Two skiers on the slope in the Zillertal

The Hintertux Glacier

Year-round skiing in Zillertal

The Hintertux Glacier is the home of mountain sun, powder snow and perfect ski slopes.
With guaranteed snow 365 days a year, you will experience days of fun winter sports, exclusive dining and fascinating nature in eternal ice all year round.

As Austria’s only year-round ski resort, the Hintertux Glacier in Tyrol draws visitors with legendary trails, soft powder snow, 12 kilometres of slopes, Austrian cuisine and a wonderful selection of leisure-time activities to enjoy at 3,250 metres above sea level.
The Hotel Kristall is just 15 kilometres from the skiing destination of your dreams.

The glacier in summer – for skiers

Even the ride with Glacier Bus number 3 up to 3,250 metres in altitude will put butterflies in your stomach. The mountain panorama is fantastic and with every metre in altitude you climb, the anticipation of the Hintertux alpine sports paradise, a snow-white sunny plateau in Tyrol, will grow.
Austria’s only year-round ski resort and a guarantee of powder snow from October to May treats skiers, snowboarders, freeriders and alpine sports fans with beautiful slopes and heavenly moments of fun in the mountain sun, even in summer!

The glacier in summer – for climbing enthusiasts

350 kilometres of hiking trails, Nature’s Ice Palace, the Spannagelhöhle cave, guided glacier tours from July to September, canyoning, climbing, tandem paragliding, mountain biking, snow parks and great events are just some of the many summer highlights here. The range of exceptional sports and leisure-time activities at the Hintertux Glacier is endless. Enjoy exciting adventures and unforgettable moments in this unique atmosphere and feel closer to heaven than you ever have before on the panorama terrace with breath-taking 360° views of the Tyrolean Alps.

The glacier in winter – you couldn’t ask for more

Lots of glacier – and lots of snow!
72,000 metres of ski runs, 15,000 metres of cumulative elevation gain, 52 kilometres of slopes, 270 hectares of the best prepared ski slopes, a ski park, super pipe, 14 kilometres of cross-country trails, a ski school, beginner’s lift and so much more await you at the sunny Hintertux Glacier in the heart of Tyrol.

Here you will experience not only a first-class ski resort with high-tech lifts and many levels of difficulty for pro skiers, beginners and kids; you can also fill up on delicious foods at the Hintertux Glacier. Numerous picturesque chalets spoil you with Austrian specialities, “Jagertee” (hot tea mixed with rum) and fun après ski. 

So sit back in your lounge chair, soak up the Zillertal mountain sun, leave everyday troubles behind and enjoy an unforgettable ski holiday in Tyrol!