The ski area
Arlberg has always been famous for its rough beauty, reliable snow extending right down to the villages and the excellent condition of its slopes and deep powder runs.
A total of 87 of state-of-the-art cable cars and lifts offer the highest standard of safety and comfort. Since 1937, the year of the opening of the Galzigbahn, has made the Arlberg a name for itself.
305 kilometres of marked ski runs, superbly prepared slopes for all ability levels, and 200 km of off-piste terrain and challenging steep slopes and deep-snow ski runs, snowboard fun parks, carving areas, permanent racing circuits and numerous cosy meeting places ensure variety and enjoyment.
Which ski run is most suitable for beginners and experts you can find out HERE.
Specials beside the slopes in St. Anton
Take the Nassereinbahn up to Gampen and sledge down on the perfect 4.3 km long natural toboggan run to Nasserein - that's pure pleasure beside the slopes! Open daily from 12 am to 4.15 pm.*
Toboggan night every Tuesday and Thursday: a night ride with the Nassereinbahn, live music and traditional dishes at the Gampen and the ride down the illuminated toboggan run are the ingredients for an entertaining evening!
The toboggan run is controlled every day for your safety!
*Opening hours depend on weather & snow conditions!
The Cradle of Alpine Skiing
St. Anton am Arlberg is called the "cradle of alpine skiing" and is making histroy:
The foundation of the Skiclub Arlberg 1901, Hannes Schneider founded the first ski school in the winter 1921/22, the Galzigbahn was opend in the year 1937, the hosting of the FIS Alpine Ski World Championship 2001 and the innovative and world wide award winning new Galzigbahn in 2006.
Specials on the slopes in St. Anton
Unique on Rendl is Rendl Race, the permanent giant slalom racing run. Experience the feeling of a ski racer in action and compare your time with the ones of your friends.
At the speed check Stanton Speed on Rendl your speed is measured on a schuss run and compared with the racer before you and the days top speed.
Another highlight of the ski paradise St. Anton: Test your muscles on the 9 km of the longest run of the Arlberg down from the Valluga to St. Anton - "Der weisse Rausch"!
The Funslope on the Galzig between Osthangbahn and Zammermoosbahn is worth a visit. Playful elements like a bridge, a snail or a tunnel are waiting for big and small skiers od snowboarders. Small jumps and steep turn with waves require good timing and stability. The best and most funniest way to practise!
On the Hoppeltrail on the Gampen children can learn the FIS skiing rules and search for hidden animals in Hoppel`s forest.