Cool and easy in the Penken Park

Are words like kicker, obstacles, double cork, x-grab, etc. all just jargon to you? Then get yourself down to the Penken Park and be inspired by the amazing skills of the young freeskiers and snowboarders there.
Events in the Penken Park Mayrhofen

©Patrick Steiner, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen AG

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I wouldn’t have either the guts or the skills to perform such acrobatics on snow. The best of the best take part in the regular events at the Penken Park. Here’s a list of the battles coming up this winter season 2017/18:

©Patrick Steiner, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen AG

Groms Open on 6th January 2018:




Young, up-and-coming snowboarders take over the Penken Park to compete against others their age and gain some valuable competition experience. This year’s Groms Open will once again ensure that new talent is encouraged and supported in the Ziller Valley. In the 11th edition of the Groms Open, the boys and girls will battle it out for a place in the Shred Down Austrian Masters in Westendorf.

©Patrick Steiner, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen AG

QParks Tour Stop on 3rd February 2018:




The legendary QParks Tour is returning to the Penken Park this year. Mayrhofen is the 3rd stop on the largest amateur snowboarder and freeskier contest series in Europe. A must-shred for riders who want to make a name for themselves and become part of the european freestyle scene. Entry is free and open to all!


©Patrick Steiner, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen AG

Girls Shred Session on 17th February 2018:




In this event shred sisters show their male colleagues exactly what girls are capable of. So watch out shred bros: at least your beard might hide your blushes when the girls land tricks you can only dream of! Coaching, photo and film shooting, bbq in the snow…what more could a girl want?!

©Patrick Steiner, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen AG

SAAC Camp from 03rd - 04th March and SAACnd Step from 04rd – 09th March 2018:




The SAAC camps offer important information and tips especially for skiers and snowboarders who like to explore off-piste. The First Step Camp is split into a first day of theory and a second day of off-piste riding with state qualified ski and mountain guides. The SAACnd Step Camp builds on the content of the basic camp and focuses on in-depth knowledge of terrain and snow conditions in an alpine setting. 

©Gustav Ohlson

5. Välley Rälley Tourstop in Mayrhofen from 10th – 11th March 2018:



Take part and battle it out for the title of “King of the Välley”! With contests in Kaltenbach, the Zillertal Arena and Hintertux, the fourth stop of the Välley Rälley takes place in the Penken Park in Mayrhofen. The contestants compete in the different disciplines of Slopestyle, Big Air and Rail Jam, and in the categories “Rookies – U14”, “Young Guns – U 18”, “Girls”, “Amateurs” and “Pros”.


So you see, there’s never a dull day in the Penken Park! Take the Hintertrett ski lift anytime and you’ll be amazed by the talented  tricksters, back-flipping off the kickers below you. If you’re lucky you might even spot the Ziller Valley’s most famous snowboard pro training there. Werni Stock is a “big fan of the Penken Park”. So keep calm and ride on!

Ski+Board Facts

Skiing & Snowboarding on Leisure Mount Ahorn in Mayrhofen, Zillertal.
© Ursula Aichner

Operating Hours & Piste Plan

Snow conditions permitting, the lifts in Mayrhofen ski area will operate daily from 01.12.2018 to 22.04.2019, from 8.00 to 16.30 hrs. The latest information on, for example, which of the 136 kilometres of pistes and 57 lift systems are open can be found on the interactive piste map.

Info scouts out and about on the slopes of Mayrhofen provide information about the slopes, prices, ski buses, lifts...
© Laurin Moser

Ski Pass & Ski Bus

Did you know that you can use all the ski buses in the village free with a valid Mayrhofner ski pass? If you buy a Zillertaler Super-Ski-Passes (available for a minimum period of 2 days) you enjoy free use of the ski bus system in the entire Zillertal Valley.

DIGITAL SKI BUS TIMETABLE INFO for Mayrhofen-Hippach with real-time display of travel times.

THe latest information for winter holidays in Mayrhofen-Hippach in Zillertal: snow report, live-cams, weather,...
© Paul Sürth

Snow Report & Live-Cams

The latest information on piste conditions and the weather in Mayrhofen-Hippach are provided by the Mayrhofner Bergbahnen Cable Car Co snow report. Check out the Live-Cams to get in the mood for your winter holiday in Zillertal.

Learn to ski at one of the many ski schools in Mayrhofen-Hippach with ski hire in town
© Laurin Moser

Ski Schools & Ski Hire

Book your ski or snowboard course with one of the many ski & snowboard schools in Mayrhofen-Hippach. You can also hire suitable ski equipment in town from one of the many ski hire shops.

Away from the busy slopes in Mayrhofen-Hippach: snowshoeing, winter walking, tobogganing, cross-country skiing ...
© Laurin Moser

Fun in the Snow

THe Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region has plenty to offer AWAY FROM THE REGULAR SLOPES. Winter hiking, cross-country skiing. tobogganing, relaxing in the sauna or swimming poolWellness,... something to suit every taste and inclination.

© Laurin Moser

Events in Mayrhofen-Hippach

There is always something going on in the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region. Events, music, festivals, concerts and other great happenings are all part of that inimitable holiday feeling in the Zillertal Valley.


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