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Pitztal Ski Resort Guide

Pitztal, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length48km30 miles
Highest Lift3,440m11,286ft
Resort Height1,740m5,709ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Memmingen
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The region of Pitztal comprises the ski slopes of HochZeiger, Pitztaler Gletscher and Rifflsee.


The ski area includes 3 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.


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


Pitztal is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in HochZeiger, Pitztal and Rifflsee.

Notable Ski Runs

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Pitztal?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 31 January, with around 17cm7in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Pitztal

Ski Area Stats

Pitztal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
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


Pitztal Ski Area Heights

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

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Pitztal
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Pitztal

Ski Hire Shops in HochZeiger.

For more information, see our page about Pitztal Ski Hire.

Location and Map

Where is Pitztal?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, Imst.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Pitztal is Innsbruck Airport, 60 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Memmingen, Bolzano, Friedrichshafen, Salzburg, Zurich and Munich airports are all within three hours drive.

Innsbruck Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

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

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 6km4 miles of ski runs, with 18 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Pitztal open?

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

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

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 Pitztal, 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 Pitztal Tourist Office for the latest.

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