Skiers and snowborders are spoilt for choice in Westendorf, Brixen im Thale and Kirchberg, all of which have their own small ski resorts which also provide direct access to the region's two large ski areas.
The Brixental Valley is located at the heart of the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental, one of Austria's largest ski resorts. In the north you will find Hochbrixen, the Hohe Salve mountain and a connection to the Hartkaiser slopes, while in the south the main ski areas are the Choralpe and the Talkaser. As you can imagine there are ski pistes catering for all abilities, from beginners to experts. Children will enjoy the kids' club with its easy lifts and slopes. Advanced and expert skiers can measure their top speed. Intermediate skiers will find plenty of easy cruising on sunny slopes. There are also plenty of huts and restaurants next to the slopes. Don't miss out on the chance to stop off at the Igloo Village in Hochbrixen, a building made completely out of ice – complete with an ice bar and ice suites to stay the night.Visitors staying in Kirchberg have direct access to the resort of Kitzbühel with its infamous Hahnenkamm mountain where the world's best downhill skiers do battle each January. The Kitzbüheler Alpen SuperSkiCard gives holders access to not only all the ski resorts in the Kitzbühel Alps but 21 ski resorts throughout Austria with more than 900 lifts and cable cars.