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Hippach Ski Resort Guide

Hippach, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length157km
Highest Lift2,500m
Resort Height630m
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Salzburg
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Hippach is a neighbour of the large holiday resort, Mayrhofen, and a joint participant in the Zillertal 3000 regional lift ticket. The region is stunningly beautiful with the Zillert Valley peaks towering above and attracting year round tourist interest. Skiers and boarders can visit year round too thanks to skiing on the Tuxertal glacier.


The Austrian ski resort of Hippach is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 630m, with 157km of marked runs.

Hippach is part of the Zillertal ski area with access to 489km of downhill skiing, with 91 marked pistes, served by a total of 177 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Hippach itself (157km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Zillertal ski resorts of Mayrhofen and Tux - Finkenberg. Hippach is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Mayrhofen.

With ski lifts as high as 2,500m, snow cover is generally reliable.


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hippach?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm, expected on 26 September.

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Snow Forecast by day for Hippach

Ski Area Stats

Hippach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Zillertal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Hippach Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m
Lowest Piste630m
Resort Altitude (Hippach)630m
Max Vertical1,870m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Hippach
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Hippach Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Hippach is 4km long and the most difficult run is the 'Harakiri'.


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Location and Map

Where is Hippach?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Zillertal, Tyrol.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Hippach is Innsbruck Airport, 60 minutes drive away.

Salzburg, Bolzano, Munich, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Memmingen 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 45 ski lifts are able to uplift 78,820 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 50km of ski runs, with 117 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Hippach open?

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

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late 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 Hippach, 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 Hippach Tourist Office for the latest.