The Schneewinkl ski area is one of the most snow assured ski areas in the Kitzbuheler alps offering 170km of pistes and 54 modern ski lifts. Snow making facilities are available on over 85% of slopes so you can be pretty sure that most slopes will have good snow coverage. In addition this region has 38 ski lodges well known for their local delicacies so a good place to visit if you also value good food on your ski holiday!
Resorts in this ski region include St Johann in Tirol-Oberndorf, Kirchdorf, Erpfendorf, Fieberbrunn, Hochfilzen, St Jakob, St Ulrich, Waidring and Reit im Winkl. If you are looking for off piste then head to Fieberbrunn which many believe to be Austrias best kept secret.
Schneewinkl is good for both new and expert skiers with runs to suit all. Waidring for example has 12 blue pistes, 9 red and 1 black. In addition it has 1 snow park. Another example is St Johann in Tirol with 8 blues, 10 red pistes and 1 black, 2 km of off pistes and 1 snow park. This ski region offers a good variety of pistes so is a good option for mixed groups and families.
Getting there is relatively easy. Salzburg is only about one and a quarter hours away and with direct flights from most UK airports this is an easy ski region to get to. In addition to the skiing and boarding this ski region also offers cross country skiing and the Kaiserquell wellness centre is renowned for its saunas and massages. With curling and toboganning on the list as well this ski region really does offer it all!
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