Hintertux Glacier – skiing year-round

365 days of snow fun in the Zillertal


Piste map Hintertuxer Glacier 

Spring, summer, autumn or winter, Hintertux Glacier offers exciting experiences and discoveries throughout the year. Hintertux Glacier is Austria’s only ski resort where skiing is also possible in the summer months! Thanks to its altitude and the optimal weather, nearly all the slopes and lifts of the ski resort at Hintertux Glacier can be operated throughout the year. And another plus, it just takes a comfortable one-minute drive with the free ski bus from our Hotel Alpenhof to the valley station!

NEW: The ski area Hintertuxer Gletscher & Zillertal 3000 informs about the   current measures for autumn and winter 2020/21

Ski gondola in Hintertux
Skiing in Zillertal valley at Hintertux glacier

Ski pistes for all skill levels: skiing in Tuxertal valley

Skiers and riders of all skill levels will be able to explore a skiing terrain with 60 km of ski slopes of all difficulty levels at the Hintertux Glacier ski resort. A popular attraction for deep powder snow fans, the brilliant freeride slopes in the Lärmstange area offer action and freeride adventures. Snowboarders and freestyle skiers alike appreciate the year-round freestyle opportunities at Betterpark Hintertux on 3,200 m or the Familypark Hintertux for beginners.

Sun skiing at Hintertux Glacier
Sun skiing at Hintertux Glacier

Sun skiing with 100% snow reliability at Hintertux Glacier

If you want to keep skiing well into spring, you have come to the right place at Hintertux Glacier! Thanks to guaranteed snow from October to May, skiers can enjoy their passion in the mild spring sun while gliding down perfectly groomed ski pistes. Taking the first gondola up the mountain and carving the first traces into the snow – these are the special ski holiday moments that count. Together with your family, friends or with your partner, you will experience active relaxation moments and fun in the invigorating mountain air while sun skiing in the Hintertux mountain world in Zillertal valley. Fun and entertainment are guaranteed by the glacier spring event “Flower Pow(d)er” with an exciting programme. It’s never too late for a great ski holiday in Hintertux!

View from Hintertux Glacier
Impressive natural scenery: Hintertux Glacier

Impressive glacier world in Hintertux

Glaciers have always been a very special type of natural attraction. No matter in which season you explore a glacier, you’ll always be impressed. Its magnificent and powerful appearance between bizarre ice fields, crevasses, rock masses and snow dunes inspires great respect for this wonder of nature. A turquoise-blue break in the ice, visible only in summer, reveals the fascinating story about the millennia-old local ice layers.

Adults and children alike will be awed by the beauty of Hintertux Glacier. The Nature Ice Palace of Hintertux Glacier fascinates visitors with mysterious ice formations and glistening ice crystals in a legendary environment.

Top huts at Hintertux Glacier
Top huts at Hintertux Glacier

Ski delight on a top level: Awards for the ski resort Hintertux Glacier and Zillertal valley

Situated only one minute away from the lower station of the mountain railway to Hintertux Glacier, our Hotel Alpenhof is right in the centre of a ski area that makes ski enthusiast’s hearts beat faster. The internationally renowned ski resorts testing portal, Skiresort.de, has awarded the ski resort in the category “Top class: World-leading ski resort with up to 60 km of slopes in 2018”, with an overall assessment of 4 out of 5 stars!

Hintertux Glacier shines with its top snow reliability, offering skiing fun on 365 days a year. Another plus is that they place a very high value on cleanliness at the huts, the lift stations and on the slopes and offer a great, diverse range of snow parks and exciting ski slopes. Moreover, the entire Zillertal valley with its 6 best ski resorts is proud to have received the award “Best ski valley”!

Come and enjoy award-winning skiing fun and guaranteed snow in the ski and glacier world Zillertal 3000! Get more information about our current packages here, to plan your winter holiday in pure powder snow, winter or summer!

Nature Ice Palace at Hintertux Gletscher
Nature Ice Palace at Hintertux Gletscher

Freestyle fun in Tuxertal valley: Betterpark – snow park XL

The Betterpark in Hintertux guarantees excellent conditions for snowboarders and freestyle skiers from April till May and from September until the start of December, depending on snow conditions. The snow park in XL format offers a whole lot of fun and action in the snow. However, for beginners and newcomers to the freestyle scene, the Familypark Hintertux at the Sommerberg is the more suitable terrain on which to test oneself. It substitutes for the Betterpark and is open from December to April.

Nature Ice Palace – in the depth of Hintertux Glacier

There is something fascinating about glaciers. The magical world of snow and ice captivates visitors. At the Nature Ice Palace at the Hintertux Glacier, you can discover mysterious ice formations, magical sculptures and glistening ice crystals. The powerful appearance of the glacier with its bizarre ice fields, crevasses, rock masses and snow dunes is an attraction that you should be sure not to miss out on during a visit to the Zillertal.

Children Hintertux snow
Hintertux Glacier Flowder Power

Flower Pow(d)er at Hintertux Glacier

The Flower Pow(d)er events at Hintertux Glacier attract guests from near and far with exciting tours and workshops, winter sports material test opportunities and snowboard freestyle coaching sessions. Along with all the fun topics, there are of course also more serious ones on the agenda, such as a basic course about the correct behaviour in the free ski area beyond the slopes.

Treat yourself to an interesting day at Hintertux Glacier and be inspired by the diverse range of opportunities on offer. Do not hesitate to ask our reception staff about the dates and details of the Flower Pow(d)er events.

Visit the impressive glacier world of Hintertux Glacier and enjoy skiing and snowboarding in Zillertal valley in Tyrol. Sunshine skiing and fun on the slopes throughout the year, both in summer and in winter, with guaranteed snow between October and May – the dream of every passionate winter sports enthusiast!


Holiday with a view of the glacier

Plan your holiday with a glacier view at Alpenhof Hintertux and look forward to skiing, cross-country skiing, winter hiking and more. You can reach the valley station of the glacier conveniently from Alpenhof in one minute. Send us your no-obligation enquiry straight away and secure your room at Alpenhof!

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