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St Jakob am Arlberg

St Jakob am Arlberg Ski Resort Guide

St Jakob am Arlberg, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers and Beginners.
Total Piste Length170km106 miles
Highest Lift2,811m9,222ft
Resort Height1,304m4,278ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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St Jakob am Arlberg

A small hamlet close to its famous neighbour, St Anton. Easy access to the Arlberg ski area but limited local skiing.


The Austrian ski resort of St Jakob am Arlberg is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,304m4,278ft, with 170km106 miles of marked runs.

St Jakob am Arlberg has direct access to 170km106 miles of downhill skiing, served by a total of 33 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,811m9,222ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


St Jakob am Arlberg offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Beginner skiers.


St Jakob am Arlberg offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in St Jakob am Arlberg.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in St Jakob am Arlberg?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 29 September.

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Snow Forecast by day for St Jakob am Arlberg

Ski Area Stats

St Jakob am Arlberg Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
51km32 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
68km42 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
51km32 miles
Total Length
170km106 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


St Jakob am Arlberg Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,811m9,222ft
Lowest Piste1,304m4,278ft
Resort Altitude (St Jakob am Arlberg)1,304m4,278ft
Max Vertical1,507m4,944ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for St Jakob am Arlberg
Expert Skiers

St Jakob am Arlberg Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in St Jakob am Arlberg is 8km5 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Schindlerkar'.

Location and Map

Where is St Jakob am Arlberg?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in St. Anton am Arlberg, Landeck.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to St Jakob am Arlberg is Innsbruck Airport, 67 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Friedrichshafen, Memmingen, Zurich, Bolzano, Munich and Stuttgart 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 33 ski lifts are able to uplift 25,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 20km12 miles of ski runs, with 53 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is St Jakob am Arlberg open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


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 St Jakob am Arlberg, 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 St Jakob am Arlberg Tourist Office for the latest.

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