Ski holidays in Ehrwald
A small resort situated at an altitude of 1,000m up to 1,923m, Ehrwald is part of the Tirol Zugspitz Arena ski area. The resort makes up 27.5km of slopes on its own but is part of the 214km of pistes the ski areas has to offer with its neighbouring resorts of Lermoos-Biberwier, Wetterstein, Berwang and Tiroler Zugspitzbahn as well as the resorts of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Grainau and Mittenwald in Germany.
Skiing in Ehrwald
Ehrwald is a particularly good resort for families, beginners and couples looking for a relaxed ski break. The resort offers mostly cruisy blue runs with a few red and black runs and also6 a snowpark for all freestyle abilities. The Issentalkopf at the top of the ski area also offers great freeriding opportunities.
The area is limited, made up of 9 small separate areas linked together by a free shuttle bus.
Snow conditions in Ehrwald
As the majority of pistes in the ski area are below 2000m, it is best to go on a ski holiday during January and February when it is at its coldest and snow conditions are at its best. The resort also has snow machines on 24km of its slopes.
Après ski, restaurants and other activities in Ehrwald
Ehrwald and its neighbouring resorts in the area offer good après ski, but due to its family friendly nature, it’s pretty relaxed compared to the raucous resorts of Tignes and Val Thorens. The TirolerHaus does have a DJ or a live band on its sundeck on Saturdays if you’re looking to have a dance and sing along after a day of skiing.
For some family fun, there is a lift-serviced and floodlit toboganning available on Ehrwald’s slopes. You can also try out curling and ice skating at Ehrwald ice rink, cross country skiing (20 trails), hiking (60km) and even a Linzgieseder schnapps distillery!
Transfer times to Ehrwald
Innsbruck (INN) – 1 hr