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Wald im Oberpinzgau, Austria

Wald im Oberpinzgau ski holidays

Established in 1964 the Austrian ski resort Wald im Oberpinzgau lies at 1600 metres altitude in the Salzburgerland region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2300m the area is not snow sure. Over 100 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 35km of trails, which equates to around 30 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Wald im Oberpinzgau is Innsbruck at a distance of 90km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

Lift-linked to Gerlos at the top of the Ziller Valley, Wald im Oberpinzgau's skiing on nearby mount Königsleiten is the only Salzburgerland ski centre on the Super Zillertal Pass, which includes 400 km of piste in resorts such as Mayrhofen. Off slope attractions include Europe's highest planetarium.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
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?%  Intermediate Trails
 ? runs 44km
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Advanced Trails
 ? runs 102km
?%  Expert Trails
 ? runs 14km
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Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Wald im Oberpinzgau 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 Wald im Oberpinzgau snow history.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €249 - €249
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2020
Resort ClosesApr 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 160km
total length of Wald im Oberpinzgau trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 8km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation N S E W
direction Wald im Oberpinzgau area faces
Top Altitude 2300m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1600m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1600m
centre of Wald im Oberpinzgau ski resort
Vertical Drop 700m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 700m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Wald im Oberpinzgau web cams
Nearby resorts:

Kirchberg

Kitzbuhel

Westendorf

Skiing in Wald im Oberpinzgau

160 pistes and trails means approximately 160km of runs. 50 Wald im Oberpinzgau lifts have capacity to transport 75135 per hour. The longest run in the Austrian ski resort is over 8km.

The mountain has ?% beginner runs or nursery slopes, ?% intermediate, ?% advanced slopes and ?% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km Falschbach run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Wald im Oberpinzgau

Of the 50 ski lifts, 19 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Wald im Oberpinzgau is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 170 metres), 1 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Wald im Oberpinzgau Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

4 apres ski bars 9 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 3 saunas 1 hot tubs 3 solariums 2 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 1 ballooning 2 horse riding 50 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 1 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Planetarium .

Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

"Wald im Oberpinzgau" by any other name

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

The direction which the various Wald im Oberpinzgau 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. Wald im Oberpinzgau has slopes facing N S E W.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Wald im Oberpinzgau

Wald im Oberpinzgau ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Schischule Wald - Königsleiten Obermoser and has 25 teachers teaching in Dutch, English, German and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? ? 8226

Wald im Oberpinzgau for beginners         gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Wald im Oberpinzgau for intermediates  gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

Wald im Oberpinzgau for expert skiers   gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Wald im Oberpinzgau for snowboarding  gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Wald im Oberpinzgau

Wald im Oberpinzgau snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Wald im Oberpinzgau: 10km X C ski trails, Lessons available? N

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

Telemark Tuittion: N     Telemark Rental 0      Paragliding schools: 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0.5km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Wald im Oberpinzgau

Wald im Oberpinzgau snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 1

Prepared Winter Walks: 50 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0.5km Paragliding schools: 1

Wald im Oberpinzgau non skiing facilities also include Planetarium .


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