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Niederau Ski Resort Guide

Niederau, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Highest Lift1,600m5,249ft
Resort Height828m2,717ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Salzburg
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The Austrian ski resort of Niederau is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 828m2,717ft.


Niederau is part of the Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau area with access to 109km68 miles of downhill skiing, with 83 marked pistes, served by a total of 46 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Niederau itself (18 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau ski resorts of Alpbach, Auffach, Kramsach, Oberau, Reith im Alpbachtal and Thierbach.


Niederau offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Niederau?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Niederau.

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Snow Forecast by day for Niederau

Ski Area Stats

Niederau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1835km22 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1377km48 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
3432km20 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
109km68 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
50km31 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Niederau Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,600m5,249ft
Lowest Piste828m2,717ft
Resort Altitude (Niederau)828m2,717ft
Max Vertical772m2,533ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Niederau
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Niederau

Ski Hire Shops in Niederau.

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Ski Lessons in Niederau

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

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Location and Map

Where is Niederau?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Wildschönau, Kufstein.


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How to get there

 By Air

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

Salzburg, Munich, Bolzano, Linz, Memmingen and St. Gallen-Altenrhein 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 14,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 17 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Niederau open?

 Open (since 8 December 2022)*
*Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau.

 Closes : 16 April 2023*
*Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau.

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

Piste Map

Niederau Piste Map

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