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Hippach Ski Resort Guide

Hippach, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length98 miles
Highest Lift8,202ft
Resort Height2,067ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Salzburg
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The Austrian ski resort of Hippach is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 2,067ft, with 98 miles of marked runs.


Hippach is part of the Zillertal ski area with access to 304 miles of downhill skiing, with 91 marked pistes, served by a total of 177 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Hippach itself (98 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Zillertal ski resorts of Mayrhofen and Tux - Finkenberg. Hippach is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Mayrhofen.

With ski lifts as high as 8,202ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


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


Hippach is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Hippach.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Hippach is 2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Harakiri'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hippach?

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

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Hippach

Ski Area Stats

Hippach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
14 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
56 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
28 miles
Total Length
98 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
13 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Zillertal Ski Area

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


Hippach Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift8,202ft
Lowest Trail2,067ft
Resort Altitude (Hippach)2,067ft
Max Vertical6,135ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Hippach
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Hippach

Ski Rental Shops in Hippach.

For more information, see our page about Hippach Ski Rental.

Location and Map

Where is Hippach?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Zillertal, Tyrol.


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How to get there

 By Air

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

Salzburg, Bolzano, Munich, St. Gallen-Altenrhein 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.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 45 ski lifts are able to uplift 78,820 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 31 miles of ski runs, with 117 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Hippach open?

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

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

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 Hippach, 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 Hippach Tourist Office for the latest.