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Hinterthal Ski Resort Guide

Hinterthal, Austria

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length61km38 miles
Highest Lift1,650m5,413ft
Resort Height854m2,802ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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A picturesque village famous in the summer for its flower arrangements and close to the regional centre of Maria Alm, Hinterthal has half a dozen lifts locally but is a central part of the Hochkönig region which has about 40 lifts and trails for all ability levels.


The Austrian ski resort of Hinterthal is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 854m2,802ft, with 61km38 miles of marked runs.

Hinterthal has direct access to 61km38 miles of downhill skiing, with 8 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Hinterthal offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Hinterthal.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hinterthal?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Hinterthal.

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Ski Area Stats

Hinterthal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 2km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 55km34 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 3km2 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 1km1 miles
Total Length
61km38 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
10km6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Hinterthal Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,650m5,413ft
Lowest Piste854m2,802ft
Resort Altitude (Hinterthal)854m2,802ft
Max Vertical796m2,612ft

Location and Map

Where is Hinterthal?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Maria Alm am Steinernen Meer, Zell am See.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Hinterthal is Salzburg, 80 minutes drive away.

Linz, Ljubljana, Innsbruck Airport, Klagenfurt, Graz and Munich airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 4,870 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 4 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Hinterthal 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 Hinterthal, 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 Hinterthal Tourist Office for the latest.