Ski touring in Austria and Switzerland
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Blessed by its intimate proximity to the high mountains of Austria, Innsbruck is a magnetic place for ski resorts that encircle the city, such as Axamer Lizum, Muttereralm and Patscherkofel. Its quality terrain has seen it host the Winter Olympics both in 1964 as well as 1976, only one of three places to host it twice.
What’s the weather like?
The region receives cold and snowy winters, creating ideal conditions for skiing
Best time to visit
Visit during the winter months between December and April for ideal backcountry skiing conditions
Located in western Austria is the city of Innsbruck, which is the capital of the Tyrol region. As its name suggests, it rests in the Inn valley among high mountains. It is a skiing powerhouse, having world-class facilities, excellent skiing opportunities, and a history of hosting the Olympic Games. There is a collection of ski resorts that are scattered around Innsbruck
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