Winter Holidays in the Home of Lässig: Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn

For sensational skiing in a region that prides itself on being the ‘Home of Lässig’ – cool, easy-going and laid-back – is Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn.

New for 2019/20

This destination, with 140km blue slopes, 112km red and 18km black as well as snow and freeriding parks, has invested much in recent years to offer visitors optimum levels of comfort and ease during their holidays. To start, the 12er KOGEL modern 10-person gondola, the Reservoir Hochalm II with 251,300m3 snowmaking capacity and an innovative piste orientation system are all new for 2019/20.

Together with Zell am See-Kaprun, Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn also introduces the irresistible offer of the Ski ALPIN CARD this season. The key to three premium regions,it allows access to Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See and the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier ski resort in Kaprun. This translates to 408km of slopes, 121 cable cars and lifts, 99 huts and mountain restaurants.

About the region

With 270km of pistes and 70 state of the art lifts, there is something for everyone: snow parks for all levels of ability, fun slopes and snow trails can be found throughout the entire area. Beginners nourish their love of skiing on the learning slopes, led by highly skilled instructors from a range of ski schools, while those of intermediate and advanced levels make turns on the wintery mountains and search for untouched freeride slopesThe Nitro Snowpark in Leogang and the Snowpark in Hinterglemm are ideal for freestylers looking to refine their techniques and demonstrate their skills. And, of course, those preferring to ski tour and cross-country are well served by a range of trails in Saalfelden Leogang and Fieberbrunn.

Off the slopes

The resort has plenty to offer to non-skiers too. Enjoy a day on snowshoes, explore the numerous winter hiking trails, or walk through Fieberbrunn's snow-covered forests in the company of fluffy llamas. Horsedrawn sleigh rides with warm blankets offer festive romance, leading up to the idyllic Treetop Path - the highest in the whole of Europe with a panoramic viewing platform. Thrill-seekers will love Leogang's Flying Fox XXL, which reaches speeds of up to 130km per hour, and Timoks Alpine Coaster at the Streuböden middle station. Furthermore, tobogganing can be enjoyed all day and into the night, providing hours of endless fun. From the illuminated run on the Reiterkogel in Hinterglemm to 'Leo's Kufengaudi' in Leogang and the natural run 'Diretissima' in Fieberbrunn, fans of sledging have plenty of choice.

There's nothing quite like some delicious food to refill after hours of fun in the snow. With over 60 options to choose from, there's something for every taste in this resort - whether that's a rustic 300-year-old Alpine mountain hut, a traditionally and cozy cabin or an excluisve high altitude restaurant with high cuisine. The kitchens pay close attention to the provenance and quality of their ingredients, using locally sourced goods to create delicacies such as Kasnocken, Kaiserschmarr'n and Brettljause.

Events in 2019/2020

06.-08.12.2019: BERFESTival Opening in Saalbach Hinterglemm
International top acts will entertain crowds both down in the valley and at up to 2,000m above sea level during this spectacular season opening.

15.12.2019 Flying Christmas Market in Saalbach Hinterglemm
A Christmas market with a twist! The 15 gondolas of the 12er Express will be transformed into little Advent stands, showcasing regional crafts and art, herbal products, regional culinary produce and unique Christmas presents.

30.12.2019 Pre-New Year's Party in Fieberbrunn
An immense New Year's Eve party will take place at the Doischberg event area in Fieberbrunn, including a torch-lit run and a spectacular firework display.

17.01.2020 Mountain Attack in Saalbach Hinterglemm
Over 1,000 ski touring athletes from all over the world will compete in the 22nd 'Mountain Attack' in a race to conquer six peaks and over 3,000m of altitude over 40km.

24.01.2020 Nostalgic Ski WM in Leogang
From the museum to the piste. Ever two years the Pinzgauer folk, along with other vintage fans from across the globe, fetch their traditional skis from the cellar for a very unique race. Participants are expected to show off the winter sports outfits worn by generations past, including lace-up shoes and 80 year old skis.

15.-16.02.2020 Skimarathon Saalfelden
Exciting competitons for both professional and amateur cross-country skiers, with a Mini Ski Marathon for students and children.

09.02 & 23.02.2020 Nordic Park Experience in Saalfelden
Great music, culinary highlights, kids games and an exuberant atmosphere awaits all Nordic fans at the Nordic Park, Ritzensee in Saalfelden Leogang

07.-13.03.2020 Freeride World Tour in Fieberbrunn
The Freeride Worldtour will be making a stopover in Fieberbrunn. For the twelfth time, the best freeriders in the world will go head to head in this must-see event for winter sports fan.

15.03.2020 ALPIN-Deep Snow Days - The Testival for Freeriders in Fieberbrunn
The largest ski touring and Freeride-Testival once again returns to the Alps in the Skicircus! 50 mountain guides and freeride guides accompany participants on dozens of lines and workshops through the Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn.

20.03. - 05.04.2020 White Pearl Mountain Days
The region invites you to take part in some wonderful spring skiing. Enjoy the perfect holiday feeling with great pistes and fantastic weather.

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