Skiing during the summer months in Austria

Ski slopes and ski jump in the Zillertal
Snow fun in the Zillertal all year round

Facts on the Hintertux Glacier summer ski resort

  • Fun in the snow on 365 days a year, at an altitude of 3,250m
  • Austria's only summer ski resort
  • Just one minute from the Hotel Alpenhof
  • 18km of pistes of all levels of difficulty
  • Betterpark Hintertux for freestyle fans at an altitude of 3,200m
  • Many rustic huts and mountain restaurants
  • Unique attractions such as the Natural Ice Palace, Glacier Flea Park, etc.

The Hintertux Glacier ski resort: Summer skiing

If you fancy a stint on the pistes during your summer holiday in Austria, the Hintertux Glacier in Zillertal is the place for you. Let the temperatures down in the valley climb as high as they want: Up here, at an altitude of 3,250 metres, skiing is possible even at the height of summer. The Hintertux Glacier is Austria's only summer ski resort and is the perfect choice for adding variety to your summer holiday. 18km of perfectly groomed pistes and the unique Betterpark for snowboarders make the Hintertux Glacier ski resort a truly unique destination that offers athletic feats, adventures and fun on 365 days a year. When the ice crystals glisten in the sunshine and the resplendent blue of the sky makes the perfect backdrop to magnificent views across the Zillertal Alps, any skier worth their salt will head straight for the slopes!

Summer skiing on the glacier – just one minute from the Alpenhof

Summer skiing in the Hintertux Glacier ski resort in Austria is a treat for body & soul: The majestic mountain vistas that open up at an altitude of 3,250 metres are bound to bring about a unique sense of freedom, happiness and pure joy. The glacier is the only place in Austria where skiing is possible throughout the summer. The valley station is just one minute away from the Alpenhof – a hop, skip and a jump and you are ready for an unforgettable day's skiing at the Hintertux Glacier, in pleasant temperatures and under a brilliant sun. 18km of perfectly groomed pistes with guaranteed snow are available for you to explore, break your personal speed records or swish down on elegantly during the summer. Freestyle enthusiasts can indulge their passion at the Betterpark Hintertux, the perfect place to practise those jumps and slides.

Glacier skiing & relaxation with a view

A summer's day spent on the slopes of the Hintertux Glacier ski resort, Austria's only summer skiing destination, is a fantastic and active way to add variety to your holiday, not to forget magnificent views and unforgettable moments of pure joy. Having swished down the sun-drenched slopes of the glacier, it is time for a break: Restore your energy levels with refreshments served at one of several mountain huts and restaurants on the Hintertux Glacier. The crowning glory of your day will be the seemingly endless views across the mountain peaks that open up before you, best enjoyed from a panorama terrace such as that of the Tuxer Fernerhaus at 2,660 metres. The contrast between the majestic glacier and the lush, green valleys down below is a truly unique sight. Summer in Hintertux is indeed full of variety!

Summer skiing for kids at the Hintertux Glacier

Glacier Flea Parks on the Hintertux Glacier

Fun, games and plenty of action are what the Glacier Flea Parks on the Hintertux Glacier and on the Sommerberg are all about. The perfect opportunity for our youngest visitors to discover the joy of skiing in Austria during the summer months and to add variety to a family summer holiday. The valley station of the Hintertux Glacier is just one minute away – jump right into your summer skiing experience!

The Glacier Flea Park at an altitude of 3,250m – summer skiing for kids

Together with Luis, the glacier flea, our young discoverers will go on an unforgettable adventure at the Glacier Flea Park at an altitude of 3,250 metres. The tubing track in the snow and the snow tyre carousel in the Glacier Flea Park are proper magnets for children. Add a giant gondola, a baby lift for aspiring downhill racers and a snow flea photo station for capturing holiday snapshots, the perfect souvenir to remind you of your family day-out skiing on the Hintertux Glacier during the summer months. And the kids won't be the only ones to delight in a snowball fight at the height of summer! 

Glacier flea Luis is looking forward to his next playdate and offers all children up to the age of 10 free ascent and descent in the cable car. Ascent facilities are accessible and also suitable for strollers.  Open from July until September!

If you prefer your summers green instead of white, head to the Flea Park on Sommerbergalm pasture.

Fun and games in the mountains: The Flea Park on Sommerbergalm pasture

The Flea Park on the Sommerberg, located at 2,100 metres, is yet another fantastic playground for a family day-out and an ideal alternative for siblings who are not so keen on skiing. A visit to the Flea Park is also a popular choice after skiing and a great way to burn off energy for everyone! Young glacier fans may conquer the fully secured climbing wall, whizz around the track on one of our pedal go-karts, jump around on the bouncy castle or swish down the giant slide. While the kids are letting off steam, the parents can relax on the sun terrace of Sommerbergalm pasture. An absolute treat for all age groups!

The Flea Park on Sommerbergalm pasture is fully accessible and also suitable for strollers. It is open from June until October and entry is free for everyone.

If summer skiing is not enough to satisfy your mountain cravings, try exploring the Tux mountain range on foot, by bicycle or while engaging in one of the many activities on offer in the region. Enjoy summer in all its glory, right outside the door of the Alpenhof.

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