Best Ski Resorts

Awesome powder skiing at Pitztal Glacier.
Skicircus Saalbach rates highly in all best ski resort categories.
Kuhtai ski resort rates best for powder, value & overall.
Visit Zell am See ski resort for some fantastic piste terrain.
A surprise packet - Hochzeiger ski resort.
Kaprun - Kitzsteinhorn has diversity & rates highly in many categories.
Ski into Kuehtai sooner rather than later.
The best on-piste trails are at Skicircus Saalbach.
Mayrhofen ski resort is a perennial favorite.
The behemoth of St Anton should be on everyone's bucket list.
Austrian ski towns like Zell am See are the best in Europe.
Best all year round skiing in the world is at Hintertux Glacier, Austria.
Find your own line on Kitzsteinhorn at Kaprun.
Saalbach is the quintessential Austrian ski town.
Face shots at Pitztal Glacier ski resort is one of life's little pleasures.
Facilities at Stubai Glacier are amongst the best in Europe, let alone Austria.
Kuhtai ski resort accommodation is ALL ski-in.
Mayrhofen offers great value for a premium product.
Follow Powderhounds & you will smile too. (Pitztal Glacier by the way)
Heli-ski like conditions make Austria's glaciers the best in Europe.

Best Ski Resorts

POWDERHOUNDS AWARDS: Best Ski Resorts in Austria

Where is the best skiing in Austria? The following awards are for Austrian ski resorts that have been reviewed by Powderhounds.com after season 2017/18.

Top 3 Best Austrian Ski Resorts for Powderhounds

Based on advanced/expert terrain + snow quality & quantity + lack of people riding off-piste.

  1. Kuhtai
  2. Pitztal Glacier
  3. Skicircus Saalbach
Top 3 Best Ski Resorts in Austria - Overall

Based on multiple factors including infrastructure & services, terrain, snow & cost.

  1. Skicircus Saalbach
  2. St Anton
  3. Mayrhofen

Best Family Ski Resorts:  Oberperfuss, Lech, Kuhtai

Best Intermediate Terrain:  Skicircus Saalbach, St Anton, Zell am See

Best Advanced & Expert Terrain: St Anton, Zell am See, Mayrhofen

Best Off-piste & Freeride Terrain: Kuhtai, Pitztal Glacier, Skicircus Saalbach, St Anton

Best Powder: Kuhtai, Pitztal Glacier, St Anton

Best Après & Nightlife: Skicircus Saalbach, St Anton, Mayrhofen

Best Value for Money Overall: Kuhtai, Pitztal Glacier, Hochzeiger

Want to know anything else? Check out the full Europe ski resort ratings page here.

Best Austria Ski Resorts - Readers' Reviews

These awards for the "best ski resorts in Austria" are based on the public reviews on Powderhounds.com. Come and have your say on the top Austria ski resorts by reviewing and rating a ski area. Navigate to the Austria ski resort you want to review and click on the "add review" link in the left-hand-column. Put your vote in!

NB only Austria ski resorts with a minimum of 4 reviews were considered in the awards. Where there are equal scores, the resort with more reviews is selected as the best. 1 The top overall Austria ski resort is based on an average of the other above factors. 2 The best Austria powder skiing is the average of the scores for snow, uncrowded and off-piste.

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