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Lofer Ski Resort Guide

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Lofer, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Lofer Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length30km
Highest Lift1,790m
Resort Height640m
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Innsbruck Airport
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Lofer at a glance

A beautiful, fairy-tale village with a long tradition and one of the best snow records in Salzburgerland. Stunning views across Bavaria towards Carinthia. Lively après-ski and a car-free centre.

 When will it snow in Lofer?

The next notable snow forecast for Lofer is 3cm, expected on 24 August.

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Lofer Facts, Stats and Ratings

Lofer Rated

Ratings for Lofer
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Lofer?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Lofer
Highest Lift1,790m
Lowest Piste640m
Resort Altitude (Lofer)640m
Max Vertical1,150m

Lofer Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Lofer
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 2km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 12km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 30km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Lofer Summary

The Austrian Ski Resort of Lofer has direct access to 30km of downhill skiing, with 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 18 ski lifts.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Lofer is 7km long.

 Skiing in Lofer

Lofer offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

 Snowboarding in Lofer

Events organised each season.

 Mountain Biking in Lofer

There is downhill mountain biking available and you can rent Mountain Bikes in Lofer.

When is Lofer open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Lofer.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Lofer.

Snow Making

Lofer is able to make snow, on 7km of ski runs, with 20 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 18 ski lifts of Lofer are able to uplift 13,600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Lofer?

Lofer is in the Austrian Alps in Zell am See, Salzburg, Austria.

How can I get to Lofer?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Lofer are Salzburg, Innsbruck Airport and Linz. There are six airports within three hours drive. Salzburg is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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