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Hochficht Ski Resort Guide

Hochficht, Austria

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length17km11 miles
Highest Lift1,300m4,265ft
Resort Height642m2,106ft
 Nearest AirportsLinz and Vienna
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The Hochficht ski area lies in the heart of the Böhmerwald area. It’s the largest Austrian alpine ski area to the north of the north the Danube.

Although there is no funpark, the ski area is well suited for snowboarding with a quarter pipe and 100m half pipe built when snow cover is adequate. With 70% snowmaking cover, that's often the case.


The Austrian ski resort of Hochficht is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 642m2,106ft, with 17km11 miles of marked runs.

Hochficht has direct access to 17km11 miles of downhill skiing, with 8 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hochficht?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Hochficht Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 4km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 5km3 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 8km5 miles
Total Length
17km11 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
15km9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Hochficht Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,300m4,265ft
Lowest Piste642m2,106ft
Resort Altitude (Hochficht)642m2,106ft
Max Vertical658m2,159ft

Hochficht Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Zwieselbergt'.


Although there is no funpark, the ski area is well suited for snowboarding.

Location and Map

Where is Hochficht?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Klaffer am Hochficht, Rohrbach.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Hochficht is Linz, 81 minutes drive away.

Vienna, Salzburg and Munich airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 8,700 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 12km7 miles of ski runs, with 10 snow cannons.

Season Dates

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

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

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