© Ötztal Tourismus
© Ötztal Tourismus

Sölden ski resort

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Open lifts 16/31

Two glacier ski mountains and top modern snow-making systems, guests from all four corners of the world, outstanding mountain gastronomy – Sölden is one of the most famous winter destinations in the Alps.

Every October, Sölden attracts the world's best skiers to the Ötztal Valley for the now traditional opening event of the FIS Ski World Cup. It is little surprise that this major event has taken place here for many years. After all, Sölden offers a wide range of pistes for all abilities and snowsure conditions on a glacier reaching up to an incredible 3340 metres above sea level. The season sometimes even begins as early as September and extends all the way through until May. Sölden is the only ski resort which has three mountains over 3000m in altitude, known as the "Big 3". From the highest point in the resort, the Schwarze Schneide at 3,340m, there is a wide 15km descent all the way back down to the bottom of the resort.

Sölden is especially well-known for its top events such as the spectacular "Hannibal" reinactment and the Electric Mountain Festival. It is also home to many cosy restaurants and huts serving good local food.

Ski touring enthusiasts can explore the many surrounding mountains, including Tirol's highest peak, the Wildspitze, while freestylers will enjoy the funparks and speed freaks can see how fast they are on special race courses. There are also a number of mogul runs. The Rettenbach glacier is the more challenging of the two glaciers, with families and beginners normally heading for the wide, gentle slopes of the Tiefenbach glacier. And even if Mother Nature is a little slow to get going at the start of the season, 77% of the slopes are equipped with snowmaking facilities.

Current weather


20 km/h


Weather forecast

Snow depth

242 cm

Next snowfall

Mar 26, 2023 24 cm


5 km/h


Weather forecast

Snow depth

242 cm

Next snowfall

Mar 26, 2023 24 cm

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Start of season: Sep 23, 2022

End of season: May 7, 2023

Operating hours: 9.00 – 16.00 more Information

Night Skiing: Wed (Dec - March) from 5.30pm until 9.00 pm; more information

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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).


49 % / 69.8 km


32 % / 44.8 km


19 % / 27.4 km


1 % / 2 km

Total kilometres of pistes144 km
Piste area429 ha
Piste area covered by snow-making facilities76 %


3,340m 1,377m








Open lifts    16/31


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


Day ticket: €68.00

Child discount: 2008-2014
Youth discount: 2003-2007
Discount for senior citizens: from 1948

  • White 5
  • Snow Card Tirol
  • Tirol Regio Card

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Ihr Ziel: Dorfstraße 115, Sölden, Österreich

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