The Ski Resort
Ratschings Jaufen is especially worth a visit for advanced skiers and snowboarders. The majority of the slopes are marked in red. The Blosegg descent, for example, is particularly worthwhile. It starts at the top station of the chairlift Ratschings-Jaufen and leads down 2.5 kilometres into the valley.
At the Kalcher Alm chairlift there is a speed measurement section. There is also a public race track with time measurement at the Rinneralm chairlift.
In the practice area, the ski school teaches newcomers the first turns on boards. In the separate area, everyone can practice undisturbed and discover the fun of winter sports for themselves. However, the smallest children first go to the ski kindergarten, where the ski instructors show them how to move safely on skis in a child-friendly way.
For snowboarders and freestylers there is a funpark at the Enzianlift. The park is divided into three different lines: beginners can make their first attempts on the wave line, advanced players practice new moves and tricks on the jib line and real pros present their skills on the kicker line. There is also a fun slope with playful elements such as a snail.
The new ENZIAN 8-seater chairlift was inaugurated in December 2016. Equipped with a cover, genuine leather seats in automotive design and an automatic lift table for smaller children, the lift was at the time the first 8-seater chairlift in Italy .
- Ratschings Jaufen is among the 10 best rated Ski Resorts in Italy.
- The vertical drop from summit to base is 2789 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Italy is 2710 ft. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 7054 ft.
- Average snow depth during the season is 43 " at summit elevation and 11 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 49 " at summit elevation and 13 " at the base.
- Ratschings Jaufen features 70 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Italy is 76 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 23 sunny days.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
On Mountain Dining
There are also plenty of places to stop for refreshments in Ratschings Jaufen. The Restaurant Rinneralm is located at the top station of the chairlift Ratschings-Jaufen. At the umbrella bar you can also enjoy a drink or two in a convivial atmosphere.
In the Gasthof Blosegg directly on the slopes you will find good Italian cuisine and typical Tyrolean specialities.
The longest downhill run is the Rinneralm-Blosegg downhill run with a length of 4.1 km and a difference in altitude of 800 metres. The Blosegg valley run is also one of the most beautiful runs in the ski area.
For toboggan lovers there is also a run in the ski area. It can be reached by cable car and leads rapidly over five kilometres into the valley. Toboggans can be hired at the valley station.
Après-Ski and Nightlife
You can celebrate, for example, in the Schistadl, which belongs to the Pizzeria “Zum Sepp“. The ski hut is located directly on the valley slope and offers delicious drinks that taste twice as good after an exciting day's skiing.
Dining and Restaurants
Infrastructure & Rental
Affiliate ShopsSki Rentals Ratschings Jaufen (2)
With the car
The ski area Ratschings Jaufen is easiest to reach via the Brenner motorway. Leave the motorway at the Sterzing exit and you will still have about 15 minutes to the valley station.