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Wagrain Ski Resort Guide

Wagrain, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Wagrain Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length350km217 miles
Highest Lift2,020m6,627ft
Resort Height850m2,789ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Klagenfurt
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A key part of the Skiverbund Amadé, linked to Flachau at one side and St Johann im Pongau on the other. A lovely, medium-sized village (population 3200) with all conveniences.

The one kilometre (two thirds of a mile) long Mulde (Number 24 ) run is the toughest in the region.

Wagrain Summary

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.

Skiing in Wagrain

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

Snowboarding in Wagrain

Wagrain is highly rated by Snowboarders.

Wagrain Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Wagrain?

The next notable snow forecast for Wagrain is 35cm14in, expected on 25 September.

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Snow Forecast by day for Wagrain

Ski Area Stats

Wagrain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Wagrain
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 for Salzburger Sportwelt
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

Wagrain Altitudes

Wagrain Ski Area Height

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

Wagrain Rated

Ratings for Wagrain
Intermediate Skiers

Wagrain Overview

A key part of the Salzburger Sportwelt Amadé, one of Austria's largest ski areas, linked to Flachau at one side and St Johann im Pongau on the other. A lovely, medium-sized village (population 3200) with all conveniences. The 4.5km (3 mile) toboggan run is illuminated.

 Notable Ski Runs

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

Location and Map

Where is Wagrain?

Wagrain is in the Austrian Alps in Austria.

Map of Wagrain

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How to get to Wagrain

 By Air

The nearest airports to Wagrain are Salzburg, Klagenfurt and Ljubljana. There are eight airports 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 of Wagrain are able to uplift 22,977 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Wagrain is able to make snow, on 180km112 miles of ski runs, with 130 snow cannons.

Wagrain Season Dates

When is Wagrain open?

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

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

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Wagrain, but they may include any or all of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.

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