Lech Zürs/Warth Schröcken ski region
Welcome to the snow-reliable ski region in Austria’s Alps!
The Lech Zürs/Warth Schröcken ski region is part of the Arlberg ski region, including, aside from Lech, Zürs, Warth and Schröcken, the skiing towns of St. Anton, St. Christoph, Stuben and Sonnenkopf/Klösterle. An unbelievable 340 km of pistes, 94 ski lifts and mountain railways, one ski pass: The Arlberg is at your feet!
When you plan your first holiday in the Lech Zürs/Warth Schröcken region, it is worthwhile to take a few minutes in order to be impressed by the multifaceted offerings of one of the best ski regions in the world. We have clearly arranged the most important information for your ski holiday in Lech.
Closely connected: Lech Zürs and Warth Schröcken ski regions
Both ski regions n Arlberg have been connected by the 2 km long Auenfeldjet since the winter season 2013/2014. The 10-seater cable car transports up to 1,490 guests per hour from ski region to ski region.
190 km of pistes, which are connected with 47 ski lifts and mountain railways, are therefore available to you in the Lech Zürs/Warth Schröcken ski region.
Winter season in the Lech Zürs/Warth Schröcken ski region
The complete ski region on the Arlberg starts in a winter lined with sports and fun with an amazing kick-off. Winter sports enthusiasts from all over the world meet in the snow-reliable ski region in Austria from early December to late April. Be part of it!
Ski season on the Arlberg: 04 December 2015 to 24 April 2016
The big picture: snow-reliable ski region Arlberg
The Lech Zürs/Warth Schröcken ski region is connected with other famous ski sports on the Arlberg. You can reach all ski spots on the slopes or with the free ski bus.
Your ski region on Arlberg at a glance:
- 340 km of slopes
- 145 km easy (blue)
- 140 km medium (red)
- 55 km medium (red)
- 200 km of free-ride routes
Deep-snow skiing for experts & epicures
Ski tours, variation skiing with ski guides
- Free ski buses
- Ski schools for children and adults
- Legendary ski round tour White Ring
22 km in length
- Snow park, speed check
- Mountain restaurants, ski huts and alpine pastures
- Tobogganing, ice skating, winter hiking, cross-country skiing and more!
Skiing in Lech Zürs ski region and all over the Arlberg
Perfectly groomed ski pistes lie in wait for beginners, intermediates and experts around Lech. The Arlberg, however, is particularly popular with free-riders: the powder is phenomenal and gliding on the vernal firn slopes is double the fun. But there’s even more for skiers in the snow-reliable ski region in Austria!
Race courses and speed check – ski fun against the clock
Numerous internationally successful skiers took their first steps on the Arlberg. Test your speed and compete with Olympic champion Patrick Ortlieb!
- Parallel slalom race course “Hinterwies” with re-made and groomed course every day including timekeeping.
- Giant slalom race course at “Babylift Zürs” with timekeeping.
- Speed check course “Weibermahd”: Check your speed on the perfectly groomed schuss course and compare your result to Patrick Ortlieb’s reference time!
Snow park / easy park on Schlegelkopf in the Lech Zürs ski region
The snow park can be easily reached from Lech with the Schlegelkopf ski lift. The heated bubbles make for a particularly pleasant ascent. Arriving at an altitude of 1,600 m, you survey the 3.6 hectare area of the snow park with more than 20 obstacles and three lines. It goes without saying that these are groomed and shaped every day!
- Fun run: easy rails and jumps
- Rail line: for skilled riders
- Kicker line with the fun highlight for experts: four jumps in a row for an extra dose of adrenaline!
- Gastronomy: Rud-Alpe next to the snow park and Frozen Icebar at the mountain station of the Schlegelkopf ski park.
Winter sports in the Lech Zürs ski region in the Arlberg ski region
The Lech Zürs ski region shows its best side even beyond the slopes and the fascinating off-piste downhills. Cross-country skiing, tobogganing or ice climbing on spectacular waterfalls – see the alternatives to skiing on the Arlberg for yourself!
Tobogganing in Lech: fun for the whole family
As a guest at our Hotel Sandhof, you are very close to the toboggan run Lech-Oberlach. The 1.2 km long run is open every day from 9 am to 10 pm and is lit up at night. Toboggans and bobsleighs can be borrowed at the Lech-Oberlech mountain railway.
Cross-country skiing in ski region Lech Zürs Arlberg
A total of 27 km of perfectly groomed runs with classic and, most of the time, parallel skating tracks are a great way to experience the Arlberg scenery beyond the slopes. Whether pleasure or sport – that’s up to you! Here are our run suggestions:
- Lech-Zug: 2.8 km, classic
- Gasthof Omesberger-Zug: 2.4 km, classic
- Zug-Älpele: 3.5 km, classic and skating
- Älpele-Tannläger-Älpele: 8 km, classic and skating
- Spullerwaldweg: 2 km, classic and skating
Cross-country skiing equipment can be rented at the ski rentals in Lech. Cross-country lessons are offered by the Lech ski school and the snow sports school Omeshorn/Alpincenter Lech.
Spectacular: ice waterfall climbing with a guide from Alpincenter Lech
Conquering a frozen waterfall is a particularly special experience for climbing enthusiasts. Start your first attempts in the Lech ice climbing garden with an experienced mountain guide and conquer one of the many waterfalls on the Arlberg. Information and registration on +43 5583 39880.
Ice skating and curling in Lech am Arlberg
IPirouette at the climate-controlled ice skating rink on an ice area of 300 m² or demonstrate your accuracy when curling at Hotel Monzabon in Lech. A natural ice skating rink with beautiful view of the surrounding mountains is waiting for you in Zürs behind Hotel Arlberghaus.
- Zürs natural ice skating rink
Phone: +43 5583 2245
- Lech ice rink
open every Fri to Wed
Curling from 6 am
Registration by phone: +43 5583 2104