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Pitztal Ski Resort Guide

Pitztal, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length48km
Highest Lift3,440m
Resort Height1,740m
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Memmingen
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The region of Pitztal comprises the ski slopes of HochZeiger, Pitztaler Gletscher and Rifflsee.


The ski area includes 3 Ski Resorts with a combined total of 48km of downhill skiing, with 40 marked pistes, served by a total of 22 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in any of the ski areas of HochZeiger, Pitztaler Gletscher and Rifflsee.

The ski resort itself is at 1,740m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,440m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


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


Pitztal is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in HochZeiger, Pitztal and Rifflsee.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Pitztal is 5km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Pitztal?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 5 December.

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Snow Forecast by day for Pitztal

Ski Area Stats

Pitztal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 6 8km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 9 11km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Pitztal Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,440m
Resort Altitude (Pitztal)1,740m
Lowest Piste1,450m

Ski Slope Aspects

N, S, W

Pitztal has ski slopes facing north, south, as well as west, offering both sunny and sheltered skiing.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Pitztal
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Pitztal

Ski Hire Shops in HochZeiger.

For more information, see our page about Pitztal Ski Hire.

Location and Map

Where is Pitztal?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, Imst.


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How to get there

 By Air

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

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Memmingen, Bolzano, Friedrichshafen, Salzburg, Zurich and Munich 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 22 ski lifts are able to uplift 20,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 6km of ski runs, with 18 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Pitztal open?

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


Usual opening is mid September, and usual closing is Mid May.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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