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Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Ski Resort Guide

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length110km68 miles
Highest Lift3,080m10,105ft
Resort Height1,930m6,332ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

The Austrian ski resort of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,930m6,332ft, with 110km68 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl has direct access to 110km68 miles of downhill skiing, with 39 marked pistes, served by a total of 24 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,930m6,332ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,080m10,105ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is 8km5 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Hohe Mut Buckelpiste Top - Wurmkogel II'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl?

The next notable snow forecast is 12cm5in, expected on 3 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 20km12 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1455km34 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1635km22 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 4 
Downhill
Total Length
110km68 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
12km7 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
24

Altitudes

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,080m10,105ft
Lowest Piste1,930m6,332ft
Resort Altitude (Obergurgl-Hochgurgl)1,930m6,332ft
Max Vertical1,150m3,773ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Obergurgl-Hochgurgl
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Ski Hire Shops in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

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Location and Map

Where is Obergurgl-Hochgurgl?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Sölden, Imst.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is Innsbruck Airport, 90 minutes drive away.

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 24 ski lifts are able to uplift 37,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 110km68 miles of ski runs, with 68 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Obergurgl-Hochgurgl open?

 Open from : 18 November 2021.

 Closes : 24 April 2022.

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

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 Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, 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 Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Tourist Office for the latest.

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