- 1 chalet / apartment
- 800 m altitude
The ski area of Hochkönig features 32 modern ski lifts and a total of 112 km of slopes. The ski area is surrounding the massive mountain of Hochkönig (2941 metres) and is part of the large ski region of Ski Amadé. The three largest villages in the ski area are Maria Alm, Dienten and Mühlbach - each known for their hospitable characters. From the town of Saalfelden you can also access the ski area of Hochkönig, and between the several villages there is a ski bus. (free of charge if you have a lift pas).
The ski area of Hochkönig reaches a maximum altitude of 2000 metres and is perfect for both beginners as the more experienced skiers and snowboarder. The area between the villages Dienten and Mühlbach offers mainly blue and red slopes - challenging black slopes are not situated here. At Mühlbach there is a small, clear ski area found (Hochkeil, 10 km of slopes), perfect for families with children The ski area of Maria Alm is divided over three mountains and the experience ski can challenge themselves at the ski area of Hinterthal.
'Die Königstour' is one of the attractions of this area - a ski tour with a lenght of 32 km, which can be done in one day by the average skier. It is the perfect day tour for the family and passed by five mountain peaks offering stunning views over the Hochkönig. This tour has been rewarded by skiresort.de as 'Best Ski Tour 2014'.
Snowboarders can enjoy several snow parks in e.g. Maria Alm, Dienten and Mühlbach. There are several Easy Parks with Rainbow boxes, Easy Kicks and Straight boxes spread over the ski area of Hochkönig. There are a total of three fun parks, one fun slope (new) and countless possibilities to practice slope style. Moreover, in the area there are also competitions organised.
There are about 40 km of cross-country trails situated in the area - Saalfelden is one the destinations that is most popular in this ski area, by cross-country skiers because here you will find 35 km of trails and the challenging World Champion trail 'Ritzensee' is situated here (with a length of 15 km). Moreover, for hikers there is also a large offer in hiking routes.
Around this place is about 35 km of simple tracks and also there is the difficult World Cup trail Ritzensee, with a length of about 15 km. For hikers, the region has plenty of options.
Scattered throughout the area there are several Wi-Fi spots available. Moreover, there are several apps that can make your winter sport Hochkönig and the region of Ski Amade even more fun by using e.g. the ski route planner, where you can set-out your entire ski route - depending on your ski level (Ski Amadé website), skiline.at allows you to track back your travelled miles and your (max.) speed and you can purchase your lift pas ticket online through Hochkönig's mobile website (recharge your ski pas)!