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Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser Ski Resort Guide

Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length46km
Highest Lift1,830m
Resort Height750m
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Munich
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Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

The Austrian ski resort of Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 750m, with 46km of marked runs.


Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser 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 Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser 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 Brixen im Thale, Ellmau, Going am Wilden Kaiser, Hopfgarten im Brixental, Itter, Kelchsau, Söll and Westendorf.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Alpseite', which is 55km in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser.

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Ski Area Stats

Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 2km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

SkiWelt Ski Area

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


Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,830m
Lowest Piste750m
Resort Altitude (Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser)750m
Max Vertical1,080m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser is Innsbruck Airport, 56 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.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 15 ski lifts are able to uplift 135,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

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

Season Dates

When is Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser 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 Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, 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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