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Mayrhofen Ski Resort Guide

Mayrhofen, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length139km
Highest Lift2,500m
Resort Height630m
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Munich
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The Austrian ski resort of Mayrhofen is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 630m, with 139km of marked runs.


Mayrhofen is part of the Zillertal ski area with access to 489km of downhill skiing, with 91 marked pistes, served by a total of 177 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Mayrhofen itself (139km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Zillertal ski resorts of Hippach and Tux - Finkenberg. Mayrhofen is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Hippach.

With ski lifts as high as 2,500m, snow cover is generally reliable.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Mayrhofen is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Mayrhofen.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Harakiri'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Mayrhofen?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 22 October, with around 2cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Mayrhofen

Ski Area Stats

Mayrhofen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 33km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Zillertal Ski Area

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


Mayrhofen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m
Lowest Piste630m
Resort Altitude (Mayrhofen)630m
Max Vertical1,870m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Mayrhofen
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire

Location and Map

Where is Mayrhofen?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Brändberg, Schwaz.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Mayrhofen is Innsbruck Airport, 58 minutes drive away.

Munich, Salzburg, Bolzano and St. Gallen-Altenrhein airports are all within three hours drive.

Innsbruck Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 58 ski lifts are able to uplift 60,450 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 109km of ski runs, with 147 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Mayrhofen open?

 Open from : 4 December 2021.

 Closes : 18 April 2022.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

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

Piste Map

Mayrhofen Piste Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Mayrhofen, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Mayrhofen Tourist Office for the latest.

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Mayrhofen Webcams

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