Put on your ski right behind the house and get down to the middle station connecting you to all the slopes. Just leave your car in the garage for the entire stay. Additionally, you can use the ski-storage rooms without any additional charges.
Carinthia´s best slopes
The Gerlitzen Alp, at 1.911m altitude, offers 42 fantastic skiing-kilometres and state-of-the-art ski lifts . Due to the sophisticated snow-making machines, skiing can be guaranteed from the end of November until the beginning of April.
Starting out is always hard – but not at Gerlitzen Al
Disposing of three big training slopes and kid´s area, Gerlitzen is the perfect spot even for your little ones. The certified skiing instructors will help. There is no need to register in advance. Just make sure to contact the skiing instructor´s office at the middle station upon arrival. For a smooth start we do however advise you to get your rental equipment (if needed) the day before the course starts. Further information can be found here.
Ski rental at the middle station
A fully equipped ski rental store can be found at the middle station. Especially for tourists and people on holidays renting ski equipment has so many advantages. It is the perfect alternative as there is no need to buy your own equipment, or any ski boxes for your car and you do not have to think about ski´s edges or coating.
Do it the other way round and go up the mountain
As an alternative you can get on your backcountry ski and walk the slopes up. You can do so on the sides of the slopes or on the designated paths between 8:30 am till 4:30 pm.
Cross-country skiing at Gerlitzen
Well-tried and still popular. Cross-country skiing is also an activity you can enjoy at Gerlitzen Alp. At Klösterle (accessible via Arriach or you get up to the top and down the Klösterle slope) you will find a 4 kilometres long cross-country skiing trail.
Sledding through the snow
One of the numerous hiking trails, the ski-way behind „Kanzelhöhe – Apartments & More“ or the sides of the slopes are perfect for the ultimate sledding experience.
Ice skating at Lake Ossiach
Enjoy the winter sun in the valley and explore the lake on your ice skates. Mandatory before: check approval!!! Alternatively you can enjoy a day indoor ice-skating, playing hockey or curling at Ossiacher See Halle.