In Kitzbühel you’ll have an attractive medieval town, perfectly prepared pistes and modern lifts with heated seats. You can’t get enough of the spectacular mountains that extend for miles. The wide uncrowded runs are best for intermediates – although there are runs to suit all abilities. As a beginner you’ll get to know the passionate local ski instructors – they’ll enjoy showing you the areas beauty on open gentle slopes.
The Hahnenkamm lift is where you’ll access the Kitzbühel Alps for a large variety of runs. You’ll find the Hahnenkamm Streif – the Ski World Cup’s most famous downhill run. It’s used in January for the Ski World Cup – attracting visitors from all over the world. You’ll need to be very experienced – at least if you try it from the top.
You’ll have the option of the less crowded Kitzbüheler horn – on the opposite side of the valley. Great for a warm up ski – before tackling the daring runs in the afternoon. Beginners will enjoy the snowpark here and there are plenty of marked trails for freeriders and snowboarders.
If you’re looking for off- piste powder skiing Pass Thurn in nearby Jochberg is the place. While you’re there we recommend a stop off at Bruggeralm– you’ll enjoy this traditional farmhouse serving Gröstl, Schnitzel, Pancakes and Ribs. Be sure to try the powder run all the way back to Jochberg.
Apres ski in Kitzbuhel takes place in the sophisticated town – it’s about the friendly people, classy bars, gourmet food and high end-shopping. Enjoy a cocktail in Jimmy’s or Club Take Five or if a round of beers with live music is your scene make your way to the Londoner.