With the expansion of the snow production facility and the enlargement of the Kreuzjöchlsee Reservoir to 193,000 m³, the SkiWelt Westendorf has 90% snow production capabilities as of winter 2016/2017.
Expansion and improvements in the snow production facilities throughout the SkiWelt
A new magic carpet will be installed in Ellmi's Winterwelt.
With over 10% of the slope offering, the SkiWelt Kaiser-Brixental is now the world's largest ski pass association! The offering of the popular Kitzbüheler Alpen AllStarCard has been tripled and now includes 900 lifts in 25 ski regions and 6 federal states.
The new construction of the Salvenmoos lift Hochsöll is the largest single investment for the coming winter. The double chairlift that was erected in 1998 will be replace with a 10-person experience gondola, which will provide guests with a completely new dimension of "lift enjoyment". Every second gondola will play an episode of the fairy tale.
In the Ski Welt Scheffau, 140 new parking spots (free of charge) have been added to the park deck. An elevator has also been installed to enable barrier-free access. A new heated ski depot with 300 lockers has also been built at the base station.
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental has invested over 40 million EUR in new lifts and improved comfort:
- Ellmau: the hi-tech 10-person Hartkaiser gondola lift replaces the funicular (with WLAN and seat heaters)
- Brixen: the new Joch lift is the quickest 8-person chairlift in the world (with seat heaters and weather protectors)
- Hopfgarten: the new 6-person Schernthann chairlift has blue weather protectors and seat heaters
- Söll - the Keat chairlift received a comfort update and now has weather protectors and seat heaters
Hopfgarten will become the first base station with power stations for electric cars in the parking garage.
The ski path (blue slope) as a connection between Schernthann and Foisching.
A large investment in comfort: SkiWelt Hofpgarten has built a parking garage with 500 parking spaces right next to the base station of the gondola lift. A modern ski depot has also been built in the lift station. Total investment: approx. 8.1 million Euro!
Service improvements are a priority at SkiWelt Söll: The Hexen children's area, the unique adventure park for the little ones near the base station, has been expanded to include a tow lift and additional experiences. By the way, the Hexenland can be used for free! Söll has also improved its offering for its adult guests. A family ski depot including a test center and toboggan rental shop has been built at the Hochsöll middlet station. All ski enthusiasts will appreciate the new Salomon Test Center where the most current models made by the leading ski producer are available for testing: including carvers, rockers, freeriders and racing models. The new chill-out area at the test center welcomes guests to relax in lounge chairs while enjoying chill-out music.
A completely new and very attractive slope with snow-making capabilities has been added in SkiWelt Brixin: The new slope leads from the Holzalm at 1440 m over a length of 1.2 km to the Gasthof Nieding (1215 m) where it merges with the valley run. The Brixen slope offering has thereby been enhanced with this scenic and sporty "red" slope.
A serviced family ski deport with a Salomon Test Center and toboggan rental shop has been added at the the middle station in Hochsöll. There is also a chill-out area, which welcomes you to relax with chill-out beats and lounge chairs.
The Panoramarestaurant Bergkaiser in Ellmau has been expanded to include a wait-staffed restaurant with 200 seats. Also, the sun terrace at Berggasthof Brandstadl in Scheffau has been generously expanded.
A modern, deluxe ski depot with lockers and boot dryers (fee required) has been built in the Hopfgarten base station.
SkiWelt Hopfgarten is expanding snow production capacity with its “Hohe Salve“ reservoir.
3 fun slopes covering 5 hectares and including over 40 kickers and rails. A fun slope for beginners is located on the Salvenmoos slope and a beginner and medium line are found along the Rinner run.
- Expansion of the Astberg toboggan run in Going. New: With its own snow-making system and floodlighting
- Modernization of the Stoeckl chairlift. It will also include child safety features among other things.
- 3 new fun slopes spanning an area of five hectares with over 40 kickers and rails
- 4 new snowcats
- Expansion of the snow-making facilities in all SkiWelt locations
- "Hohe Salve" reservoir. SkiWelt Hopfgarten is expanding its snow production capacity with its "Hohe Salve" reservoir.
On the south-facing slope in Scheffau – with applause for each run and a ski video as a memento. In addition to the usual SKILINE, where you can see your individual elevation difference skied (by entering your ski pass number), now you can also download your personal ski video for analyzing your carving skills or the skills of your friends or acquaintances.
One ski pass that is transferable between 2 parents.
The SkiWelt proves itself as really family-friendly with its new 6-day ski pass, which is transferable between parents. Children up to 5 years ski for free at SkiWelt! Please also note our amazingly well-priced family season passes and year-round tickets. For example: the "half" family season pass: purchase 1 adult (father or mother) and 1 child (oldest child or youth) season pass and the other children in the family get a season pass for free.
The SkiWelt remains true to its trend-setting role regarding innovation with another attraction this winter at the Eibergtreff in Scheffau, where you can enjoy the sunshine and the 360° panorama view of over 70 peaks above 3000 metres while relaxing in the cozy lounge chairs. With the free WI-FI, you can inform yourself about current lift and slope statuses, check on the amount of elevation metres you have skied on Skiline, quickly send friends and family a photo of your ski day or post it to the SkiWelt Facebook page. The Bergkaiser Panorama Restaurant in Ellmau and the Choralpe also offer free WLAN to all SkiWelt skiers - all while enjoying a breath-taking view of the mountains.
From 11.January 2012, adults skiing on Wednesdays pay youth rates for day or partial day ski passes!
Moon toboggan run is floodlit for tobogganers and open only at night
from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm. From the Hochsöll gondola lift, it leads from the Stöcklalm to the base station with a length of 3.5 km – easy level with permanent snow-making and floodlights.
The success story continues: A fairytale world of ice and snow, an adventure park in the wintry world of the SkiWelt – This is the ALPENIGLU® Igloo Village, and it’s set to charm visitors to the SkiWelt Wider Kaiser – Brixental again in the coming season. The white village is located at the Hochbrixen mountain station.
Igloo hotel, restaurant, bar, ice exhibition, sun lounge – ALPENIGLU® Igloo Village is an exciting world with many facets. Taking centre stage, of course, is the stuff that winter dreams are made of: ice! Enjoy a fondue on the crystal clear ice table, stay overnight in the igloo suite and sip cool drinks from ice glasses: it’s all about ice and snow.
Generous expansion of the Hopfgarten valley run with snow-making capabilities.
Expansion of the existing snow-making facility and the Astberg reservoir from 25000 m³ to 70,000 m³.
A totally new attraction - 4 Photopoints on some of the most beautiful peaks in the SkiWelt (Hartkaiser, Brandstadl, Hohen Salve and the Choralpe) at which you can take some photos of your ski day, upload them immediately to the SkiWelt Gallery and send them to your family and friends as e-cards.
On the run from Hohe Salve to Hopfgarten