Our mountains in winter


MAYRHOFEN HAS ALL THE INGREDIENTS FOR A PERFECT WINTER DAY The ski area Mountopolis, located in the heart of the Tyrolean mountains and surrounded by impressive 3,000-meter peaks, not only spoils its guests with 142 kilometers of perfectly prepared pistes and 60 modern lifts, but also shows how sporty and versatile, stylish and relaxed, and surprising and exciting the winter season in Zillertal can be.


Fun and Thrills in the Mayrhofen ski area

When Mount Penken calls with its sporting challenges and varied fun on the slopes, you must go! Penken ski area is easily accessible with the Penkenbahn from Mayrhofen, the Horbergbahn from Schwendau and the Möslbahn at Hochschwendberg. Once at the top, the more daring can sample the delights of speed skiing down the legendary Harakiri - Austria’s steepest slope experience - with an eye-watering gradient of 78%. Those who doubt whether they are up to the challenge can sample the delights of the DevilsRun. The BlackAttack’s racy name says it all and a camera even measures and records your personal best time along the SkiMovie Run.

There is good reason why PenkenPark is considered one of the best snowparks in Europe. Its five areas are not only frequented by the who's who of the international freeskiing and snowboarding scene, but beginners can also practice tricks and stunts on the various kickers against the awesome backdrop of Mountopolis.

Speed-hungry skiers can follow in the footsteps of ski stars from all over the world when they emulate the pros on the three permanent giant slalom courses at RacingParadise Unterberg. The racecourse Sun-Jet with timing facility - yet another MUST for every adrenaline junkie. And those fancying just a spot of fun can let off steam on the FunRides. The special “Parcours” for skiers of every age features specially developed elements from boarder and ski-cross for unlimited ski fun. You prefer things a little less racy? No problem, because families will find Albert's Penken Tour on Mount Penken, an easy downhill run for kids with fun obstacles. The WinterHikingPaths Penken and BergWaldWeg offera breathtaking view of the opposing Ahorn and showcases Penken’s gentle side in impressive fashion.


Relaxation and great carving in the Mayrhofen ski area

You will find everything you need for a successful day filled with all that and more in the Ahorn ski area. Where Austria’s largest cable car, the Ahornbahn whisks snow-lovers straight up to the deeply snow-covered and sunny Ahorn plateau with its easy, wide blue and red slopes as well as child-friendly lifts. You can chill out at the WhiteLounge Igloo Bar, where comfortable deck chairs, delicious drinks and lounge music invite you to daydream. The Café-Bistro FreiRaum at the mountain station of the Ahornbahn invites you to enjoy fine, small delicacies with a panoramic view of Mayrhofen.

140m² of indoor adventure awaits in the AlbertAdler PlayWorld by Ravensburger. Equipped with a climbing wall, a playhouse, an eagle's nest with listening stations, GraviTrax- and Brio game tables as well as giant puzzles and memory. But do beware: Mountopolis is also known for its challenging ValleyRun Ahorn! Encompassing a length of 5.5 km and over 1,300 meters in elevation difference, this black slope takes you all the way back down to the valley. The Ahornbahn and the ValleyRun Ahorn open before all other lifts and slopes at 07.30 a.m., so early birds can indulge in morning sports on Mount Ahorn.

Thanks to gentle inclines, coordinative and motor skills for safe skiing can be learned over a series of waves, steep curves and bowls at FunRide Ahorn with its FamilyPark. Mascot AlbertAdler guarantees fun runs for all the little ones on the AlbertAdler Tour and the perfect snapshot from your skiing holiday with the AlbertAdler speed camera.

Non-skiers are well catered for too, as Mount Ahorn offers a wide range of leisure activities and ample space for exciting winter dreams: WinterHikingPath Filzenkogel promises a unique mountain experience with breathtaking views and an entry in the summit book at 2,227 metres above sea level. WinterHikingPath Ahorn also impresses with its sensational views of the Zillertal Alps and the Stilluptal valley and leads past the Zillertal ViewingPlatform in the direction of the FalknerOase. Those out and about on Mount Ahorn with winter hiking boots or in need of a fun break from skiing, will find the ideal diversion in Mountopolis with PistenBock tobogganing fun on a specially designed course.

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