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Krakaubene Ski Resort Guide

Krakaubene, Austria

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length5km
Highest Lift1,450m
Resort Height1,220m
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Klagenfurt
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The Austrian ski resort of Krakaubene is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,220m, with 5km of marked runs.


Krakaubene has direct access to 5km of downhill skiing, with 4 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Krakaubene is 1km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Krakaubene?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 22 January, with around 3cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Krakaubene

Ski Area Stats

Krakaubene Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 1 1km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 4km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Krakaubene Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,450m
Lowest Piste1,220m
Resort Altitude (Krakaubene)1,220m
Max Vertical230m

Location and Map

Where is Krakaubene?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Krakauhintermühlen, Murau.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Krakaubene is Salzburg, 97 minutes drive away.

Klagenfurt, Graz, Ljubljana, Linz and Trieste airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 6,200 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 5km of ski runs, with 6 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Krakaubene open?

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

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 Krakaubene, 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 Krakaubene Tourist Office for the latest.