Hochkönig means "High King" and this is the name of the 3000m peak that dominates our region. The "High King Mountain" looks down on the alpine villages of Maria Alm, Hinterthal, Dienten and Mühlbach creating the huge 150km Hochkönig ski area.
Still little is known by the British and American markets the Hochkönig ski area boasts some of the best skiing in Austria with 36 ski lifts and an amazing 37 mountain restaurants.
The ski area in the Hochkönig region is one of the Alps’ most beautiful ski regions – ideal for a winter vacation with an atmosphere that simply can’t be matched.
The Hochkönig’s broad ski areas are distinguished by family-friendly amenities and specials, as well as by exceptional snow conditions. Magical fairy-tale slopes and the authentic character invite you to enjoy a truly laid-back ski vacation. Awaiting you are 33 cable cars and lifts, plus 150 km of slopes at elevations ranging from 860 to 1900 meters above sea level.
New in Winter 2013/14The KÖNIGSTOUR
5 Peaks, total altitude differenceof 6,700m and 32 kilometres of connected pistes that can be skied non-stop...
This is the new “King” of ski tours offering ultimate skiing enjoyment and one of the longest ski routes in the Alps.
With the 6-seater Bürglalm chairlift and Dienten’s modern ski centre, the Hochkönig lift company has managed to make a skiers dream come true: uninterrupted enjoyment of the richly varied slopes of the Hochkönig Ski Region.
This new sporting highlight is of course complimented by the magnificent 360° scenery and, reigning majestically above it all from 2,941 m above sea level, the King of the peaks the “Hochkönig”- impressive and ever present.