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Gries Family Ski Area


Picture-book Gries offers two small skilifts and practicing slopes ideal for beginners and families. It makes a great place to get in contact with snow and improve the basic skiing techniques according to the latest trends. The Gries Family Ski Area has absolute, 100% snow reliability due its high-altitude location, offering immaculate ski runs open daily from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm. Night skiing & night ski show are the undisputed highlight every Wednesday from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm.


There are manifold activities in the snow off the beaten ski slopes of Gries near Längenfeld:

  • Taster biathlon – every Wednesday from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm or on request, contact the Ski School Office (Landhaus Schöpf) at any time
  • 5 km of skating tracks and 10 km of classic-style cross-country skiing tracks groomed daily for passionate nordic skiers
  • Marvelous tobogganing fun – jovial hut atmosphere and perfectly prepared toboggan run from Nissl Alm and Sulztal Alm
  • Marvelous ski mountaineering tours to the high Alpine areas