Best places to snowboard in Austria

We think these are the top 10 best places overall to visit in Austria.

1.  St Anton

Snowboard Guide rating 10 out of 10 “ By far the best freeriders resort in Austria and backed up by a world class village. It all comes at quite a price and the British invasian is leaving it less Austrian every ...”

Freeriding

95%

Awesome off-piste but don't hang around

Freestyle

60%

Small park but plenty of natural hits

Pistes

85%

Wide, long and some very testing slopes

2.  Ischgl

Snowboard Guide rating 9 out of 10 “ Ischgl has plenty of good wide intermediate slopes, and hidden off-piste stashes. A super fast lift system, a season that lasts until May, great terrain park, and the most full on apres in the Alps, completes the ...”

Freeriding

75%

Trees & some good off-piste

Freestyle

75%

Great Park

Pistes

80%

Nice wide, well maintained

3.  Solden

Snowboard Guide rating 9 out of 10 “ Solden is one of Austria's best all round resorts, with some great intermediate terrain, and the craziest apres ski in the ...”

Freeriding

75%

Some tree runs and pretty good off-piste

Freestyle

55%

Small terrain park, and poor natural

Pistes

70%

Good for intermediates but not testing

4.  Mayrhofen

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ Big area, with some decent freeriding, and maybe the best park in Austria. Has a big British seasonaire contingent, and the home of Snowbombing and the Altitude ...”

Freeriding

80%

Some good spots when conditions allow

Freestyle

90%

Amazing park

Pistes

70%

Loads of piste

Beginners

70%

Better than it once was

5.  Saalbach - Hinterglem

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ Good easy freeriding, and great intermediate slopes. Apres ski gets pretty ...”

Freeriding

77%

Some good tree runs and off-piste

Freestyle

65%

2 excellent parks + beginners one

Pistes

75%

Wide, well maintained & plenty

6.  Zurs

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ Great freeriding ...”

Freeriding

77%

Awesome off-piste

Freestyle

63%

Park & Pipe in nearby Lech

Pistes

77%

Good untaxing slopes

7.  Obertauern

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ It's definitely worth a holiday for people who like to smell powder every day and don't wanna hike too much. Freestylers will have fun in the park, especialy intermidate ones who complane about too small kickers and obsticles but wouldn't go over the big mamas (6m high kicker) ...”

Freeriding

75%

Great powder spots without hiking

Freestyle

60%

Good park and some cool natural

Pistes

80%

Great slopes for all abilities

8.  Kaunertal

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ Like a big resort but with all the crap bits removed and open long after the others ...”

Freeriding

80%

Some good off-piste opportunities

Freestyle

85%

Maybe Austrias best park & good natural

Pistes

50%

Not vast

9.  Lech

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ Fantastic Mountain Awful ...”

Freeriding

80%

A few trees and fantastic off-piste

Freestyle

55%

An okay if basic park

Pistes

75%

Very well maintained

10.  Zillertal Arena

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ Combined with Gerlos this is one great big intermediate mountain to shred, perfect for easy freeriders and Dutch ...”

Freeriding

70%

Some trees & off-piste

Freestyle

78%

2 parks and 2 pipes

Pistes

60%

Some good varied trails