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White Ring Lech-Zürs-Zug-Oberlech

22 km, 5,500 m of altitude difference: the White Ring on the Arlberg

Without a doubt, the White Ring is one of the most impressive ski round tours in the Alps, putting skiers from all over the world under its spell for more than 50 years. The 22 km long ski round tour, which you can start in Lech, offers you gorgeous panoramic vantage points and the ski villages of Zürs, Zug and Oberlech.

The creator of this unique ski round tour on Arlberg, Sepp Bildstein, understood perfectly how to plan the ascents and downhills in a manner to allow you an impressive view of the mountains around Lech. Ski fun is combined with the enjoyment of nature – downhills, vantage points and ascents with aerial tramways, chairlifts and T-bar lifts alternate.

The White Ring: ski round tour for sports fans and connoisseurs

All downhills on the White Ring were set up and groomed in a way that allows skiers and snowboarders with advanced skills to easily master them without any problems. Schedule about two hours for the ski round tour on Arlberg. Tip: Learn more about the legendary ski round tour during the Area Check on Sunday!

Area Check with ski instructors from Lech ski school
every Sunday from 10.30 am to approx. 3 pm
Registration at the ski school office at the valley station of Schlegelkopf ski lift.
Phone: +43  55832355

The White Ring at a glance

  • 22 km length
  • 5,500 m of altitude difference
  • Alpine sightseeing tour with observation deck at the mountain station Rüfikopf and Madloch (marked with the White Ring symbol)
  • Connecting Lech, Zürs, Zug and Oberlech
  • Site of the annual race in January
  • Suitable for all skiers at a normal skill level: easy and intermediate downhills

The White Ring: the race

The longest ski race in the world has been held every year since 2005. The record time for finishing the complete round tour is just under 45 minutes, set by Markus Weiskopf in 2010. Even if you’re not as fast, you can still take part in the ski race on the White Ring. We tell you how!

Guaranteed sport for the race on the White Ring on Arlberg

The 1,000 spots for ski race, which are given away publicly, are much sought-after and mostly taken in no time at all. As a guest of our Hotel Sandhof in Lech, you can enjoy a guaranteed starting ticket for € 150. Reserve your ticket when you book your room .

The White Ring: the next ski race 2015

The next ski race starts on 17 January 2015. Join in: Send your hotel reservation and book your starting ticket at the same time!

Do you need further information about the White Ring Lech-Zürs-Zug-Oberlech or do you have questions about the ski race on Arlberg? Use the free Hotel Sandhof call-back service: We are happy to call you at your desired time.

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