Winter in Heiligenblut is living the “high life” in its truest sense. Not only because it offers picturesque ski-runs that lie well above the timberline, but you can also enjoy your ski pass well into the spring. In addition, Heiligenblut has a lot to offer away from the ski slopes, such as toboggan runs and ice skating, ice climbing on the frozen waterfall, horse-drawn sleigh rides, skiing tours, Free Riding and winter hiking trails…
Ski region Grossglockner-Heiligenblut
In the romantic winter sports region surrounding the Großglockner/Heiligenblut (1,301 m above sea level) in the middle of the Hohe Tauern national park, there are 14 ski lifts for sports enthusiasts to use and that will take you up to 2,912 m above sea level. The certainty of snow is almost guaranteed due to the ideal location. A total of more than 55 km of slopes awaits you to challenge your skiing and snowboarding skills and offer you the best possible winter vacation imaginable.
Facts & Figures
Lifts (12 total)
- 4 gondola lifts
- 1 4-person chairlift
- 6 T-bars
- 1 beginner lift
Ski Slopes (55 kilometres by skiers = 31,1 km slope line = 129 hectar area)
- easy 20 km
- intermediate 34 km
- difficult 1 km
Hours of operation
- From 20. December, depending on the weather conditions
- Daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m
Grossglockner - Heiligenblut - Top of Austria
Skiing on the Grossglockner. Wonderful slopes and deep powder slopes in view of Austria's highest mountain, the Grossglockner. Heiligenblut offers this and more. The fascination of the Mountain-world with their three thousenders, the unspoilt nature the warmth and coziness of peasant culture lure all year with countless free time offers.
Short waiting times and almost guaranteed snow is due to the altitude of 1,301 m to 2,989 m and varied runs for all skill levels the heart of every winter sports enthusiast, whether carvers, snowboarders or freeriders beat. With about 15km² Ski area in high alpine terrain countless variations and departures of up to 1500 m height difference belong to a visit for the own Freeride Area. The service for the freeriders is comprehensive: the Freeride Checkpoint on the Central Station give you information about the current avalanche situation, show you the opened and closed skiroutes and allows the current LVS Check. The Informations about the weather with wind speed and temperature complete the important Check for Freeriders. The families in Heiligenblut are even in good hands.
The Snowland offers a lot of fun for the kids.
Another particularity of the ski area are a lot of small quaint “skihütten”.
On the sunny terrace will be served original “Carinthias delicacies.”
For snowfun off the slopes ensure well-made ski trails (12km), sledding and ice skating-possibilities, snowshoeing, skiing and winter hiking trails and ice climbing.
Source: Grossglockner Bergbahnen GmbH
Our partners in the ski area
For your security in terms equipment will be looked after in both shops in Heiligenblut. When you want to check your equipment and to be set correctly, or the perfect "board" or the perfect "boards" and everything that goes with just hire for the duration of your stay, you will find the right material for a carefree ski holiday! As a guest in the Hunguest Hotel Heiligenblut you get various reductions in the shops Intersport Grossglockner and Sport 2000 for numerous rental rates. To the seller you just have to say in which hotel you life.
Who is the first time on the slopes, is in the Skischool Heiligenblut in best hands. If big or small, if beginner or advancer, if in a group or individual course. You are good at skiing and want to try something others? Still this is no problem with the team of Skischool Heiligenblut.
*Perfection workout*right carving*snowboarding*deep snow driving*go ski tours* and the king class "the fascination of freeriding" on the freeride arena Grossglockner* … all with professional guidance and proper equipment!