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Ski Obergurgl and Hochgurgl for snow-sure slopes, doorstep skiing and good quality hotels - all of which combine to create an enjoyable ski experience.

Nestling high up at the end of the Ötz Valley and surrounded by glorious peaks and glaciers, this is one of the most popular Austrian ski areas.

With a range of red and blue runs it is small enough that you can easily meet up with friends on the slopes, at the popular Nederhütte mountain hut or down in Obergurgl itself.

Recent improvements have made skiing holidays in Obergurgl & Hochgurgl even more convenient, with a new ski school meeting place at the bottom end of Obergurgl village and easy gondola access to the top of the mountain and over to Hochgurgl.

It really is a first class destination for a fun-fuelled ski break.

Off Piste Skiing in Obergurgl

Alongside the challenging black runs, there are plenty of off-piste options for expert skiers - both around Obergurgl and also within the surrounding area.

With good snow conditions during the season, those heading off-piste can expect to find first rate action no matter where they head, with local guides available to help guide you in the right direction.

Family Skiing in Obergurgl

Wide open beginner slopes that lack the crowds of some other resorts mean Obergurgl is ideal for those travelling with children.

A good ski school will help to get youngsters up to speed, with the short transfer to Innsbruck also holding additional appeal for anyone with impatient youngsters in tow.

Apres-Ski in Obergurgl

Much of the après-ski in Obergurgl is based around the hotels within the resort, but there are alternative options also available.

This includes bars offering live music on an evening and restaurants that provide the opportunity to sample first class cuisine - both from the local region and internationally.

Non-Skiing Activities in Obergurgl

There's no shortage of non-ski activities to be enjoyed within Obergurgl, which could include tobogganing, ice-skating, curling and sledding.

There is also a swimming pool and indoor golf, whilst those who want to sample skiing away from the slopes could head off on a cross country excursion.

Nearest Airport in Obergurgl


Transfer Times in Obergurgl

1 hour 20 mins

Resort Details

  • Resort Altitude: 1930 m
  • Highest Lift: 3080 m
  • Total Piste: 110 km
  • Longest Run: 9 km
  • Directions of Slopes: N, W
  • Uphill Capacity: 22000
  • Total Lifts: 24
  • Gondolas/Cable cars: 3
  • Chairlifts: 12
  • Drag Lifts: 9
  • Good for Families
  • Groups
  • Lively Après Ski
  • High Altitude
16 runs
Beginners Two beginners areas, one in the village centre near the Rosskar lift and one at the bottom end of the village near the Festkogel lift
18 runs
Intermediates Long, spacious blue and red runs
6 runs
Advanced Challenging black runs and good moguls on the unprepared ski routes

Flight info

Approx flight time:
1 hour 40 mins (Innsbruck)
Time zone:

Innsbruck Airport
Calais Ferry Port