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Hintertux Ski Resort Guide

Hintertux, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length236km147 miles
Highest Lift3,250m10,663ft
Resort Height1,500m4,921ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Munich
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The Austrian ski resort of Hintertux is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,500m4,921ft, with 236km147 miles of marked runs.


Hintertux is part of the Tux - Finkenberg ski area with access to 227km141 miles of downhill skiing, with 24 marked pistes, served by a total of 59 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Hintertux itself (236km147 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Tux - Finkenberg ski resort of Finkenberg.

With ski lifts as high as 3,250m10,663ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Hintertux offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Hintertux is 12km7 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Haxenbrecker 13a'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hintertux?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 22 October, with around 2cm1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Hintertux

Ski Area Stats

Hintertux Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
40km25 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
102km63 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
54km34 miles
Total Length
236km147 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
28km17 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Tux - Finkenberg Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 36km22 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
14132km82 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 7 59km37 miles
Total Length
227km141 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
28km17 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Hintertux Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,250m10,663ft
Resort Altitude (Hintertux)1,500m4,921ft
Lowest Piste1,300m4,265ft
Max Vertical1,950m6,398ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Hintertux
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Hintertux?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Hintertux is Innsbruck Airport, 80 minutes drive away.

Munich, Salzburg and Bolzano airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 67 ski lifts are able to uplift 97,250 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 120km75 miles of ski runs, with 120 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Hintertux open?

 Opened : 9 October 2021.

 Closes : 13 May 2022.

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 Hintertux, 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 Hintertux Tourist Office for the latest.

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Hintertux Webcams

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