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Maria Alm

Maria Alm Ski Resort Guide

Maria Alm, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length150km
Highest Lift2,000m
Resort Height800m
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Innsbruck Airport
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Maria Alm

The Austrian ski resort of Maria Alm is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 800m, with 150km of marked runs.


Maria Alm is part of the Hochkönig ski area with access to 350km of downhill skiing, with 83 marked pistes, served by a total of 85 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Maria Alm itself (150km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Hochkönig ski resorts of Dienten am Hochkönig and Mühlbach am Hochkönig.


Maria Alm offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Maria Alm is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Maria Alm.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Maria Alm is 6km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Maria Alm?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Maria Alm.

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Ski Area Stats

Maria Alm Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Hochkönig Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Maria Alm Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,000m
Lowest Piste800m
Resort Altitude (Maria Alm)800m
Max Vertical1,200m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Maria Alm
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Maria Alm

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Ski Lessons in Maria Alm

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Maria Alm Ski Schools and Maria Alm Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Maria Alm?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Maria Alm am Steinernen Meer, Zell am See.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Maria Alm is Salzburg, 80 minutes drive away.

Innsbruck Airport, Munich, Linz, Klagenfurt, Ljubljana and Graz airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 39 ski lifts are able to uplift 50,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 63km of ski runs, with 17 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Maria Alm open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

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

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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Maria Alm Webcams

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