Hintertux Glacier Ski Resort, © Hintertuxer Gletscher
© Hintertux Glacier Ski Resort, © Hintertuxer Gletscher

Hintertux Glacier ski resort


The Hintertux Glacier ski resort offers great skiing and fantastic views. It is the only ski resort in Austria open 365 days a year.

Skiers and snowboarders who simply can't get enough should head for the Hintertux Glacier, home to the only ski resort in Austria open 365 days a year. Located at the end of the Zillertal Valley, close to the mighty Olperer mountain at 3,476m, it offers top powder skiing in winter and excellent conditions on the slopes well into spring. Indeed, even in summer it is a popular place to escape the heat in the valley below and cruise the slopes at a cool 3,250 metres above sea level.

During the winter months the resort has a large network of pistes catering for all abilities. One of the main attractions is the descent in front of the "Gefrorene Wand" ("Frozen Wall") all the way down to Hintertux, at 12 kilometres the longest run in the Zillertal Valley. Powder hounds will find plenty of good freeriding, while snowboarders, skiers and freestylers congregate in the Betterpark or at the new funslope near the Sommerbergalm cable car.

In winter the resort is part of the "Ski- und Gletscherwelt Zillertal 3000", a large network of interconnected villages and resorts including Finkenberg and Mayrhofen. All of the slopes can be accessed using one lift pass. Skiers and boarders with strong legs can then take on the ultimate challenge: 15,000 vertical metres and 60km of skiing in one day.

Hintertux Glacier is an adaptive ski resort. Click here for more details.


© Hintertuxer Gletscher

Start of season: Oct 7, 2016


End of season: May 12, 2017


Operating hours: 08:15am – 4:30pm


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Ski pistes

% / kilometre(s)

Calculation of piste kilometres

The following calculations are used to measure the kilometres of pistes within the marked ski area:

a. measured length (straight downhill)

b. skied length (with dynamic turns)

This website displays the ski resort’s measured kilometres of slopes (variant a).

EASY

29 % / 15 km

INTERMEDIATE

67 % / 35 km

DIFFICULT

4 % / 2 km

SKI TOURING ROUTES

15 % / 8 km

Total kilometres of pistes and ski routes60 km
Piste area233 ha
Piste area covered by snow-making facilities65 %

Altitude

3,250 m 1,300 m

Lifts

3

3

6

7

-

2

Lifts & cable cars in total    21

Infrastructure

  • Snow park
  • Kids' land
  • Ski area incl. ski rental
  • Ski area incl. ski school

Prices

Day ticket: 51.00 €


Child discount: 2002-2010
Youth discount: 1998-2001

Valid ski passes

  • White 5
  • Snow Card Tirol
  • Super Skipass Zillertal

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Your destination address: Hintertux 794, Tux

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