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Brixen im Thale

Brixen im Thale Ski Resort Guide

Brixen im Thale, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length46km
Highest Lift1,830m
Resort Height800m
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Munich
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Brixen im Thale

Well placed in Austria's largest inter-connected ski area - the Ski Welt, close to Westendorf. It has a high capacity gondola which accesses the region more efficiently than those of neighbouring resorts. The village itself is strung out, with a walk to the lifts and a bus ride to the nursery slopes. Apres ski can be lively, but is mostly hotel based.

Summary

The Austrian ski resort of Brixen im Thale is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 800m, with 46km of marked runs.

Brixen im Thale is part of the SkiWelt area with access to 288km of downhill skiing, with 186 marked pistes, served by a total of 90 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Brixen im Thale itself (46km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other SkiWelt ski resorts of Ellmau, Going am Wilden Kaiser, Hopfgarten im Brixental, Itter, Kelchsau, Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Söll and Westendorf.

Skiing

Brixen im Thale offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Brixen im Thale?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 3 December, with around 23cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Brixen im Thale Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 3km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1122km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1017km
Downhill
Total Length
46km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
12

SkiWelt Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1317km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
74129km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
99134km
Downhill
Total Length
288km
Cross Country
Total Length
197km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
90

Altitudes

Brixen im Thale Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,830m
Lowest Piste800m
Resort Altitude (Brixen im Thale)800m
Max Vertical1,030m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Brixen im Thale
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
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Apres-Ski

Brixen im Thale Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Alpseite'.

Snowboarding

The Ski Welt has a 'boarder-friendly attitude as well as some useful terrain. There are terrain parks in Ellmau (complete with kicker, rails for sliding and a ground loop), Westendorf and Soll.

Location and Map

Where is Brixen im Thale?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Skiwelt, Kitzbuheler Alpen.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Brixen im Thale is Innsbruck Airport, 60 minutes drive away.

Munich, Salzburg, Bolzano, Linz and Memmingen airports are all within three hours drive.

Innsbruck Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 99,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 210km of ski runs, with 1000 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Brixen im Thale open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Early April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Brixen im Thale Piste Map
Brixen im Thale

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Brixen im Thale, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Brixen im Thale Tourist Office for the latest.

Brixen im Thale Webcams

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Mountain Bike Hire

There is downhill mountain biking available and you can rent Mountain Bikes in Brixen im Thale.

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