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Backcountry Skiing in Innsbruck

Ski the sweet spots of the Austrian Alps among champion powder

Prominent Alpine peaks piercing the clouds, flurries of snow blanketing the vast open slopes of Austria. As the centerpiece and capital of the famed Tyrol region, Innsbruck is the perfect jumping off point to explore the world-class backcountry of Austria. Visit during the winter months between December and April for ideal backcountry skiing conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Backcountry Skiing in Innsbruck

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.


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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

More info about Backcountry Skiing in Innsbruck:

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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