Ski school Zürs am Arlberg

Your guaranteed route to success!

Zürs am Arlberg is home to one of the more renowned ski schools in the world.

200 ski teachers convey the latest Austrian ski techniques in a fun way and take you to the most beautiful slopes and ski runs on the Arlberg.

The Skischule Zürs am Arlberg provides tailor-made instruction, either with private instructors or in a group setting, for all levels of skill, from total beginners all the way to helicopter skiers!

200 ski instructors who love what they do teach the latest Austrian skiing techniques and take you on the most stunning slopes and downhill runs on the Arlberg.

Our courses range from beginners' lessons to carving techniques from basic to master level. Deep-snow skiing in the world-famous powder snow of Zürs is an absolute must!

For young skiers, we offer race carving, fun carving, race training, mogul run training as well as freeriding instruction.

The children's ski school and the ski kindergarten "Little Zürs" are all about kindling a love of skiing even in our youngest students.

  • Children's ski school
  • Ski kindergarten

    "Total skiing" in Zürs am Arlberg

    What do we mean by that?

    "Total skiing" is an important concept for Zürs am Arlberg.

    Zürs – at the heart of the Arlberg region..

    An unrivalled deep-snow paradise: With more than 305km of downhill runs and 200km of deep-snow runs, Zürs really has everything that ski enthusiasts could wish for. The new ski kindergarten offers numerous attractions for the little ones, teaching them to ski in a playful manner and hopefully laying the foundation for a lifelong love of this sport.

    The legendary capacity of the slopes and the no less than perfectly groomed pistes make a ski day in Zürs into an unforgettable experience.

    After all, Zürs always was and always will be a pioneering ski resort, home to Austria's very first ski lift.

    And during times when the weather just won't cooperate, there are new, extended snow-making facilities available to ensure unhampered skiing fun.

    Unique in Austria: Zürs am Arlberg also offers exclusive heliskiing and heliboarding.

    Ski tours on the Arlberg

    Enjoy the silence.

    Ski touring is an alpine discipline that is about stamina rather than speed, and this region is perfect for ski tours.

    The Arlberg offers numerous ski-touring options.

    If you would like to enjoy this magical winter landscape in peace and quiet, a ski tour is the perfect choice – and the Arlberg is the ultimate ski-touring destination, with innumerable ascent options and deep-snow downhill runs.

    Certified Austrian mountain guides and ski instructors will accompany you on your ski tour and teach you the correct technique as well as the dos and don'ts of ski-touring.

    Heliskiing in Zürs am Arlberg

    Unique in Austria!

    Our drop-off summits are the Mehlsack (2,652m) or the Schneetäli (2,450m).

    Every passionate skier has a dream:
    Heliskiing in Zürs am Arlberg – Swish down untouched, wide and open slopes that only a handful of people have conquered before you.

    Make your dream come true, on the stunning powder and firn snow slopes of the Orgelscharte and the Schafberg.

    More information:
    Wucher Helicopter, 6713 Ludesch
    Tel: +43 5550 38800
    Fax: +43 5550 3880306

    Winter hiking in Zürs Lech am Arlberg

    Your opportunity to really unwind.

    Bask in the silence and the fresh mountain air. Upon request, a certified winter hiking guide will take you through this fairy-tale winter setting.

    During the hours of daylight, at night with a headlamp or when the moon is full – winter hiking is always a memorable experience.

    Look forward to an unforgettable adventure in the great outdoors! Please note that the signposts only list distances (in km), not walking times. The latter vary all the time at this time of year due to changing snow conditions. The winter hiking trail network span approx. 38km in total.

    We kindly ask for your understanding for possible delays in preparing the hiking trails, especially in case of large volumes of fresh snow.

    Lengths of trails and routes:

    The main hikes, including lengths in km and approximate walking times:

    • Lech – Zürs, about 5 km
    • Oberlech / Tannegg – Kriegeralpe, about 3 km
    • Lech – Zug: 2,8 km about 45 Min
    • Zug – Älpele: 3,5 km about 60 Min
    • Lech – Burgplateau over Spitzenegg (Berg): 2,5 km about . 35 Min
    • Lech – Burg – Burgplateau: 2,1 km about 30 Min
    • Burgplateau – Schlössle: 0,5 km about 15 Min
    • Schlössle – Tannegg: 0,5 km about 10 Min
    • Lech – Stubenbach: 2,0 km about 35 Min
    • Rundweg Rüfikopf: 2,0 km about 30 Min
    • Zürs – Flexenpass: 2,0 km about 25 Min