Ski holidays in Lech am Arlberg
The most important information for skiers & boarders at a glance
It’s finally winter again – time to hit the slopes: The Arlberg is known as the cradle of alpine skiing. Winter sport pioneers laid the foundation for exciting downhills and enjoyable gliding on still undeveloped slopes. Today, you get to enjoy Austria’s largest connected ski region during Lech ski holidays – and you’re at the centre of it all! Skiing in Lech Zürs stands for diversity, variety, sportive challenges, snug enjoyment and unlimited fun with friends and the entire family. The winter experts at Hotel Jagdhaus Monzabon know what your Lech ski holidays have to offer. Join us on a journey through magical skiing & snowboarding worlds during your unforgettable winter holiday!
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Ski regions in Lech am Arlberg
Ski holidays on the Arlberg have several winter highlights in store for you. Austria’s largest connected ski region impresses with several winter sport regions and many hundreds of kilometres of slopes connected seamlessly with one another. Explore:
- Lech am Arlberg:
Skiing in Lech at Hotel Monzabon starts right outside the door! The Schlegelkopfbahn is only a one-minute walk from your accommodation. Reach the ski region with 182 diverse, perfectly groomed kilometres of slopes in no time. Wider, flatter slopes for beginners, challenging downhills and excellent hut-style culinary arts await you already.
- St. Anton - St. Christoph - Stuben:
The Flexenbahn is your gateway on up to 1,800 m. The family options in this ski regions are hard to beat. Freestylers cherish the variety between deep-snow downhills and snow parks, while kids will soon race down the trial grounds and beginners’ slopes.
Natural snow guarantee in the country’s most snow-reliable ski region: Excellent altitude and perfectly situated north hills make winter dreams come true. Warth-Schröcken is a winter sport region for true connoisseurs, for fun riders and for downhill pros. One of the two circuits of the “Run of Fame”, which leads you through the entire Arlberg ski region in a single day, starts here as well.
The best ski circuits
You’d like to experience the entire cradle of alpine skiing in half a day or a full day? Two amazing ski circuits for enduring winter athletes lead you to the best Arlberg slopes. A certain level of endurance is necessary in order to manage the tours in their designated time. Sounds a bit strenuous, but the stunning views alone make it all worthwhile. Look forward to:
- The White Ring:
22 km of slopes, approx. 5,500 altitude metres: The White Ring is a ski circuit of superlatives. Set aside about half a day to travel across the Arlberg. The Ring race is legendary in its own right. Who can cover the entire distance the fastest? Genuine alpine skiing notables take part.
- Run of Fame:
You have a full day to conquer the most beautiful slopes of the region. 85 km of slopes and around 18,000 altitude metres even prove challenging to experienced skiers. You can ride on the Run of Fame in two directions on the purple or the orange route.
Langer Zug: The steepest slope on the Arlberg
What an amazing slope, what a challenge: Your Lech ski holidays can’t be too challenging? We recommend a trip to the Langer Zug. The steepest slope of the Arlberg and one of the world’s ten steepest slopes practically plummets down the Rüfikopf with up to 80% slope. Feel the adrenaline coursing through your veins on the gorge at the Schafalplift to the Schlosskopflift. Good nerves and some skiing experience are a must!
Our top 7 ski slopes
The choice is yours during your ski holiday in the various Arlberg winter sport regions: Which of the countless slopes and downhills would you like to experience today? Sure, it’s easy to lose sight, but that shouldn’t be a problem. Your hosts and the Monzabon team have collected exciting tips for you. There’s something for everyone from the tricky pro piste to the snug family slope! We recommend:
Slope no. 144: Muggengrat - Täli
Slope no. 154: Sonnenberg
Slope no. 200: Kriegeralpe - Oberlech - Lech
Slope no. 201: Schlegelkopf - Rudalpe - Lech
Slope no. 210: Grubenalpe - Oberlech - Lech
Slope no. 220: Furka - Steinmädher
Slope no. 235: Mohnenmähder
Your family ski holiday
Ski holidays in Lech with the entire family: The cradle of alpine skiing makes it possible! Over 300 km of slopes provide the variety necessary for all ages. The ski region Arlberg disposes of a wide network of child-friendly ski schools. Even the littlest ones learn how to find their way around the slopes of the region in no time while the parents go explore the mountains. Joint trips aren’t far off! Be enchanted by the various children’s areas in Lech, Zürs, St. Anton and Warth-Schröcken. There’s virtually everything you need from the easy beginner’s slope with ski conveyor belt to the race track for young slopesters.
Race slopes on the Arlberg
You’d like to compete against genuine pros or race opposite friends, siblings or co-workers? That, too, is possible on the Arlberg. The time measurement slopes are all about breaking speed records. How fast can you race down the marked-off downhills? Furthermore, there are exciting racing options for all alpine fans in Lech Zürs, Warth-Schröcken and St. Anton. Try your luck on tricky slalom slopes in the Race Area or compete in parallel slalom – there are no limits to your imagination!
Pure snowboard action
Where there’s skiing fun, snowboarders usually aren’t too far away. Benefit from the excellent Monzabon location – only a one-minute walk from direct access to the ski region – when snowboarding in Lech! Lots of blue, red and black slopes invite you to snug and challenging downhills. But there’s also a lot happening out in the open. Boarders love the deep-snow bowls beyond the beaten path. Those are best explored with the perfectly trained guides of the local ski schools. Don’t miss out on a trip to the Albona, the “holy mountain” for snowboarders. Long, treeless slopes and the rich-in-tradition old school longboard event provide awesome experiences.
All snow parks at a glance
A whopping three snow parks and fun slopes provide entertainment. Hit the wild routes and beginner-friendly courses at the following locations:
- Snowpark Lech:
Beginners hit the Fun Run trying out their first obstacles. But that’s certainly not all! The 3.6-ha-large area offers rails and boxes for genuine pros. The jibs are proper tough.
34 different obstacles and skill stations can be found in the Stanton Park at the Rendl-Bahn in St. Anton. Three different areas are set out for just as many different experience levels. You’ll quickly work your way up to the top area.
Younger boarders in particular love the first fun slope in Western Austria at the Wannenkopf chairlift. Jibs and rails, fun boxes, steep turns and a snail whet the park life appetite.
Best après-ski entertainment
What would Lech ski holidays be without a bit of fun? The Arlberg is home to some of the hottest après-ski locations in the country. Here you find fun, wild atmosphere with the best hut hits of the season. But there are also quieter, more dapper alternatives available with down-to-earth sounds in exalted ambiance. We can highly recommend six locations each in Lech and Zürs and another eight clubs and bars between St. Anton and Stuben.
Heliskiing on the Arlberg
Find the most beautiful and pristine slopes on the Arlberg. Heliskiing is only offered in very few select places in the country due to very strict regulations. The guides at the ski resort Lech Zürs even know two summits where you – usually accompanied by one of them – come across fresh deep snow or fine spring firn in divinely sunny location. Both Mehlsack and Orgelscharte peacefully lead you to behind Zug where you enter the wide ski region again for more slopes. Experience this unlimited alpine freedom only during your Lech ski holidays!
Ski schools in Lech, Zürs and Oberlech
You’d like to finally learn how to glide across the slopes on skis or board or are looking to refresh your skills? The local ski schools combine years of experience with a wide variety of offerings. Even the littlest ones feel comfortable on the slopes and learn what’s what in child-friendly courses. Classic ski courses – in groups or private – aside, you can give purposeful racing and technique training a shot or try out one of many special offers. There are no limits to your imagination!
No doubt, a ski holiday at Hotel Monzabon has incredibly much to offer. Best entertainment, active experiences and joint enjoyment for friends and family make for a wonderful, unforgettable time. The only thing missing for winter fulfilment is your non-binding enquiry!