The Ski Resort
The slopes of the Ski area Flattnitz in the Gurktaler Alps are predominantly marked blue with 7 kilometres, but also show red (2 kilometres) and black (4 kilometres) marked slopes.
Beginner start their day at the Platzermulden lift and try the blue marked run 5. If you feel safe on the downhill, try blue marked run 2, which starts at the 1.840 meter high Hirnkopf and ends in the valley. Kids use the Babylift, which is opposite the parking lot. A ski school is on site.
Advanced and trained take the chairlift to the Hirnkopf and dare to go down the black marked slope nr. 1. Winter sports enthusiasts who find this too demanding will switch from descent 1 to descent 3, which continues on to descent 2 marked blue. From there you can either descend to the valley station or to the Fürstenhüttenlift.
- The vertical drop from summit to base is 1444 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Austria is 2362 ft. The highest point of the track is 6037 ft above sea level.
- The day pass at Flattnitz is €36.50 making it one of the 5 cheapest ski Resorts in Carinthia.
- Average snow depth during the season is 39 " at summit elevation and 24 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 45 " at summit elevation and 28 " at the base.
- Flattnitz features 40 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Austria is 34 sunny days. December is the sunniest month with an average of 15 sunny days.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
On Mountain Dining
Hungry skiers stop either at the top station or the bottom station. The Hirnkopfstüberl offers regional dishes at the summit of the 1,840-metre-high Hirnkopf. Down in the valley is the rustic alpine inn Isopp, which serves Carinthian delicacies.
Experienced skiers should not miss the black marked piste 1 leading from the head of the brain to the valley station.
Offers apart from alpine skiing include a 15 km long cross-country track, a sledding and ice-skating rink, as well as the possibility of curling. In addition, eight kilometres of winter hiking trails invite you to explore the landscape.
Après-Ski and Nightlife
Dining and Restaurants
Infrastructure & Rental
Number of Ski Rental
From Villach follow the B94 and B93 until you reach the Flattnitzer Landesstraße. Continue along the Flattnitztal country road to Flattnitz.
Coming from Salzburg take the A1 and continue on the A10 until you reach Murtalstraße B96. Finally take the A10 exit 104 St. Michael im Lungau. Continue on the Thomataler Landesstraße, the B95, B97, Paal and the L63 to Flattnitz.