Loferer Alm-Austria


 

Loferer Alm - A get away you deserve!

Winter has come, have you made your plans yet? Well everyone else is rushing to do something this snowy season to get some fun adventure time in the most awaited season of the year. Everyone began driving back home with biggest smiles on his or her faces and many gifts to put smiles on the faces of his or her loved ones. It is better to spend this wonderful snow filled time having adventures with snow sports in the inches thick snow.  Make sure you choose the best option for the upcoming vacation as this is the time that everyone reminisces in for the rest of the year.

If you want the perfect escape away from the busy city life then, Loferer Alm is just the location for you. Almenwelt Lofer is one of the longest covered conveyer belts in the Alps which is called the “magic carpet” which in operation in winter. The place has built one of the largest water reservoirs in Salzburg with a stupendous capacity which means that three times as much water available for artificial snowmaking to enjoy the snow whenever one desires. This ski resort is known to be Austria’s one of the most family friendly destinations for a holiday visit.

Loferer Alm has many snow sports adventures to offer like toboggan runs, cross country skiing tracks, and winter hiking paths for the winter sports enthusiasts. The place is open for both summers and winters for sports and hiking fun. The place has Reasonable family day and multiple day tickets, improved and more frequent ski bus directly from or towards the Valley Station, free use of the beginner lifts at the Valley Station and magic carpet on Loferer Alm which adds extra points to the pros of the place and also, there is snow reliability with the new large water reservoir built near the place.

 

 

Skiing and Snowboarding


Loferer Alm Statistics


Base Elevation: 640 m

Summit Elevation: 1750 m

Vertical Drop: 1110 m


The Loferer Alm consists of many varied and diverse slopes for riders of all levels with a total of 46 km which are divided into 31 km runs for beginners which 1 track, 12 km runs for medium difficulty which is 1 track, 3 km runs for difficult level riders which is 1 track and free rides and routes are not available on this mountain. They have snow all the time we need with their newly equipped state-of-the-art snow guns covering all of the skiable lands. Lessons are also provided who need a good learning experience, especially for beginners. There are over 46 km of downhill runs of which 32 km are on blue slopes, 12 km are of red and 2 km are of black which offers skiing pleasure on different and all sorts of challenging routes.

 

Snow Hiking and Trekking

Loferer Alm offers an interesting winter experience which is on foot with the Almenwelt-Rundwanderweg which goes all the way out from the Almbahn II mountain station. Almenwelt Lofer has 1.5 km to 4 km of a sign posted walkways to offer for the winter hikers on its beautiful plateaus. This long route on the mountains leaves you with discovering fine cuisine at the Einkehrschwung at four restaurants which leave your taste buds bedazzled. The snowy alpine paths enable a romantic experience for those in need of some private space and some chilly breath of air. There is also guided snowshoe trekking paths available for those adventurous and enthusiastic people who need an alternative to skiing.

 

Cross-country racing

Loferer Alm with its thrilling Alps provides with nine classic cross-country ski-runs spanning across a total of 26.5 km and one high cross country skiing track over 4 km. Starting from the Restaurant Schönblick which is both start and finish point of the track, a four km comprehensive cross-country loop that runs partly parallel to the famous Almenwelt circular trail.

 

Lift Tickets

The Loferer Alm has ten lifts of which 5 are drag lifts, and 3 are chairlifts, and 2 are cable cars. The rate of tickets depends on age and the time of visitation. There are many reductions like the youth, the elderly and family reductions on these passes. From 11 am an adult ticket costs €38, child ticket costs €19, for youth ticket costs €30 and for seniors it costs €34. From 12 pm an adult ticket costs €35, child ticket costs €17, for youth ticket costs €28 and for seniors it costs €31. From 1 pm an adult ticket costs €30, child ticket costs €15, for youth ticket costs €24 and for seniors it costs €27. Up to 12 pm an adult ticket costs €33, child ticket costs €16, for youth ticket costs €26 and for seniors it costs €29.

The price of passes for one day is €41 for adult, €20 for children, €33 for youth and €37 for seniors. The price of passes for two days is €79 for adult, €39 for children, €63 for youth and €71 for seniors. The price of passes for three days is €72 for adult, €36 for children, €51 for youth and €61 for seniors. The price of passes for four days is €110 for adult, €55 for children, €88 for youth and €99 for seniors. The price of passes for five days is €173 for adult, €89 for children, €156 for youth and €133 for seniors.  The price of passes for six days is €201 for adult, €100 for children, €160 for youth and €181 for seniors. The price of passes for 12 days is €331 for adult, €166 for children, €265 for youth and €298 for seniors.

The Loferer Alm has become a traditional place for family and is well known for its snow park consisting of jumps, boxen, and slides. The mountain is known or its thrilling slopes and nine classic cross-country ski-runs spanning across 26.5 km and 10 Skating courses spanning across 28.5 km and one high cross country skiing track over 4 km. With the friendly staff and professional teachers along with the interactive guides during the touring trips, one can say the ski place is fun packed and makes you feel comfortable enough for further visits.

Right from skiing and snowboarding to a wide range of other fun activities on offer, Loferer Alm is truly a great place to enjoy some of the winter days. So wait no more and plan a trip to this amazing place with your dear ones. Go ahead, grab your passes, pack your gear and head out straight for the Loferer Alm with your family and friends and make the most of the season of snow. You won’t regret it, we promise!

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