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Pitztal Ski Resort Guide

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Pitztal, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Pitztal Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length48km30 miles
Highest Lift3,440m11,286ft
Resort Height1,740m5,709ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Memmingen
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Pitztal at a glance

One of Europe's highest and most snow-sure ski areas, and certainly the highest mountains in Austria's famous Tyrol, Pitztal's glacier ski area is accessed by an underground funicular (with 10,000 stairs running along the side of it) from September until May.

 When will it snow in Pitztal?

The next notable snow forecast for Pitztal is 4cm2in, expected on 17 August, with around 5cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Pitztal Facts, Stats and Ratings

Pitztal Rated

Ratings for Pitztal
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Pitztal?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Pitztal
Highest Lift3,440m11,286ft
Resort Altitude (Pitztal)1,740m5,709ft
Lowest Piste1,450m4,757ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Pitztal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Pitztal
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 6 8km5 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1629km18 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 9 11km7 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
48km30 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
33km21 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Pitztal Summary

The Pitztal Ski Area includes 3 Austrian Ski Resorts with a combined total of 48km30 miles of downhill skiing, with 40 marked pistes, served by a total of 22 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in any of the ski areas of HochZeiger, Pitztaler Gletscher and Rifflsee.

The ski resort itself is at 1,740m5,709ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,440m11,286ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

On the Mountain

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

 Skiing in Pitztal

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

 Snowboarding in Pitztal

Fun Park on the glacier and half pipe on the glacier.

 Mountain Biking in Pitztal

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

When is Pitztal open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Pitztal.

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

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Pitztal.

Snow Making

Pitztal is able to make snow, on 6km4 miles of ski runs, with 18 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 22 ski lifts of Pitztal are able to uplift 20,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Pitztal?

Pitztal is in the Austrian Alps in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, Imst, Austria.

How can I get to Pitztal?

How To Get To Pitztal by air

The nearest airports to Pitztal are Innsbruck Airport, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Memmingen. There are eight airports within three hours drive. Innsbruck Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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