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Berwang

Berwang Ski Resort Guide

Berwang, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length40km
Highest Lift1,740m
Resort Height1,340m
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Memmingen
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Berwang

The 40 km (25 miles) of piste that links Bichlbach over the Hochalm to the Sonnalmbahn is protected by snow making. Hands free access to all lifts is possible with Key-Card lift ticketing.

Besides the downhill piste there’s 20km of cross country trails, an illuminated toboggan run, ice-skating and winter hiking.

Summary

The Austrian ski resort of Berwang is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,340m, with 40km of marked runs.

Berwang is part of the Zugspitz Arena ski area with access to 116km of downhill skiing, with 30 marked pistes, served by a total of 47 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Berwang itself (40km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Zugspitz Arena ski resorts of Ehrwald and Lermoos.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Berwang?

The next notable snow forecast is 10cm, expected on 4 October.

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Ski Area Stats

Berwang Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Downhill
Total Length
40km
Cross Country
Total Length
110km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
14

Zugspitz Arena Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
14
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
14
Downhill
Total Length
116km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
47

Altitudes

Berwang Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,740m
Lowest Piste1,340m
Resort Altitude (Berwang)1,340m
Max Vertical400m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Berwang
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Berwang Overview

The 40 km (25 miles) of piste that links Bichlbach over the Hochalm to the Sonnalmbahn is protected by snow making. Hands free access to all lifts is possible with Key-Card lift ticketing.

Besides the downhill piste there’s 20km of cross country trails, an illuminated toboggan run, ice-skating and winter hiking.

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Berwang is 5km long.

Location and Map

Where is Berwang?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Zugspitz Arena, Tyrol.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Berwang is Innsbruck Airport, 75 minutes drive away.

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts are able to uplift 20,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 12 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Berwang open?

 Open from : December 18, 2021.

 Closes : March 27, 2022.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Early April.

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 Berwang, 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 Berwang Tourist Office for the latest.

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