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Kleinwalsertal, Austria

Kleinwalsertal ski holidays

Established in 1902 the Austrian ski resort Kleinwalsertal lies at 1124 metres altitude in the Vorarlberg region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2030m the area is not snow sure. Over 19 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 5km of trails, which equates to around 6 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Kleinwalsertal is Munich / München at a distance of 220km or approximately 180 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

The Kleinwalsertal Region takes in the villages of Hirschegg, Mittelberg and Riezlern and is linked to the skiing at Oberstdorf in Germany. There are 50km of cleared winter walks, 8 ski schools, three non-ski kindergardens, 50km cross-country skiing, Casino in Riezlern. The Ski School programme includes lessons in Big Foot, mono-skiing, Ski Safaris and ski guiding.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 ? runs 10km
?%  Intermediate Trails
 ? runs 15km
Advanced Trails
 ? runs 40km
?%  Expert Trails
 ? runs 15km

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Kleinwalsertal 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 Kleinwalsertal snow history.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €174 - €232
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesApr 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 80km
total length of Kleinwalsertal trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 5km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation N S W E
direction Kleinwalsertal area faces
Top Altitude 2030m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1124m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1124m
centre of Kleinwalsertal ski resort
Vertical Drop 906m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 906m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Kleinwalsertal web cams
Nearby resorts:

St Anton

St Christoph


Skiing in Kleinwalsertal

? pistes and trails means approximately 80km of runs. 30 Kleinwalsertal lifts have capacity to transport 28700 per hour. The longest run in the Austrian ski resort is over 5km.

The mountain has ?% beginner runs or nursery slopes, ?% intermediate, ?% advanced slopes and ?% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 2km 1Foly run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Kleinwalsertal after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.

Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Kleinwalsertal

Of the 30 ski lifts, 20 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Kleinwalsertal is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 2 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 100 metres), 2 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

Kleinwalsertal Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

24 apres ski bars 80 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 1 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 3 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 6 saunas 18 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 4 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 2 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Badminton, Beauty Farm, Casino, Craft Workshops, Darts, Judo.

Rating for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

"Kleinwalsertal" by any other name

The Austrian resort is also known as Ifen, Kanzelwand, Walmendingerhorn and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Kleinwalsertal 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. Kleinwalsertal has slopes facing N S W E.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Kleinwalsertal

Kleinwalsertal ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called 8 Schulen and has 250 teachers teaching in Dutch, English, German and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? www.skischulen-klerinwalsertal.de 51140

Kleinwalsertal for beginners         gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Kleinwalsertal for intermediates  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Kleinwalsertal for expert skiers   gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Kleinwalsertal for snowboarding  gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Kleinwalsertal

Kleinwalsertal snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Kleinwalsertal: 45km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 17km     Intermediate XC Trails: 24km   Difficult XC Trails: 4km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 4km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Kleinwalsertal

Kleinwalsertal snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 4km Paragliding schools: 0

Kleinwalsertal non skiing facilities also include Badminton, Beauty Farm, Casino, Craft Workshops, Darts, Judo.

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