Skiing area

According to, SKi-optimal Hochzillertal Kaltenbach is “The best skiing area in the world”.

Just 900 meters away from the hotel and easily accessible with the FREE ski shuttle bus, which stops directly in front of the hotel.

In 2012, the worldwide leading ski resort survey portal, tested over 120 skiing areas in detail, in eleven countries. Once again, “Ski optimal” in Hochzillertal Kaltenbach received the highest praise, along with three other ski areas in Tyrol. With 4.7 out of a possible 5 stars, “Ski optimal” in Hochzillertal Kaltenbach really is, for the first time, the “best ski area in the world”.



Opening hours

7.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. (last upward cable car at 4 p.m.)

Total run length in km

88.32 km

of which blue

31.2 km


32.4 km


13.21 km

Ski trails

9.86 km

Runs with snow canons

ca. 85 km

Valley runs

Valley run Kaltenbach – completely snow-covered and illuminated! Stephan Eberharter Goldpiste
Valley run Aschau

Height above sea level

Base station 600 m

Base & summit station

Summit station cable car 1,800 m
Summit station Wedelexpress 2,500 m

Total lifts


Cable cars

5 – Waiting is a thing of the past, thanks to the second shuttle cable car in Kaltenbach!


12 – 2 of which are 8 seater chairlifts with heated seats and weather protection!





  • 6 seater und 8 seater chairlifts with heated seats
  • large multi-storey car park at the base station – free parking!

  • Night skiing on Fridays, as displayed, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the Stephan Eberharter Goldpiste

  • Gift recommendation – Voucher for the VIP cable car – our floating limousine

  • Emergency app Mountain Rescue Tyrol – free download

  • Racing parcours at the panorama lift for training and racing
  • Extensive beginners‘ ski area

  • Day care for children in the Zwergerl Club directly in the cable car summit station, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • And all-day ski course with supervision, as of 4 years of age

  • Extended runs

Fun park

The exclusive Almdudler Betterpark in Zillertal – SNOW PARK with natural halfpipe. Departure: 4 seater chairlift Krössbichl + new: own lift for the Snow park. Fun park for beginners to professionals with the 6 seater chairlift Sonnenjet.


Our ski area also provides childcare, for children from 0-6 years, in the Zwergerl Club, which can be found directly in the cable car summit station in Hochzillertal.

Ski passes

With contactless chip (deposit € 2.00)

Ski school/Ski hire

The ski schools Hochzillertal and Optimal are to be found directly adjacent to the base station in Kaltenbach. When hiring skis, we recommend trying the latest models directly there at Sport Stock.