© Ötztal Tourismus/Philipp Horak
© Ötztal Tourismus/Philipp Horak

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski resort

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Pistes reaching up to altitudes of over 3,000 metres, snowsure conditions until May and plenty of cosy hut and restaurants make the ski resort of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl at the end of the Ötztal Valley one of Austria's top destinations for discerning skiers and snowboarders.

There are not many places, apart from the few glacier resorts in Tirol, where skiers and snowboarders can enjoy excellent conditions from November all the way through until May. However, Obergurgl-Hochgurgl in the high southern reaches of the Ötztal Valley is able to offer fantastic skiing throughout the season thanks to its large network of north-facing pistes stretching from 1,800m to an incredible 3,080m.

Indeed, Obergurgl-Hochgurgl's exceptionally high altitude means that the resort even manages to start the season in autumn. Highlights include a funpark, plenty of off-piste freeriding, night skiing and a wide selection of huts, restaurants and bars. The most eye-catching eatery in the resort is without a doubt the Top Mountain Star restaurant on the Wurmkogel mountain. This futuristic building perched on a narrow ridge at 3,080 metres above sea level offers breathtaking views of the Dolomites and the Ötztal Alps.

Many of the state-of-the-art lifts, where queues are rare, leave from the villages of Obergurgl or Hochgurgl. The two villages themselves are connected by the Top-Express cable car.

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Start of season: Nov 18, 2021

End of season: Apr 24, 2022

Operating hours: 9.00 – 16.00, Early morning skiing

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Ski pistes

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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).


55 % / 60.2 km


30 % / 33.2 km


13 % / 14.3 km


4 % / 4.5 km

Total kilometres of pistes and ski routes112 km
Piste area covered by snow-making facilities99 %


3,080m 1,800m








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  • Snow park
  • Floodlit slopes
  • Ski area incl. ski school
  • Ski area incl. ski rental

Day ticket: €62.00

Child discount: 2007-2013
Youth discount: 2002-2006
Discount for senior citizens: from 1942

  • Snow Card Tirol
  • Tirol Regio Card

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Ihr Ziel: Hochgurgl, Österreich

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