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Lienz Ski Resort Guide

Lienz, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length40km25 miles
Highest Lift2,200m7,218ft
Resort Height670m2,198ft
 Nearest AirportsKlagenfurt and Ljubljana
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The Austrian ski resort of Lienz is in the Austrian Dolomites at an altitude of 670m2,198ft, with 40km25 miles of marked runs.


Lienz has direct access to 40km25 miles of downhill skiing, with 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,200m7,218ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Lienz offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Lienz offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Lienz.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Weltcupstreche'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Lienz?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm2in, expected on 6 July, with around 20cm8in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Lienz

Ski Area Stats

Lienz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 7km4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
40km25 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
110km68 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Lienz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,200m7,218ft
Lowest Piste1,800m5,906ft
Resort Altitude (Lienz)670m2,198ft
Max Vertical1,530m5,020ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Lienz
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Lessons in Lienz

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

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Location and Map

Where is Lienz?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Dolomites.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Lienz is Klagenfurt, 110 minutes drive away.

Ljubljana, Trieste, Bolzano, Innsbruck Airport, Salzburg, Munich and Venice airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 9,520 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 32km20 miles of ski runs, with 53 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Lienz open?

 Lienz is reported Closed, but was expected to open : 17 December 2021.

 Closed : 27 March 2022.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late March.

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

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