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Wagrain

Wagrain Ski Resort Guide

Wagrain, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length350km
Highest Lift2,020m
Resort Height850m
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Klagenfurt
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Wagrain

A key part of the Skiverbund Amadé, linked to Flachau at one side and St Johann im Pongau on the other. A lovely, medium-sized village (population 3200) with all conveniences.

The one kilometre (two thirds of a mile) long Mulde (Number 24 ) run is the toughest in the region.

Summary

The Austrian ski resort of Wagrain is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 850m, with 350km of marked runs.

Wagrain is part of the Salzburger Sportwelt ski area with access to 760km of downhill skiing, with 144 marked pistes, served by a total of 270 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Wagrain itself (350km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Salzburger Sportwelt ski resorts of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Filzmoos, Flachau, Goldegg, Kleinarl, Radstadt and St. Johann-Alpendorf.

With ski lifts as high as 2,020m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Wagrain is highly rated by Snowboarders.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Wagrain?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 29 October, with around 10cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Wagrain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 2km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2016km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1316km
Downhill
Total Length
350km
Cross Country
Total Length
22km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
100

Salzburger Sportwelt Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
14
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
69
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
60
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Downhill
Total Length
760km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
270

Altitudes

Wagrain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,020m
Resort Altitude (Wagrain)850m
Lowest Piste800m
Max Vertical1,220m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Wagrain
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Wagrain Overview

A key part of the Salzburger Sportwelt Amadé, one of Austria's largest ski areas, linked to Flachau at one side and St Johann im Pongau on the other. A lovely, medium-sized village (population 3200) with all conveniences. The 4.5km (3 mile) toboggan run is illuminated.

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Mulde Number 24', which is 1km in length.

Location and Map

Where is Wagrain?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Wagrain is Salzburg, 56 minutes drive away.

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

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 100 ski lifts are able to uplift 22,977 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 180km of ski runs, with 130 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Wagrain open?

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

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

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Wagrain, 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 Wagrain Tourist Office for the latest.

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