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St Johann im Pongau

St Johann im Pongau Ski Resort Guide

St Johann im Pongau, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders.
Total Piste Length172km107 miles
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Resort Height690m2,264ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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St Johann im Pongau

The Austrian ski resort of St Johann im Pongau is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 690m2,264ft, with 172km107 miles of marked runs.


St Johann im Pongau is part of the St. Johann-Alpendorf ski area with access to 300km186 miles of downhill skiing, with 19 marked pistes, served by a total of 19 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in St Johann im Pongau itself (172km107 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other St. Johann-Alpendorf ski resort of Alpendorf.


St Johann im Pongau offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


St Johann im Pongau offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in St Johann im Pongau.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in St Johann im Pongau?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm3in, expected on 22 October, with around 12cm5in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

St Johann im Pongau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
172km107 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
14km9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

St. Johann-Alpendorf Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 3km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
300km186 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


St Johann im Pongau Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Resort Altitude (St Johann im Pongau)690m2,264ft
Lowest Piste650m2,133ft
Max Vertical1,350m4,429ft

Ratings & Suitability

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Location and Map

Where is St Johann im Pongau?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Pongau, Salzburg.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to St Johann im Pongau is Salzburg, 48 minutes drive away.

Linz, Munich, Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Innsbruck Airport, Graz and Trieste airports are all within three hours drive.

Salzburg is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 59 ski lifts are able to uplift 56,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is St Johann im Pongau 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 Johann im Pongau, 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.

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