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Mellau

Mellau Ski Resort Guide

Mellau, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length20km12 miles
Highest Lift1,750m5,741ft
Resort Height700m2,297ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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Mellau

Linked by gondola to its ski area, Mellau is a full function year round resort with hotel accommodation up to four star. The 3 Valleys Super Pass gives access to 210km (132 miles) of trails in Bregenzerwald, Grosses Walsertal and some Tyrolean ski areas.

Summary

The Austrian ski resort of Mellau is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 700m2,297ft, with 20km12 miles of marked runs.

Mellau is part of the Damüls-Mellau ski area with access to 129km80 miles of downhill skiing, with 62 marked pistes, served by a total of 36 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Mellau itself (20km12 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Damüls-Mellau ski resort of Damüls.

Skiing

Mellau offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Mellau?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm2in, expected on 1 December, with around 42cm16in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Mellau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 4km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 13km8 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 6km4 miles
Downhill
Total Length
20km12 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
23km14 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
7

Damüls-Mellau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Pistes
Number of runs
62
Downhill
Total Length
129km80 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
36

Altitudes

Mellau Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,750m5,741ft
Lowest Piste750m2,461ft
Resort Altitude (Mellau)700m2,297ft
Max Vertical1,050m3,445ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Mellau
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Mellau Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Mellau is 8km5 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Saltis / Suttis', which is 2km1 miles in length.

Snowboarding

The funpark features 14 obstacles and hits.

Location and Map

Where is Mellau?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Bregenz, Vorarlberg.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Mellau is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 48 minutes drive away.

Friedrichshafen, Memmingen, Zurich, Innsbruck Airport, Munich, Basel, Stuttgart, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and Lugano airports are all within three hours drive.

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 9,487 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 5km3 miles of ski runs, with 9 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Mellau open?

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

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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 Mellau, 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 Mellau Tourist Office for the latest.

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