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Forsteralm Ski Resort

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last update on 6 Oct 2016
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Mountain Stats

Elevation720 m - 1,078 m
SeasonDecember - March
Opening Day8 Dec 2016
Closing Day10 Mar 2017
Capacity 8620 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult €28
1 day youth €20
1 day child €14
All rates & fees

Lifts

6
1
1
Total 8
Hours09:00 - 16:00

Skiable Terrain

Easy
Moderate
Advanced
Ungroomed
Overall Slope Length 18 km

Interesting facts

  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 358 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Austria is 721 m. Runs and slopes are therefore relatively short. The high point of the ski resort is located at an elevation of 1,078 m.
  • Season starts on 8 Dec and ends on 10 Mar (92 days). Average season duration in Austria is 118 days.
  • Average snow depth during the season (8 Dec to 10 Mar) is 23 cm at summit elevation and 15 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during January, offering an average snow depth of 33 cm at summit elevation and 28 cm at the base.
  • Forsteralm features 44 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Austria is 49 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 17 sunny days.
  • Offering 18 km of slopes and terrain, Forsteralm is among the 10 largest Ski Resorts in Upper Austria.

News

With its 8 lifts (1 four-seater chairlift, 6 drag lifts and 1 baby lift), 18 km of runs and a great price-performance ratio, the ski resort of Forsteralm is ideal for families. A large snow machine system guarantees snowy slopes round the clock, and ensures that the Forsteralm is one of the snowiest resorts in the Pre-Alps.

Wonderfully groomed slopes, and runs catering to all levels of expertise, guarantee optimum skiing pleasure for the whole family. 4 ski huts also provide much-needed refreshment, diversion and a great atmosphere.

Here, kids receive a hearty welcome!

Beginners and children have free use of the practice lifts. The ski school and ski kindergarten with magic carpet conveyor and fairytale meadow are situated directly by the lifts, making the whole area easy to negotiate.

Our recommendation: weekday reduction

Take advantage of the reduced lift prices from Monday to Friday! (The weekday reduction does not apply in the holiday season)

See you soon on the Forsteralm!

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snow Making Machines: 50
Snowphone+43 (0)7353 346
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
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Après-Ski and Nightlife

Bars and Pubs: 3

Infrastructure & Rental

Skischools

Skischools: 1
Snowboardschools: 1
Carving Lessons
Freestyle Lessons

Ski Rental

Ski Rental
Snowboard Rental

Contact

Forsteralm Betriebsgesellschaft m. b. H.
Oberland 73/2
3334
Gaflenz
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Phone+43 7353 346
Fax+43 7353 346-12
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