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Maria Alm

Maria Alm Ski Resort Guide

Maria Alm, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length150km93 miles
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Resort Height800m2,625ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Innsbruck Airport
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Maria Alm

The 90km of trails around the traditional village of Maria Alm are supplemented by further skiing on the lift pass at Hochkönig. All mainstream winter sports are available here, and there's an active nightlift, plus the toboggan run is floodlit

Summary

The Austrian ski resort of Maria Alm is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 800m2,625ft, with 150km93 miles of marked runs.

Maria Alm is part of the Hochkönig ski area with access to 350km217 miles of downhill skiing, with 83 marked pistes, served by a total of 85 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Maria Alm itself (150km93 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Hochkönig ski resorts of Dienten am Hochkönig and Mühlbach am Hochkönig.

Skiing

Maria Alm offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Maria Alm is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Maria Alm.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Maria Alm?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 2 December, with around 5cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Maria Alm Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
10km6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
50km31 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
20km12 miles
Downhill
Total Length
150km93 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
30km19 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
39

Hochkönig Ski Area

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

Altitudes

Maria Alm Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Lowest Piste800m2,625ft
Resort Altitude (Maria Alm)800m2,625ft
Max Vertical1,200m3,937ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Maria Alm
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Maria Alm Overview

The 90km of trails around the traditional village of Maria Alm are supplemented by further skiing on the lift pass at Hochkönig. All mainstream winter sports are available here, and there's an active nightlift, plus the toboggan run is floodlit

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Maria Alm is 6km4 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Maria Alm?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Maria Alm am Steinernen Meer, Zell am See.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Maria Alm is Salzburg, 80 minutes drive away.

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 39 ski lifts are able to uplift 50,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 63km39 miles of ski runs, with 17 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Maria Alm open?

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

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid 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 Maria Alm, 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 Maria Alm Tourist Office for the latest.

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Maria Alm Webcams

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Mountain Bike Hire

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

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