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Wagrain Ski Resort Guide

Wagrain, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length350km217 miles
Highest Lift2,020m6,627ft
Resort Height850m2,789ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Klagenfurt
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The Austrian ski resort of Wagrain is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 850m2,789ft, with 350km217 miles of marked runs.


Wagrain is part of the Salzburger Sportwelt ski area with access to 760km472 miles of downhill skiing, with 144 marked pistes, served by a total of 270 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Wagrain itself (350km217 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Salzburger Sportwelt ski resorts of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Filzmoos, Flachau, Goldegg, Kleinarl, Radstadt and St. Johann-Alpendorf.

With ski lifts as high as 2,020m6,627ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Wagrain offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Wagrain is highly rated by Snowboarders.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Mulde Number 24', which is 1km1 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Wagrain?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Wagrain

Ski Area Stats

Wagrain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 2km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2016km10 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1316km10 miles
Total Length
350km217 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
22km14 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Salzburger Sportwelt Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
760km472 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Wagrain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,020m6,627ft
Resort Altitude (Wagrain)850m2,789ft
Lowest Piste800m2,625ft
Max Vertical1,220m4,003ft

Ski Slope Aspects


Wagrain has ski slopes facing north (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Wagrain
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Wagrain

Ski Hire Shops in Wagrain.

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Ski Lessons in Wagrain

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Location and Map

Where is Wagrain?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Wagrain is Salzburg, 56 minutes drive away.

Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Munich, Linz, Graz, Innsbruck Airport and Trieste airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 100 ski lifts are able to uplift 22,977 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 180km112 miles of ski runs, with 130 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Wagrain open?

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

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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Wagrain Webcams

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