Kaprun resort review

Snowboard Guide rating 7 out of 10 “Good all-year riding to be had”

Freeriding

55%

A few Gullies to seek out

Freestyle

50%

An ok terrain park

Pistes

65%

Good slopes but not that testing

Mountain stats

Top lift:3029m
Vertical drop:2229m
Bottom lift:800m

LiftsLift count : 1 x Cable-cars   11 x Gondolas   15 x Chairlifts   30 x Drag-lifts  

130km of pistes

Easy
43%
Intermediate
38%
Advanced
19%
Total Pistes:59
Longest Piste:5miles (8km)

Winter or summer, Kaprun cuts it big style. The ride area is located on one of Austria's best glaciers, the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier, which reaches an altitude of 3,203 metres making it a perfect place to ride. Being a glacier resort, you can ride here all year and no matter which month you visit, riders of all levels will find something to shred. It has to be said however, that much of what is here (or at nearby Zell am See), is best suited to intermediate freeriders and piste lovers.

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World Ranking

45th

Overall in Western Europe

  • #104 best freeride
  • #88 best freestyle
  • #68 best piste riding

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