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Semmering - Hirschenkogel

Semmering - Hirschenkogel Ski Resort Guide

Semmering - Hirschenkogel, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length10km
Highest Lift1,339m
Resort Height1,000m
 Nearest AirportsVienna and Graz
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Semmering - Hirschenkogel

One of the major ski areas of Lower Austria and a site for Ladies World Cup Slalom races, Semmering has some excellent facilities including accommodation right up to the five-star Jugendstilhotel Panhaus.

Semmering is about an hour's drive south of Vienna in Lower Austria and is therefore a popular ski resort for residents of the capital. Osthang is the toughest run in town.


The Austrian ski resort of Semmering - Hirschenkogel is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,000m, with 10km of marked runs.

Semmering - Hirschenkogel has direct access to 10km of downhill skiing, with 7 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

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


Semmering - Hirschenkogel offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Semmering - Hirschenkogel offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Semmering - Hirschenkogel?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Semmering - Hirschenkogel Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 7km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 3km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Semmering - Hirschenkogel Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,339m
Lowest Piste1,000m
Resort Altitude (Semmering - Hirschenkogel)1,000m
Max Vertical339m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Semmering - Hirschenkogel
Intermediate Skiers

Semmering - Hirschenkogel Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Semmering - Hirschenkogel is 3km long and the most difficult run is the 'Osthang'.

Location and Map

Where is Semmering - Hirschenkogel?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Semmering, Neunkirchen.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Semmering - Hirschenkogel is Vienna, 66 minutes drive away.

Graz, Bratislava, Linz, Klagenfurt and Brno airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 4,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 15km of ski runs, with 17 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Semmering - Hirschenkogel 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 Semmering - Hirschenkogel, 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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Semmering - Hirschenkogel