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Achenkirch Ski Resort Guide

Achenkirch, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length25km16 miles
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Resort Height930m3,051ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Munich
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Achenkirch stretches from the German border to Lake Achensee, and offers queue-free skiing and boarding for all levels of ability.


The Austrian ski resort of Achenkirch is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 930m3,051ft, with 25km16 miles of marked runs.

Achenkirch has direct access to 25km16 miles of downhill skiing, with 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.


Achenkirch offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Achenkirch is 6km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Gföllolm'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Achenkirch?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm1in, expected on 11 December, with around 3cm1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Achenkirch

Ski Area Stats

Achenkirch Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 5km3 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 3 14km9 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 6km4 miles
Total Length
25km16 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
58km36 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Achenkirch Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Lowest Piste950m3,117ft
Resort Altitude (Achenkirch)930m3,051ft
Max Vertical870m2,854ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Achenkirch
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Lessons in Achenkirch

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

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Location and Map

Where is Achenkirch?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Eben am Achensee, Schwaz.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Achenkirch is Innsbruck Airport, 50 minutes drive away.

Munich, Salzburg, Bolzano, Memmingen, St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Linz and Friedrichshafen 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 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 9,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 15km9 miles of ski runs, with 18 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Achenkirch open?

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


Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Early 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 Achenkirch, 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 Achenkirch Tourist Office for the latest.

Achenkirch Webcams

The Webcams in Achenkirch are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.