Established in 1963 the Austrian ski resort Heiligenblut lies at 1300 metres altitude in the Carinthia / Kärnten region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2912m the area is snow sure. Over 50 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 40km of trails, which equates to around 10 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Heiligenblut is Klagenfürt at a distance of 160km or approximately 150 minutes driving time. Their season runs from November to April.
A delightful, isolated village in spectacular scenery offering access to some of the highest slopes in Austria. There is indoor tennis and an indoor swimming centre. A new gondola, marketed as the highest gondola in Austria, opened for the 2007-8 season.
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9 runs 8km
9 runs 39km
2 runs 8km
View our detailed Heiligenblut snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Heiligenblut snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€203 - €220|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Nov 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Heiligenblut trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||9km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Heiligenblut area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Heiligenblut ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1610m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 16% intermediate, 73% advanced slopes and 11% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
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 Heiligenblut 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. Heiligenblut has slopes facing ?.
Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Heiligenblut ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Schischule Heiligenblut and has 20 teachers teaching in English, German and taking students from a minimum age of 3.? ? 24642
Heiligenblut for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Heiligenblut for intermediates gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Heiligenblut for expert skiers gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Heiligenblut for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Heiligenblut snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Heiligenblut: 15km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 3km Intermediate XC Trails: 2km Difficult XC Trails: 10km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 2km
Heiligenblut snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 15 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 2km Paragliding schools: 0
Heiligenblut non skiing facilities also include Ice Climbing, Snow Rafting.