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Pichl - Mandling, Austria

Pichl - Mandling ski holidays

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.

SNO-man says

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.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 1 runs 0.1km
3%  Intermediate Trails
 10 runs 11km
Advanced Trails
 13 runs 26km
70%  Expert Trails
 3 runs 2km

Resort and Holiday Stats

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.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €239 - €257
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesApr 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 39km
total length of Pichl - Mandling trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 6km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation N
direction Pichl - Mandling area faces
Top Altitude 1860m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 800m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 800m
centre of Pichl - Mandling ski resort
Vertical Drop 1160m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 1160m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Pichl - Mandling web cams
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Skiing in Pichl - Mandling

26 pistes and trails means approximately 39km of runs. 19 Pichl - Mandling lifts have capacity to transport 23000 per hour. The longest run in the Austrian ski resort is over 6km.

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    

Snowboarding in Pichl - Mandling

Of the 19 ski lifts, 13 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Pichl - Mandling is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 0 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 150 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Pichl - Mandling Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

1 apres ski bars 10 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 1 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 20 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.

Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

"Pichl - Mandling" by any other name

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    

Main Ski School in Pichl - Mandling

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 3.kangl@aon.at 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    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Pichl - Mandling

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

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Pichl - Mandling

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 ?.

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