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The Top 10 Ski Resorts in Austria Rated for Beginners, Experts and Snowboarders

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Austrian Ski Resort Ratings

This page shows only the Top Ski Resorts of Austria, ranked according to various criteria.

Opinion Alert:- Only the fact-based comparisons are reliable; everything else is purely subjective and your experience may vary. J2Ski are not responsible for your snow, your mates or your attitude... although we hope you enjoy them all!

There are J2Ski guides to some 434 Ski Resorts in Austria.

Top 10 Austrian Ski Resorts for Maximum Vertical

Ski Resorts in Austria with the Largest accessible Vertical (highest piste to lowest ski lift)
Ski ResortVertical
Innsbruck2,620m8,596ft
Finkenberg2,440m8,005ft
Kaprun2,260m7,415ft
Neustift im Stubaital2,000m6,562ft
Ehrwald1,965m6,447ft
Hintertux1,950m6,398ft
Sölden1,870m6,135ft
Mayrhofen1,870m6,135ft
Kaltenbach1,740m5,709ft
Bad Gastein1,650m5,413ft

Top 10 Austrian Ski Resorts for Highest Ski Areas

Ski Resorts in Austria with the Ski Areas at Highest Altitude (maximum height above sea level)
Ski ResortTop
Finkenberg3,280m10,761ft
Sölden3,250m10,663ft
Hintertux3,250m10,663ft
Innsbruck3,200m10,499ft
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl3,080m10,105ft
Kaprun3,030m9,941ft
Neustift im Stubaital3,000m9,843ft
Ehrwald2,965m9,728ft
Ischgl2,900m9,514ft
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis2,828m9,278ft

Top 10 Austrian Ski Resorts for Biggest Ski Areas

Ski Resorts in Austria with the Largest Ski Areas (total Km of downhill pistes)
Ski ResortPistes
Obertauern100km62 miles
Auffach109km68 miles
Oberau109km68 miles
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl110km68 miles
Innsbruck130km81 miles
Kaprun130km81 miles
Mayrhofen139km86 miles
Sölden141km88 miles
Finkenberg143km89 miles
Kirchberg in Tirol158km98 miles

Top 10 Austrian Ski Resorts for Best Expert Skiing

Ski Resorts in Austria with the Best skiing for Expert Skiers
Ski ResortExperts
Lech5*
St. Anton am Arlberg5*
Bad Gastein4*
Altenmarkt4*
St Christoph am Arlberg4*
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl4*
Zell am See4*
Bad Hofgastein4*
Saalbach Hinterglemm4*
Mayrhofen4*

Top 10 Austrian Ski Resorts for Best Intermediate skiing

Ski Resorts in Austria with the Best skiing for Intermediate skiers
Ski ResortInterm.
Bad Gastein5*
St Johann in Tirol5*
St Christoph am Arlberg5*
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl5*
Zell am See5*
Saalbach Hinterglemm5*
Mayrhofen5*
SkiWelt5*
Lech5*
Söll5*

Top 10 Austrian Ski Resorts for Best gentle Skiing

Ski Resorts in Austria with the Best skiing for Beginners
Ski ResortBeginn.
Alpbach5*
Bad Gastein4*
St Johann in Tirol4*
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl4*
Zell am See4*
Ellmau4*
Oberau4*
Saalbach Hinterglemm4*
Mayrhofen4*
Hopfgarten im Brixental4*

Top 10 Austrian Ski Resorts for Best Boarding

Ski Resorts in Austria with the Best Snowboarding
Ski ResortSnowboarding
Ischgl5*
Sölden5*
Saalbach Hinterglemm5*
Mayrhofen5*
Fieberbrunn5*
St Johann in Tirol4*
Altenmarkt4*
Zell am See4*
Innsbruck4*
Obertauern4*