© Josh Absenger


Opening hours winter season 2024/25

Mountain season start season end oparating hours
Planai As soon as the snow conditions allow April 21st 2025 8:15 am till 4:15 pm 
Hochwurzen December 6th 2024 April 6th 2025 8:15 am till 4:15 pm 

The current status in the mountain report >>

Please note that outside the operating hours and after the end of the season, the huts as well as the infrastructure on the mountain (e.g. toilets) are closed.

Operating hours - cable cars & lifts

Pistes are prepared daily from 17:00 onwards for optimal piste quality!

Safety always comes first - so please always observe the following operating times:

Slope no. 1 - 11

Daily from 8:30 am to 5.00 pm

Planai WM descent no. 1 Special arrangement: from 5.00 pm till 6.00 pm
Use at your own risk!
HOCHWURZEN - days without evening operation
All slopes 31 - 43 Daily from 8:30 am to 5.00 pm
Toboggan run
HOCHWURZEN - days with evening operation
Slope 33 Open from 8:30 am to 5.00 pm & 7:00 to 11.00 pm
All other slopes (31 - 42)

Open from 8:30 am to 5.00 pm
Use between 5.00 pm and 8.30 am strictly forbidden!

Toboggan run

Open from 8:30 am to 5.00 pm & 7:00 to 11.00 pm

WARNING: Use outside of piste opening times is potentially fatal (piste equipment, cable winches, etc.) and is liable to legal prosecution!

Cabin fun

Piste regulations with the current piste opening times have been prepared together with the cabin hosts on the Planai and Hochwurzen. Any violations will incur corresponding compensation and/or may lead to further legal action.

An external safety organization is responsible for compliance with the piste regulations on the Planai and Hochwurzen.

Piste preparation

Real-time preparations ensure piste quality

The Planai-Hochwurzen-Bahnen have made it their duty to ensure and improve the highest possible levels of safety and quality during winter operations.

Because of this piste equipment and/or snow applications may also be in use during ski operating hours. 


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