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Kelchsau

Kelchsau Ski Resort Guide

Kelchsau, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length17km
Highest Lift1,700m
Resort Height800m
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Munich
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Kelchsau

Linked to Hopfgarten but not really linked to Ski Welt, although pass covers lifts, located 5km away.

Summary

The Austrian ski resort of Kelchsau is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 800m, with 17km of marked runs.

Kelchsau 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 Kelchsau itself (17km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other SkiWelt ski resorts of Brixen im Thale, Ellmau, Going am Wilden Kaiser, Hopfgarten im Brixental, Itter, Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Söll and Westendorf.

Skiing

Kelchsau offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Kelchsau.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Kelchsau?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 5 December, with around 9cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Kelchsau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
15
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
83
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
76
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Downhill
Total Length
17km
Cross Country
Total Length
8km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
4

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

Kelchsau Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,700m
Lowest Piste800m
Resort Altitude (Kelchsau)800m
Max Vertical900m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Kelchsau
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners

Location and Map

Where is Kelchsau?

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 Kelchsau is Innsbruck Airport, 60 minutes drive away.

Munich, Salzburg, Bolzano, Linz, Memmingen and St. Gallen-Altenrhein 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 four ski lifts are able to uplift 3,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 7 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Kelchsau 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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Kelchsau, 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 Kelchsau Tourist Office for the latest.

Kelchsau