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.