Review of snowboarding and skiing in Zurs Austria.
Zurs Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1901 the Austrian ski resort Zurs lies at 1720 metres altitude in the Vorarlberg region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2450m Zurs ski area is not snow sure. Over 49 snow cannons ensure artificial Zurs snow making covers 14.6km of ski trails, which equates to around 9.2 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Zurs (Austria) is Zürich at a distance of 200km or approximately 200 minutes driving time. Zurs ski season runs from November to May.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Zurs Austria
4 runs 0km
25 runs 44km
19 runs 44km
6 runs 6km
Skiing in Zurs
Skiing Zurs you'll enjoy 54 pistes and trails and that means approximately 110km of ski runs. Zurs lifts number 34 with the capacity to uplift 44600 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Austrian ski resort of Zurs is over 5.2km long.
Zurs Ski Area
Zurs ski area has 7% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 46% intermediate, 35% advanced ski slopes and 11% for expert skiers - the most difficult Zurs piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Zurs after dark.
Zurs for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Zurs
If you snowboard Zurs you'll want to know that, of the 34 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 Zurs snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Zurs snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Zurs for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Zurs Apres Ski
The apres ski Zurs scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
2 apres ski bars 17 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 1 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 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Curling, Indoor Golf, Heliskiing, Squash, Turkish Bath.
Zurs for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Zurs Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Zurs resort - ski Zurs by any other name
The Austrian ski resort of Zurs ski resort is also known as Zürs and has the following common misspellings:
Zurs ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various Zurs 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. Zurs ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
Zurs for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Zurs reviews, 3.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.