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Zürs

Zürs Ski Resort Guide

Zürs, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length110km
Highest Lift2,450m
Resort Height1,720m
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Innsbruck Airport
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Zürs

The Austrian ski resort of Zürs is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,720m, with 110km of marked runs.

Summary

Zürs is part of the Arlberg ski area with access to 340km of downhill skiing, with 248 marked pistes, served by a total of 97 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Zürs itself (110km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Arlberg ski resorts of Lech, St. Anton am Arlberg, St Christoph am Arlberg and Stuben.

The ski resort itself is at 1,720m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,450m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Zürs offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Zürs.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Zürs?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 22 October, with around 1cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Zürs Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 6 22km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1944km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2544km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 4 
Downhill
Total Length
110km
Cross Country
Total Length
4km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
32

Arlberg Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
34
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
129
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
77
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 8 
Downhill
Total Length
340km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
97

Altitudes

Zürs Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,450m
Resort Altitude (Zürs)1,720m
Lowest Piste1,700m
Max Vertical750m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Zürs
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

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Location and Map

Where is Zürs?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Lech, Bludenz.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Zürs is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 63 minutes drive away.

Innsbruck Airport, Friedrichshafen, Memmingen, Zurich, Bolzano, Stuttgart, Basel, Munich and Lugano airports are all within three hours drive.

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 32 ski lifts are able to uplift 437,760 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 49 snow cannons.

Season Dates

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

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Zürs Webcams

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