Glacier skiing in Austria - the great experience in Sölden

World Cup quality conditions and pure skiing fun with glacier skiing in Austria

Sölden is a world cup venue and one of the best known winter sport location in the Alps - and furthermore, it is the ideal place for skiing on a glacier in Austria.

Here you will find winter sport in its finest form. The winter skiing area is connected by the Golden Gate lift system to the glacier with its two skiing areas in Austria - the Rettenbach glacier and the Tiefenbach glacier. Those who want to can strap on their skis in the valley, ride up to the glacier at 3,340 metres and ski all the way back down to the valley. The longest run from the Schwarzen Ridge on the Rettenbach glacier goes for 15 kilometres all the way down and covers a vertical drop of 1,900 metres …

A total of 432 hectares of pistes await you:

  • 67 km of blue pistes
  • 48 km of red pistes
  • 27 km of black pistes
  • 2 km ski tours

The Rettenbach and Tiefenbach glaciers are easily accessible by car or with the free ski bus on the highest scenic pass in the eastern Alps, just 14 kilometres from Sölden, up to the opening of the winter ski area. You'll also come across the only interconnected glacier ski area in the Alps. The route from the Rettenbach glacier to the Tiefenbach glacier is achieved conveniently through a ski tunnel at 3,240 metres. The two glacier areas are also accessible by car via the 1.7 kilometres long Rosi-Mittermeier tunnel.

And yet another superlative in this beautiful area of Austria for glacier skiing

The European Test and Exhibition on the Rettenbach glacier is the only one of its kind in the world. This is where all the leading winter sports goods producers develop their latest products and make them available for testing. The latest material for the coming season can be tested here from September to November. In Incidentally, in the autumn months there are generally events and free product tests taking place almost every week.

Every year, in late October, the skiers start with the first World Cup race of the season which takes place on the Rettenbach glacier. At the Audi Fis Skiweltcup Opening a giant slalom for men and women is held.

Why not book your winter holiday at the **** Hotel Dominic right away. Proximity to wonderful glacier skiing in Austria is of course included!