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Innsbruck Ski Resort Guide

Innsbruck, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length81 miles
Highest Lift10,499ft
Resort Height1,903ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Bolzano
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The Austrian ski resort of Innsbruck is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,903ft, with 81 miles of marked runs.


Innsbruck has direct access to 81 miles of downhill skiing, with 57 marked pistes, served by a total of 59 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 10,499ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Innsbruck offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Innsbruck is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Innsbruck.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Kasermandl Talele'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Innsbruck?

The next notable snow forecast is light snow, expected on 5 October.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Innsbruck

Ski Area Stats

Innsbruck Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 1 miles
Total Length
81 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
99 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Innsbruck Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift10,499ft
Lowest Trail2,789ft
Resort Altitude (Innsbruck)1,903ft
Max Vertical8,596ft

Ski Slope Aspects


Innsbruck has ski slopes facing south (for sunny skiing).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Innsbruck
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Innsbruck

Ski Rental Shops in Innsbruck.

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Ski Lessons in Innsbruck

Find a Ski Instructor

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

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Location and Map

Where is Innsbruck?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Innsbruck is Innsbruck Airport, 20 minutes drive away.

Bolzano, Salzburg, Munich, St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Friedrichshafen, Memmingen and Verona 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 59 ski lifts are able to uplift 3,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 126 miles of ski runs, with 14 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Innsbruck open?

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

Usual opening is mid December (Local areas open late November or early December), and usual closing is Late April ( Stubai glacier from mid-Sepember).

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

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