- The vertical drop from summit to base is 1,075 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of ski resorts in Austria is 741 m. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
- Season starts on 5 Dec and ends on 10 Apr (127 days). Average season duration in Austria is 116 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (5 Dec to 10 Apr) is 99 cm at summit elevation and 32 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 140 cm at summit elevation and 51 cm at the base.
- Wildschönau features 56 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski resorts in Austria is 59 sunny days. December is the sunniest month with an average of 20 sunny days.
Under the name „Ski Jewel“ the resort has become one of Tyrol’s Top 10 of 82 ski resorts.Families, beginners, intermediates and experts will find plenty to keep them busy between Wildschönau and Alpbach. The wide open sunny pistes at the top of the Schatzberg are perfect for intermediate skiers, the nursery slopes in Oberau and Niederau ideal for kids and beginners while the thrilling runs from the Wiedersberghorn in Alpbach provide further adventure. 145 km ski runs, 47 lifts, altitude 650 – 2025 m, season dates 5.12.2015 (depending on snow) – 10.04.2016 Wildschönau ValleyIs more than just a modern ski resort. Explore the breathtakingly beautiful surroundings around the 4 Wildschönau villages of Niederau, Oberau, Auffach and Thierbach on skis, snow shoes or on foot. The bus, guided walks and museums are free with the Wildschönau Card. The landscape is as open as the hearts of its inhabitants. Alpbach ValleyYour insider tip for skiing in one of the most authentic ski reorts in the Alps. The Wildschönau is only 6 kms from the Inn-Valley motorway, yet retains its quiet picturesque surrounding. Its geographical position is perfect to reach both from Salzburg and Munich Airport, only 1 1/2 hours drive and Innsbruck only 45 min. away. This valley has a treat for people of all ages, with children enjoying the Kid´s Ski Club, teenagers speeding through the half-pipe on their snowboards and adults under the excellent guidance of qualified ski-instructors. The Wildschönau-Valley is the perfect setting for the whole family. Snow-cannons guarantee skiing right to the village from December until the beginning of April. Snow making facilities on the nursery slopes, enabling beginners and children to enjoy good snow conditions throughout the season. Ski-routes are for those seeking exciting powder-snow-runs or for the more adventurous under the guidance of an experienced ski-instructor. A funpark and half-pipe for snow-boarders, a race and boarder arena (permanent race track used by the Austrian Ski Team for training), mogul-fields, speed-tracks, where you can see how fast you are skiing, plus a wide variety of entertaining activities turn the mountain into a playground ! For those who prefer to keep going after a day skiing there is plenty to keep you occupied. Floodlit skiing, skating, tobogganing, paragliding, cross-country skiing or just relaxing with a Glühwein in front of an open fire the choice is yours ! Niederau offers Apres-Ski-Bars, live-music, discos and late night-clubs. Hotels and bars offer good value for money, friendly Tyrolean service and all set in a picturesque setting you will never forget. The Ski Juwel ski pass offers you 145 kms of prepared pistes, 7 gondolas, 8 chairlifts, 31 draglifts. A skibus operates free of charge between Niederau, Oberau and Auffach. Tour operators offer good family reductions. The skischools offer excellent facilities for children and a kindergarten for the 2 plus age group. Also on offer is the Kitzbühel Alps skipass, that gives you access to 704 kms of skipistes from Kitzbühel to the Ski Juwel. All in all, very good value for money !