along with the 3 three-thousand metre mountains
For those of you who want to go up high, enjoy the best mountain panorama and
benefit from the great snow conditions, then head for the ski areas in Sölden.
There you can pause for reflection on the superb viewing platforms - the ‘Big3’: Gaislachkogl (3058m), Tiefenbachkogl (3309m), Schwarze Schneid (3340m) and be enchanted by the view, or enjoy being indulged in one of the mountain restaurants. In the ski area in Sölden there are numerous Alpine lodges, restaurants and places to stop-off for refreshments.
Sölden provides concentrated winter energy - surrounded by the ‘Big3’ and a breathtaking mountains. Sölden is one of the best known and biggest ski areas in the Alps and provides diversity, fun, activity and relaxation! Whether you are a leisure skier and pleasure is foremost, or you charge, adrenalin—fuelled, across the deep snow slopes and through the fun parks, in Sölden you will find your own perfect ski holiday!
Ski Area Sölden
More than 150km pistes!
The extensive range of pistes in the ski area of Sölden sets winter athletes hearts racing. On more than 150km prepared pistes there are practice slopes for beginners, wide pistes for carving, the ‘Big3’ viewing platforms and the...
This fun park comprises a race course, mogul pistes and numerous ramps, kickers and flats.
Sporty, trendy – yet this doesn’t necessarily mean that things always have to revolve around skiing.
You could try one of the new fun sports and head out on snowblades, a snow scooter, Big Foot/Propeller, or try the Skifox or Skywalk.
All winter sports equipment is available to hire in the local sports shops.
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Ski- & Snowboardschools
The ski instructors of Sölden have only one motto: Learn skiing by having fun and enjoying the lessons with a certified ski instructor who will take you to the most beautiful spots!
The local ski schools boast up to 12 different ability levels for groups from 5 to 10 people.
Ultimate and successful instruction is guaranteed. Private lessons are available on prior arrangement, ranging from single lessons and week courses to measure-made instruction units.
Skiing at its finest on one of Austria's largest glacier areas.
Rettenbach Glacier and Tiefenbach Glacier feature perfectlygroomed slopes surrounded by the stunning Alpine scenery.
The Glacier Ski Areas are easily accessible by bus or car, following the highest » Panorama Road within the entire Eastern Alps. (Length: 14 km from Sölden to the Glacier).
Both Glaciers are connected to each other by the scenic, 1,7 km long "Rosi Mittermeier Road Tunnel". Skiers can take advantage of the oustanding Ski Tunnel, situated at 3,240 m above sea level, that guarantees a quick and easy change from Rettenbach Glacier to Tiefenbach Glacier.
33 kilometers of pistes & 10 Lifts
10 state-of-the-art ski lifts and gondolas with an average capacity of 20.000 persons per hour and 33 km of immaculate ski runs ensure perfect skiing holidays, especially in autumn and early winter. As Tiefenbach Glacier is characterized by its gently rolling and broad slopes, it makes a truly unique haven for beginners or all those who prefer skiing at a more leisurely place.
Rettenbach Glacier boasts challenging terrain for advanced skiers. Experts can improve their skills on the slopes, where every year late in Octrober, the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup celebrates the season's opening with the first men's and women's ski races.
It has also become a tradition that the International Snowboard World Cup starts on Sölden's Rettenbach Glacier. Watch out of the wide range of Events ski and equipment tests taking place on all weekends in autumn!
Europa Test- & Exhibition Center
Thanks to the Europa Test- & Exhibition Center at Rettenbach Glacier and the SALOMON - Station Sölden is the only winter sports resort worldwide that runs an international Test Center comprising the most important partners all under one roof.
Especially during the autumn month, between September and November, the newest materials and the latest sports equipment of the coming season can be tested. Simply contact the favorite sports shiop in your home town for more detailed information.
During the autumn months there always exists a risk of sudden and unexpected precipitation or drop in temperature. It is warmly recommended to provide the necessary equipment at any time of the year: winter tires, snow chains, etc.
- Rettenbach Glacier (2.675 - 3.250m)
- Tiefenbach Glacier (2.795 - 3.249m)
- 10 Ski lifts (3 gondolas, 2 chair liftse, 5 T-bar lifts)
- 33 km of Ski Runs (blue runs: 25 km, red runs: 5 km, black runs: 3 km)
- Rettenbach Glacier Restaurant (seating 500 pers.)
- Tiefenbach Glacier Restaurant (seating 600 pers.)
- Schi Schools
- Sport Shops
- Car Park for private cars and buses