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Maria Alm ski holidays

Established in 1950 the Austrian ski resort Maria Alm lies at 805 metres altitude in the Salzburgerland region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1900m the area is not snow sure. Over 17 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 63km of trails, which equates to around 90 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Maria Alm is Salzburg at a distance of 70km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

The 90km of trails around the traditional village of Maria Alm are supplemented by further skiing on the lift pass at Hochkönig. All mainstream winter sports are available here, and there's an active nightlift, plus the toboggan run is floodlit

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 ? runs 0km
?%  Intermediate Trails
 ? runs 20km
?%  Advanced Trails
 ? runs 50km
?%  Expert Trails
 ? runs 10km

Resort and Holiday Stats

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)€210.5 - €218
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2016
Resort ClosesApr 2017
(snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs80km
total length of Maria Alm trails
Longest Lift-Served Run6km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation?
direction Maria Alm area faces
Top Altitude1900m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude845m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude805m
centre of Maria Alm ski resort
Vertical Drop1055m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical^v 1055m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Skiing in Maria Alm

? pistes and trails means approximately 80km of runs. 34 Maria Alm lifts have capacity to transport 24500 per hour. The longest run in the Austrian ski resort is over 6km.

SNO-man says

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

Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Maria Alm

Of the 34 ski lifts, 10 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Maria Alm is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 2 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

SNO-man says

Rating for snowboarding gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Maria Alm Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

7 apres ski bars 20 restaurants 1 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 2 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 3 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 3 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 30 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 2 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Bowling, Curling.

SNO-man says


Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Maria Alm" by any other name

The Austrian resort is also known as Maria Alm and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Maria Alm 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. Maria Alm has slopes facing ?.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Maria Alm reviews, 2 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.
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