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Hochkönig

Hochkönig Ski Resort Guide

Hochkönig, Austria

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Snowboarders.
Highest Lift1,921m6,302ft
Lowest Lift850m2,789ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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Hochkönig

The region of Hochkönig comprises the ski slopes of Dienten am Hochkönig, Maria Alm and Mühlbach am Hochkönig.

Summary

Hochkönig is within the Amadé Ski Area, which boasts 760km472 miles of downhill pistes, with 375 marked ski runs, served by 270 ski lifts.

The ski area includes 3 Ski Resorts with a combined total of 350km217 miles of downhill skiing, with 83 marked pistes, served by a total of 85 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in any of the ski areas of Dienten am Hochkönig, Maria Alm and Mühlbach am Hochkönig.

Skiing

Hochkönig offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Hochkönig offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Dienten am Hochkönig and Maria Alm.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hochkönig?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 26 October, with around 9cm4in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Hochkönig Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Pistes
Number of runs
83
Downhill
Total Length
350km217 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
85

Amadé Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
44
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
206
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
124
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Downhill
Total Length
760km472 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
270

Altitudes

Hochkönig Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,921m6,302ft
Lowest Piste850m2,789ft

Location and Map

Where is Hochkönig?

This ski resort is in Mühlbach am Hochkönig, St. Johann im Pongau, Austria.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Hochkönig is Salzburg, 60 minutes drive away.

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

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

There are 85 ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Hochkönig 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 Hochkönig, 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 Tourist Office Website for the latest.

Mountain Bike Hire

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

Hochkönig