The Stubaier Gletscher-Austria


Season of White - The Stubaier Gletscher Ski Resort


 

Indeed, winters are the season of white. Winters are the season to have fun and make up for the lost time spent away from the near and dear ones. It gives you the opportunity to go outdoors and engage in winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, sledding, snowshoeing, mountain hiking, ice skating, tobogganing and so much more. Isn’t it the time when you just sit back and relax a cup of hot cocoa in front of your fireplace, or you take the occasion to make a visit to your parents or simply take a vacation solo or with the people who matter? Although it is the season which makes us cold and lethargic, it is also the season which makes us feel all warm and mushy with emotions inside. No wonder it is the most anticipated season of the year yearned by a thousand people.

 

Now if you plan to give yourself a nice little break away from the chaos of city life, then a vacation in the hills is just the right solution for you! A small holiday will refresh your body and mind and give you perspective on your life and how you conducted it so far which is not essentially possible when you are amidst the hustle and bustle of your everyday life. The Stubaier Gletscher Ski Resort is located at Stubaier Bergbahnen KG, Mutterberg 2, and 6167 Neustift, Austria which takes pride in being Austria’s largest glacier skiing area. It is a beautiful and majestic ski resort situated atop the Tyrolean Mountains and equipped with all the modern facilities and requirements. Although snowfall is guaranteed from October till June, this resort is fully compatible with snow-making machines and operators which make your experience at this resort all the more fulfilling.

 

 

Resort Details

 

The Stubaier Gletscher Ski Resort is situated at an elevation of 1697 meters (5568 feet) at the base level to 3212 meters (10538 feet) at the summit level. The total ski area is 1,450 hectares (approx. 6 square miles), out of which the total groomed area constitutes of 205 hectares (approx. 0.8 square miles). There are 26 modern lifts and cable cars, 5 Gondolas, 7 chairlifts and 9 T-bar lifts. These trails and slopes are fashioned to suit the likes of every level of skier from amateurs to experts and are well-prepared to accommodate all.

 

Skiing and Snowboarding Statistics

 



Stubaier Gletscher Statistics



Base Elevation: 1697 m

Summit Elevation: 3210 m

Vertical Drop: 1460 m


There is a total of 108 kilometers (67 miles)of pistes and slopes of the effective route which specifies the length of routes covered by an average skier on the slopes available. Take a look at the specifics.

 


For Beginners: Out of the total 108 kilometers, 32 kilometers (approx. 20 miles) belongs to the new learners and amateurs who are just beginning to learn this winter sport. These trails and the ski area are designed appropriately to give them scope to learn and practice this recreational activity.

 

For Intermediates: A total of 25 kilometers (approx. 16 miles) of ski runs are allotted for intermediates who are familiar with all the basics of skiing and snowboarding but require further practice and assistance to advance their level of know-how in this sport.

 

For Experts: 7 kilometers (4 miles) of slopes and runs are allocated for expert skiers and snowboarders who are proficient at this sport and are capable of taking on the challenging twists and curves which are fabricated at this portion of the ski area. Such trails and slopes are designed for their entertainment.

 


Ice Climbing

 

Now have you ever done something as unique as Ice Climbing? Imagine exploring the wilderness at the Stubai Valley and entering into stone-cold ice caves which make you go awe at nature’s wondrous creation? The Stubai Valley proffers unlimited opportunities for ice climbing enthusiasts and discovers the amazing ice falls, amongst which, the 20-metre (65 feet) high ice climbing tower at the Gamsgarten mountain station includes formidable challenges ahead and is a delight forever person seeking to traverse in such a paradise. The Ice Climbing Tower is the perfect space for beginners and experts alike to learn the art of climbing and hiking and also advance their level. The price of tickets for ice climbing cost 10 Euros per person.

 

Snow Park

 

The Stubai Zoo at the Gaisskarferner is one of the largest and the most versatile snow terrain parks and recreational spaces in the entire region of Tyrol. It welcomes its guests and visitors from October and stays open till late spring with its easy, medium and expert pro lines and provides ample space for many skiers and snowboarders riding across this area. Due to its south-facing slope at the back of the mountain summit, it receives sufficient sunlight to provide a very comfortable atmosphere and also constitutes of gentle landings all over the surface for your convenience.

 

 


Accommodation and Packages

 

The Stubaier Gletscher Ski Resort offers a variety of accommodation and skiing packages which are reasonable on the pockets and includes ski passes for your family and friends. Such packages are not only exclusively lucrative, but they are also convenient for your travel and stay. Check out some of the most opted for packages.

 

March Skiing Packages for the Stubai Glacier: The months of March and April are meant to be spent on the Stubai Glacier because of its amazing package deal. You get a free ski pass if you reserve to stay for five days or more at the Stubai Valley. The package includes a 5, 6 or 7 nights with breakfast or half-board or in an apartment with the additional ski pass at an affordable rate of 289 Euros.

 

Family Ski Holiday: Travelling with your family and finding a decent place for lodging and accommodation becomes a tad expensive but not here at the Stubai Gletscher ski resort. This package covers for a family including two adults and one child less than 10 years of age and includes 7 nights with breakfast, half-board or in an apartment, 6-day Stubai glacier pass for 2 adults and a free ski pass for the child along. Avail this package and witness the beauty of the Stubai Valley.

 

Day Tickets

 

Day tickets are your go-to essentials which will give you the uninterrupted freedom of skiing and snowboarding. Day tickets during the main season for adults cost 46 Euros, for youths 29.90 Euros and children 23 Euros. Purchase these tickets and enjoy unlimited skiing adventures!

 

So this is all there’s to know about the Stubai Gletscher ski resort. So start packing and get going for your getaway in the mountains and experience divine artistry. Because with so much on offer, you cannot afford to miss out on all the fun things to do here. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead, pack your bags and head out for this amazing ski resort with family and friends and have a memorable winter vacation. You won’t regret it, we promise!

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