St. Anton Ski resort guide

St. Anton am Arlberg…

…is well known as one of the best ski resorts in the world and “Cradle of Alpine Skiing”. St. Anton is 1304 meters above the sea level. Valluga 2 ( 2811 m) is the highest cable car in the Arlberg ski resort.

 

 

 

1. How to get to St. Anton

By train – St. Anton is very easy to reach by train. Around 30 trains including the super fast “Rail Jet” from Innsbruck and Zuerich. From Innsbruck to St. Anton it takes 1 hour. From Zuerich to St. Anton it takes 2.20. The connection from both airports to the train station Zuerich and Innsbruck takes by taxi just a few minutes and with public transport approximately 30 minutes.

By car –  St. Anton is just five minutes away from the next highway. Most Hotels in St. Anton have there own parking lots.

By plane – Innsbruck Airport – 100 km, Zürich – 200 km, München – 250 km,Friedrichshafen – 130 km, Memmingen – 170 km

 

1.2 Skiing in St. Anton

Arlberg ski resort info

inkl. St. Anton, Stuben, Zuers, Lech:

  • 340 km piste skiing
  • 200 km itinary off piste
  • 94 lifts and cable cars
  • endless off piste for beginners and experts

St. Anton nicest on piste slopes:

  • Osthang
  • Happy valley in the morning (Staisbachtal)
  • Kandahar in the morning
  • All slopes on Rendl (watch out the itinerary ski route from the Riffle 2 in the spring time – frozen hard moguls)
  • Kappal very top slopes

St. Antons best off piste

 

  • Valluga to Zuers
  • Schöngraben and Galzig after snow fall
  • Hinterrendl off piste (take care, above the off piste runs on Hinter Rendl north are very steep slopes – self releasing avalanches)
  • Amazing ski touring all over the place

 

 

 

1. 3 Lift ticket price for St. Anton and the Arlberg ski resort

Days
Adults Children
1 day 45 € 26 €
1 1/2 days 71 € 41 €
2 days 81 € 47 €
3 days 115 € 67 €
4 days 147 € 86 €
5 days 177 € 104 €
6 days 204 € 120 €
7 days 230 € 136 €
8 days 254 € 150 €

2. Ski resorts next to St. Anton

It is possible to ski to all those villages from St. Anton.

Stuben: on piste

Zuers: off piste

Lech: on piste from Zuers

Ischgl: off piste over Rendl St. Anton

To Ski to Ischgl from St. Anton you have to go over Rendl and Kreuzjochspitze or some other ski touring routes on the Rendl side.

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Stuben:

  • Piste skiing from St. Anton to Stuben
  • Little charming village
  • Very nice Restaurants : Hotel Post, Sporthotel, Mondschein
  • Amazing off piste terrain

 

 

Zuers:

  • Piste skiing and skibus form St. Anton to Stuben or off piste over the Valluga 2
  • Top class ski resort with very friendly traditional austrian hospitality
  • Easy accessible off piste

 

Lech:

  • Piste skiing from Zuers to Lech over the Madloch itinerary run
  • Very sunny and friendly ski resort
  • Medium steep off piste terrain and good ski touring

 

 

Warth:

  • 2013/14 Lech and Warth is connected with the “Auenfeld Jet” (cable car)
  • Very nice ski resort just next to Lech
  • Nice off piste just next to the piste

 

 

3. Apres Ski :-)

Everybody knows that the apres ski in St. Anton is:

  • fun, fun, fun
  • and a never ending party

All famous apres ski bars are next to the piste just above St. Anton

Apres ski Mooserwirt:

Hard core austrian apres ski music. DJ Gerhard plays most of the time euro pop ;-) mixed with party dance floor music.
Yes, i know that doesn’t sound very amazing. But give it a go and stay there till the very end.

Apres ski Krazy Kanguruh (KK)

More international music, very nice sunny place in spring time. Party without any limits.

Apres ski in Griabli (next to Mooserwirt)

Live music just three days a week

Apres ski Heustadl (just before Krazy Kanguruh)

Live music every day

Sennhütte ( just above Heustadl)

Live music every day

4. Activities beside skiing in St. Anton

St. Anton has much more to offer than skiing.

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  • Indoor swimming pools
  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Outdoor ice climbing wall
  • Ice skating
  • Cross country skiing
  • Tennis/ Squash
  • Bowling
  • Fixed rope route climbing (Klettersteig, Via Verrata)

 

Arlrock St. Anton

The Arlrock in St. Anton next to the train station offers amazing in and outdoor possibilities:

  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Indoor boulder wall for climbing
  • Tennis
  • Bowling
  • Iceclimbing
  • Squash

Arlberg – Well

Wellness park in the center of St. Anton next to the Galzig cable car

  • Indoor and Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Gym

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