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.
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.
0 runs 0km
14 runs 40km
11 runs 45km
5 runs 29km
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.
|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 St Gallenkirch trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||14km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction St Gallenkirch area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of St Gallenkirch ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1470m|
|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 ?%. There is no night skiing.
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 3 stars out of 5 overall
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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 ?.