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Hopfgarten Ski Resort Guide

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Hopfgarten Ski Resort Guide

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Hopfgarten Ski Resort Guide

2012-01-10 | Spray, Hopfgarten photo

Hopfgarten

Photo credit: SnowFront

2012-01-10 | Spray, Hopfgarten photo

Hopfgarten

Photo credit: SnowFront

Slope Stats

  • 1957m

  • 1336m

  • 621m

  • Acres of ski:-
  • Pistes:-
  • Snowmaking:87%
  • Halfpipes:0
  • Terrain Parks:3
  • X-Country:196.5 km
  • beginner48%
  • intermediate46%
  • advanced6%

REAL BIG – SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental is Austria’s largest interconnected ski area and is one of the most varied winter sports areas in the Alps, with the greatest certainty of snow. One award after another is proof that here 280 km of ski runs, over 90 modern lifts and more than 70 refreshment stops make for winter fun which is simply “world class”. With 13 km of night skiing slopes and 11 km of floodlit toboggan runs day becomes night to let night-time thrill seekers sweep down perfect slopes and toboggan runs across the sea of lights in the valley.
Whether with family, as a couple, with friends, alone or in a group: at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental you’ll always get your money’s worth and find an offer to suit everyone!
It’s white as far as the eye can see when it comes to snow conditions here too: SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental is particularly blessed with natural snow. In addition, 245 km of the 280 km of slopes can be completely covered with manmade snow; 120 km can be covered with snow in just 3 days! This is guaranteed by more than 1,500 snow machines in the ski area.
From treeless summit slopes for carvers, to richly varied slopes for experts and family slopes bathed in sunshine, to the fantastic valley descents which go on and on, all the slopes are in perfect condition. Spectacular views and mountains of snow are guaranteed.
Notwithstanding all the superlatives, which SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental has already earned, it is the cosy atmosphere, warm hospitality and Tyrolean charm which set the tone. More than 70 of Austria’s loveliest ski huts and mountain restaurants, sun terraces and snow bars invite you to call in for a rest and a bite to eat. From a “statistical point of view” you have an opportunity to do so every 3.5 km!

Travel

  • Nearest Airport:Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich
  • Nearest Train Station:St Johann/Kufstein
  • Tourist Office Phone::+43 5333 400
  • Tourist Office Website:www.skiwelt.at/en/
  • Slopeside accommodation:-
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  •   42

Lifts

  • Season opens:5 Dec 2015
  • Season closes:3 Apr 2016
  • Lifts:90 (14 cable cars, 1 funicular railway, 36 chair lifts, 39 surface lifts)
  •   14
  •   36
  •   39

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TOP OFFERS in the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental:

KIDS AGED 15 AND UNDER RIDE FREE
This offer is valid from the beginning of the season until 18 December 2015 and from 12 March 2016 until 3 April 2016.
Only pre-condition: A parent purchase a SkiWelt ski pass which is valid for at least three days - so kids 15 and under (born 2000-2009) ride for free during the same period.

SUPER SKI WEEKS 2015/16 - up to 25 % savings
From the beginning of the season until 18 December 2015 and from 12 March 2016 until 3 April 2016, ski for a particularly good price at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental for a 3,4,5,6 or 7 per diem from selected vendors.

WACKY WEDNESDAY
Beginning 06 January 2016, all adults may ride for an adolescent tariff on Wednesdays for a day or partial day!

TOP EVENTS in the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental:

NEW YEAR's EVE 31 December 2015
New Year’s Eve in the Mountains will be taking place on the Hohe Salve in Hopfgarten for the third time. From 7:00 pm, you can take the cable car up to the Salvenalm and the Tenner Stadl. Then at midnight, an amazing fireworks display begins. Finally, head back down to the valley by cable car or on foot.

ALPENIGLU® OPENING 05 January 2015
The official opening celebration of the ALPENIGLU® Village and the unique ICE LAND exhibition (due to the late winter open partially) with unique fire show. Offer: "guided tours" through the already built igloos. The Hochbrixen cable car (bottom lift station Brixen im Thale) runs from 6 pm to 10 pm on 05.01.15 (free ascent and descent)

FREE RIDE CAMP in Westendorf 17 - 18 January 2015
Two full days with the pros of the Austrian freeride scene, to help you prepare for runs away from the crowded slopes, making you aware of the risk involved.

SPRINGBOARD - From local to hero 25 January 2015
With tour stops in Germany and Austria, young up-and-coming snowboarders aged 15 and under will have the opportunity to experience special shred days with local pro snowboarder and Olympic winner Nicola Thost under the motto "from local to hero"

BP JUNIOR JAM 14 February 2015
A mini slopestyle contest for regional up-and-coming freestylers. Young snowboarders and freeskier will have a chance to demonstrate their talent. The motto: join in, have fun and get a whiff of the contest air!

AUSTRIAN MASTERS SHRED DOWN CONTEST 06-08 March 2015
Austrian snowboarding championship/slopstyle
The regional snowboarding community will again battle for the titles of Austrian halfpipe and slopestyle champions in March as well as for valuable TTR world ranking list points.

SKIHÜTTEN GAUDI 07 - 28 March 2015
Snow, fun and free guided skiing! In March, a non-stop party atmosphere comes guaranteed. From traditional folk music, DJ's, electro, jazz and boogie-woogie to rock music and the very latest hits, there’s a sound to suit all musical tastes!

BRIXENTAL OPEN HÔGMOA HUCKFEST 21 March 2015
Hardly an event combines sport and fun, competition and friendship, tradition and modernity as closely as the Hôgmoa Huckfest! Not only passionate winter sports enthusiasts attend at their own expense.

Information supplied 29 May 2015

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:30 Apr
  • Last Snowfall:
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Today’s Weather (1288 m)view full snow forecast

night
rain showers
0 WNW0
14 °CF-Level
2800m
AM
rain showers
5 NE5
11 °CF-Level
2850m
PM
rain showers
15 N15
11 °CF-Level
2900m

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Visitor Reviews of Hopfgarten

Stephen Barker from United Kingdom writes:

I love this place; used it heavily in the late 80’s early 90’s (Xmas and New-year). Had an accident so I was out for a few years. Returned in 2012, all but a few lifts replaced so it's all state of the art. 2013 had little snow but that didn’t matter they make their own very well. Will be returning Xmas 2014/15. Love the place and always will. Skied Italy, France, Germany and Canada on many occasions. They don’t beat the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental.

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Closest to Hopfgarten

  • Rosenheim, Germany45km
  • Innsbruck, Austria59km
  • Salzburg, Austria77km
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany80km
  • Munich-Riem Airport, Germany84km

surf forecastSurf Breaks
Closest to Hopfgarten

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mountain forecastsMountain Peaks
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