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Night Skiing in Austria

What an amazing feeling to carve down the slopes on a floodlit ski run, and what a choice you have in Austria!


Zwischenwasser (Furx)
The small family-orientated skiing area of Furx lies on a pasture at 1000m altitude. Two drag lifts and two children's lifts guarantee fun for all, with slopes remaining open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings until 10 p.m.

Au-Schoppernau - Bregenzerwald
From Christmas you can night ski every Friday and Wednesday from 7 - 10 p.m. at the Grunholz lift in Au. Two well lit trails are available for skiers and snowboard freaks and are included in the "3Täler" ski ticket.

Partenen - Montafon
Gaschurn-Partenen in Montafon is one of the most attractive tourist municipalities in Vorarlberg. All activities that the mountains have to offer can be experienced here, including free night skiing every Monday from 6.30 - 9.30 p.m.


Those not just satisfied with daytime action can also head to the ski slopes at night in Kühtai. The HochAlter 4-seater chairlift will take you directly to the brightly-lit descent every Wednesday and Saturday from 7.30 - 10.00 p.m. The Berghaus "Zum Kaiser Maximilian" is open and the slopes illuminated until 11.30 p.m.

The Imster Bergbahnen are open for night skiing on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 6.30 - 9.30 p.m.

Olympiaregion Seefeld
If you want to continue your sporting activities in the evenings then Seefeld's Rosshütte offers you this opportunity every Wednesday and Friday at 6.30 p.m. The lower Härmele descent is fitted with an extremely modern floodlight-system, operational until 9.30 p.m.

St. Johann in Tirol
The skilifts at the Rueppenhang of St. Johann in Tirol remain open every Wednesday from 7 - 9.30 p.m.

Steinach in Wipptal
Try out the unique experience of night skiing in Steinach in the Wipptal Valley. Fresh mountain air, perfect pistes and optimal snow conditions offer winter sports enthusiasts that “night ride” feeling. One of Europe's largest night skiing arenas with two separate sections on three different pistes totalling 9 km in length and competition-standard floodlighting. Open Wednesday, Fridays and Saturdays from 6.30 - 9.30 p.m.

Söll, Brixen and Westendorf - Wilder Kaiser
The SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental offers night skiing throughout the region. In Söll you can even end the day with a floodlit toboggan run.

Every Thursday and Friday you can enjoy tackling the slopes of the Gaisberg by night. With the freshly prepared shimmering piste below you and the star-studded night sky above, this is an experience not to be missed! The modern floodlighting facilities light up every last corner of the piste and offer skiing fun right into the night. And with the Alpine huts open late too, you can really make an evening of it.


Bad Gastein
In Bad Gastein you can hit the evening slopes on Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m with the Stubnerkogellift.

Ascend with the Bögrainlift every Wednesday of the holiday period from 7.30 - 9.30 p.m.

The 1.5km long floodlit ski piste at the 8-seat Achter Jet cable car offers you a unique nighttime skiing experience every Tuesday and Thursday from 6.30 - 9.45 p.m. Skiing delight under a starry sky!

The Lammertallift is open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 - 9.30 p.m.

Maria Alm
An experience of a very special kind is available to you at the Simmerl lift in Maria Alm. Every Monday and Thursday, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, from mid December to mid March, the slope is lit up brightly and promises boundless fun for all night owls.

Nighttime skiing every Monday and Thursday at the Quad-Chairlift “Edelweissbahn” from 7 - 10 p.m., with floodlights illuminating the approx. 1500m run. All lift tickets from the Obertauern and Lungo-Skipool valid for a minimum of 1 ½ days can be used, as well as special night-skiing tickets which can be bought at the Edelweissbahn-station. The tickets from the “Salzburg Super Ski Card” are not valid.

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, night is turned into day at the Erlebnisberg Nagelköpfl from 7 - 10 p.m. Plenty of sports to be enjoyed on the floodlit pistes, with two tow ropes available on FunNights.

Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang
The Unterschwarzachlift in Saalbach Hinterglemm is open Monday - Saturday from 5 - 9.30 p.m.
The Schanteilift in Saalfelden-Leogang is open Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays from 7 - 9.30 p.m.


In the southwest of Carinthia, right on the Italian border, is the skiing area Nassfeld-Hermagor. With 30 modern cable cars and ski lifts, over 100km of slopes for all skill levels, as well the longest floodlit piste in Europe, Nassfeld is one of Austria's largest and most attractive night skiing areas. Enjoy the 2.2km long piste every Saturday night throughout January and February.

Enjoy night light skiing on the Königswiese slope of the Katschberg, included in your ski pass. A fabulous experience for those who haven't had enough by day.

Rosental Bodental
In Rosental Bodental you can hit the nighttime slopes every Friday from 6 - 11 p.m.

Turracher Höhe
Night skiing every Wednesday from 8 - 9:30 p.m. by the Übungswiesenlift.


Hebalm (German only)
Even if it’s already afternoon there is still plenty of time to head up the mountain! It's only 40 minutes to reach the Hebalm slopes, with lifts open every day from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. As soon as the sun starts to lose energy the floodlights come to hand, illuminating 14km of skiing fun.

Galsterberg in Gröbminger Land
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday the 5km floodlit piste of Galsterberg in Gröbminger Land attracts skiers of all levels for an evening session.

Both boarders and freestyle skiers can practise their tricks at the Hochwurzen "playground". 300m long and 30m wide, the park's special feature is that it remains floodlit every evening until 11.45 p.m., except Sundays.

Upper Austria

Dachstein / Zwieselalm
The Gosau section of the Dachstein West ski area comprises the Hornspitz, along with Brumsiland and the more demanding Zwieselalm. The Zwieselalm doesn’t just reward boarders and carvers with its spectacular 360 degree views to the Dachstein Glacier, Lake Gosau and the most beautiful surrounding peaks by day, but visitors with a valid ski pass can also make use of the floodlit slopes every Wednesday and Friday, 7 - 9.30 p.m.

Towering high above the Danube, the town of Vichtenstein is dominated by the 895m high Haugstein mountain, the highest peak of the Sauwald forest. Winter sport enthusiasts flock to the Haugstein ski area every year, taking advantage of nighttime skiing possibilities on Wednesdays and Fridays until 9.30 p.m. and Sundays until 7.30 p.m.

Visitors who would like to see the Feuerkogel in a different light can do just that on a snow-shoe or torch-lit hike, ski tour, sled ride, or on the popular night-time ski run.

Lower Austria

Situated only 150km from Vienna, the Hochkar is Lower Austria's largest skiing area. Due to the very reliable snow conditions, skiing is possible from the beginning of December until the end of April. The area's 2km long night run can be used every Friday from 6 - 9.30 p.m.

Semmering Hirschenkogel
Entailing 13km of slopes, this is Europe's largest night skiing area. Facilities open at night include 6 out of 7 trails, the Adventure Toboggan Run, as well as the Split-Park for snowboarders and free-style skiers. Whether active on the slopes or simply relaxing and soaking up the atmosphere, night skiing in Semmering is not to be missed.

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