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Gargellen Ski Resort Guide

Gargellen, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length36km
Highest Lift2,130m
Resort Height1,420m
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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A pretty village at the head of the valley and thus without through traffic. Skiing included on the Montafon pass taking in neighbouring Gaschurn, Schruns and St Gallenkirch.


The Austrian ski resort of Gargellen is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,420m, with 36km of marked runs.

Gargellen is part of the Montafon ski area with access to 136km of downhill skiing, with 44 marked pistes, served by a total of 36 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Gargellen itself (36km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Montafon ski resort of St Gallenkirch.

With ski lifts as high as 2,130m, snow cover is generally reliable.


Gargellen offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Gargellen offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Gargellen.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gargellen?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Gargellen.

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Ski Area Stats

Gargellen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 35km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 49km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 7 56km
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Montafon Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Gargellen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,130m
Lowest Piste1,423m
Resort Altitude (Gargellen)1,420m
Max Vertical710m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gargellen
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Gargellen?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Sankt Gallenkirch, Bludenz.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gargellen is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 63 minutes drive away.

Friedrichshafen, Memmingen, Innsbruck Airport, Zurich, Lugano, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Basel, Stuttgart and Munich airports are all within three hours drive.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 8,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gargellen open?

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

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Gargellen, 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.

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