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Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Ski Resort Guide

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length68 miles
Highest Lift10,105ft
Resort Height6,332ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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The Austrian ski resort of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 6,332ft, with 68 miles of marked runs.


Obergurgl-Hochgurgl has direct access to 68 miles of downhill skiing, with 39 marked pistes, served by a total of 24 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 6,332ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 10,105ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


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


Obergurgl-Hochgurgl offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is 5 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Hohe Mut Buckelpiste Top - Wurmkogel II'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl?

The next notable snow forecast is 21in, expected on 11 October.

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Ski Area Stats

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 12 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1434 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1622 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
68 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
7 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift10,105ft
Lowest Trail6,332ft
Resort Altitude (Obergurgl-Hochgurgl)6,332ft
Max Vertical3,773ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Obergurgl-Hochgurgl
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

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Ski Lessons in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

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Location and Map

Where is Obergurgl-Hochgurgl?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Sölden, Imst.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is Innsbruck Airport, 90 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Bolzano, Memmingen and Friedrichshafen airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 24 ski lifts are able to uplift 37,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

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

Season Dates

When is Obergurgl-Hochgurgl open?

 Open from : November 17, 2022.

 Closes : April 23, 2023.

Usual opening is mid November, and usual closing is Early May.

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

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