Sölden stands for the full force of winter!Sölden’s great winter ski area is directly connected to the glacier slopes by a number of ski lifts and gondolas called Golden Gate to the Glacier. Skiing enthusiasts can ski uninterrupetedly from the village of Sölden up to the glaciers at the elevation of 3,250 m – With a total length of 15.0 km the ski route from Schwarze Schneide at Rettenbach Glacier is the region’s longest ski trail featuring nearly 2,000 m elevation change.
Alpine Ski World Cup venue and one of Europe’s most renowned Ski & Snowboard Resorts. The infinite number of slopes and ski trails for all levels and abilities coupled with the perfect grooming of not less than 145 km of slopes make Sölden a truly unique winter sports center.
32 state-of-the-art ski lifts and gondolas with a total capacity of 67,000 persons/hour guarantee ultimate skiing fun without queuing.
for your ski holidays
In Soelden there is always something happening. Guests from all over the world visit one of the most renowned winter sports centers to experience the extraordinary events. The “FIS Ski World Cup Opening” at the end of October have now been part for several years.
All those who want to enjoy tobogganing and sledding in winter, Sölden has an ultimate and perfectly maintained 5-kilometer natural track. An action-packed toboggan ride always guarantees great fun for young and old – followed by a rest stop at one of Sölden’s quaint mountain inns.
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING
Endless sunshine and deep blue skies await you in the gently rolling hills ideal for cross-country skiing and gliding silently through tree-shaded tracks. A made to measure bus line takes you effortlessly to Ötztal’s major cross-country skiing centers. Guest card holders (wearing cross-country skiing equipment) enjoy free use of this shuttle service.
Ice sports have again become popular. Our grandparents already enjoyed night-time ice skating or curling. Floating on the ice can be so much fun! And if you are lucky, you enjoy ice skating in Sölden’s outdoors: a truly unique feeling under the starry sky. Ice skating provides a sense of weightlessness, calling to mind childhood dreams of freedom. As it is a very elegant activity off the beaten tracks, ice skating makes a great alternative to Alpine skiing or snowboarding.
Besides perfectly groomed ski slopes and fun-filled après-ski hours Sölden has a lot more to offer, especially when it comes to unlimited freeriding on pristine powder snow slopes. Off-piste routes are available for all ability levels
SNOWSHOEING & WINTER WALKING
The breathtaking winter walking trails lead right across snow-covered forests, white fields or along the Ötztaler Ache river. Discover the region’s most beautiful spots and hidden places on a myriad of cleared and perfectly signposted winter walking routes. Take a rest at one of the picturesque mountain huts or enjoy a guided snowshoe hike. Trails and destinations are available in abundance. Also children will have endless fun – simply try it!
49,5 KM OF WINTER HIKING TRAILS
Explore the most beautiful spots on 49,5 km of cleared winter hiking trails. Unspoilt nature and breathtaking winter wonderlands guarantee pure bliss! Detailed information and winter hiking routes plus maps are available at all Ötztal Tourismus offices.
SKIMOUNTAINEERING TOURS IN SÖLDEN
Pristine powder snow slopes, bizarre rocks and ice-covered peaks, mighty glaciers… There is nothing more attractive than a white Alpine wonderland amidst unspoilt nature. Of course, ski mountaineering aficionados already know that the Ötztal Valley makes a real ski touring heaven.
Ski mountaineers will find their personal Alpine paradise high up in the mountains. Exploring untouched nature on skis or snowshoes from dawn to dusk. When winter slowly makes way for spring, powder snow turns into corn snow and the glacier fields mirror endless sunshine days – then the best time for splendid ski mountaineering has come! Certified mountain guides accompany you safely to the area’s countless Alpine huts.