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St Gallenkirch, Austria

St Gallenkirch ski holidays

Established in ? the Austrian ski resort St Gallenkirch lies at 900 metres altitude in the Vorarlberg region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2370m the area is not snow sure. Over 50 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 56km of trails, which equates to around 50 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to St Gallenkirch is Zürich at a distance of 170km or approximately 150 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

A traditional village, promoted jointly with neighbouring Gortipohl, both having an ultra modern ski centre above, linked to Gaschurn on the Silvretta Nova pass, where one of the first six person bubble chairs was installed for the '95-'96 season. Trails up to 14km long. Ski School programme includes Big Foot, Carving, Ski Guide and Ski Safari. The 6km (4 mile) long toboggan run is floodlit on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Nights.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 0 runs 0km
0%  Intermediate Trails
 14 runs 40km
40% 
Advanced Trails
 11 runs 45km
35%  Expert Trails
 5 runs 29km
25% 

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed St Gallenkirch 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 St Gallenkirch snow history.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €202 - €252
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2020
Resort ClosesApr 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 114km
total length of St Gallenkirch trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 14km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation ?
direction St Gallenkirch area faces
Top Altitude 2370m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 900m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 900m
centre of St Gallenkirch ski resort
Vertical Drop 1470m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 1470m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

St Gallenkirch web cams
Nearby resorts:

Davos

Galtur

Ischgl

Klosters

Zurs

Skiing in St Gallenkirch

30 pistes and trails means approximately 114km of runs. 26 St Gallenkirch lifts have capacity to transport 46000 per hour. The longest run in the Austrian ski resort is over 14km.

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 ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in St Gallenkirch

Of the 26 ski lifts, 11 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good St Gallenkirch is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 110 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

St Gallenkirch Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

6 apres ski bars 14 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 0 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 5 saunas 0 hot tubs 1 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 16 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"St Gallenkirch" by any other name

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

The direction which the various St Gallenkirch 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. St Gallenkirch has slopes facing ?.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in St Gallenkirch

St Gallenkirch ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Schneesportschule St Gallenkirch & Gortipohl and has 55 teachers teaching in Dutch, English, French, German and taking students from a minimum age of 5.info@schneesportschule.biz www.chneesportschule.biz 6269

St Gallenkirch for beginners         gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

St Gallenkirch for intermediates  gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

St Gallenkirch for expert skiers   gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

St Gallenkirch for snowboarding  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in St Gallenkirch

St Gallenkirch snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in St Gallenkirch: 30km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 20km     Intermediate XC Trails: 10km   Difficult XC Trails: 0km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 5.5km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in St Gallenkirch

St Gallenkirch snow fun - off slope winter activities

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

Prepared Winter Walks: 16 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 5.5km Paragliding schools: 0

St Gallenkirch non skiing facilities also include ?.


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