Winter is at home in Kühtai. At a snow-assured altitude of over 2,000 m, far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you will find deep snow and powder slopes and a wide range of winter activities, from cross-country skiing to tobogganing. All this right on the doorstep of the Jagdschloss Resort. Winter has many faces – and on holiday in Kühtai it shows them all.
Meanwhile, your car can recover in our underground car park and you can simply enjoy the premises on foot.
As far as the eye can see, the slopes bask in white and glisten under a blue sky. Perfect snow conditions and enough space to whizz down the slope elegantly on skis as often as you like, or to plow through the fine powder snow… Freedom, refreshing mountain air, impressive mountain backdrops: A unique slope experience awaits young and old, here in Kühtai!
A winter holiday in Austria’s highest winter sports resort has many advantages for professional skiers as well as for the whole family. The unique location at 2,020 m guarantees snow from winter to spring. Active skiing fun in a modern skiing area with its freestyle park and a wide range of activities off-slope ensure unforgettable holiday experiences. A skiing holiday just as it should be.
The Kühtai ski region with 41 varied kilometers of slopes is particularly snow-sure from December to April thanks to its altitude of 2,020 m.
Near the Jagdschloss Resort you will find 11 modern lifts and cable cars, e.g. the 8-seater gondola lift Kaiserbahn, the 3-Seen-chairlift or the Hohe Muth lift as well as a children’s lift and a magic carpet. The 3-Seenlift, for example, is located right next to the 3-Seenhaus and takes you directly to the fun on the slopes or into the area! Many huts invite you to stop for a cozy break with hearty delicacies, Tyrolean hospitality, sunny terraces, and a wonderful mountain panorama.
At the start of the season, the unique Skifree offer is a very special source of joy: from the end of November to mid-December, winter sports enthusiasts start the season with a free daily ski pass issued by numerous participating companies.
Also, the connection with the Hochoetz ski area enables double winter fun on around 80 shared kilometers of slopes: with just one ski pass, both ski areas can be discovered without any worries, and the comfortable change is made with the free bus transfer.
Where the skiing fun ends for others, it only starts in Kühtai – at 2,020 meters above sea level! The skiing adventure starts directly at the Jagdschloss Resort in the Kühtai. There is something for everyone, for young and old, for the fashionable ski lady, for the casual free rider and the sporty snowboarder.
Whether blue, red, or even the black challenge – depending on your ability and preferences, you can find the right downhill run in Kühtai.
Nocturnal skiers also have the opportunity to ski twice a week in the evening hours and under floodlight. In the immediate vicinity, numerous ski tours lead through a dreamy snow-covered landscape to the surrounding peaks with wonderful views.
In addition to the perfectly groomed slopes, the designated deep-snow slopes also impress freeride fans with incomparable powder above the timberline. Ski and snowboard freaks get special adrenaline kicks in Kühtai in the KPark, the top-shaped freestyle park with a total of four areas, including Austria’s only Superpipe. Here, in the freeride mecca, people jump, drift, and live out their lifestyle by “shredding” and “jibbing”. For the little ones, who are looking for the first thrill at an early age, as well as for beginners, we recommend a trip to the KidsPark, to get a taste of the first time in the air without any danger.
In Kühtai, the whole family enjoys spending time together in the snow. Young skiers are in good and safe hands on the children’s ski lifts, on the wonder carpet, in the children’s ski garden, and the KidsPark. The love for adventure and riddles can be lived out without any worries because there’s a real highlight in the Kühtai that provides lots of action and fun: the Kühtai Rally. Anyone who thinks they’re the number 1 runway racer will be proven wrong here – or can prove their real talents. The fastest cow, Resi, doesn’t want to forfeit her title under any circumstances and can be followed by nimble sleuths through the entire ski area on a paper chase. 15 km of chasing fun with 12 stations that offer tasks and puzzles to the young pursuers spice up the winter day!
Those who want to conquer the slopes in Kühtai are best equipped and prepared for their winter adventure. Renowned ski schools with experienced ski instructors in the ski resort offer courses for all ages and abilities and accompany your students, whether skiers or snowboarders, from their first turn to technical precision. There are three specialist shops in the village for the appropriate equipment. Excellent service personnel, who are familiar with everything to do with skis and boards, are on hand to offer prospective skiers advice and assistance.
In Kühtai, great things aren’t just experienced on the slopes. There are also some activities away from to enjoy the winter in its impressive diversity:
On snowshoe hikes, you can reach even the most untouched places in difficult terrain. No matter if it’s sunny or a romantic snow flurry – the snowshoes will take you to the most fairytale outlook points. Cross-country skiing also becomes a real pleasure experience in the clear winter mountain air, with a network of 11 km of trails. Besides, the tobogganing adventure is another must during your winter holiday in Kühtai: a 2.5 km long toboggan run, with Graf Ferdinand Haus as the starting point, awaits all those who like to whizz down the mountain, either at a fast pace or leisurely on skids. The toboggan run is illuminated at night – thus, nothing’s in the way of a ride under the stars.
You also get to know a completely new side of Kühtai on a tour with the gopher. With this unconventional, electric caterpillar vehicle, the Kühtai landscape can be discovered in an original way and without noise and exhaust fumes – a unique winter experience.
Snowshoeing can be learned immediately and without risk and opens up new perspectives. The ascent and descent of Kühtai become a sporty but meditative experience, with these light shoes on your feet. Even without skiing and mountain sports experience, you can experience the winter mountain landscape in all its beauty here in pristine nature.
Please make sure to inform yourself at the ski schools about the current snow and avalanche situation before your hike.
Kühtai – Hochoetz ski pass, 2 ski areas – 1 ski pass, 100% snow guarantee, 85 km of slopes, 25 lifts. Plus free bus transfer every half hour between Kühtai and Hochoetz (Ochsengarten), right on our doorstep.
2.2 km long toboggan run from the Sattele 1,690 m above Ochsengarten to the Feldringalm 1,888 m (Mon and Tue rest days). Walking time approx. 1 h. Toboggan rental directly at the Feldringalm.
Our heated ski & boot depot is the perfect solution to store your ski equipment safe and dry. No liability is accepted for items stored in the ski & boot depot.
Free night cross-country skiing at the Längental reservoir, about one kilometer lit and prepared.
And if the day is not enough for you, you can also go skiing at night in Kühtai. Skiing and snowboarding by floodlight is a very special experience.
Every Wednesday and Saturday from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm, the HochAlterBahn and the StartBahn take you directly to the brightly lit ski run. The mountain house “Zum Kaiser Maximilian” is open and the slope is illuminated until 11.30 pm.