Ischgl

Ischgl

Ischgl is one of the best ski resorts in Tyrol and Europe. It is in the region of the Silvretta Alps shared by Tyrol, Voralberg and Switzerland. It is big, difficult and the ski lifts are very good. The ski resort has an Austrian and a Swiss part, you can change the country through slopes and a cable car.

ANALYSIS

SIZE

238 km distributed in 17 blue slopes, 42 red, 13 black and 11 freeride routes. It is a large ski resort, with long slopes and a maximum altitude difference of 1472 m.

DIFFICULTY

Ischgl is very difficult, the slopes are very steep and most of them are red and blacks. The blue pistes are concentrated in the flatter areas (Alp Trida and Idalp).

DIVERSITY

It is a ski resort with many options, formed by several valleys. It combines long descents of huge altitude difference with descents of a single steep hill. However, beginner zones are very scarce.

LIFTS

The lifts are new, modern and fast, Ischgl is a very well-kept and updated ski resort. In addition, the distribution of the ski lifts allows quick connections to go from valley to valley and to cross the ski resort easily.

PRICE/QUALITY

The adult ticket is 49€ per day during high season. The price is quite good if we consider its size and the quality of its ski lifts. There are discounts for low season, children and senior.

ACCESS

Ischgl is 1h 15min by car from Innsbruck. The A12 motorway arrives to Landeck, from there, there is a road to reach Ischgl in 20min. Going by public transport from Innsbruck is quite expensive and long, you must take a train to Landeck and a bus to Ischgl, about two hours in total.

FREERIDE

Ischgl has many ski routes, some are very long. In addition, there are lot of areas parallel to slopes where you can ride off-piste, for example, the Hollkar area. In addition, the area of ​​Piz Val Gronda is a huge area for freeriding, there are dozens of descents and variations where you can have a great time for hours. The ski route 39 with almost 1000 meters of altitude difference is also very fun.

LANDSCAPE

The views are incredible, from different points of the ski resort you can see both the Swiss and Austrian Alps. Schwarzwand in the area of ​​Hollkar is a large wall of black rock that makes a very curious landscape.

OTHERS

The town is pedestrian and very beautiful, the Après-ski is known worldwide, there are many bars and terraces with music and nice atmosphere.

The best:

  • It is difficult, which makes it a very fun resort for advanced skiers.
  • There are plenty of Freeride areas, both marked and not.

  • Slope 80, with a height difference of 1000m, leaves from the top of the mountain in Austria and ends in a Swiss village, Samnaun.

  • The Piz Val Gronda cable car, which takes us to a remote area at high altitude (2812m). We like its freeride, its slope and the incredible views. In addition, at that altitude the snow is always in better condition.

  • You can go down from the highest part of ​​the ski resort, Greitspitze (2872m), to the base. Skiing a descent of 11km and 1400m of altitude difference.

SKI MAP

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