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Gargellen

Gargellen Ski Resort Guide

Gargellen, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length36km22 miles
Highest Lift2,130m6,988ft
Resort Height1,420m4,659ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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Gargellen

A pretty village at the head of the valley and thus without through traffic. Skiing included on the Montafon pass taking in neighbouring Gaschurn, Schruns and St Gallenkirch.

Summary

The Austrian ski resort of Gargellen is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,420m4,659ft, with 36km22 miles of marked runs.

Gargellen is part of the Montafon ski area with access to 136km85 miles of downhill skiing, with 44 marked pistes, served by a total of 36 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Gargellen itself (36km22 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Montafon ski resort of St Gallenkirch.

With ski lifts as high as 2,130m6,988ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Gargellen offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Gargellen offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Gargellen.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gargellen?

The next notable snow forecast is 27cm11in, expected on 26 October, with around 50cm20in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Gargellen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 35km22 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 49km30 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 7 56km35 miles
Downhill
Total Length
36km22 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
8

Montafon Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 7 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
16
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
21
Downhill
Total Length
136km85 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
36

Altitudes

Gargellen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,130m6,988ft
Lowest Piste1,423m4,669ft
Resort Altitude (Gargellen)1,420m4,659ft
Max Vertical710m2,329ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gargellen
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Gargellen?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Sankt Gallenkirch, Bludenz.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gargellen is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 63 minutes drive away.

Friedrichshafen, Memmingen, Innsbruck Airport, Zurich, Lugano, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Munich, Stuttgart and Basel airports are all within three hours drive.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 8,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gargellen open?

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

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

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 Gargellen, 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 Gargellen Tourist Office for the latest.

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