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Lachtal Ski Resort Guide

Lachtal, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift2,212m7,257ft
Resort Height812m2,664ft
 Nearest AirportsKlagenfurt and Graz
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Lachtal is an unusual, tastefully purpose-built ski centre near to the wonderful 800 year old walled village of Oberwölz. Skiing is mostly on south-facing slopes of the Zinken (2212m) and the Klosterneuburger. You can ski down to Oberwölz if snow cover is adequate.


The Austrian ski resort of Lachtal is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 812m2,664ft.

Lachtal has direct access to 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,212m7,257ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Lachtal offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Lachtal offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Lachtal?

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

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Lachtal

Ski Area Stats

Lachtal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
19km12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Lachtal Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,212m7,257ft
Lowest Piste812m2,664ft
Resort Altitude (Lachtal)812m2,664ft
Max Vertical1,400m4,593ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Lachtal
Expert Skiers

Lachtal Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Lachtal is 5km3 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Lachtal?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Winklern bei Oberwölz, Murau.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Lachtal is Klagenfurt, 90 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 5,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

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