Ski Arlberg

Ski Arlberg - that’s how Austria’s largest interconnected ski resort and one of the five largest ski resorts worldwide is called.

Ski Arlberg comprises two skiing areas, Ski Arlberg East round St. Anton am Arlberg, St. Christoph and Stuben, as well as Ski Arlberg West in the area of Lech, Oberlech, Zürs, Warth and Schröcken. Only St. Anton and St. Christoph are located in North Tyrol, the other above mentioned villages belong to the Austrian federal state of Vorarlberg. In 2016/2017, Ski Arlberg East and Ski Arlberg West were connected by new ropeways and form now Ski Arlberg, Austria’s largest ski resort featuring 88 lift facilities, 305 km of slopes and 200 km of deep snow runs.

In the Arlberg area, skiing has got a very long tradition. Already in 1884, Franz Joseph I of Austria had a railway line built in this place, so people could access this area for skiing. In 1901 the Arlberg Ski Club was founded, and in 1936 the first ski lift was put into operation at the Arlberg mountain. Before, people simply walked up the slopes on foot. Still today, this period of time is illustrated in the Museum of St. Anton am Arlberg. Today the skiing area is above all famous for the speed race track at the Rendl, the area for children in St. Anton and the Stanton Park for boarders. New are the “Run of Fame”, a 85 km long ski circuit leading from St. Anton to Warth and back, as well as the Arlberg Safety Card (ASC) in case of a skiing accident.

Ski Arlberg has been awarded “Top Resort Winter” for severel times. Worth seeing is the valley station of the Galzigbahn funicular in St. Anton, which is a rather futuristic building. This construction won the “INTERNATIONAL Chicago Architecture AWARD 2007″ as well as the first “Austrian Steel Prize” (Österreichischer Stahlpreis). By the way: at the beginning of 2019, the German winter sports portal “Skigebiete-Test” has tested 250 skiing areas worldwide (in 10 categories) and has placed Ski Arlberg among the Top 10, on the 3rd place. Congratulations!

Season 2018/2019: November 30, 2018 - April 28, 2019 *
Opening hours: 8.45 am - 4.30 pm
Altitude: 1,270 - 2,811 m a.s.l.
Km of ski slopes: 505 km
(131 km easy - 123 km medium - 51 km difficult - 200 km ski routes)
Lift facilities: 88
Further information: phone: +43 5446 2352-0,

* Dates may vary according to weather and snow conditions!

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