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Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Ski Resort Guide

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length110km
Highest Lift3,080m
Resort Height1,930m
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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The Austrian ski resort of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,930m, with 110km of marked runs.


Obergurgl-Hochgurgl has direct access to 110km of downhill skiing, with 39 marked pistes, served by a total of 24 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,930m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,080m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


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


Obergurgl-Hochgurgl offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is 8km long and the most difficult run is the 'Hohe Mut Buckelpiste Top - Wurmkogel II'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm, expected on 8 December, with around 5cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Ski Area Stats

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 20km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,080m
Lowest Piste1,930m
Resort Altitude (Obergurgl-Hochgurgl)1,930m
Max Vertical1,150m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Obergurgl-Hochgurgl
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Ski Hire Shops in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

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Ski Lessons in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Find a Ski Instructor

To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Ski Schools and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Obergurgl-Hochgurgl?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Sölden, Imst.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is Innsbruck Airport, 90 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Bolzano, Memmingen and Friedrichshafen airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 24 ski lifts are able to uplift 37,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 110km of ski runs, with 68 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Obergurgl-Hochgurgl open?

 Open (since 17 November 2022).

 Closes : 23 April 2023.

Usual opening is mid November, and usual closing is Early May.

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

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