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Neukirchen / Wildkogel Ski Resort

Neukirchen / Wildkogel Resort Guide

Neukirchen / Wildkogel, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Neukirchen / Wildkogel Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length30km19 miles
Highest Lift2,150m7,054ft
Resort Height860m2,822ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Munich
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Neukirchen / Wildkogel at a glance

An ideal resort for new skiers, with Kitzbuhel nearby to attract the more advanced. That being said 15% or 4.5 KM of trails are categorised as black. The main ski area is reached by gondola and trails descend to neighbouring villages such as Bramberg.

 When will it snow in Neukirchen / Wildkogel?

The next notable snow forecast for Neukirchen / Wildkogel is 22cm9in, expected on 29 September.

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Neukirchen / Wildkogel Facts, Stats and Ratings

Neukirchen / Wildkogel Rated

Ratings for Neukirchen / Wildkogel
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

How High is Neukirchen / Wildkogel?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Neukirchen / Wildkogel
Highest Lift2,150m7,054ft
Lowest Piste860m2,822ft
Resort Altitude (Neukirchen / Wildkogel)860m2,822ft
Max Vertical1,290m4,232ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Neukirchen / Wildkogel Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Neukirchen / Wildkogel
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 7km4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 8km5 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1120km12 miles
Downhill
Total Length
30km19 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
35km22 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
15
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Neukirchen / Wildkogel Summary

The Austrian Ski Resort of Neukirchen / Wildkogel has direct access to 30km19 miles of downhill skiing, with 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 15 ski lifts.

Neukirchen / Wildkogel comprises the villages of Bramberg am Wildkogel and Neukirchen.

Neukirchen / Wildkogel Overview

Neukirchen-am-Grossvenediger propmotes itself as the friendliest ski area in the Alps and it's hard to argue with that. The ski area is compact and best suited to beginners and intermediates, but advanced skiers can head off-piste with a guide if they get tired of the tougher pisted terrain and the giant ski area around the neighbouring Ziller Valley is just on the doorstep.

The main Wildkogel ski area is reached by gondola and trails descend to neighbouring villages such as Bramberg. Much of the terrain is within a north facing bowl so snow conditions are good throughout the season.

The resort itself is medium sized and can be lively. The surrounding scenery of the Hohe Tauern National Park is both beautiful and spectacular.

Neukirchen / Wildkogel - On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Neukirchen / Wildkogel is 14km9 miles long.

Skiing in Neukirchen / Wildkogel

Neukirchen has 55km (35 miles) of well groomed blue and red slopes plus a single black. Trail options include an incredible 14km (nine mile) winding blue down to the neighbouring village of Bramberg (you need to take a bus back - free of charge) or the plunging five kilometre (three mile), 1300 vertical metre descent from the top of the lifts back down to the resort centre.

Beginners have nursery slopes by the village and at the top of the gondola when snow is short at village level. With most of the area dominated by easy blue runs it's a great choice for those looking to be progressing around the mountain by the end of their first week, or indeed second week skiers who want something challenging but not too intimidating.

Experts have limited options on the piste but extensive off piste powder fields to enjoy in the company of a guide. Alternatively buy a ticket for the nearby Zillertal Arena, accessed via Wald or Krimml, a short free ski bus ride away and opening up 160km (100 miles) of lift linked skiing. The full Zillertal Superski ticket takes in more ski areas in the Ziller Valley including the Tux glacier and Mayrhofen's big ski area.

Neukirchen / Wildkogel offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding in Neukirchen / Wildkogel

A great beginners area for boarders, with easy access by gondola to the powder bowl, but without the intimidating gradients. Both ski schools also offer snowboarding tuition.

More advanced boarders will probably want to head off-piste with a guide to hit steeper powder, or have fun on the resort's boarder - cross course. There are several terrain parks and half pipes at nearby Gerlos, part of the 160km Zillertal Arena a short free ski bus ride away.

When is Neukirchen / Wildkogel open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Neukirchen / Wildkogel.

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NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Neukirchen / Wildkogel.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 15 ski lifts of Neukirchen / Wildkogel are able to uplift 18,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Neukirchen / Wildkogel?

Neukirchen / Wildkogel is in the Austrian Alps in Neukirchen am Großvenediger, Zell am See, Austria.

How can I get to Neukirchen / Wildkogel?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Neukirchen / Wildkogel are Salzburg, Munich and Innsbruck Airport. There are four airports within three hours drive.

Neukirchen / Wildkogel - Off the Mountain

Neukirchen / Wildkogel Aprés Ski

Neukirchen can be lively and there are several dozen bars and hotel lounges to try.

Popular bars include the Kanne-Alm, the Salettl and Latino in the Hotel Unterbrunn, the Kellerbar Pferdestall and the Schirmbar in the Gasthof Neuhof. The Schirm bar in the hotel Kammerlander next to the lift station is also popular. The hotel and bar have been run by the same family since 1862.

There are several late night spots. The main disco is the Pinzgauer Kanne but you can also party in to the small hours at the Almbar in the Hotel Unterbrunn or at Musi Box.

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