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Overview

Skiing is usually possible throughout the year in the glacier ski area Hintertuxer Gletscher. The Hintertuxer Gletscher constitutes of the Gefrorene-Wand-Keeses (also Tuxer Ferner) as well as the neighbouring Riepenkeeses in the background of the Tuxertal, a tributary valley of the Zillertal. Both glaciers can be easily accessed with modern lifts or skyrides. The highest elevation of the ski area reaches up to an altitude of 3250 m to the saddle between the summits of the Gefrorene-Wand. The glacier ski area Hintertuxer Gletscher is well known for the reliable snow conditions and there are skiing schools for children and beginners.

Altitude

  • 3250m
    Summit
  • 1750m
    Vertical Drop
  • 1500m
    Base

Lifts

  • 6
  • 0
  • 2
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 8
  • 20
    Total

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Terrain

  • Intermediate Runs

    40%

  • Advanced Runs

    50%

  • Expert Runs

    10%

  • Runs

    20

  • KM Pistes

    60 km

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Longest Run

    12 km

  • Skiable Terrain

    270 ha

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening Ski SeasonProjected Closing Ski Season29/05/202028/05/2021
  • Years Open
    71
  • Average Snowfall
    900cm

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Hintertuxer Glacier Reviews

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27th September 20155
Fun place with year round snow!Full review
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29th December 20095
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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will shut down on July 13, 2020. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation