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Heiligenblut / Großglockner

Heiligenblut / Großglockner Ski Resort Guide

Heiligenblut / Großglockner, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length55km
Highest Lift2,910m
Resort Height1,300m
 Nearest AirportsLjubljana and Klagenfurt
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Heiligenblut / Großglockner

A delightful, isolated village in spectacular scenery offering access to some of the highest slopes in Austria. There is indoor tennis and an indoor swimming centre.

A new gondola, marketed as the highest gondola in Austria, opened for the 2007-8 season.


The Austrian ski resort of Heiligenblut / Großglockner is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,300m, with 55km of marked runs.

Heiligenblut / Großglockner has direct access to 55km of downhill skiing, with 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 14 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,910m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Heiligenblut / Großglockner offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Heiligenblut / Großglockner offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Heiligenblut / Großglockner.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Heiligenblut / Großglockner?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm, expected on 29 September, with around 6cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Heiligenblut / Großglockner Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 6km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 40km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 9km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Heiligenblut / Großglockner Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,910m
Lowest Piste1,300m
Resort Altitude (Heiligenblut / Großglockner)1,300m
Max Vertical1,610m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Heiligenblut / Großglockner
Intermediate Skiers

Heiligenblut / Großglockner Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Heiligenblut / Großglockner is 9km long.

Location and Map

Where is Heiligenblut / Großglockner?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Heiligenblut, Spittal an der Drau.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Heiligenblut / Großglockner is Ljubljana, 136 minutes drive away.

Klagenfurt, Trieste, Salzburg, Bolzano and Innsbruck Airport airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts are able to uplift 13,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 40km of ski runs, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Heiligenblut / Großglockner open?

 Closes : 18 April 2022.

Usual opening is mid 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 Heiligenblut / Großglockner, 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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There is downhill mountain biking available and you can rent Mountain Bikes in Heiligenblut / Großglockner.

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