A Primer on Ski Regions in Austria

blogpic_austria_skiing Snow-covered mountains, blue sky, perfect slopes just waiting for the first track.  Austria is the ideal place to make your skiing dream come true.

As one of the world’s leading ski nations, you are spoilt for choice when deciding where to learn how to ski in Austria. To narrow the selection we have put together 5 regions that are unique in themselves, but all have one thing in common: a certified team of experienced ski instructors. They will take you to the area’s most beautiful spots while letting you in on all the secrets of winter sports. Learn perfect techniques right from the start and soon you will be living the winter dream.

52 piste kilometers, 21 ski lifts and thanks to the 130.000 m³ water reservoir, snow is guaranteed down to the foot of the mountain. A holiday in the Alpbach Valley amidst the whirling snowflakes is reserved for you.
For further information, please visit: http://www.alpbachtal.at

Wilder Kaiser / Brixental
Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental awaits you with 250 kilometers of pistes, more than 90 cable cars and lifts, over 70 huts and mountain restaurants within the ski region, awarded as best international ski area 2004/05, and part of the largest connected skiing region in Austria – the Kitzbüheler Alpen.   For further information, please visit: www.kitzbuehel-alpen.com

Olympiaregion Seefeld
48 kilometers of slope with 32 cable cars and lifts. Skiers and snowboarders can tackle everything from carving to off-piste in theOlympiaregion Seefeld, making it the ideal place to begin your skiing journey.  For further information, please visit: www.seefeld.at

110 kilometers of pists, 23 lifts and the Top Express Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, a connecting gondola between the mountains ofObergurgl-Hochgurgl: High above Königstal and the Verwalltal valley skiers can admire the stunning Alpine scenery and the surrounding glaciers while enjoying a unique ride with this panoramic gondola.   For further information, please visit: www.obergurgl.com

Zell am See-Kaprun
Beginners on skis or carving pros – all winter sports fans will simply feel spoilt by 138 kilometers of downhill runs spread out over 57 different pistes in Zell am See-Kaprun. The easy ones, marked in blue, are especially suitable for beginners. People who like it more active choose from 49 kilometres of red runs or opt for the slopes of the black category which are really hard to master.  For further information, please visit: www.zellamsee-kaprun.com

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