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Winter in Sölden

Skiing & snowboarding

As soon as a white coat covers the Ötz Valley, Sölden turns into a metropolis for winter sports. All guests can enjoy a perfect infrastructure that takes children and adults up to lofty heights in a safe and comfortable way. The beautiful slopes are perfectly traced and available in all difficulty levels. Breathtaking views over the Ötz Valley and the surrounding mountains invite winter sportsmen to explore the white landscape, for instance on the family friendly Giggijoch or on the spectacular Rettenbachferner Glacier.


  • 144 slope kilometers
  • 31 top modern mountain lifts
  • 33 huts within the ski area
  • 3 mountains higher than 3000 meters accessible in the ski area
  • 2 glaciers with 34 slope kilometers

Ski tours & Freeriding

Sölden the freeride and ski touring paradise.

Sölden and the Ötztal offer a variety of impressive ski tours.

The two freeride areas Giggijoch and Gaislachkogl offer more than 70 km of snow-assured variations with up to 2,000 m difference in altitude

We recommend you take the tour with an experienced mountain guide from the region.


The new toboggan run from the Gaislachkogl middle station to Sölden is 7.3 kilometers long, making it one of the longest toboggan runs in Austria.

The toboggan run is also suitable for families and beginners.


Hiking paradise Sölden

  • 50 km of cleared, signposted winter hiking trails
  • 24 varied winter hikes
  • Guided tours at ski schools
  • Info sheet with paths and a map


The cross-country ski trails in Sölden are the entry point for classic cross-country skiers as well as for skaters.

In the entire Ötztal guests can use around 143 kilometers of well-groomed and perfectly maintained cross-country ski trails free of charge.