J2Ski Canada J2Ski logo
°F / in / ft / miles°C / cm / m / km


Großarl Ski Resort Guide

Großarl, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length80km
Highest Lift2,100m
Resort Height920m
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Klagenfurt
Save Money on Ski Hire Save up to 50% 
Free Snow Reports by e-Mail  Sign Up Here


A pretty, traditional village linked to Dorfgastein over Mount Kreuzkogel in the famous Gastein valley, with all of that area's skiing on the lift pass. Twice winner of the title Best Skiing Resort in Salzburg Land


The Austrian ski resort of Großarl is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 920m, with 80km of marked runs.

Großarl has direct access to 80km of downhill skiing, with 19 marked pistes, served by a total of 24 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,100m, snow cover is generally reliable.


Großarl offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Großarl?

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

See our long-range Snow Forecast for the latest update, or   Join our Snow Mail Here

Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Großarl

Ski Area Stats

Großarl Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 6 8km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 21km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 2km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Großarl Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,100m
Lowest Piste920m
Resort Altitude (Großarl)920m
Max Vertical1,180m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Großarl
Intermediate Skiers

Großarl Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Großarl is 8km long and the most difficult run is the '#7 Larchenhang', which is 15km in length.


Snowboard shows and events are organised. There are two snowboard schools during the season.

Location and Map

Where is Großarl?

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


Tap Show Map in Full Screen for Full-Screen, or see J2Ski's Resort map, showing Hotels and Ski Shops.

How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Großarl is Salzburg, 70 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

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

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 60km of ski runs, with 335 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Großarl 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 Großarl, 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 Großarl Tourist Office for the latest.

Talking about Großarl

Mentions in recent J2Ski News Items and Snow Reports from our users...

Mountain Bike Hire

There is downhill mountain biking available and you can rent Mountain Bikes in Großarl.