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Gitschberg Jochtal Ski Resort

Gitschberg, Vals, Jochtal, Meransen, Mühlbach

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The skiing area „Eisacktal“, surrounded by the „Zillertaler“ Alps in the north and the rugged „Dolomites“ in the south , is a insiders tip not far from the well-known the South Tyrolean resorts...
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Mountain Stats

Elevation1,354 m - 2,512 m
Opening Day7 Dec 2017
Closing Day8 Apr 2018
Capacity 23617 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult €46
1 day youth €33
1 day child €16
All rates & fees


Total 16
Hours08:30 - 16:30

Skiable Terrain

Overall Slope Length 51.7 km
Number of Slopes 21

Interesting facts

  • Elevated between 1,354 m and 2,512 m, the Ski Resort is among the 10 highest elevated Ski Resorts in South Tyrol. The vertical drop from summit to base is 1,158 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Italy is 921 m.
  • Gitschberg Jochtal is among the 10 best rated Ski Resorts in Italy.
  • Season starts on 7 Dec and ends on 8 Apr (122 days). Average season duration in Italy is 127 days.
  • Average snow depth during the season (7 Dec to 8 Apr) is 69 cm at summit elevation and 27 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 95 cm at summit elevation and 40 cm at the base.
  • Gitschberg Jochtal features 59 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Italy is 59 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 15 sunny days.
  • Offering 52 km of slopes and terrain, Gitschberg Jochtal is among the 10 largest Ski Resorts in South Tyrol.

The Ski Resort

© Ski- und Almenregion Gitschberg Jochtal

The South Tyrolean winter sports region offers pure skiing fun from the beginning of December to Easter. Since their merger into the Gitschberg-Jochtal ski area, the two areas in Vals and Meransen with more than 50 dreamlike kilometers of slopes in a snow-sure location at up to 2500 meters can convince. Beginners and beginners will feel particularly comfortable on the 17 kilometres of easy marked downhill runs and practice slopes down in the village. There are also 25 kilometres of red marked slopes in the ski area. Experienced skiers can choose from 9 kilometres of black slopes.

Particularly active athletes will also pause on the Gitschberg and enjoy the magnificent 360-degree view of more than 500 peaks and mountains. The gondola is also spectacular, as the cable car from and to Gitschberg, the Gaisjoch cable car, has a glass floor. Vals, on the other hand, is the perfect holiday destination for families. No long distances, no crowds of lifts - skiing fun begins practically at the front door, as most of the accommodations are located directly on the slopes.

In the three children's parks of the winter sports area, the kids can start their first attempts on the boards. Together with the teams of the ski schools they learn the ABC of winter sports. Once the first turns have been mastered, the magic carpets will take you back to the mountain in comfort.

Great and small freestyle fans will find a fun park in the ski area. The large snowpark at the Hinterberg in Jochtal offers a Pro Line, a Medium Line and an Easy Line with various obstacles. The little rookies are just right on the Woody Line. The Kids Parcour leads through the forest and is equipped with different wooden elements. The start is at runway no. 10 (sea runway).

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
Snow Making Machines: 90
Snowphone+39 0472 547113
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
(in cm)

Must-Ski Runs

Longest Runs

Length: km
Vertical Drop: 1,118 m

Most Difficult Runs

Mitterling (Jochtal-Vals)
Length: km
Vertical Drop: 350 m


Number toboggan runs: 8
Toboggan run lighted
Toboggan hire

Après-Ski and Nightlife

Bars and Pubs: 8
Clubs: 1

Dining and Restaurants

Restaurants: 10

Infrastructure & Rental


Skischools: 2
Snowboardschools: 2

Ski Rental

Ski Depot
Sports Store
Ski Rental
Snowboard Rental
Cross Country Ski Rental
Backcountry Ski Rental

Ski Rental Shops


Skigebiet Gitschberg Jochtal
Jochtalstraße 1
Phone+39 0472 547113
Fax+39 0472 541214
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