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90 % Recommendation rate:

Resort 8.7
Ski area 8.6

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Ski region Kühtai - Hochoetz

Highest point: 2,520 m
Lowest point: 1,410 m
Altitude ski resort: 820 m
Lifts in total: 27
Tow lifts: 13
Chair lifts: 11
Gondola lift: 3
Pistes in total: 77 km
18 km
47 km
12 km
Ski routes: 3 km

Ski area Ski region Kühtai - Hochoetz

Just above the resort Oetz, located at the entrance to the homonymous valley, the ski area Hochoetz stretches over 1,410 - 2,272 m. With the "Ski region Kühtai - Hochoetz" ski pass you can also access the bordering ski area of Kühtai (1,938 - 2,520 and thereby a total of 82 km of piste (incl. ski routes) and a floodlight piste, opening twice a week.

With the modern Acherkogel lift you can reach the mountain station at 2,200 m altitude within only 8 minutes. Freshly prepared pistes weave through lovely winter forests of the Hochoetz ski area (36 km of piste) and ensure unforgettable holiday impressions. With mainly blue and red runs on offer as well as 15 cable cars and lifts, the ski area presents itself well-manageable and therefore especially family-friendly. Wonderful valley runs open up from the Hochoetz middle station (the longest being 2,8 km) or from the Brunnerkopf right down to the Ochsengarten, located in a side valley. Well appreciated is also the family route "Kühtaile".

The youngest skiers can enjoy themselves in the Kids Land in Hochoetz. During the "Happy Family Weeks" (17/12 - 24/12/2017 and 07/01 - 28/01/2017 as well as 18/03 - 01/04/2017), a free 5 day ski course or 5 days of child-care in the Hochoetz ski kindergarten is offered for all children born in 2010 or later (ID required!, children need to be toilet-trained), that are on a holiday of 7 nights or longer. More information is available in the resort.

The ski area Oetz/Hochoetz was voted the best family and children's ski area in 2014. The area's child friendliness, the many childcare services for children from 2 years in kindergartens and the 3 children's parks, as well as the "Happy Family Weeks" were especially underlined.

For whom this is still not enough, an extended offer of pistes with the "Superskipass" (see ski region) is available. This lift pass connects the areas Hochoetz, Kühtai, Niederthai, Gries and Sölden. 220 km of well prepared pistes and 60 modern lift systems are available to use with this ski pass package.

Austria offers numerous ski areas where some lifts are opened for skiing at night time after the regular opening hours. The ski region Kühtai-Hochoetz also offers illuminated piste. The ski area Kühtai, the local ski area of Oetz, an approx. 2.6 km piste at Hochalterbahn lift is opened for night skiing. Every Wednesday and Saturday, the lifts Hochalterbahn and Startbahn are open for night skiing from 19:30 - 22:00, and the night ski piste is illuminated until 23:30. If you want to take a break in between or after night time skiing fun, can visit the mountain house "Zum Kaiser Maximilian". Everyone owning a season's lift pass can go night skiing for free. Otherwise, the night ski tickets can be acquired at the Hochalterbahn lift office. Is the Ski region Kühtai - Hochoetz ski area not right for you? Then have a look here instead: Ski areas Austria
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Expert rating report Ski region Kühtai - Hochoetz

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(3.9 out of 5 stars)

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Families & children
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