Glacier Skiing in Austria – October

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All of the glacier ski resorts in the Tyrol are up and running – with fresh snow expected above 2000 metres at the beginning of October.

In the other provinces, glaciers such as the Kitzsteinhorn and the Dachstein are awaiting enough new snow to be able to open their runs to the public.

Hintertux Glacier

Hintertux glacier
Hintertux glacier skiing

The glacier up at Hintertux has been going all summer and, at the start of October, is reporting 45cm of snow and 11 lifts running.
Read more about the Hintertux glacier skiing

Sölden Glacier

Sölden glacier
Rettenbach glacier above Sölden

The Rettenbach glacier above the ski resort of Sölden is now open with 25cm of snow and one blue run operating.
Read more about the Sölden glacier skiing

Stubai Glacier

Stubai Glacier
Skiing on the Stubai glacier

The Stubai glacier is reporting 25cm of snow with five lifts running and one blue and one red run in operation.
Read more about the Stubai glacier skiing

Pitztal Glacier

Pitztal Glacier
Skiing on the Pitztal glacier

The Pitztal glacier currently has 30cm of snow with three lifts and two red runs in operation.
Read more about the Pitztal glacier ski area

Kaunertal Glacier

Cafe 3440 on the Kaunertal glacier
Cafe 3440 on the Kaunertal glacier

The Kaunertal glacier has 20cm of snow with three blue and one red run open.
Read more about the Kaunertal glacier

Other Austrian Glacier Skiing

The glacier ski areas at the Kitzsteinhorn in Salzburg, the Dachstein in Upper Austria and the Mölltal in Carinthia are all currently awaiting further snowfalls before they open their skiing for the season.

The Kitzsteinhorn glacier skiing is provisionally scheduled to open on 12 October 2019.