Overcast throughout the day and frequent, but light rain.
Rainfall will end around noon, then the clouds will break up.
Skiing in Kitzbuehel
Kitzbuehel and Skiing. The connection is timeless and legendary. Since 1892, here at the foot of the Hahnenkamm skiing has taken place in Kitzbuhel. 53 cable cars and lifts , 170 km of perfectly groomed slopes, superb Freeride possibilities and the world famous "Streif" waiting for you in the, " best ski resort in the world"!
- 170 km of varied ski slopes
- Best ski resort in the world
- World famous "Streif"
- 155 days of snow security
- High quality modern cable cars
- Freeride Eldorado
- Mercedes-Benz Snowpark
- Kitzbuehel Skiing History
- Top ski schools
- Ski rental
The extensive Kitzbuehel ski area extends over two provinces and 7 municipalities. 53 cable cars and lifts commute high above the world-famous ski resort on the summit to 2,000 meters above sea level. 170 km of best prepared slopes and 32 km of ski routes are on the piste map. 56 romantic huts invite you to stop.
Skiresort.de, the world's largest test portal for ski resorts has voted the Kitzbühel ski area named the “best ski resort in the world” in 2013 and 2014. A proof of the Kitzbühel quality leadership and an incentive for us for further investments.
The Streif is the most famous ski-run in the world. The Hahnenkamm downhill is the slope that every skier wants to tackle.
Kitzbuehel has guaranteed snow. It is interesting to note that there are on average 155 days that can be skied can per season (details here)! Also, the average winter temperature on the Hahnenkamm has been getting colder for more than 20 years! This is confirmed by the official weather data of the Republic of Austria (ZAMG).
Innovation and modernity are the trump cards in Kitzbuehel. In the summer of 2013, the twin section, 10 person gondola, “Wagstaett -Bahn", was completed in Jochberg. Over the last 10 years, approximately 150 million Euros have been invested in new Lift projects, improving the slopes and optimising the snow making facilities.
For decades, Kitzbuehel has been known as a Freeride Eldorado. Powder fans and deep snow freaks can find all the information here.
For all snowboarders and new school skiers, the snow park at Pass Thurn is absolutely top class. Kitzbuehel is actively encouraging youth skiing on an international level.
No other ski resort in the Alps can boast such a long and successful skiing tradition. Ski pioneer Franz Reisch, Ski superstar Toni Sailer and the legendary Karl Koller have shaped the development of skiing in Kitzbuehel since 1892. You can read more about this in our chapter, “Kitzbuehel skiing history."
You can find your own personal ski instructor within the ranks of the award winning Kitzbuehel ski schools. More than 600 ski instructors are available throughout the season.
If you are looking to rent your winter sports equipment there is a wide selection available in Kitzbuehel. In the following ski shops you can book your gear for the whole family. The following stores offer you the latest winter sports equipment from the world's leading brands.