Axamer Lizum skiing area - Innsbruck

The Axamer Lizum, the largest skiing area in the surroundings of Innsbruck, was venue for the Winter Olympics in 1964 and 1976.

The Axamer Lizum skiing area, located 19 km from Innsbruck, is a rather famous one, as the Olympic Winter Games of 1964 and 1976 were partly staged on its slopes. On the occasion of the Winter Games of 1964, a funicular was constructed, the so-called Olympiabahn, taking sports enthusiasts on Mt. Hoadl (2,340 m a.s.l.). And why it is called Axamer Lizum? Axams is a village that is only 8 km away, and “Lizum” stands for an Alpine pasture located at the head of the valley.

From the skiing area, you can reach the villages of Axams, Götzens and Mutters - the valley runs to Götzens and Mutters are particularly snow-sure, as there is also the Muttereralm skiing area, providing artificial snow-making. The Axamer Lizum is also internationally famous with snowboarders and freeriders, as there is a a 300 hectares large freeride area, the Golden Roofpark, a Funslope, the RaceCorner and a Speed Check.

Do you need a break? The Panorama Restaurant Hoadl Haus (2,340 m a.s.l.) offers the largest covered terrace of the Alps! By the way, the Axamer Lizum was given 5 stars for its freeride offers and the slope preparation. Furthermore it belongs to the ski carousel Olympia SkiWorld Innsbruck, that comprises a total of nine skiing areas.

Season 2018/2019: December 1, 2018 - April 14, 2019 *
Opening hours: 8.30 am - 4 pm
Altitude: 1,583 - 2,340 m a.s.l.
Km of ski slopes: 40 km
(7 km easy - 21 km medium - 2 km difficult - 10 km ski routes)
Lift facilities: 10
Further information: phone: +43 5234 68240,

* Dates may vary according to weather and snow conditions!

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