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Obergurgl Ski Resort Guide

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Obergurgl Ski Resort Guide


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Obergurgl Ski Resort Guide

Hoghgurgl 2006, Obergurgl photo


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Hochgurgl March 2006, Obergurgl photo


Photo credit: mica

Obergurgl and the hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl photo


Photo credit: Frank

Hochgurgl at Wurmkogl 1 Base, Obergurgl photo


Photo credit: Damien McDonald

Slope Stats

  • 3080m

  • 1280m

  • 1800m

  • Acres of ski:272
  • Pistes:35
  • Snowmaking:90%
  • Halfpipes:1
  • Terrain Parks:1
  • X-Country:12 km
  • beginner30%
  • intermediate50%
  • advanced20%

Obergurgl sits at the head of the Otzal Valley, a mere 90 minutes from Innsbruck and just 20 minutes from the larger resort of Sloden. Over 110 km of immaculate pistes offer good intermediate skiing and beginners should also find enough to keep them occupied for a week. Advanced skiers may have to look to the off-piste after a while or make the short journey to Solden after a few days to keep them happy. On the plus side, Obergurgl has an excellent snow record and there are, rarely any lift queues. The village, if you can call it that, is small and quiet. Not the liveliest of resorts but if it is the snow you came for then there is enough to feed and water you in the resort. If you get bored at Obergurgl, get a taxi to Solden which is much busier.


  • Nearest Airport:Innsbruck
  • Nearest Train Station:Sterzing
  • Tourist Office Phone:+435256 6469
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
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  • Season opens:12 Nov 2015
  • Season closes:24 Apr 2016
  • Lifts:23 (12 chair lifts, 7 surface lifts, 4 gondolas)
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Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:25 Nov
  • Last Snowfall:21 November 2015
  • Snow Depth (upper):
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  • Piste:Excellent
  • Off-piste:Limited

Today’s Weather (2440 m)view full snow forecast

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15 NNW15
-9 °CF-Level
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20 N20
-10 °CF-Level
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20 N20
-10 °CF-Level

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    Visitor Reviews of Obergurgl

    max from United Kingdom writes:

    Obergurgl is a lovely place to go and ski in and it is great fun for me as I've only skied for a maximum of 5 years. It's very enjoyable and it always feels secure when you're there.

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