Ötztal glacier experience
Sun skiing & ski tours on the glacier
When it comes to skiing and ski tours in spring Austria's glacier ski resorts are especially inviting. At a time when other pistes have to give in to the spring sun and melt away, there are still best conditions on the glacier pistes at 3,000m. Enjoy free-riding and skiing at 3,000 metres as well as glacier ski tours with stunning panoramic views in Ötztal.
Experience an unforgettable mountain adventure on the Tiefenbach and Rettenbach glaciers.
Pure glacier experiences
Ötztal glacier near the Sölden ski resort is only 15 minutes away from your Chalet Obergurgl and promises unforgettable 3,000m-altitude spring adventures in Tyrol. Whether you are a fan of free-riding or ski touring – there are two glaciers waiting for you in Ötztal.
Get your 3,000m glacier fun in Ötztal:
Ötztal glacier ski resort
Connected by a ski tunnel both glacier ski regions in the back of Ötztal offer you greatly interconnected and prepared pistes for all levels.
A total of 10 lift facilities lead up to the Ötztal glacier, which with its 37 kilometres of pistes will ensure you an exciting day of skiing. From the mountain station at 3,250m winter sports enthusiasts will find their way down to the valley (at 2,650m) on pistes for all levels. From easy to moderate to the extremely steep World Cup downhill run, glacier adventures for all tastes can be found here.
Ski tours & free-rides on the glacier
Fans of winter sports will come across various off-piste challenges in Ötztal, e.g. outstanding ski tours with great panoramic views. During a ski tour on Ötztal's glacier you will experience a unique symbiosis of bizarre rock structure, exposed mountain faces and wildly romantic glacier solitude. With the peak within your grasp you will leave your first line in the untouched firn snow and wade through the deep powder snow hills up to the “haute routes” of East Alps.
Why not take a ski tour up to Eisseekögele at 3,228m – a classic tip amongst ski tourers in Ötztal.
Beginners may want to join a multi-day ski tour course with a guide. For instance, there is a 3-day ski tour course for beginners including safety equipment and a mountain guide. For further information visit www.bergfuehrer-obergurgl-at.
Fans of free-riding and free-styling will be delighted about the possibilities in Ötztal. The spring sun offers unique conditions on the untouched deep powder snow and guarantees pure adrenaline in front of a gorgeous scenery. The reward of a long ski tour are the wonderful downhill rides in total freedom with an altitude difference of up to 2,000m.
Relaxed afternoons in Ötztal
Back in the valley a cosy afternoon in the spring sun in front of your luxury apartment is waiting for you. After a sportive morning on the glacier you can now enjoy Tyrolean delicacies and delicious Austrian pastries in the relaxed atmosphere in Obergurgl or just unwind on your terrace.
The friendly team at Chalet Obergurgl is looking forward to your no obligation room enquiry and will immediately respond with an individual holiday offer for your spring on the glacier.