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Hochzeiger ski resort is an excellent family skiing option in the Pitztal.
Hochzeiger ski resort is an excellent family skiing option in the Pitztal.
Skiing deep powder under the Rotmoosbahn chair at Hochzeiger.
Skiing deep powder under the Rotmoosbahn chair at Hochzeiger.
Hochzeiger ski resort from top to bottom across the valley.
Hochzeiger ski resort from top to bottom across the valley.
Bus access to Hochzeiger ski resort is very good from anywhere in the Pitztal.
Bus access to Hochzeiger ski resort is very good from anywhere in the Pitztal.
The compact base area has all services and the Hochzeigerbahn gondola.
The compact base area has all services and the Hochzeigerbahn gondola.
Gentle alpine ski terrain for beginners in the centre of Hochzeiger.
Gentle alpine ski terrain for beginners in the centre of Hochzeiger.
The modern Zirbenbahn hooded 6er chair heads to the top of Sechszeiger.
The modern Zirbenbahn hooded 6er chair heads to the top of Sechszeiger.
Hochzeiger has 2 learn to ski areas and extensive beginner trails.
Hochzeiger has 2 learn to ski areas and extensive beginner trails.
Numerous gentle powder slopes at Hochzeiger are perfect for intermediates.
Numerous gentle powder slopes at Hochzeiger are perfect for intermediates.
Hochzeiger's very good on mountain restaurant complex at Mittel Station.
Hochzeiger's very good on mountain restaurant complex at Mittel Station.
Quality food & drink are available at Hochzeiger.
Quality food & drink are available at Hochzeiger.
Hochzeiger off-piste powder alongside the Zirbenfall piste.
Hochzeiger off-piste powder alongside the Zirbenfall piste.
Ski Hochzeiger.
Ski Hochzeiger.
Off piste route C under the Panoramabahn 6er chair.
Off piste route C under the Panoramabahn 6er chair.
Hochzeiger has several light & heavily forested tree skiing areas.
Hochzeiger has several light & heavily forested tree skiing areas.
Hochzeiger tree skiing.
Hochzeiger tree skiing.
Apres ski hut tent at Mittel Station on Hochzeiger.
Apres ski hut tent at Mittel Station on Hochzeiger.
Apres ski at the Hochzeiger base area.
Apres ski at the Hochzeiger base area.
Hochzeiger has several ski in (& some ski out) lodging options.
Hochzeiger has several ski in (& some ski out) lodging options.
Ski powder at Hochzeiger.
Ski powder at Hochzeiger.

Hochzeiger

Hochzeiger Ski Resort Austria

Hochzeiger ski resort is a fun, family oriented ski resort in the Tyrol, Austria. With only a few people skiing off-piste, it doubles beautifully as a powder ski destination in the right conditions.

Hochzeiger superbly complements the nearby Pitztal Glacier ski resort. During a blizzard, ski Hochzeiger. When the sun comes out, head to Pitztal Glacier.

Summary of Pros & Cons for Hochzeiger Ski Resort

Pros

  • Powder snow available off piste for days after a snowfall;
  • Fun piste terrain for families, beginners & intermediates;
  • Easy off piste areas to learn powder skiing;
  • Freeride routes, tree skiing & alpine bowls are fun and diverse;
  • Sheltered skiing alternative to the high alpine Pitztal Glacier;
  • Majority of terrain above the magic 2000m mark for snow surety;
  • Generally quiet during the week;
  • Easy access via train & bus;
  • Ski in ski out accommodation available;
  • Excellent après ski;
  • Great restaurant food and drink.

Cons

  • Relatively short skiable vertical off most lifts; 
  • Advanced piste trails are upper intermediate at best.

Pro or Con Depending On Your Perspective

  • Small ski resort village (but with all services);
  • Medium sized resort with enough terrain for only a few days;
  • Best skied with Pitztal Glacier.

More information about this European ski resort is coming soon.

The Powderhounds reviewed Hochzeiger in 2018, stay tuned for our photos and insights.

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  • Hochzeiger Ski Trail Map
  • Vertical (m)
    1450m – 2450m (1000m))
  • Average Snow Fall
    7m+
  • Lifts (9)
    1 Gondolas / cable cars
    4 Chairs
  • Ski Hours
    Late Nov to late April
    8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Terrain Summary
    Runs - 49km
    Longest run – 5+ km
    Advanced - 16%
    Intermediate - 46%
    Beginner - 24%
    Marked ski routes - 14%
  • Lift Prices (Day Ticket 18/19)
    Adult - €32 - 45
    Child - €20 - 28
    Child u/10yr - Free