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The Best Skiing in Austria

Looking for the best skiing in Austria? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Austria. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top skiing spots in and near Austria

  • Innsbruck, Austria

    Hike Around Each Stop of the Nordkettenbahnen

    0.5 mi
    The Nordkettenbahnen starts in the town center area of Innsbruck and takes you first to Alpenzoo and then to an end stop. These first two stops are on a funicular. Once you get to the end of the funicular, you will then transfer to the actual bahn (lift) which will take you up to the Seegrube sto...
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  • Tiefbrunnau, Austria

    Backcountry Ski Pillsteinhöhe

    5.56 mi / 1970 ft gain
    Right off the parking lot this trail starts with full immersion in Austria's beautiful country side. At roughly 2,800 ft the first challenge is crossing Weißenbach (creek) on a one person bridge. Across it the first meadow features three old cottages and 400 ft of elevation before disappearing in...
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  • Fulpmes, Austria

    Ski at Schlick 2000

    Schlick 2000 is hands down my favourite ski resort in the Innsbruck region. This small and modest resort is often overlooked by many tourists who head straight to the larger nearby Stubai Glacier at the end of the valley. But while Schlick 2000 might be small, not only is it usually quieter than...
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  • Innsbruck, Austria

    Ski the Summit of the Patscherkofel

    The Patscherkofel in Igls near Innsbruck is the perfect ski area to try ski touring for the first time in a completely safe environment. This ski area offers beginner ski tourers the opportunity to give the sport a try without having to venture out into the backcountry or tour up the crowded pist...
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  • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

    Ski on Stubai Glacier

    Stubai Glacier is the largest and highest ski area in the Stubai Valley, just outside Innsbruck in Tirol. Stubai is the perfect ski area for the whole family, and for beginners and advanced skiers, as there really is something for everyone. For kids and beginners, you've got a huge beginner are...
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