Hochkönig in the Winter
The region of Hochkönig, situated in Salburgerland, consists of the holiday resorts of Maria Alm, Dienten and Mühlbach am Hochkönig. Here, fanatical skiers and beginners alike can ski to their hearts' content. It is one of the most snow-sure areas in Austria, owing in part to 145 snow cannons and 286 snow foam lances. The villages are accessible from various ski runs. The area is serviced by snow-making equipment, which often guarantees snow until spring. Offering wide open ski runs and representing all levels of difficulty, the region is ideal for families and couples alike. The ski area is part of the Ski amadé region, which consists of 25 resorts covered by one lift pass. Let yourself go on 760 km of ski slopes!
- 120 km slopes
- 33 lifts
- 40 km Langlaufloipen
- 3 Funparks
- 30 skicabins and mountain restaurants
- 20 Après ski bars
Chalets in Hochkönig
- 120 km prepared slopes
- A total of 33 skil ifts
- 3 snowboard Funparks and 1 Funslope
- Königstour ski tour
- 40 km cross-country trails
Ski lifts & Runs
43% Blue runs | 34% Red runs | 23% Black runs | 5 Cabin lifts | 8 Chairlifts | 20 Surface lifts | 3 Funparks | 1 Funslope
A variety of ski passes are available for the Hochkönig ski region. Ski passes issued for one day or less are restricted to the Hochkönig ski region. In addition, there is also a ski pass for the Ski amadé region. This multi-day ski pass allows you to explore the entire Ski amadé region. The Ski amadé pass provides access to no fewer than five ski regions, covering a total of 860 km! Fanatical skiers can also use the Salzburg Super Ski Card, which provides access to 22 different ski areas.
The Hochkönig ski region offers various bus services. Both Dienten and Mühlbach are served by a ski shuttle bus. In addition, there are bus services from Maria Alm - Aberg - Hintermoos – Hinterthal and Saalfelden- Maria Alm. In Hochkönig, the car is an unnecessary luxury! Visitors to Dienten can take advantage of the free ski bus. The other ski buses in the Hochkönig region can be used for free by skiers in skiwear and with a valid ski pass.
The Hochkönig ski region has plenty to offer the novice skier. The area is served by no fewer than 8 ski schools: 2 in Dienten, 5 in Maria Alm and 2 in Mühlbach. In short, there is bound to be a ski school that can help you develop your skiing skills. All ski schools offer snowboarding and skiing lessons. In addition, there are a wide range of outdoor courses. Beginners are well catered for, and there are also opportunities aplenty for advanced skiers who want to learn how to carve, freestyle, ski in deep snow or refine their technique.
Book your skiing equipment online!
ChaletsPlus works together with Sport 2000 in Maria Alm provide online ski equipment reservations. This ensures that you do not spend unnecessary time during your holiday making arrangements and that you are eligible for an attractive discount! How does it work? Go to our website and select Ski rentals with discount.
A unique skiing experience in the Hochkönig is the Königstour between Mühlbach, Dienten and Maria Alm. This ski tour with 32 km of pistes leads you across 5 mountain tops and bridges a difference in altitude of a total of 6700 metres. Ideal for a skiing tour during the day. Enjoy the magnificent views along one of the loveliest ski routes in the Alps.
In the period from mid-December until mid-March, you can ski in the evening 3 x a week on the illuminated slope in Maria Alm. The Hochkönig Card allows you one free admission.
Snowboarders and freestyle skiers can enjoy a variety of fun parks representing all levels of difficulty. Opportunities aplenty, therefore, for beginners and advanced “freestylers” alike. In addition, there is a snowboarding park especially for children, consisting of easier and smaller jumps.
The Hochkönig region has an extensive network of cross-country ski trails. There are 40 km of marked trails, spread across the regions of Maria Alm, Dienten and Mühlbach. Maria Alm alone accounts for 30 km of the trail. Cross-country skiers can enjoy a range of interesting trails representing all levels of difficulty, ranging from 1,5 km to longer tours of over 10 km.
The Hochkönig ski region is toboggan heaven. There are six toboggan runs in total in the Hochkönig region, 2 in Maria Alm, 1 in Dienten and 3 in Mühlbach. One of the longest toboggan runs in the region is the toboggan run Kopphütte in Mühlbach. These toboggan runs offers hours of fun and entertainment!
9 ski- and snowboarding schools | 120 km of runs | huts & après ski bars | 145 Snow cannons| 286 Snow foam lances | Free ski bus
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