Mayrhofen skiing area - Zillertal

Winter diversity expects you on the 136 km of well groomed slopes of the Penken and the Ahorn, the Rastkogel and the Eggalm areas.

A total of 136 km of connected ski slopes as well as 52 lift facilities provide careless days on snow in the fabulous Mayrhofen skiing area. The Leisure Mountain Ahorn is perfect for carving, the wide slopes are ideal for beginners and families. The Action Mountain Penken, however, offers some steep runs and other highlights: the Harakiri ski slope is the steepest slope of Austria and boasts a downhill gradient of 78%! New are the kids’ park “Pepis Kinderland” at the Penkenjoch as well as the Ski Movie Run with your descent saved on film.

Freestyle action for snowboarders, however, is provided in the Vans Penken Park, boasting challenging elements as e.g. DownRail, Kinked Rail, Straight Box, Curved Box, picnic table and A-Frame Box. This park has already been elected the best snow park of Europe whereas the whole skiing area was declared “5-star ski resort” by in 2018. Mayrhofen - together with the Hintertux Glacier - is part of the Ski Zillertal 3000 ski region, the “Zillertal Superskipass” featuring 515 km ski slopes and 179 lift facilities is valid here.

However, the skiing area is not only popular thanks to its slopes, but also due to its off-piste programme and Après Ski. One of the highlights is the igloo village “White Lounge” on the panorama plateau of Mt. Ahorn with the possibility of overnight stays. Moreover, the cozy Café-Bistro Freiraum at 2,000 m a.s.l. offers fascinating panoramas and an interesting architecture. In the different ski huts and restaurants you can enjoy typical local delicacies. By the way: thanks to the ski bus service you can enjoy car(e)free winter holidays in Mayrhofen.

Season 2018/2019: Dec 1, 2018 - April 22, 2019 * (Ahornbahn: Dec 15, 2018 - April 22, 2019)
Opening hours: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
Altitude: 630 - 2,500 m a.s.l.
Km of ski slopes: 136 km
(40 km easy - 63 km medium - 33 km difficult)
Lift facilities: 52
Further information: phone: +43 5285 62277,

* Dates may vary according to weather and snow conditions!

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