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Forecast

We should not have too high hopes for sunshine today! Although there will be a few short sunny spells, clouds will dominate the weather scene. There even might be showers. Temperatures will stay the same as yesterday.

Tendency

What is barely noticeable today will be evident tomorrow: the foehn is coming! It will bring us mild air from the Mediterranean allowing a significant rise in temperature on Saturday and Sunday.

afternoon
4°C/39°F

Tomorrow

Saturday
5°C/41°F

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Innsbruck Tourism


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Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

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Forecast

We should not have too high hopes for sunshine today! Although there will be a few short sunny spells, clouds will dominate the weather scene. There even might be showers. Temperatures will stay the same as yesterday.

Tendency

What is barely noticeable today will be evident tomorrow: the foehn is coming! It will bring us mild air from the Mediterranean allowing a significant rise in temperature on Saturday and Sunday.

afternoon
4°C/39°F

Tomorrow

Saturday
5°C/41°F

Need help? Contact us!

Innsbruck Tourism


Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

Hotel- and group reservations


Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Tourist info


Mo - Fr: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Ski touring recommendations

This page will give you some ideas for ski tours in the region of Innsbruck. A great way to get a wonderful insight into the wonders of winter, especially under good conditions. These are, of course, only suggestions, as the final responsibility lies with the tourer to inform him or herself about current conditions before setting out.

Ski touring is a sport in which the risks should never be underestimated. We cannot accept any responsibility for snow conditions, avalanche risks and other outside influences. Every ski tourer is responsible for their own adequate avalanche protection and should check all current conditions with Tyrol's Avalanche Warning Service.

 

Ski Tour - Vitalweg Patscherkofel
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easy
Patscherkofel Betriebs GesmbH
Römerstraße 81
+43 512 / 37 71 01
Difficulty
Difficulty
easy
Walking time uphill
1H 30MIN
Driving time uphill
1H 30MIN
Altitude down
6 METER
Altitude up
296 METER
Max. route length
3.5 KM
Starting point
Patscherkofelbahn Bergstation
Endpoint
Patscherkofel Gipfel
Best season
Ende Dezember - Anfang April
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This route runs off-piste between the Patscherkofel cable-car middle station and the Patscher Alm alpine hut, with an easy ascent to the Hochmahalm and Schutzhaus huts. The trail offers wonderful views along the forest path. This simple ski tour is also suitable for beginners and avoids any steep climbs. This route can also be combined with using the cable car for ascent, and is only suitable when enough snow is lying. Descent is always possible via the piste.

 

Opening times for on-piste ski tourers:

Daily from 9am to 6pm Thursdays from 9am to 10pm

The pistes are closed for ski touring at all other times. Additional closures may also occur.


Important advice for on-piste tourers.

(Source: Board of Trustees for Alpine Safety)


Ski pistes are primarily available for cable car and lift users. To avoid conflicts and accidents, we ask you, in addition to the FIS rules, to adhere to the following:


1. Warnings and local regulations

2. Be aware of any piste closures. The use of heavy piste machinery (winches, etc.) can lead to dangerous situations. Pistes will be closed for safety reasons for the duration of any use of heavy machinery.

3. Only join the piste at the edge and in single file.

4. Only cross the pistes at clear points and with enough distance between one another.

5. Only use the edges of freshly-prepared pistes. Overnight freezing of trails can lead to poorer quality pistes.

6. Ensure you leave the piste before 6pm, and 10pm on Thursdays.

7. Be visible. Wear a headlamp and reflective clothing in the dark.

8. Only use pistes specially designated for touring.

9. Do not bring dogs onto the pistes.



Public transport


Bus Linie J - bus stop Patscherkofel

In the surrounding area



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Forecast

We should not have too high hopes for sunshine today! Although there will be a few short sunny spells, clouds will dominate the weather scene. There even might be showers. Temperatures will stay the same as yesterday.

Tendency

What is barely noticeable today will be evident tomorrow: the foehn is coming! It will bring us mild air from the Mediterranean allowing a significant rise in temperature on Saturday and Sunday.

afternoon
4°C/39°F

Tomorrow

Saturday
5°C/41°F
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