Established in ? the Austrian ski resort Brixen im Thale lies at 622 metres altitude in the Tirol / Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. Over 14 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 99km of trails, which equates to around 36 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Brixen im Thale is Innsbruck at a distance of 80km or approximately 90 minutes minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Well placed in Austria's largest inter-connected ski area - the Ski Welt, close to Westendorf. It has a high capacity gondola which accesses the region more efficiently than those of neighbouring resorts. The village itself is strung out, with a walk to the lifts and a bus ride to the nursery slopes. Apres ski can be lively, but is mostly hotel based.
0 runs 0km
117 runs 134km
85 runs 128km
13 runs 17km
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|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€204 - €240|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of SkiWelt trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||8km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|Slope Orientation||N S E W|
|direction Brixen im Thale area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Brixen im Thale ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1439m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 48 % intermediate, 45 % advanced slopes and 7% for experts - the most difficult piste is the Alpseite run in Westendorf, with a steepness/slope angle of 80 %. You can ski Brixen im Thale after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
The Austrian resort is also known as and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Brixen im Thale 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. Brixen im Thale has slopes facing N S E W.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Brixen im Thale ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Brixner Skischule and has ? teachers teaching in English, German and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? ? 8395
Brixen im Thale for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Brixen im Thale for intermediates gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Brixen im Thale for expert skiers gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Brixen im Thale for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Brixen im Thale snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Brixen im Thale: 32km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 32km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 5km
Brixen im Thale snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 10 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 5km Paragliding schools: 0
Brixen im Thale non skiing facilities also include Curling, Shooting.