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The slopes

  • Extent 4 out of 5
  • Fast lifts 3 out of 5
  • Snow 2 out of 5
  • Queues 4 out of 5
  • Terrain p'ks 4 out of 5
  • Expert 2 out of 5
  • Intermediate 3 out of 5
  • Beginner 3 out of 5
  • Boarder 3 out of 5
  • X-country 3 out of 5
  • Restaurants 3 out of 5
  • Schools 3 out of 5
  • Families 3 out of 5

The resort

  • Resort charm 4 out of 5
  • Convenience 3 out of 5
  • Scenery 3 out of 5
  • Eating out 2 out of 5
  • Apres ski 3 out of 5
  • Off-slope 2 out of 5

Piste maps

Key facts covers:

  • Entire SkiWelt

Key facts

Resort800 m
Slopes620-1955 m
Lifts91
Pistes279 km
Blue48 %
Red46 %
Black6 %
Snowmaking80 %
Price index90

Package operators

Crystal, Inghams, Interactive Resorts, STC, Thomson

Westendorf

Austria

Westendorf4

The upside

  • Charming, traditional village
  • Challenging local slopes
  • Good local beginner slopes but ...

The downside

  • Local slopes not ideal territory for progression from the nursery slopes
  • Getting to main SkiWelt takes time

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Summary

Westendorf is a quiet, attractive village with good local slopes for confident intermediates. The resort is slightly off the main SkiWelt circuit, but is linked to Brixen im Thale. Access to Kitzbühel’s slopes on the other side of the mountain is easy, with just a short bus ride involved, making Westendorf one of the best places to stay for exploring both areas in a week. Snow reliability is not a strong point of the region though.

News – 2012/13

Snowmaking was extended. Three fun slopes covering 5 hectares were created. The Stöckl chair was renovated. The Astberg toboggan run was upgraded and now has its own lighting and snowmaking.

News – 2011/12

Skiwelt: The 3.5km toboggan run is now floodlit till 10.30pm every night. Parents can buy one pass between two which either can use. The Hopfgarten home run was improved, with snowmaking to valley level.

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