The skiing opportunities in and around Flachau are staggering. The influence
of Flachau's most famous ski legend, Herman "The Herminator" Maier
is evident. There are ski schools a plenty for all ages and experience levels
from very advanced skiers to complete beginners. There are fast modern covered
lifts with a capacity to transport 26,000 people an hour up the mountain, and
there are also plenty of mountain restaurants where skiers can take a break.
- Ski Amade
Flachau is located right in the middle of the Salzberger Sportwelt. This
allows skiers and snow boarders to purchase a single "
lift pass that gives access to nearly 900 kilometers of prepared piste, more
than 270 lifts in over 25 different ski locations. These include
Goldegg. This is the single largest single pass skiing area in Austria.
- Skiing in Flachau
Flachau itself has a wide variety of runs and lifts, and with over 130 snow
canons and five feeder lakes, it is able to provide its visitors with
guaranteed snow. Being on the northern side of the alps, the entire region
benefits from a longer ski season, with skiing assured until the end of the
Easter Holiday period.
The Flachau ski resort has 18 tow lifts, 17 chair lifts, 6 covered lifts and
1 gondola. In total there are 26km of blue runs, 74km of red runs and 11km of
- Skiing map (pdf)
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- Snow levels