Sölden skiing area - Oetztal

The Alpine Ski World Cup area Sölden offers easy slopes on the Giggijoch and challenging slopes on Mt. Gaislachkogl.

BIG3 - the Sölden skiing area in the Oetztal valley is the only Austrian skiing area that includes three different mountains of 3,000 m above sea level, which are the Gaislachkogl (3,058 m a.s.l.), the Tiefenbachkogl (3,250 m a.s.l.) and the Schwarze Schneide (3,340 m a.s.l.). The latter is the giant of the skiing mountains and offers a breath-taking panorama up to the Dolomites. The longest slope (15 km) takes you from the BIG3 platform on Mt. Schwarze Schneide to the Gaislachkoglbahn valley station, the steepest slope is the valley run no. 7 from the 6SK Stabele valley station to the Innerwald skiing area.

34 km of the 144 km of ski slopes are glacial skiing area on the Rettenbach e Tiefenbach glaciers, accessible in autumn and late spring by the highest panoramic road of the Eastern Alps and 8 lift facilities. This glacial skiing area is absolutely snow-sure from October to May! However, a total of 31 lift facilities brings you in the winter season on the slopes, including the two most powerful feeder mountain gondolas worldwide. Snowboarders will spend most of their holidays in the Area47 snow park on the Giggijoch, located at 2,450 m a.s.l. With the BIG3 Rallye, Sölden offers a ski route that takes you over all three mountains of 3,000 m a.s.l. If you do the ski route in one day, you overcome about 50 km of ski slopes and 10,000 metres of altitude.

The restaurant “Ice Q” on the Gaislachkogl (3,048 m a.s.l.) you may know from the cinema - sequences of the film “Spectre”, starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, were shot up here. At the beginning of 2019, the German winter sports portal “Skigebiete-Test” has tested 250 skiing areas worldwide (in 10 categories) and has placed the Sölden skiing area among the Top 10, on the 8th place. By the way: all Sölden skipasses for 3+ days are valid also in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

Season 2018/2019: Sept 17, 2018 - May 5, 2019 (winter season: Nov 15, 2018 - April 28, 2019) *
Opening hours: 8 resp. 9 am - 4 pm
Altitude: 1,350 - 3,340 m asl
Km of ski slopes: 144 km
(70 km easy - 45 km medium - 27 km difficult - 2 km ski routes)
Lift facilities: 31
Further information: phone: +43 5254 508-0, bergbahnen@soelden.com

* Dates may vary according to weather and snow conditions!

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