New at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental
SKIWELT HAS INVESTED 12,6 MILLION EUROS FOR YOU!SkiWelt Brixen, SkiWelt Scheffau and SkiWelt Söll: investment in new snow groomers and snow cannons, slope improvements
SkiWelt Ellmau: car park construction, snow groomer purchase
SkiWelt Going: new construction of 3 underpasses
SkiWelt Scheffau: improvement of pumping station and snow making facilities
SkiWelt Söll: Hexenschuss speed run, Hexenwelle wave run and Witche´s meal in the dark
SkiWelt Westendorf: Renovation Laubkogel lift & slope improvements
NEW! Comfortable ski depot in the SkiWelt BrixenA modern ski depot with around 300 heated and ventilated lockers is being created directly at the base station of the SkiWeltbahn lift in Brixen. Generous seating spaces and ski racks between the rows of lockers provide greater comfort for putting on and removing boots. Another special feature is the beauty areas with washbasins, mirrors and hairdryers. No reservation required! The depots can be booked directly on site using your ski pass.
AMAZING INNOVATIONS - Expansion of the Kreuzjöchlsee reservoir in the SkiWelt WestendorfThe expansion of snow-production equipment and enlargement of the Kreuzjöchlsee reservoir to 193,000 m³ means that 90% of the SkiWelt Westendorf will have artificial snow-making capabilities from the winter of 2016/2017.
AMAZING NEW EXPERIENCES - New “HANS IM GLÜCK” 10-person gondola in the SkiWelt SöllThe construction of the Salvenmoos lift in Hochsöll is the largest single investment for the coming winter. The 2-person chairlift introduced in 1998 is being replaced by a 10-person gondola offering an experience that will transport visitors into a completely new dimension of ‘lift pleasure’. Every second gondola will be decorated with a scene from the ‘Hans in Luck’ fairy-tale.
AMAZINGLY BIG - the world’s largest ski pass network with 2,750 kilometres of slopesRepresenting over 10% of the slope offering, the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental is now part of the world’s biggest ski pass network! The offering comprised in the popular Kitzbüheler Alpen AllStarCard has been tripled instantly and now encompasses 900 lifts in 25 ski regions and 6 states.
AMAZINGLY CHILD-FRIENDLY - new moving carpet in the SkiWelt EllmauA new moving carpet has been installed in Ellmi’s Winterwelt.
AMAZINGLY SERVICE-ORIENTED - New storey added to the car park in the SkiWelt ScheffauA further 140 free parking spaces have been created in the SkiWelt Scheffau with the addition of a new storey in the car park. A lift has also been installed to allow barrier-free access. A new heated ski depot with 300 lockers is also being created at the base station.
AMAZINGLY SNOW-RELIABLEExpansion and improvements in snow-production equipment throughout the entire SkiWelt.
3 new lifts: Hartkaiserbahn, Jochbahn and SchernthannbahnThe SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental is investing over 40 million euros in new lifts for greater convenience: - Ellmau: the Hartkaiser high-tech 10-person gondola lift is replacing the funicular (with wifi and heated seats) - Brixen: the new Jochbahn lift is the fastest 8-person chairlift in the world (with heated seats and weather-protection covers) - Hopfgarten: the new Schernthannbahn 6-person chairlift features blue weather-protection covers and heated seats - Söll: the Keat chairlift has been given a comfort update and now has weather-protection covers and heated seats
Charging station for electric cars in HopfgartenHopfgarten is the first base station to offer charging points for electric vehicles in the car park
Extension of the Hopfgarten ticket desk area
New Schernthann – Foisching connectionA new ski route (blue slope) to connect Schernthann – Foisching
Modern ski depot - Hopfgarten base stationA modern payable deluxe ski depot with lockers and boot driers is being created directly in the Hopfgarten base station building.
Serviced family ski depot including test centre, toboggan hire and chill-out area.A serviced family ski depot is being set up directly at the Hochsöll middle station including a Salomon test centre and toboggan hire. There will also be a chill-out area here featuring chilled sounds and lounge chairs for relaxing.
Hut expansions and renovationsThe Panoramarestaurant Bergkaiser in Ellmau has been expanded to include a table-service restaurant with 200 seats. There has also been a significant expansion of the sun terrace at the Berggasthof Brandstadl in Scheffau.
News in SkiWelt SöllIn the SkiWelt Söll, the focus is on improving service facilities: the ‘Hexen-Kinderland’ children's area, the novel adventure park for very young winter sports fans near the base station, is being expanded to include a T-bar lift and even more adventures. What's more, the ‘Hexen’ area is free of charge! Söll is also improving its facilities for adult winter sports enthusiasts. A serviced family ski depot is being set up directly at the Hochsöll middle station, including a test centre and toboggan hire. A particular highlight for all snow sports enthusiasts is the new Salomon test centre, featuring all the latest models from the leading ski brand: from carvers to rockers, freeriding to racing models. The new chill-out area at the test centre is perfect for a relaxing break during a day on the slopes with some chilled sounds and lounge chairs.
New underground/multi-storey car park in HopfgartenMajor investments in convenience: the SkiWelt Hopfgarten is constructing an underground car park with multi-storey levels right next to the gondola lift base station. In time for the start of the season, it will provide 500 parking places for winter sports enthusiasts. A modern ski depot is also being constructed directly inside the lift station. Total investments: around 8.1 million euros!
New, very attractive slope in Brixen im ThaleA completely new and very attractive slope with snow-making capabilities has been created in the SkiWelt Brixen area. The new slope starts on the Holzalm at 1,440 metres and leads over a length of 1.2 kilometres to the Gasthof Nieding (1,215 m), where it merges with the valley run. It adds a scenic and sporty “red” slope to Brixen's selection of runs.
Completion of the Hohe Salve reservoirWith the “Hohe Salve” reservoir, the SkiWelt Hopfgarten is further expanding its snow-making capabilities.
Funslopes in the SkiWelt Söll3 funslopes covering an area of 5 hectares and with over 40 kickers and rails. A funslope for beginners is being developed on the Salvenmoos slope and a beginner and intermediate line are being created along the Rinner run.
Lots of news for the 2012/2013 season- Expansion of the Astberg toboggan run in Going New: With separate snow-production equipment and floodlighting - modernisation of the Stöckl chairlift. The lift has new features including a child safety system - 3 new funslopes covering an area of 5 hectares and with over 40 kickers and rails - 4 new snowcats - Further expansion of snow-production equipment in all villages in the SkiWelt - “Hohe Salve” reservoir. With the “Hohe Salve” reservoir, the SkiWelt Hopfgarten is further expanding its snow-making capabilities.
New SkiWelt family passA ski pass that can be transferred between two parents The SkiWelt has launched a very attractive offer for families with a new 6-day ski pass that can be transferred between two parents. Children up to 5 years of age can ski for free in the SkiWelt! The resort also offers great value family season passes and an annual pass. For example, the “half” family season pass: If 1 adult (mother or father) and the oldest child (or teenager) each buy a season pass, all other children receive the season pass for free.
New Ski-Movie courseOn the Südhang slope in Scheffau, featuring applause for each time and a souvenir ski video. As well as viewing your personal altitude metre profile, SKILINE also allows you (by entering your ski pass number as usual) to download your own ski video and analyse your carving skills or your friends’ and family’s technique.
Expansion of the Hopfgarten valley run (number 20)Extensive expansion of the Hopfgarten valley run including snow-making capabilities
Expansion of the Astberg reservoir in GoingExpansion of the existing snow-production system and the Astberg reservoir from 25,000 m³ to around 70,000 m³.
Free wifi in the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-BrixentalThe SkiWelt is continuing its pioneering role in terms of innovation and unveiling another impressive attraction this winter. The Eibergtreff in Scheffau, where, from a slightly elevated position in the comfortable lounge chairs, you can enjoy the bright sunshine and 360° panoramic views over more than 70 three-thousand metre peaks. FREE WIFI allows you to check the current lift and slope status, view the metres of elevation you have skied on Skiline, quickly send friends and family a photo of your ski day or post on the Skiwelt Facebook page. At the Bergkaiser-Panorama-Restaurant in Ellmau or on the Choralpe, all SkiWelt skiers can also enjoy free wifi - accompanied by a breathtaking view of the mountains.
New Mondrodelbahn toboggan run in SöllThe Mondrodelbahn is floodlit only from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm for evening toboggan rides. Hochsöll gondola lift
Runs from the Stöcklalm to the base station
Length 3.5 km - easy with static snow-production equipment and floodlighting.
New offer in the SkiWelt: “Irrsinnige Mittwoch” (Crazy Wednesdays)From 11 January 2012, all adults can purchase a full or half-day pass on Wednesdays at the junior rate.
ALPENIGLU® -Dorf igloo village on HochbrixenThe success story continues. A fairy-tale world of ice and snow, an adventure park in the winter landscapes of the SkiWelt - the ALPENIGLU® -Dorf igloo village is set to enchant visitors to the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental once again this winter season. The white village is located at the Hochbrixen mountain station. Igloo hotel, restaurant, bar, ice exhibition, sun lounge – the ALPENIGLU® -Dorf igloo village offers a multi-faceted experience. The key focus is naturally the substance of which winter dreams are made: ice! - From fondue on a transparent table to accommodation in the Igloo Suite and chilled drinks served in ice glasses: everything revolves around ice and snow.
New photo pointsOne completely new attraction is four photo points on some of possibly the most scenic summits in the SkiWelt, on the Hartkaiser, Brandstadl, Hohe Salve and Choralpe. These allow you take your own souvenir photos of your ski day - view them immediately in the SkiWelt gallery and send them as e-cards to friends and family.
Expansion of snow-production equipmenton the Hohe Salve - Hopfgarten section
New Tanzboden reservoir with capacity of 100,000 m³ (Ellmau)
New Westendorf-Brixen im Thale linking slope
New “Kälbersalve” reservoir (Hopfgarten)
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