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Ischgl Ski Resort Guide

Ischgl, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length200km124 miles
Highest Lift2,900m9,514ft
Resort Height1,380m4,528ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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The Austrian ski resort of Ischgl is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,380m4,528ft, with 200km124 miles of marked runs.


Ischgl is part of the Silvretta ski area with access to 480km298 miles of downhill skiing, with 145 marked pistes, served by a total of 101 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Ischgl itself (200km124 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Silvretta ski resorts of Galtür, Kappl and Samnaun. Ischgl is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Samnaun.

With ski lifts as high as 2,900m9,514ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Ischgl offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Ischgl is 11km7 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Nordabfahrt (4)'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Ischgl?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm-, expected on 1 December, with around 12cm5in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Ischgl

Ski Area Stats

Ischgl Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1354km34 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
42206km128 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1469km43 miles
Total Length
200km124 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
74km46 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Silvretta Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
480km298 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Ischgl Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,900m9,514ft
Lowest Piste1,400m4,593ft
Resort Altitude (Ischgl)1,380m4,528ft
Max Vertical1,520m4,987ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Ischgl
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Ischgl

Ski Hire Shops in Ischgl.

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Ski Lessons in Ischgl

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

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Location and Map

Where is Ischgl?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Ischgl is Innsbruck Airport, 70 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 42 ski lifts are able to uplift 73,255 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 200km124 miles of ski runs, with 1100 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Ischgl open?

 Open (since 3 December 2021).

 Closes : 1 May 2022.

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

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

Piste Map

Ischgl Piste Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

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

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Ischgl Webcams

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