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Aurach Ski Resort Guide

Aurach, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length58km36 miles
Highest Lift1,973m6,473ft
Resort Height850m2,789ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Innsbruck Airport
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A small spread out settlement but a nice alternative for skiing at Kitzbuhel. It has a small ski area of its own at Stuckkogel. Austria's most famous resort, a lively town with chic overtones which most skiers agree has Austria's best intermediate/expert skiing in the mountains above it.


The Austrian ski resort of Aurach is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 850m2,789ft, with 58km36 miles of marked runs.

Aurach has direct access to 58km36 miles of downhill skiing, with 22 marked pistes, served by a total of 26 ski lifts.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Aurach?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm-, expected on 1 July.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Aurach

Ski Area Stats

Aurach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 10km6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1024km15 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 7 24km15 miles
Total Length
58km36 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Aurach Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,973m6,473ft
Resort Altitude (Aurach)850m2,789ft
Lowest Piste800m2,625ft
Max Vertical1,173m3,848ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Aurach
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers


The terrain on Kitzbüheler Horn was rated with '3 hats' by the Mystery Boarder and is one of Tyrol's most scenic and popular snowboarding areas. Discover the perfect half-pipe with sound system at the sunniest & best location.

Location and Map

Where is Aurach?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Miesbach, Upper Bavaria.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Aurach is Salzburg, 70 minutes drive away.

Innsbruck Airport, Munich, Memmingen, Linz, Nuremberg and St. Gallen-Altenrhein airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 26 ski lifts are able to uplift 28,990 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 47km29 miles of ski runs, with 129 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Aurach open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Aurach, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Aurach Tourist Office for the latest.