Who does not love playing in the snow? Winter season offers truly the best time to enjoy the pure beauty of nature. Whether you are a kid or a grown-up, snowball fighting is for everyone! The fun activities that you can do in the snowy weather can bring back your nostalgic childhood days. You can make a snowman, or snow-angels and much more. Alternatively, you can enjoy some extreme winter sports if you have a thirst for the thrill. The fun element increases infinitely if you spend your holidays with your family and loved ones. Spend this winter away from the hustle-bustle of your life. Visit a ski resort to enjoy the splendid vistas. You can also take up various winter sports like skiing, tobogganing, and so on. Alternatively, spend some quality time with your little ones and relive your childhood days with them.
Base Elevation: 820 m
Summit Elevation: 2000 m
Vertical Drop: 1180 m
The best ski resort to visit this winter would surely be Oberperfuss-RanggerKopfl. Located in the Sellraintal region in Tyrol, Austria, this ski resort offers various winter sports and undoubtedly the panoramic view of the beautiful mountains. It has a top elevation of 2000 m (6562 ft.). The base elevation is 820 m (2690 ft.). The vertical drop is 1180 m (3870 ft.). Though the resort is quite small, it offers impressive slopes which are fairly long. There is abundant snow on these slopes. During winters, the average snow depth is 18 cm (7”) at the base elevation and 48 cm (19” ) at the summit elevation. Apart from the natural snow, the resort has high-performance snowmaking equipment like mobile snow canons and snow guns; this ensures increased snow reliability during the season. The slopes are well prepared and finely groomed on a daily basis.
There is a total of 5 ski lifts that make the snowscape accessible. 3 of these are T-bar lifts, while the other two are gondola lift and beginner lift. The eight-seater Peter Anich gondola lift is at a height of 1400 m (4593 ft.). It brings guests from the base to the Stiglreith. From here, either the Sulzstich t-bar lift or the Ranggerkoepfl t-bar lift continues the journey and take the guests to the RanggerKoepfl. The Egghof lift, as well as a practice lift, are also present at the mountain station of the gondola. You can enjoy a splendid view of the area from the top of RanggerKoepfl. The total lift length is 4.3 km (2.7 mi). The capacity of these lifts is 5115 passengers per hour.
The best time to visit Oberperfuss-Rangger Kopfl is mid-December to mid-March. On an average, the area features 32 sunny days, with December being the sunniest month.The area receives an average of 12 sunny days in December. Snow coverage is generally best in the month of February. The snow depth reaches 30 cm (12”) at the base and 71 cm (28”) at the summit elevation during February. Visit this place during the holidays to enjoy the sunny expositions as well as the fluffy white snow. The mystique mountains will surely leave you awe-struck.
The ski slopes in the RanggerKoepfl stretch to a total of 17 km (10.5 mi). The longest run is about 6 km (3.7 mi) long with a vertical descent of 1180 m (3870 ft.). It starts from the RanggerKoepfl and goes all the way down to the Oberperfuss base station. The slopes in this region are wide and long.
Easy runs– Almost 54% of the slopes are of the easy level. The area offers 8 km (5 mi) of blue slopes. These slopes are just perfect for beginners or anyone who has just started to learn skiing. You can ride up the mountains using the gondola lifts. You can brush up your skills at the practice area available near the mountain station of the gondola lift.
Intermediate runs-About 7 km (4.3 mi) of the runs are at the intermediate level. The valley run No. 1c offers variations and challenges because of the changes in terrain. You need to consistently readjust to new conditions if you are riding along this valley run.
Advanced runs- There is just one slope of the advanced level. It is about 2 km (1.2 mi) long. The ski area near slope No 3 offers powder snow. The entire run from the RanggerKoepfl to the base station near the gondola lift is challenging even for advanced skiers.
You can enjoy skiing even in the evening from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. The service is offered every Tuesday and Friday. There are ample floodlights along the slopes for you to enjoy the twinkling snowy runs. You can also enjoy exquisite culinary delights or social gatherings in the comfortable ski huts along the slopes.
Skiing is not the only highlight of this resort. For non-skiers and action lovers, the resort offers toboggan rides. If you fancy tobogganing, RanggerKoepflis perfect for you. The toboggan run is about 10 km (6.2 mi) long, and approximately 8 km (5 mi) of this is well-lit in the evenings. You can cover the first 6 km (3.7 mi) of the uphill journey via 8-seater gondola lift. Reach the mountain station and sled down to have a thrilling experience. There are two more stops at higher elevations from where you can begin your tobogganing journey. It takes around 40 minutes to reach the first stop, theSulzstich restaurant. You can either ride down from here or walk for another 40 minutes to get to the theRosskogel cabin. Rosskogel cabin is particularly recommended if you want to enjoy longer runs.
Your little ones can enjoy this trip as the ski resort is child-friendly and family-friendly. The wide and easy slopes of the region are ideal for children to practice skiing. There is a separate practice area specially designed for children where they can take their first step in skiing. The skiing park features training lift and magic carpet suited to the needs of kids.
There is a child daycare available where you can leave your children under the expert guidance of a professional childcare team. You can enjoy the slopes without shedding a sweat of worry for your children.
After enjoying your day in the mountains, you would surely want a fantastic meal. There are different refreshment spots at regular intervals along the slopes. There is a total of 3 ski huts and mountain restaurants. These huts are self-service. These huts provide delicious food to match your appetite. There is a hut in every section of the resort; these huts offer abundant seating, food, and drinks.
The Rosskogelhuette is a mountain hut which is quite popular in the area for its cozy dining rooms, tasty home-made food and a large sun terrace which offers a panoramic view of the nearby mountains. It is no less than a paradise for the family. It has a large playground for children. This hut is located at an elevation of 1878 m (6160 ft.).
Oberperfuss-RanggerKopfl is the best family ski resort for you to visit this winter. The slopes are perfect for your kids. The winter sports offered in this area will be an exciting experience for you. The enticing beauty of these snow-clad mountains will be an unforgettable memory. Plan a visit to this beautiful ski resort and enjoy a gala time with your family and loved ones.
This is so because with so much on offer and so many things to do and enjoy, you cannot afford to miss out on visiting Oberperfuss-RanggerKopfl this winter. You can have endless fun with your near and dear ones at this amazing resort. So what are you waiting for? Go grab your tickets and hit the place soon. You would love it, we know that!
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