Skivergnügen auf höchster Stufe erwartet euch am Hochkar.  | © Ludwig Fahrnberger
High-alpine life
at Hochkar

Hochkar in Winter

High-alpine Treat in the Eastern Alps

Are you looking forward to your time in the Ybbstal Alps? Rightly so! Hochkar at 1,808 m a.s.l. is the highest ski resort in Lower Austria and is regarded as one of the most snow-reliable regions. Stunning views of epic summits higher than 2,000m and a great variety of outdoor activities on and off the slopes make Hochkar ski resort a great choice for your ski holiday.  Enjoy 19 km of perfectly groomed piste, 8 ski lifts and a packed event calendar! And skiing from December to April! Skiing greats like Thomas Sykora, Kathrin Zettel and Katharina Gallhuber were born in this region!

Besides skiing and snowboarding winter vacationers will find a wide range of things to do such as Ybbstal brine bath, x-country skiing at Hochreit or a sleigh ride through picturesque winter landscapes!

Fantastic slopes. Unique views. Traditional on-mountain huts. That’s skiing Hochkar!

Dirndlskitag | © Ludwig Fahrnberger
Skivergnügen auf höchster Stufe erwartet euch am Hochkar.  | © Ludwig Fahrnberger
Dirndln am Sessellift | © Ludwig Fahrnberger
Ein wunderschöner Panoramablick in der Skiregion Hochkar.  | © Ludwig Fahrnberger

Five reasons why to spend your winter holidays at Hochkar ski resort

Snow, sun and breathtaking views await you at an altitude of 1,808m. Hochkar in winter is definitely worth a visit! Skiing on the slopes or relaxing off piste – there is something to suit every taste. 

Look forward to 19 kilometres of great skiing, to relaxing moments at the thermal pools and oases of calm at at Hochreit high-plateau

Reason 1: 

Powder! Hochkar freeriding Mecca boasts many deep snow areas, also suitable for beginners!

Reason 2: 

Ski fun and happy people at 1,808m a.s.l..  Hochkar dirndl ski day is not only the highlight at the end of the winter season, but also a real fun event!

Have a look at the Hochkar events calendar, so you won’t miss a date!

Reason 3: 

Peace and quiet! Glistening white snow covers the surrounding landscape – and you are in the  middle!

Am Hochkar einen wunderschönen Blick ins Tal genießen. | © Alex Kaiser

Reason 4: 

Powder skiing by night? Possible at Hochkar every Wednesday and Friday!

Reason 5: 

Is there anything better than to relax in warm thermal water after a long day skiing? Ybbstaler Solebad  is close to Hochkar ski resort! 

A charming host

Accommodations at Hochkar

Hochkar ski resort is known for its welcoming and cheerful atmosphere!