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New lifts will connect Arlberg region to create largest linked ski area in Austria

New lifts will connect Arlberg region to create largest linked ski area in Austria A new gondola link will be built between Zürs and Stuben to connect the Arlberg ski area for winter 2016/17 to create the largest contiguous skiing area in Austria, totalling 305 km of pistes and 87 ski lifts.

There will be no need to take buses between the Arlberg resorts as you will now be able to ski between them!

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New Flexenbahn Gondola


The new Flexenbahn will operate 47 10-person cabins, and with a 6 minute travel time, the ski lift will transport up to 2400 people per hour. Construction will start in spring 2016 with a plan to open for winter 2016/17.

There is also a further 3 cable cars will be built bringing the total investment to EUR 45 million.



Run of Fame Ski Circuit


A new ski circuit called the ‘Run of Fame’ will boast 65 skiable kilometres across the entire Arlberg region. It should take the average skier a full day to complete from Warth to St Anton/Rendl and back again. The ‘Run of Fame’ will be pointed out across the skiing run.

The chairman of the Board of Ski Zürs AG, Philipp Zangerl, comments "With perfect piste preparation, outstanding snow reliability, a high number of pistes and deep-snow runs, not to forget the super eating options – the Arlberg is already a special experience for all skiers. The Flexenbahn cableway is the link between all these unique opportunities available at the Arlberg."


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Flexenbahn ski gondola
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Arlberg Run of Fame
Run of Fame ski circuit



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