December 4, 2021

What The Heck Is Skiing In The Alps?

snowy mountains with skis
Ski in winter season, mountains and ski touring backcountry equipments on the top of snowy mountains in sunny day. South Tirol, Solda in Italy.

The Alps offer skiing on 26,722 km of slopes, with 8,065 ski lifts. Skiing in the Alps is for those who love the thrill of the slopes. The ski resort Kitz Ski is ranked first among the most incredible ski resorts in the Alps, with 4.9 out of 5 stars. The main ski resorts (Les 3 Vallées – Val Thorens, Les Menuires, Méribel, and Courchevel) have up to 600 km of slopes. The highest ski resorts in the Alps (Zermatt/Breuil-Cervinia/Valtournenche – Matterhorn) reach a height of 3,899 m. The ski resort Valfréjus is our recommendation for the best value for money. Where are the best ski holidays for this season?

The following are the top four ski resorts in the Alps:

Lofer Almenwelt – Austria
The Salzburger Saalachtal (Austria, Salzburg (Salzburger Land), Pinzgau) is home to the ski resort Almenwelt Lofer. There are 46 km of slopes for skiing and snowboarding. The guests are transported through ten lifts. The winter sports area is located between 640 and 1,670 m above sea level.

Almenwelt Lofer, a winter sports resort, is undergoing continuous growth. Three new chairlifts with weather protection and heated seats now bring skiers and snowboarders to the Loferer Alm’s slopes. The Schwarzeck provides a stunning 360-degree panorama of the surrounding mountains. A 140-m long covered moving carpet in the children’s section ensures ideal comfort in all weather. In Lofer, attractive packages are suitable for families with children.

Ski stats
Elevations – 640 m – 1670 m (Difference 1030 m)
Slopes – 46km
Easy runs – 32km
Intermediate runs – 12km
Difficult runs – 2km
Ski lifts – 10
General season – early December – mid-April.

Kitz Ski is a ski resort in Kitzbühel/Kirchberg, Austria
Kitzbühel (District) and the Brixental (Austria, Tyrol (Tirol), Tiroler Unterland, Kitzbüheler Alpen) are home to the Kitz Ski – Kitzbühel/Kirchberg ski resort. There are 181 km of pistes and 52 km of ski paths for skiing and snowboarding. The guests are transported using 57 lifts. The winter sports area is located between 800 and 2,000 m above sea level. Kitzbühel is a legend: it is the birthplace of skiing, has hosted regular ski races since 1895, and is home to the Streif, the most famous international race in the Winter World Cup for decades.

Ski stats
Elevations – 800 m – 2000 m (Difference 1200 m)
Slopes – 181km
Easy runs – 94km
Intermediate runs – 67km
Difficult runs – 20km
Additional ski routes – 52km
Ski lifts – 57
General season – late October – early May.

Grubigstein – Lermoos – Austria
The Tiroler Zugspitz Arena (Austria, Tyrol (Tirol), Außerfern) is home to the ski resort Lermoos – Grubigstein. There are 27.3 km of slopes and 1.7 km of ski paths for skiing and snowboarding. The guests are transported using eight lifts. The sports area in winter sits between 1,004 and 2,100 m above sea level. The lovely settlement of Lermoos, which has a clear view of the Zugspitze, is situated at an elevation of 1000 m on a high plateau in the Tyrolean Zugspitz Arena. The Lermoos/Grubigstein ski area is bustling with sporty families, all-rounders, free-riders, snowboarders, and ski fanatics.

Ski stats
Elevations – 1004 m – 2100 m (Difference 1096 m)
Slopes – 27.3km
Easy runs – 12.8km
Intermediate runs – 12.6km
Difficult runs – 1.9km
Additional ski routes – 1.7km
Ski lifts – 8
General season – early December – mid-April.

Sölden is a town in Austria
Sölden is a ski resort in the tztal (Austria, Tyrol (Tirol), Tiroler Oberland (region), and Imst (District). There are 143.4 km of slopes for skiing and snowboarding. The guests are transported through 31 lifts. The sports area in winter sits between 1,350 and 3,340 meters above sea level. From October to May, the Sölden ski resort’s Rettenbachfern and Tiefenbachfern Glacier ski regions provide skiing delight up to 3,340 m, with snow reliability included.

Ski stats
Elevations – 1350 m – 3340 m (Difference 1990 m)
Slopes – 143km
Easy runs – 69.5km
Intermediate runs – 46.6km
Difficult runs – 27.3km
Ski lifts – 31
General season – late September – early May.