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Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf

Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf Ski Resort Guide

Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf, Austria

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length26km16 miles
Highest Lift1,910m6,266ft
Resort Height510m1,673ft
 Nearest AirportsKlagenfurt and Ljubljana
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Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf

Gerlitzen, is the main skiing resort in the Villach area. The Ossaicher See is a privately run family hotel (in the Familien Hotel chain) called Hotel Sonnenblick. Here they will teach children as young as 18 months old how to ski for two hours per day, the only known ski school in Austria which will teach any child under 3 years old. Annenheim is a pretty lake-side village close to Villach and linked by a quad chair to the Gerlitzen ski area above. The three country lift pass covers neighbouring resorts in Italy and Slovenia.

Summary

The Austrian ski resort of Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 510m1,673ft, with 26km16 miles of marked runs.

Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf has direct access to 26km16 miles of downhill skiing, with 23 marked pistes, served by a total of 14 ski lifts.

Skiing

Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf?

The next notable snow forecast is 56cm22in, expected on 23 January, with around 64cm25in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 3km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1141km25 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 8 7km4 miles
Downhill
Total Length
26km16 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
12km7 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
14

Altitudes

Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,910m6,266ft
Lowest Piste510m1,673ft
Resort Altitude (Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf)510m1,673ft
Max Vertical1,400m4,593ft

Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Gegendtaler - Abfahrt'.

Location and Map

Where is Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Steindorf am Ossiacher See, Feldkirchen.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf is Klagenfurt, 47 minutes drive away.

Ljubljana, Graz, Trieste, Salzburg, Venice, Zagreb and Treviso airports are all within three hours drive.

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts are able to uplift 17,957 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 52km32 miles of ski runs, with 102 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf open?

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

 Open.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Early 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 Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf, 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 Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf Tourist Office for the latest.

Gerlitzen Alpen - Steindorf