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HochZeiger Ski Resort Guide

HochZeiger, Austria

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Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length54km34 miles
Highest Lift2,450m8,038ft
Resort Height1,450m4,757ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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Jerzens has the largest self-contained ski area on the Hochzeiger and is close to the Pitzaler Glacier, which has one of Europe's highest, year round ski areas. Joined the local Ski 6 pass in '95 / '96.


The Austrian ski resort of HochZeiger is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,450m4,757ft, with 54km34 miles of marked runs.

HochZeiger is part of the Pitztal ski area with access to 48km30 miles of downhill skiing, with 40 marked pistes, served by a total of 22 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in HochZeiger itself (54km34 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Pitztal ski resorts of Pitztaler Gletscher and Rifflsee.

With ski lifts as high as 2,450m8,038ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in HochZeiger?

The next notable snow forecast is 17cm7in, expected on 21 June.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for HochZeiger

Ski Area Stats

HochZeiger Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
54km34 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
10km6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Pitztal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 6 8km5 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1629km18 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 9 11km7 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
48km30 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
33km21 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


HochZeiger Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,450m8,038ft
Lowest Piste1,450m4,757ft
Resort Altitude (HochZeiger)1,450m4,757ft
Max Vertical1,000m3,281ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for HochZeiger

HochZeiger Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in HochZeiger is 2km1 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is HochZeiger?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Arzl im Pitztal, Imst.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to HochZeiger is Innsbruck Airport, 60 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Memmingen, Bolzano, Friedrichshafen and Salzburg airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 15,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 23km14 miles of ski runs, with 66 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is HochZeiger open?

 Opened : December 24, 2020.

 Closed : March 21, 2021.

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

Piste Map

HochZeiger Piste Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in HochZeiger, 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 HochZeiger Tourist Office for the latest.

HochZeiger Webcams

The Webcams in HochZeiger are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.

Mountain Bike Hire

There is downhill mountain biking available and you can rent Mountain Bikes in HochZeiger.