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Ellmau

Ellmau Ski Resort Guide

Ellmau, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length49km30 miles
Highest Lift1,870m6,135ft
Resort Height820m2,690ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Salzburg
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Ellmau

The Austrian ski resort of Ellmau is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 820m2,690ft, with 49km30 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Ellmau is part of the SkiWelt area with access to 288km179 miles of downhill skiing, with 186 marked pistes, served by a total of 90 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Ellmau itself (49km30 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other SkiWelt ski resorts of Brixen im Thale, Going am Wilden Kaiser, Hopfgarten im Brixental, Itter, Kelchsau, Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Söll and Westendorf.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Ellmau offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Ellmau.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Alpseite'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Ellmau?

The next notable snow forecast is 6cm2in, expected on 2 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Ellmau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 1km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1419km12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2424km15 miles
Downhill
Total Length
49km30 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
20

SkiWelt Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1317km11 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
74129km80 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
99134km83 miles
Downhill
Total Length
288km179 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
197km122 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
90

Altitudes

Ellmau Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,870m6,135ft
Resort Altitude (Ellmau)820m2,690ft
Lowest Piste650m2,133ft
Max Vertical1,220m4,003ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Ellmau
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Ellmau

Ski Hire Shops in Ellmau.

For more information, see our page about Ellmau Ski Hire.

Location and Map

Where is Ellmau?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Skiwelt, Kitzbuheler Alpen.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Ellmau is Innsbruck Airport, 60 minutes drive away.

Salzburg, Munich, Bolzano, Linz and Memmingen 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.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 136,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 210km130 miles of ski runs, with 1000 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Ellmau open?

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

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

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

Piste Map

Ellmau Piste Map
Ellmau

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

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

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Ellmau Webcams

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