Freeriding on the Arlberg

Freeriding paradise. Ski Arlberg

The ski area of Arlberg is on the piste and is one of the five biggest ski areas in the world. A dream for skiers, carvers and boarders. Freeriders hearts race when they are off the secured pistes. They have a high regard for the snow-assuredness, the challenge and the variety available in the backcountry area. There are 200 kilometres of freeride pistes in Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

Experience the dream of powder snow with a guide

Snowboarder on the skipiste
Carvers, boardersand freeriders are in their element on the Arlberg.

Anyone who feels uncertain is best to experience freeriding with qualified experts. In the Arlberg award-winning, qualified ski guides take off-piste lovers to the loveliest ski runs away from the pistes. Unspoilt natural surroundings, dreamy backdrops and fantastic powder snow which puffs up like icing sugar as you ski. The very thought will send you into raptures.

The onlyheli-skiingtown in Austria

Freeriding fun gets even more intense withheli-skiing. Lech am Arlberg isthe only skiregion in Austria to offer this luxurious experience. There are two superb summits to choose from, the Mehlsack summit which is ideal for experiences freeriders and the Schneetäli-Orgelscharte, which is suitable for skiers who have a medium skill level. Heli-skiing packages are also able to be booked via the skischools in Lech and Zürs.

Freeride conference in Lech-Zürs

All freeridersand those who have an interest in it can get in-depth information about skiing at the Snow & Safety Conference at the start of December in the Arlberg. In theoryand practice, state-approved mountain and ski guides let you know everything there is to know about technique, safetyand conditions on the mountain. Lorraine Huber, one of thetop stars of the scene and Ladies' Freeride World Champion 2017, who herself returns to her local town of Lech to train, has been organising the popular Women's Progression Days in Lech since 2008.

Ski holiday on thepiste in the Arlberg, staying in the Hotel Krone

Discover the freeride paradise of Lech in Vorarlberg! Your ski dream starts in the Arlberg in the Hotel Krone in Lech right outside the hotel. It is just a short walk to the ski lift that takes you directly to the loveliest slopes.