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Ellmau

Ellmau Ski Resort Guide

Ellmau, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length30 miles
Highest Lift6,135ft
Resort Height2,690ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Munich
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Ellmau

The Austrian ski resort of Ellmau is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 2,690ft, with 30 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Ellmau is part of the SkiWelt area with access to 179 miles of downhill skiing, with 186 marked pistes, served by a total of 90 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Ellmau itself (30 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other SkiWelt ski resorts of Brixen im Thale, Going am Wilden Kaiser, Hopfgarten im Brixental, Itter, Kelchsau, Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Söll and Westendorf.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

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

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Alpseite'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Ellmau?

The next notable snow forecast is -, expected on 6 December, with around 3in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Ellmau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1412 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2415 miles
Downhill
Total Length
30 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
20

SkiWelt Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1311 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
7480 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
9983 miles
Downhill
Total Length
179 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
122 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
90

Altitudes

Ellmau Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift6,135ft
Resort Altitude (Ellmau)2,690ft
Lowest Trail2,133ft
Max Vertical4,003ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Ellmau
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Rental in Ellmau

Ski Rental Shops in Ellmau.

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Ski Lessons in Ellmau

Find a Ski Instructor

To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Ellmau Ski Schools and Ellmau Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Ellmau?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Skiwelt, Kitzbuheler Alpen.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

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

Munich, Salzburg, Bolzano, Linz and Memmingen 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.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 136,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 130 miles of ski runs, with 1000 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Ellmau open?

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

 Open.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Early April.

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

Trail Map

Ellmau Trail Map
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