Kirchschlag bei Linz – the perfect place for ski lovers

When winter’s first snowflakes begin to blanket the grounds in Austria, it marks the start of a joyous season for skiers and snowboarders around the world. Not only do the outdoor adventurers who eagerly await the winter months, nature loving people visit Austria to experience its sun-soaked skies, powder-filled valleys, and snow-capped peaks to make their winter more wonderful. Fancy a low-cost skiing holiday in Austria with incredible food and spectacular views from your bedroom. Sounds cool right? If you are longing for this kind of experience, you should surely visit Kirchschlag bei Linz.




About the Place

Kirchschlag Statistics

Base Elevation: 750 m

Summit Elevation: 900 m

Vertical Drop: 150 m

The ski resort Kirchschlag bei Linz is located in Upper Austria, Austria. It is situated in the district of Urfahr-Umgebung (Austria, Upper Austria (Oberösterreich), Mühlviertel).There are 3 kilometers of slopes available for skiing and snowboarding. They also have three lifts transport for visitor guests. The whole winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 750 and 900 m. Only 10 km from the town hall of Linz, it is ideal for families and the snowboarding, skiing and winter sports. The Mountain is currently open with all the three lifts are operating, and the base of the mountain having built up 11.8 inches of snow. Moreover, the capacity for the lifts is around 2500 persons per hour. All lifts open, all slopes very good, fun park open air, powder snow. The lifts have a daily operation from 9 am throughout the season. Moreover, during the holidays, the daily flirty operation is continuous from 9 am – 9 pm to Saturday, 7th January 2017, then again from Wednesday to Saturday has been planned this year.


Lifts, Trails, and Elevation

The resort has a current snow score of 31, which is an ideal score for a resort in Austria. The score is made up of recent and forecasted snowfall (score of 13.6), snow depth (score of 14), and snow quality (score of 65).With three skiable kilometers of trails, Schilifte Kirchschlag is the 195th largest in Austria. The vertical drop from summit to the base is 492 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of ski resorts in Austria is 2385 ft. Runs and slopes are therefore relatively short. The winter and skiing season starts on 8 December and ends on Mar 10 (92 days). Average season duration in Austria is 121 days. Schilifte Kirchschlag features eight sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski resorts in Austria is 16 sunny days. December is the sunniest month with an average of 7 sunny days. This makes this ski resort one of the sunniest ski resorts in Upper Austria. Here night skiing facilities are also available. The place ensures great skiing, even with floodlights.





Day pass for adults’ weekday is around €15.50. It is recommended that you confirm the latest prices from the resort’s official website. The day pass at Schilifte Kirchschlag is only €16 making it one of the five cheapest ski resorts in Upper Austria.


Schilifte Kirchschlag Facilities & Activities


Ski school and sports shop: at Kirchschlag ski school, visitors get to learn all about skiing on snow-laden roads. So, even beginners can visit this resort. Here they elevate your skiing to a higher level both for adults and children of all abilities. Whether you want to sharpen your existing skiing skills or try skiing for the first time, our expert Ski Instructors will provide you with plenty of tips and practice time in a variety of terrain and snow conditions. They provide ample teaching on skiing and snowboarding. This is also ideal for their children; there is also a sports shop, equipment hire, and ski school Ralf & Walter. At the end of the season, Kirchschlager also organizes pupils and youths a ski jumping competition on the professionally self-built ski jumping hill.


Ski hire service: Get comfortable on your winter holiday and take advantage of the convenient ski hire services at Schilifte Kirchschlag. So visitors need not worry about lugging heavy baggage. One can always try the latest ski model. Moreover, the Ski servicesare perfectly maintained with winter equipment. They also ensure ski fun for both young and old.



Ski huts:

In Kirchschlag’s ski area, party fans can have unending fun in the countless ski huts and umbrella snow bars even when the skiing day has already come to an end. The possibilities are almost endless, ranging from quaint mountain huts to cozy mountain restaurants offering table service for real bonvivant. The resort also has well maintained and established snowmaking equipment. They provide Snowboard for rent and make it easier for visitors to snowboard. Out in the wilds under the big Rocky Mountain sky, you will find a remarkable system of remote huts in this area that provide the opportunity to go further into the backcountry than you might not have imagined.


Fun & Board:

At Schilifte Kirchschlag visitors can also look forward to many fun events and activities like WISBI track, night skilauf(skiing at night), Fun parks for winter fun, Tables Jumps,etc.


Other winter activities include Ice Shooting, Horse sleds, and Snowshoe hikes. Come, enjoy all these adventures to make your winters more fulfilling.



One of the major attractions of this place is The Schirestaurant with sun terrace. What can be more enticing than enjoying the sunshine and the fresh air with a cup of coffee and homemade flour? This is what you get when you dine at Schirestaurant. Here the chef cooks food that will stimulate your taste buds like never before. Moreover, one can expect Austrian cuisine is on the menu every day. The Schirestaurant Gasthaus is present directly at the mountain station/car park. The restaurant is open for them during the lift operating times.


So these winters, leave your blankets and fireplace, step out and challenge the snow. Come and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the snow capped mountains of Upper Austria. Experience and encounter some great slopes and great skiing and fall in love with the serenity and immense beauty of the mountains. Get in the skier’s shoes and visit Schilifte Kirchschlag. Enjoy skiing and snowboarding like never before. Have fun!

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