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Kappl Ski Resort Guide

Kappl, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Snowboarders.
Total Piste Length40km25 miles
Highest Lift2,690m8,825ft
Resort Height1,260m4,134ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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A pretty hillside village with skiing above suitable for all standards and especially for families. There's a ski bus link to Ischgl and Galtur, included on the Silvretta Lift Pass.


The Austrian ski resort of Kappl is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,260m4,134ft, with 40km25 miles of marked runs.

Kappl is part of the Silvretta ski area with access to 480km298 miles of downhill skiing, with 145 marked pistes, served by a total of 101 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Kappl itself (40km25 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Silvretta ski resorts of Galtür, Ischgl and Samnaun.

With ski lifts as high as 2,690m8,825ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Kappl offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Kappl offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Kappl?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 24 October, with around 6cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Kappl

Ski Area Stats

Kappl Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 9km6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 17km11 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 7km4 miles
Total Length
40km25 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
7km4 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Silvretta Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
480km298 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Kappl Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,690m8,825ft
Resort Altitude (Kappl)1,260m4,134ft
Lowest Piste1,200m3,937ft
Max Vertical1,490m4,888ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Kappl
Intermediate Skiers

Kappl Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Kappl is 9km6 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Schafbühelabfahrt (Nr. 8)'.

Location and Map

Where is Kappl?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Landeck, Tyrol.


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How to get there

 By Air

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

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Friedrichshafen, Memmingen, Bolzano, Zurich, Munich 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 1,600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 17km11 miles of ski runs, with 102 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Kappl open?

 Open from : December 18, 2020.

 Closes : April 10, 2021.

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

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 Kappl, 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 Kappl Tourist Office for the latest.

Talking about Kappl

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Kappl Webcams

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Mountain Bike Hire

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