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Turracher Hhe – Winter Fun


Vacations are the best part in anyone’s life for chilling as well as to do something adventurous. When it comes to skiing, nothing more thrilling than that. It helps in releasing the stress of daily life and workplace hassles by skiing down the slope of snow-covered mountains. So this winter, get out of your beds and plan to most thrilling and adventurous place “Turracher Hhe”. It is the unique hiking and family paradise in the heart of the Nockberge Mountains.


Turracher Hhe is 1763 m high plateau between Carinthia and Styria. This is the region where nature lovers and those seeking recreation as well as hikers and mountaineers find their perfect spot. It is surrounded by three mountain lakes namely Turrachersee, Grunsee and Schwarzsee. The Turracher Hhe is, therefore, the perfect winter vacation region not only for skiers but also for snowboarders, cross-country skiers, walkers, ski mountaineers, skaters and night toboggans. It is a terrain full of fun and thrill. It provides 42 km of varied slopes of different levels of difficulty. Beginner, intermediates, and experts can choose their path accordingly.



Skiing and Snowboarding

Base Elevation: 1400 m

Summit Elevation: 2205 m

Vertical Drop: 805 m

Tourists can take pleasure of these activities at such affordable prices. Skiing is awesome fun. It gives the opportunity to get out in fresh air recharge your energy levels and invigorate your well-being.


Here, runs contain altitude from 1400-2205 m. All the runs meant are thrilling and packed with adventure. Runs are categorized on the basis of skills of skier. Beginners, intermediates, and experts can choose the run accordingly. Beginners can take the help of instructors and learn how to ski. For intermediates, runs are designed where they can enhance their skills. There are some challenging runs, where only experts can show their skills. Irrespective of whether you are young or old, with your dear friends or with your kids, it is hard to find a better way to bond than a trip to “Turracher Hhe”. So, come on guys must visit here and take pleasure of these winter sports and remain cherished with memories for lifetime.


Except fun, one of the most important thing regarding skiing is that it is the beneficial exercise. It is the famous saying “Healthy Mind in a Healthy body”. Skiing works the core muscle group of your body, helps you to improve your balance, posture and increase body strength. So it is the perfect way to exercise during the winter.


Ski Resort -Really a Paradise


The winter sports enthusiasts visit these Turracher Hhe ski resorts for skiing, snowboarding, and cross-country skiing. Each resort has its own unique character and facilities. It’s up to one’s choice, there are many options whether looking for a peaceful, relaxing ski holiday or the après-ski in the Alps. So planned to visit once these ski resorts and enjoy your tour to the fullest. Some ski resorts offer affordable lodging options on the slopes itself, with ski-in and ski-out access allow guests to ski right up to the door. Nightlife events occur specifically at ski resorts which are known as Après-ski. People that browse ski resort, and hotel websites will commonly seek mention of the quality of après-ski in the area.


By visiting ski resorts, people gets the chance to connect with nature. There is nothing better than skiing down the slopes from the top of the mountain and taking in the breathtaking view before us, before shooting down the piste to have some fun. You also learn to use the natural terrain features to move down the mountain. Tourists commonly visit here to enjoy the fantastic Ski Area.  Anyone can amaze by stunning ice coved mountains. lakes and beautiful lakes.  Families can spend splendid time here. One can also enjoy the thrilling cross-country trails that pass along bank lakes. In short, it is the best place to relax, chill and make good memories for lifetime.




Snow Trails and Lifts– Wonderful Experience


Apart from skiing, trails and lifts are also available by which people can have fun and enjoy themselves to the fullest. By these activities, people can enjoy the view of breathtaking snow covered mountains and capture the memories of beautiful sceneries at the same time. People of all age groups can take the pleasure of activities above. There is a complete arrangement of guides, who can assist you for a ride. There are some common examples of trails by which tourist can amuse themselves-


Cross country trails at ski resort have four types: Trail tip, Zirbenwald Trail, Weitental Trail, and Schwarzsee Hochmoor Trail. However, total trail length covers 15km. All the trails are snow reliable. They are well groomed and can be used for 6 months a year. This is what makes Turracher Hhe one of the best ski resorts in the region; attracting thousands of visitors every week.


Trail Tip


Placed on frozen Lake Turrach which is completely flat and well suited for experienced cross-country skiers. The length of this trail is 1.8 km with the elevation of 1763 m. It has double tracks for skiing (skating, classic).


Zirbenwald trail


It is quite an adventurous trail that passes through a quiet and picturesque pine forest countryside and is always a welcome sight for ski lovers. Its length is 3.2 km along with the elevation of 1795-1850 m. It is famous for double track classic skiing done here.


Weitental trail


The Beautiful trail through the unique countryside. Its length is 7.3 km along with the elevation of 1763-1884 m. There is also double track for classic skiing.


Schwarzsee-Hochmoor Trail


High elevation trail with an awesome view of the karawanken, Julian Alps and to the surrounding “Nicki’s”. Its length is 3.7 km along with the elevation of 1840-1876 m. It is also double track for classic skiing. There are three slopes namely Blue slopes (covers 15 km), Red slopes (covers 24km) and black slopes (covers 3km). There are also a number of lifts namely drag lift (8), chairlifts (6) and gondola lifts (0) with zero trains. All lifts have a capacity of 12000prrs/hours.




Tariff Plans


Whenever people thinks of making a plan for the outing, the first thing that comes to their mind is a budget of the tour. So, relax as all the activities carried out here are reasonable. You can also do payment by using Karnten card. Following are the tariffs according to season by which tourist can plan their journey –


For low season (June- October)


Payment for ski pass six days using Karnten card 106 Euros for children and 211 Euro for adults but free for children up to 6year.


Payment for ski pass 6-day using cash 106 Euros for children and 211 Euros for adults but free for children up to 6year.


For high season (November – May)


Payment for ski pass six days using Karnten card 114 Euros for children and 228 Euros for adults but free for children up to 6years.


Payment for ski pass 6day using cash 114 Euros for children and 228 Euros for adults again free for children up to 6years.


Important Timing


There is timing schedule according to the season. The season for visitors mainly from 10 November to 1 May. So operation timing is 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. However, the timing are vary based on external conditions, public holiday and weekdays. Nighttime skiing especially on Wednesday from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM at practice lift.


The beauty of weather shown in hilly regions become breathtaking during the winter season. So every person must visit this place once in a lifetime and return with good memories of this place. Right from skiing and snowboarding and a bunch of other fun sports on offer, every minute spent here will be worth it. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead, grab your passes, pack your bags and head out straight for this amazing ski resort with your family and friends. Have fun!

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