Due to its location, the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area is considered one of the snowiest regions in the Alps. Obergurgl – the diamond of the alps – guaranteed snow from mid-November until the end fo April. A total of 24 modern lifts tempt the winter sports enthusiast up to 3080 metres altitude, and without any queues at the cable car. 110 kilometres of slopes in 3 different difficulty levels tempt you to go skiing.
Alpen-Wellness Resort Hotel Hochfirst is located directly besides the slope and is an ideal starting point for a skiing holiday in Obergurgl. Directly behind the Hotel Hochfirst children have the opportunity to learn to ski in a fun way, with instruction from qualified ski instructors. All-day supervision by the children’s ski school in Obergurgl gives parents the opportunity to explore the slopes off their own bat.
Cable car facilities
- 6x 8-seater cable cars
- 1x 6-seater cable car
- 2x 6-seater bubble-cable cars
- 4x 4-seater bubble-cable cars
- 1x 4-seater chairlift
- 8x button lifts
- 2x conveyor belts
Total length: 110 kilometres
Hochgurgl ski area around 54 kilometres
Obergurgl ski area around 56 kilometres
35 kilometres easy (blue) - 55 kilometres medium (red) - 20 kilometres difficult (black)
Longest ski run:
Wurmkogl - Obergurgl (8 kilometres – difference in altitude: 1260 metres)
Due to the large transport capacity (about 40,000 people per hour) waiting times at the 24 lifts are almost impossible. The altitude (1,800 to 3,080 m) makes Obergurgl-Hochgurgl one of the snowiest ski areas in the Alps. The ski resort in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl starts the new season every year in mid-November as the first non-glacier ski area.