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Sommeralm Ski Resort Guide

Sommeralm, Austria

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length2km1 miles
Highest Lift1,424m4,672ft
Resort Height1,240m4,068ft
 Nearest AirportsGraz and Klagenfurt
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There are two separate ski lifts on Sommeralm which is itself one of two separate ski areas by Fladnitz. The Pirstingerkogellift is a 500m long T-bar lift that's ideal for families. The base station lies on 1320m above sealevel and the ski run has a good snow recoprd due to its location on a north facing hillside. Seehöhes. The elevator is particularly Schneesicher on the basis of his/its North-hillside-situation.

The Holzmeisterlifte on the Sommeralm are two parallel 900m long T-bar lifts rising from 1240m to 1400m.

There's full snowmaking and a half pipe.


The Austrian ski resort of Sommeralm is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,240m4,068ft, with 2km1 miles of marked runs.

Sommeralm has direct access to 2km1 miles of downhill skiing, with 4 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sommeralm offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Sommeralm.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sommeralm?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Sommeralm.

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Ski Area Stats

Sommeralm Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 2km1 miles
Total Length
2km1 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Sommeralm Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,424m4,672ft
Lowest Piste1,240m4,068ft
Resort Altitude (Sommeralm)1,240m4,068ft
Max Vertical184m604ft

Sommeralm Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Sommeralm is 1km1 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Sommeralm?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Sankt Kathrein am Offenegg, Weiz.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Sommeralm is Graz, 62 minutes drive away.

Klagenfurt, Vienna, Linz and Bratislava airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 1,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 3km2 miles of ski runs, with 10 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Sommeralm open?

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

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 Sommeralm, 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 Tourist Office Website for the latest.