Established in 1925 the Austrian ski resort Pichl - Mandling lies at 800 metres altitude in the Steiermark / Styria region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1860m the area is not snow sure. Over 39 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 20km of trails, which equates to around 100 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Pichl - Mandling is Salzburg at a distance of 90km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Two of the higher villages on the Dachstein Tauern pass, chair lifts and gondolas actually depart from carparks close to the small but friendly village of Pichl.
1 runs 0.1km
10 runs 11km
13 runs 26km
3 runs 2km
View our detailed Pichl - Mandling 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 Pichl - Mandling snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€239 - €257|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Pichl - Mandling trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||6km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Pichl - Mandling area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Pichl - Mandling ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1160m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 3% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 10% intermediate, 70% advanced slopes and 20% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 1km 3A 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 2 stars out of 5 overall
The Austrian resort is also known as Trainingsberg der Ski-Weltelite Reiteralm and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Pichl - Mandling 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. Pichl - Mandling has slopes facing N.
Rating for snow gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Pichl - Mandling ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Skischule Reiteralm and has 15 teachers teaching in English, German and taking students from a minimum age of firstname.lastname@example.org www.schischule-pension-kangl,at 7256
Pichl - Mandling for beginners gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Pichl - Mandling for intermediates gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Pichl - Mandling for expert skiers gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Pichl - Mandling for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Pichl - Mandling snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Pichl - Mandling: 20km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 6km Intermediate XC Trails: 12km Difficult XC Trails: 2km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Pichl - Mandling snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 20 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0
Pichl - Mandling non skiing facilities also include ?.