Winter Magic

The Arlberg Chalets are located in a region that is regarded as one with the most reliable snow of the Alps. The Sonnenkopf has only natural snow, because the average snowfall in the Arlberg region during the winter is up to 11 meters. You can watch the dancing snowflakes for hours – while relaxing in your warm chalet with a glass of fine wine.

Skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, tobogganing – experiencing nature. Breathe crisp winter air while walking on the romantic snowy trails that pass the Arlberg Chalets. Soothing spring sun gives your skin a healthy color. Enjoy the magical silence of a winter’s night – experience the sky with its twinkling stars.

Ski Arlberg is not only the largest contiguous ski area in Austria, but also one of the best and most advanced in the world. Many Olympic and world champions have learned to ski here. There are pistes and slopes for both beginners and professionals.

The Arlberg is the only area in Austria, where heli-skiing is possible.

Arlberg Facts and Figures:

  • 305 contiguous downhill kilometers.
  • 200 km of high alpine deep snow slopes.
  • 88 modern lifts and cable cars.
  • The Ski Arlberg Card provides access to all lifts and cable cars in all five locations (Lech, Zürs, St. Anton, St. Christoph, Stuben) including the lifts and cable
  • cars in Warth-Schröcken and on the Sonnenkopf in Klostertal valley.

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The Sonnenkopf is an insider tip for families. Snowman country offers kids fun things to do – and helps them gain confidence in the snow in a playful way. There is a children’s lift and a lift for beginners.

The Sonnenkopf is also a free rider’s paradise: Off-piste pleasure (1250 meters difference in altitude) and no exhausting ascent. The “Powder-Run” into the Nenzigast valley is a descent over three-kilometer and various terrain (only for professionals). The black run into the “Bäraloch” with a length of 1.5 km and a 64 percent slope is one of the steepest runs in Austria.
There are a total of 9 cable cars and lifts and 31 kilometers of well-groomed slopes on the Sonnenkopf (blue 12 km, red 18 km, black 1 km and 5.5 km ski trails).