Königsberg-Austria


Königsberg - An Adventure in a Wonderland

 


What are the best ways to escape from the chaos of city life to pure bliss and energetic atmosphere? With the vacations around the corner, there may be several plans racing around in your mind. The best refreshment from mundane life can be achieved only in truly becoming one with nature. Wondering where this is heading towards? There is an activity you can try out in the upcoming winters. It is an activity with the glory of speed and the chill of nature at its best. Well, you may have guessed in by now. It is Skiing! Exciting as it sounds it will be a truly marvellous experience. Away from the city, across the mountains, this is a perfect getaway. Now get your dates fixed and tell your friends proudly that you are going to Ski this winter. This enthusiasm will regenerate your spirits.

There is a dilemma you will face now. There are Skiing resorts everywhere! Now where should I go? If you have this question, don’t worry! You will find your answer soon. Among all the skiing resorts some of the finest are located in Austria. Among them is this beautiful exotic place Königsberg. This exquisite place is located in the Amstetten District in Lower Austria. Rated among the top five Ski resorts of lower Austria, this is a must visit place for skiing. One of the unique features of this place are the Sunny days. You can actually feel the warmth of the sun as you stand in the cold snow. Such unique experience is possible at Königsberg. The total length of slopes available here is 14 Km. There are as many as six lifts to transport the visitors and tourists. The main sports area altitudes vary from 715 meters and 1075 meters. There are plenty of activities here to pass your leisure time. Perfect accommodation facilities are also available.

This resort literally awaits your visit. Have the adventure of your lifetime with your beloved family and close friends. If you want a stress buster tour with your colleagues from the workplace, this is the perfect location to hang out especially if you live in and around Austria do not miss the opportunity. Explore the other side of your life with nature and people you care for at this paradise in snow. Apart from skiing, you can try out other versatile activities like Snowboarding, hiking to name a few. The facilities and training for the same are provided within the resort itself. It is one complete vacation bonanza which you cannot afford to miss.

 

 

The Slopes Are Waiting For You

 

Königsberg Statistics


Base Elevation: 2346 ft

Summit Elevation: 3537 ft

Vertical Drop: 1191 ft


The slopes here are quite tourist friendly and perfect for beginners in Skiing. The 14 km long length is classified into three main categories based on the twists and turns and also the ease with which Skiing can be done on them. As much as 7 Km is considered as easy. This accounts for about 50 % of the total slope. Now you can imagine how much safe these slopes are. About 5 km stretch is considered intermediate, and only 2 Km is classified as difficult. That 2 Km can be used by aspiring Skiers and those who seek real challenge. Other important features to be mentioned about the slopes are the Snow Cannons. There is a total of 7 snow cannons present. Up to thirty percent of the length have artificial snow forming capabilities ensuring that required amount of snow exists all the time across the slopes. Valley run is available as always. However, it may disappoint a few people that there is no half-pipe or a fun park here, but there are several other cool facilities that overcome these shortcomings. Webcam facility is also present which can live stream the slope condition out there.

 


The Comfortable Sky Lifts

 

For any Ski resort, proper Sky Lift facilities are crucial, and Königsberg has them perfectly right. With a total of 6 lifts, the upper limit on the number of people who can be transported is 5220 passengers per hour which should be pretty convenient. Out of the six lifts, 5 are T-bar lifts while the remaining one is a Rope tow. The T bars can facilitate up to 1000 passengers per hour while a J-bar, 720 passengers per hour. Rope tow’s limit is low at 500 passengers per hour. Safe and secure, they provide you with smooth service.

 

 

 

The Nature of Snow

 

Most of the snow is artificial and hence is maintained as per the required standards. The depth of the snow at the base as well as the mountain stands at 40 cm. This depth is convenient to carry out various activities like Skiing and Snowboarding. Get ready for some snowball fighting once you reach the place!

 

The Other Activities You Can Take Part In

 

There are many other facilities here that will catch your interest. This Ski Resort is not just for Skiing or Snowboarding alone.

Mountain Biking – Here in this place and the surrounding, Mountain biking has been quite popular for some time now. Especially famous during the summer, you can try the tracks to gain new experience like never felt before with about 300 km of trail. There is also a bike park here to try out various stunts.

The Ski School – This is the perfect place for you or your children to learn skiing. Also, facilities and equipment are available for you to learn skiing at reasonable prices. If you do not know Skiing, never hesitate to visit this perfect school.

Excursions – The surrounding areas are epic too. You can always roam around in nature as a picnic during day times. You can find guides to assist you.

Every moment you spend here is worth the time. Every activity is fun filled and memorable.

 

 

 

The Costs Of Various Services

 

The rates of various passes here are comparable to other Ski resorts. During the main season, the adult passes will cost 24 euro while for youth it is 18 euro. As always, children have a concession, and for them, it would only cost 13 euro. There are special discount passes too which may be a bit cheaper. Half day passes are also available at 18.5, 14.5 and 9.5 euro for adults, youth and children respectively. Special multiple day passes are available which are cheaper than the actual costs. If one chooses to stay for the entire season they can go for a season’s pass which is quite economical. If you are coming with your family, you can avail special family passes too.

If you want to access the bike park, you will need to buy tickets worth about 15 euro for adults and 9 euro for children. Even in this case, various types of tickets are available including a season’s ticket at reasonable prices. At the end of the day, you will be ensured the satisfaction for the money spent.

The rates of various passes here are comparable to other Ski resorts. During the main season, the adult passes will cost 24 euro while for youth it is 18 euro. As always, children have a concession, and for them, it would only cost 13 euro. There are special discount passes too which may be a bit cheaper. Half day passes are also available at 18.5, 14.5 and 9.5 euro for adults, youth and children respectively. Special multiple day passes are available which are cheaper than the actual costs. If one chooses to stay for the entire season they can go for a season’s pass which is quite economical. If you are coming with your family, you can avail special family passes too.

If you want to access the bike park, you will need to buy tickets worth about 15 euro for adults and 9 euro for children. Even in this case, various types of tickets are available including a season’s ticket at reasonable prices. At the end of the day, you will be ensured the satisfaction for the money spent.

What Else Should You Know?

The general season time is considered to be from mid-December to mid-March. That is when you should plan your trip. The standard operation times are from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. These timings, however, depend on various other conditions like weather. The resort has a Ski rental shop. So you need not worry about any equipment you may require for skiing. This Ski Resort is approximately 1.5 hours from Linz and about 2 hours from Vienna utilizing normal transport. The resort has a well-maintained website which you can check for various contact information and important updates.

A favourite destination for families for its easy slope, Königsberg is the wonderland for skiing. It is also a place to train for professional skiers. Come along and regenerate your spirits escaping from reality. This place truly holds the key to your happiness. Because with so much on offer, life cannot be dull here at Königsberg. So what are you waiting for? Grab your passes, book your tickets and head out straight for the Königsberg resort with your family and friends and make the most of the snowy season. You won’t regret it, we promise!

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