Skiing in Tyrol at the Wilder Kaiser
Austria's largest skiing area – acknowledged by multiple awards
The skiing region Wilder Kaiser comprises the main mountain range of the Wilder Kaiser-Brixental SkiWelt, Austria's largest skiing area, in the Northern Kitzbühel Alps. For the fourth time in sequence, it received the award of best skiing area in the world.Skiing in Tyrol, in the Wilder Kaiser-Brixental SkiWelt: 91 mountain railways and state-of-the-art lifts offer access to 279 slope kilometres with perfectly prepared wide slops that invite to enjoy carving and stop for a rest at one of the more than 70 cottages. 210 slope kilometres are covered with artificial slow to ensure snow-secure skiing throughout the season.
Opening hours Winter 2013/14
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental is opening for weekend operation earlier than planned, with winter season 2013/14 starting on 30th November and 1st December. Regularly open from 7th December 2013 until 30th of march 2014.
Attractions in SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental
Snowboarders can get their kicks in Funparks like the Intersport Kaiserpark on the Hartkaiser in Ellmau and in the fantastic freeride areas. Söll has the largest night skiing area in Tyrol with the longest night skiing piste in Austria (13 Km) which promises fun on the piste until late.
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental comprises nine villages
Ellmau, Going, Scheffau, Söll, Brixen im Tale, Westendorf, Hopfgarten, Kelchsau, Itter are all part of SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental.
The Kaiser villages of Ellmau, Going, Scheffau an Söll are ideally linked by the lift system. So it's possible to do your own Ski Safaris from the Brandstadl lift in Scheffau towards the Hartkaiser in Ellmau or over the Hohe Salve to Söll and over Brixen to Westendorf. Access into the SkiWelt from Going is with the Astbergbahn.
For beginners there are a dozen practice lifts between Going and Ellmau. The well qualified ski instructors of the 13 ski schools of the region ensure a good start on skiis and all four villages offer ski courses with all day care for children.