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Hinterglemm – Austria

Resort Information for  Hinterglemm, Austria

Overview:-

This brilliant ski area is renowned for its excellent range of pistes and efficient lift system, connecting Hinterglemm to Saalbach and Leogang. On powder days you’ll also find tremendous off piste through the trees, but please take a guide! Hinterglemm is spread along one main street, and the nightlife is a little more low-key than its neighbour. The area has an excellent snow record and is renowned to be an intermediates paradise.

 

Public Transport:-

A regular service operates between the village and Saalbach, stopping at all lift stations from early morning until late afternoon; free for pass holders. Nightliner buses link all the main villages from early evening until midnight.

 

Location:-

In central Austria, near the border between the Tyrol and Salzburg regions. 12 mls NW of Zell am See. Lying in the dramatic Glemm Valley that runs E to W; the village is flanked on both sides by rugged peaks.

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Dialling Code: 6541
Postcode: 5753
Serving Airport(s)

58 mls SW of Salzburg

140 mls SE of Munich (Germany)
Market Suitability

Beginners    4/5,   Intermediates    4/5

Experts   3/5,   Snowboarders   4/5

The Ski Circus  circuit, with over 200Km of piste, is one of the best linked systems in Austria and includes nearby Leogang and Vorderglemm. This is also a fantastic area for snowboarding. Hinterglemm has its own snow park just above the village or go over to Leogang where the Elemente NITRO snow park is often used for numerous competitions throughout the season

 

Snow Information:-

Total Kms of Piste                            200kms

 

Piste type                                      No. of runs

Easy                                                    27

Intermediate                                       29

Difficult                                                5

 

Number of Lifts                                    55 (15 gondolas, 15 chairlifts, 25 drag lifts)

Snow Cannons                                     384

Longest Run                                            7kms (Schattberg)

Mountain Restaurants                            40

Cross-country                                        10kms

Snow Range                                       1003-2096m

Resort Height                                    Hinterglemm 1,050m (3,445ft)

 

Apres Ski

There are numerous pubs, bars and restaurants catering for all tastes. For a slightly more varied and livelier nightlife then head over to the adjoining resort of Saalbach. Hinterglemm has a variety of shops and a Bank with cash point. There is also a supermarket.

Tourist Board: www.austria.info

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