Pitztal Glacier - Rifflsee skiing area

Austria’s highest located glacial skiing area does not only attract due to its breahtaking panoramic view on the surrounding mountains.

The Pitztal Glacier - Rifflsee skiing area, located high above the municipality of St. Leonhard in the Pitztal valley, offers ideal skiing conditions on 44 km of ski slopes of every level of difficulty. The glacier stays open for winter sports enthusiasts also in spring and in autumn. The highest funicular all over Austria, the Wildspitzbahn, takes you to Austria’s highest located coffee bar, the “Café 3,440″ at the 3,440 m high Mt. Hinterer Brunnenkogel. Everything is outperformed by the 3,768 m high Mt. Wildspitze, the highest peak of Tyrol.

On the glacier snowboarders can look forward to the great Cross Park at the Mittelbergerbahn lift facility boasting waves, hand rails, straight boxes, jumps, corners and step-ups. In the Rifflsee skiing area, however, named after the nearby lake, you can enjoy skiing from December to April.

One of the offers that has to be highlighted is the “Bambini-Freiskipass”, which offers a free skipass for a child under the age of 10 when accompanied by a paying parent. 108.5 km km of cross-country ski tracks can be explored in the valley by those who love nordic sports. And after a beautiful winter day, you can meet up in the mountain restaurant Rifflsee, the cosy Rifflsee ski hut or the country style Taschach refuge for Après Ski. A real pleasure!

Km of ski slopes: 44 km
(13.5 km easy - 20.5 km medium - 7 km difficult - 3 km ski routes)
Lift facilities: 12

The two skiing areas:

Rifflsee skiing area:
Season 2018/2019: December 8, 2018 - April 22, 2019 *
Opening hours: 8.30 am - 4 pm
Altitude: 1,680 - 2,880 m asl
Km of ski slopes: 21.5 km
(9.5 km easy - 4.5 km medium - 4.5 km difficult - 3 km ski routes)
Lift facilities: 6

Pitztal Glacier skiing area:
Season 2018/2019: September 15, 2018 - May 5, 2019 *
Opening hours: 8.30 am - 4.25 pm
Altitude: 1,740 - 3,440 m asl
Km of ski slopes: 22.5 km
(4 km easy - 16 km medium - 2.5 km difficult)
Lift facilities: 6
Further information: phone: +43 5413 86288, pitztal@tirolgletscher.com

* Dates may vary according to weather and snow conditions!

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