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Mayrhofen Ski Resort Guide

Mayrhofen, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length86 miles
Highest Lift8,202ft
Resort Height2,067ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Munich
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The ski area of Mayrhofen is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 2,067ft, with 86 miles of marked runs.


Mayrhofen 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 Mayrhofen itself (86 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Zillertal ski resorts of Hippach and Tux - Finkenberg. Mayrhofen is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Hippach.

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.


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

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Harakiri'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Mayrhofen?

The next notable snow forecast is 5in, expected on 1 July.

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Snow Forecast by day for Mayrhofen

Ski Area Stats

Mayrhofen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 21 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2741 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2225 miles
Total Length
86 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
19 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

Altitudes & Slopes

Mayrhofen Ski Area Heights

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

Ski Slope Aspects

N, E, S, W

Mayrhofen has ski slopes facing north, south, as well as west and east, offering both sunny and sheltered skiing.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Mayrhofen
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Ski Lessons in Mayrhofen

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

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Location and Map

Where is Mayrhofen?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Mittersill, Zell am See.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Mayrhofen is Innsbruck Airport, 58 minutes drive away.

Munich, Salzburg, Bolzano and St. Gallen-Altenrhein 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 58 ski lifts are able to uplift 60,450 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 68 miles of ski runs, with 147 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Mayrhofen open?

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

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

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

Trail Map

Mayrhofen Trail Map

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