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The skiing areas in the Zillertal

Zillertal Arena - 143 km of slopes, 1,250 - 2,500 m

With 143 km of outstandingly groomed ski slopes, the Zillertal Arena is one of the biggest ski areas in Austria. Skiing on a variety of slopes, all levels of difficulty represented, plus 52 lifts and cable cars, makes the Zillertal Arena THE ski area of the Zillertal. Ski at elevations up to 2,500 m above sea level in Zell, Gerlos (Tyrol), Königsleiten/Wald and Krimml/Hochkrimml (Salzburg). The ca. 31 ski huts, numerous snow bars and restaurants, as well as the ski schools, offer skiing enjoyment and the delights of winter for everyone. For fans of cross-country skiing, the Höhenloipe at 1,600 meters above sea level is a fantastic experience. The Zillertal Arena is justifiably known amongst winter sports fans as "seventh heaven".

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  • 143 km of slopes – 11 km black, 89 km red, 43 km blue
  • 52 lifts | 320 ha of snowmaking coverage
  • Gerlosstein family ski area in Hainzenberg
  • children's paradise | 10 ski and snowboard schools
  • 36 huts and snow bars | 200 km of cross-country ski trails | 4 permanent race hills
  • Arena Hot-Zone snow park and fun park in Gerlos
  • Arena Coaster - the new form of sledding fun - right at the valley terminal of the Zillertal Arena/Zell
  • 1 manmade ice rink | 2 tennis courts/squash
  • 7 km (nighttime) sled run on the Gerlosstein, floodlit sled runs in Gerlos and Krimml
  • free ski shuttle stopping right in front of Hotel Kristall
  • valley run dropping to 150 m from the hotel

Spieljoch Fügen - 30 km of slopes, 550 - 2.020 m

This family-friendly ski area in Zillertal offers 21 km of outstandingly groomed slopes, along with a total of 8 lifts. Magical deep-snow hills also make this ski area interesting to true pros.

Ski-Optimal Hochfügen-Hochzillertal - 155 km of slopes, elev. 1560 - 2,501 m

The ski area for fun on the slopes until Easter! Extraordinary elevations between 1500 and 2500 m guarantee a long winter season in the Hochfügen-Hochzillertal ski area. Hochfügen is reached via a very well maintained scenic road. Once in the high valley, you are greeted by a spacious ski area flanked by a magical alpine world.

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Mayrhofner Bergbahnen - 157 km of slopes, elev. 630 - 2,500 m

Around 160 kilometers of slopes, from beginner to expert, 48 lifts, and reliable snow conditions at elevations up to 2500 meters! A great tip for daredevils: skiing down the "Harakiri", Austria's steepest hill reaching grades as much as 78 %. Boarders and freeskiers also get their money's worth at the "Vans Penken Park“ in Mayrhofen.

Ski- und Gletscherwelt Zillertal 3000 - 227 km of slopes, elev. 630 - 3.250 m

Austria's most attractive and only glacial ski area, with around 230 km of slopes, and powder guaranteed from October until May. The ski slopes are reachable via the Eggalm, Penken, Rastkogel and Hintertuxer Glacier. Even the ride on the glacier bus promises magical views. One step closer to heaven itself, you can enjoy the scenic terrace, the snowpark, the Tuxer Fernerhaus, the summer mountain lift, along with the exciting 12 km-long ski run back down to the valley (serviced by snowmakers).

Special Highlight: The Glacier Tour
Via this tour's suggested routes, in one day you will span 15,000 vertical meters, and 72 km of variety-packed ski slopes ranging from 630 meters to 3,250 meters above sea level, all in the midst of Ski & Glacier World Zillertal 3000. Skiing in the Zillertal - endless fun on the slopes!