9 Reasons to go Spring Skiing in Austria

a month or more ago I popped over to Austria, toward gorgeous ski city of Kitzbühel, for spot of springtime skiing. Yep, skiing can totally happen in March and April time.

I enjoyed a few days of sunshine, snow and enjoyable inside hills in which We discovered this region has a number of the longest ski periods worldwide!

Elizabeth Skiing

1. More space on slopes

Spring skiing is low period time and that means you won’t need to worry about knocking skis while you glide down the runs.

Above the clouds Austria

2. Warmth and sunshine

I possibly could not believe how hot it absolutely was! Levels are just not essential for springtime skiing. I was down seriously to a single layer and jacket due to the fact sunlight blazed down on united states near the top of the hills. Don’t forget to pack sunscreen,

Don’t forget to pack sunscreen, many of us *might* have actually caught a couple of a lot of rays.

Ski Lift Time

3. No elbowing for onto a ski lift

There’s absolutely nothing worse than clanking around in heavy ski gear, holding cumbersome skis and poles, then having a throng of individuals jostling to get onto the ski lift at the same time. Hello spring skiing plus it’s chilled away ski lift vibes. On some mountains we were truly the only ones of this seat lifts!

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4. Additional après time

The snowfall will get slushier within the afternoons so it’s about the après ski. Wine, sunshine and gorgeous views – what more would you want from your own travels?!

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5. Ski deals!

As it’s off-peak ski period you are almost certainly going to get better discounts on your ski getaway. Save those additional cents for the après ski. Yep.

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6. Longer times

Springtime = longer days, which means that more time to take pleasure from the hills.

sunset over kitzbuhel

7. Amazing sunsets

Clear skies into the evening suggested gorgeous sunsets later in the day. And who doesn’t love good sunset when they’re on holiday?

hahnenkamm ski slope

8. No queues at ski hire

Less queues means more time for fun.

Ski Lift Kitzbuhel Austria

9. Other mountain tasks 

Since it’s a neck season for going to the hills you can test out many other adventure tasks, such as for instance snowshoeing at dusk, hiking through melted reduced mountain areas, and rock-climbing.

wine and apres ski austria

Cheers to spring skiing!


I spent several days spring skiing in Kitzbühel, a town in the Tirol region of Austria. I remained on resort Tiefenbrunner. We flew into Innsbruck airport, about one hour drive away. We skied on Hannenkamm and Kitzbüheler Horn hills.