Established in ? the Austrian ski resort Kaltenbach lies at 554 metres altitude in the Tirol / Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2217m the area is not snow sure. Over 115 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 108km of trails, which equates to around 70 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Kaltenbach is Innsbruck at a distance of 50km or approximately 50 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Traditional Tyrolean village with one of the bigger and higher ski areas in the Zillertal thus a good snow fall reputation, as well as a potentially giant vertical drop.
0 runs 0km
15 runs 37km
17 runs 92km
7 runs 26km
View our detailed Kaltenbach 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 Kaltenbach snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€249 - €249|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2021|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2022|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Kaltenbach trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||12km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Kaltenbach area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Kaltenbach ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1663m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 30% intermediate, 55% advanced slopes and 15% 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 Kaltenbach 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. Kaltenbach has slopes facing N.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Kaltenbach ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Skischule Hochzillertal and has 20 teachers teaching in Danish, Dutch, English, German and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? www.hochzillertal.at 2822
Kaltenbach for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Kaltenbach for intermediates gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Kaltenbach for expert skiers gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Kaltenbach for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Kaltenbach snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Kaltenbach: 40km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 20km Intermediate XC Trails: 20km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Kaltenbach 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: 0km Paragliding schools: 0
Kaltenbach non skiing facilities also include ?.