Skivergnügen im Skigebiet Großglockner/Heiligenblut Franz Gerdl

The Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Ski Area

The Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Ski Area

Skiing in the Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Ski Area – face to face with the Grossglockner

The sun is out, the air is freezing cold; the powder snow has covered the world in a myriad of glittering ice crystals. If you’re thinking ‘photo opportunity’, you are spot-on. Vast, snow-covered mountainsides, perfectly groomed pistes, feathery powder snow – and in the background, the pyramid shape of the 3789-metre-high Grossglockner, Austria’s highest mountain. An outing in the Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Ski Area is a fantastic experience, not just for winter sports enthusiasts, but also for photographers, nature lovers, and anyone with an appreciation for truly breathtaking views.

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Top of Austria

Natural snow and off-piste adventures

The Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Ski Area offers a host of characteristics that will make the heart of any winter-sports-enthusiast beat faster. These include high snow reliability, versatile pistes and limited waiting times for cableways and lifts. A total of 55 kilometres of maintained pistes and 12 ski-lift facilities take full advantage of the terrain, whilst leaving plenty of space for off-piste adventures to the left and right-hand sides of the groomed slopes. Powder-snow fans and off-piste enthusiasts will feel right at home in Heiligenblut and the surrounding area.

Top of Austria (c)F. Gerdl, Grossglockner Bergbahnen (8)

Opening times in winter 2020/21

The following opening times apply until 5th April 2021:

  • Monday to Friday from 09.00 a.m. to 02.00 p.m. - Rossbach, Schareck lift
  • Monday to Friday from 11.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m. - Hallenbad lift
  • Saturday and Sunday from 09.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m. - Rossbach, Schareck, Fleiss, Hallenbad lift 


Fact box: Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Ski Area

  • 55 km of groomed pistes (31.1 km fall line) for all levels of ability
  • 12 modern, comfortable ski-lift facilities
  • 5 ski routes and 1500 hectares of  Freeride Arena divided into 6 Freeride Sectors
  • Freeride Checkpoint at the ‘Mittelstation Rossbach’ cableway station
  • Special family offers such as the Family Package (includes children’s ‘Snowman Ticket’)
  • Snowsports School offering anything from kids group lessons to deep-snow training
  • Ski school Heiligenblut - professional & local
 ® 17 03 Heiligenblut Bergbahnen HAW 6663

Beginner to expert - something for everyone

Alpine skiing, carving, snowboarding or off-piste skiing - the professional instructors at the Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Snowsports School will be happy to teach you anything you’ve set your heart on. At the Ski Nursery, even the youngest budding athletes learn the basics of life on the slopes, while those ages 4 and up are able to join a kid’s group lesson. For a greater athletic challenge, there are alpine skiing and snowboarding courses. As with most things, one-to-one lessons are the fastest way to success.

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The right equipment

In order to be perfectly equipped, our two sports shops including rental offer everything your heart desires. From the ski or snowboard equipment to snowshoes, tobogganing, etc. 

Hof 3
+43 4824 2256-145
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Hof 34
+43 4824 2087
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Sunny Card - Simply skiing

With the SunnyCard, ski-enthusiastic families get very special benefits throughout Austria in all SunnyCard ski areas, including the Großglockner/Heiligenblut ski resort. If both parents buy this season pass, children under 15 are free, just like that, for the entire ski season. Skiing becomes a special experience for families and is affordable again in more than ten ski resort all over Austria and South Tyrol. Until October 31st, you will benefit from the low season-start-price. If you strike straight away, you will start well and affordable in the 2020/2021 ski season, which by the way will kick off in Heiligenblut on December 11th - BE PART OF IT with the SunnyCard. More information about the order

Safety First - conduct on the slopes

  • We always keep to marked and authorised runs 
  • After stopping, we look up the slope before continuing
  • We are never reckless – we control our speed and demeanour at all times
  • We stay aware of what’s happening around us, and adapt our speed to the level of visibility
  • Slower skiers and snowboarders always have right of way
  • We never linger below ridges or in areas with restricted visibility
  • Mountainsides outside of the marked ski area are entered at the skier’s own risk

Current slope and lift information

Can’t wait to glide down pristine slopes with a close-up view of the Grossglockner?

Then be sure to make your way to Heiligenblut at the first sign of winter. We look forward to seeing you!

For information on any aspect of your holiday, don’t hesitate to contact us, send us a no-obligation holiday enquiry, or phone us on +43 4824 2700-20.

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