Established in ? the Austrian ski resort Partenen lies at 1050 metres altitude in the Vorarlberg region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2320m the area is not snow sure. Over 53 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 50km of trails, which equates to around 45 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Partenen is Zürich at a distance of 180km or approximately 150 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Locally renowned for its snow record, a funicular from Partenen accesses the Loipe 2000 high-altitude cross-country circuit on the Bielerhöhe. A free ski bus links to the more extensive Silvretta Nova ski areas nearby and on the joint lift pass. Chairlifts and gondolas depart from the edge of the village to the largest sector of the Montafon pass.
0 runs 0km
14 runs 40km
11 runs 45km
5 runs 29km
View our detailed Partenen 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 Partenen snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€202 - €252|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Partenen trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||14km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Partenen area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Partenen ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 982m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 40% intermediate, 35% advanced slopes and 25% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Partenen 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 4 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
The Austrian resort is also known as Bielhohe and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Partenen 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. Partenen has slopes facing ?.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Partenen ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Skischule + Snowboard Silvretta Nova and has ? teachers teaching in English, German and taking students from a minimum age of firstname.lastname@example.org www.skischule.at 8150
Partenen for beginners gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Partenen for intermediates gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Partenen for expert skiers gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Partenen for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Partenen snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Partenen: 30km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 30km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 1 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 6km
Partenen snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 30 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 6km Paragliding schools: 0
Partenen non skiing facilities also include Costume Balls, Curling, Folklore Evenings, Slide Shows (Swimming Pools in Hotels).