Aerial view of Obergurgl in winter

Winter in Obergurgl - ski paradise in the high mountains

In the Chalet Montana de luxe, winter dreams will come true!

Great fresh snow! Perfectly prepared slopes! Pure family happiness!

In the Tyrolean mountains around the Chalet Montana de luxe you will enjoy your favourite sports in one of the most attractive winter sports regions in Austria!
Wedeling down the perfectly prepared slopes in every level of difficulty, enjoying endless freedom and letting your nose be tickled by the fresh mountain breeze - amidst an alpine winter dream scenery.
In the fantastic alpine sports paradise Obergurgl and Hochgurgl, a ski holiday of superlatives will await you!

Winter sun & bright white snow

From November to May you will experience top-quality skiing of the highest level in the spectacular ski region Obergurgl & Hochgurgl! If powder snow, firn snow, glacier or soft fresh snow - in our heavenly winter sports paradise you will find pure fun!
Thanks to the excellent high mountain climate in Tyrol we have the perfect mixture of snow and sun that makes your holidays in the Chalet Montana de luxe unforgettable. Long sun days, great temperatures and unique piste fun: Those who want to enjoy sun and firn in the Alps in spring will find their happiness in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

Pros & beginners - alpine sports for everyone!

Beginners usually practice their first snowplough turns at the Gaisberg, Übungs or Mahdstuhl lift exercising slopes. Our local ski school in Obergurgl offers courses for every level of ability. A ski rental is also available. Advanced skiers can find middle ranged slopes at the Festkogl in Obergurgl and on the slope Schermerspitze in Hochgurgl. Top skiers will appreciate the challenge offered by the steep Hohe Mut slope in Obergurgl and the Top-Wurmkogl II mogul slope.

Facts in the snow - the best ski pistes

  • Total length: 112 piste kilometres
  • Easy slopes (blue): 36,5 piste kilometres
  • Medium slopes (red): 55,5 piste kilometres
  • Difficult slopes (black): 20 piste kilometres
  • Longest downhill run: Wurmkogl - Obergurgl/Pill (8 km - difference in altitude: 1,260 m)

The offer of winter activities in the ski paradise Obergurgl shows so much variety that you will hardly stop being astonished!

High-tech in the snow - Brand-new lifts

25 highly modern ski lifts transport up to 39,400 winter sportsmen per hour - without any waiting times you will get up into the sun on the summit!
Let yourself be excited by the technique in the snow and look out for your favourite slope in the high mountains of the Ötztal!

Facts on a wire rope - the 25 highly modern lifts

  • 9 cable cars: Festkoglbahn, Top Schermerbahn 3000, Hohe Mut Section I & Hohe Mut Section II, Kirchenkarbahn Section I & Section II, Hochgurglbahn I & II, TOP Express 8-person bubble chair lift- cable-car link between Obergurgl and Hochgurgl
  • 2 6-person chair lifts: Steinmannbahn, Große Karbahn Hochgurgl
  • 4 4-person chair lifts: Wurmkogl I & II, Roßkarbahn, Plattachbahn
  • 1 4-person chair lift: Bruggenbodenlift
  • 6 T-bar lifts and 3 conveyor belts.

Almost all slopes end in the village. There will be a free ski bus transfer between the parts of the village Obergurgl.

The TOP-EXPRESS - connection cable car from Obergurgl to Hochgurgl

An 8-person cable car connects the ski areas Obergurgl and Hochgurgl. The ride with the 3.6 km long cable car will only take nine minutes. With a total of 50 8-person cabins, the circulating cable car can transport up to 1,200 persons per hour. The panorama cable car crosses the Königstal and the Verwalltal while the skiers have an incomparable view of the surrounding glacier summits.

Snow reliability and snow-making facilities

Should Mother Holle forget once to shake her beds, Obergurgl-Hochgurgl will be more than ready. 90 % of all slopes in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl can be covered with artificially produced snow. This means that the reputation for the “most snow-reliable winter sports resort in the Alps” is met even technically.

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