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Kaprun

Kaprun Ski Resort Guide

Kaprun, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length130km81 miles
Highest Lift3,030m9,941ft
Resort Height800m2,625ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Innsbruck Airport
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Kaprun

The Austrian ski resort of Kaprun is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 800m2,625ft, with 130km81 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Kaprun is part of the Europa Sport Region ski area with access to 130km81 miles of downhill skiing, with 81 marked pistes, served by a total of 53 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Kaprun itself (130km81 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Europa Sport Region ski resorts of Kitzsteinhorn and Zell am See.

With ski lifts as high as 3,030m9,941ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Kaprun is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Kaprun.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Kaprun is 7km4 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Kaprun?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 2 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Kaprun Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 7km4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 22km14 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1632km20 miles
Downhill
Total Length
130km81 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
20km12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
25

Europa Sport Region Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
14
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
33
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
34
Downhill
Total Length
130km81 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
53

Altitudes

Kaprun Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,030m9,941ft
Resort Altitude (Kaprun)800m2,625ft
Lowest Piste770m2,526ft
Max Vertical2,260m7,415ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Kaprun
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Kaprun

Ski Hire Shops in Kaprun.

For more information, see our page about Kaprun Ski Hire.

Location and Map

Where is Kaprun?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Kaprun is Salzburg, 90 minutes drive away.

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 25 ski lifts are able to uplift 35,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 29km18 miles of ski runs, with 200 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Kaprun open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is Mid September, and usual closing is Mid May.

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

Piste Map

Kaprun Piste Map
Kaprun

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

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

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Kaprun Webcams

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