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Hochfügen

Hochfügen Ski Resort Guide

Hochfügen, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift2,400m7,874ft
Resort Height1,480m4,856ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Munich
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Hochfügen

Hochfügen is 12km (eight miles) by road from the resort of Fügen. It's a modern area with recently installed gondolas and four and six seater high capacity chairlifts. One of the gondolas made the lift link to the neighbouring Hochzillertal area above Kaltenbach, opening up 155km (Nearly 100 miles) of lift linked terrain, most of it with snowmaking coverage.

There’s night-skiing every Thursday from 8 – 10pm and a daily illuminated toboggan run . A free bus service links the ski area and resort and you can stay by the slopes if you wish.

Summary

The Austrian ski resort of Hochfügen is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,480m4,856ft.

Hochfügen is part of the Hochzillertal-Hochfügen ski area with access to 379km235 miles of downhill skiing, with 49 marked pistes, served by a total of 46 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Hochfügen itself (27 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Hochzillertal-Hochfügen ski resorts of Aschau im Zillertal, Fügen and Kaltenbach.

With ski lifts as high as 2,400m7,874ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Hochfügen offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Hochfügen.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hochfügen?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 1 December, with around 4cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Hochfügen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
11
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
11
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 
Cross Country
Total Length
10km6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
11

Hochzillertal-Hochfügen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
10
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
21
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
18
Downhill
Total Length
379km235 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
46

Altitudes

Hochfügen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,400m7,874ft
Lowest Piste1,500m4,921ft
Resort Altitude (Hochfügen)1,480m4,856ft
Max Vertical920m3,018ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Hochfügen
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners

Location and Map

Where is Hochfügen?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Fügenberg, Schwaz.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Hochfügen is Innsbruck Airport, 52 minutes drive away.

Munich, Salzburg, Bolzano, Memmingen, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen 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.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 13,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km1 miles of ski runs, with 4 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Hochfügen open?

 Closes : April 17, 2021*
*Hochzillertal-Hochfügen.

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

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

Piste Map

Hochfügen Piste Map
Hochfügen

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

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

Hochfügen Webcams

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

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