St Anton Ski Resort

Welcome to St Anton Ski Resort, where dreams of a winter wonderland come true. Nestled in the heart of the Austrian Alps, this picturesque destination offers a unique blend of adrenaline-pumping adventure and serene natural beauty. St Anton Ski Resort, has a magic all its own, from its breathtaking slopes to its charming alpine village; let us help you discover why it remains a favourite among winter sports enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

Snow covered mountains

A Haven for Skiers

St Anton Ski Resort boasts a rich history as one of the earliest centres of skiing in Europe. With over 300 kilometers of pristine slopes, this resort is a haven for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. Whether you are a seasoned pro or a beginner taking your first slide, the diverse range of runs ensures there’s something for everyone. The resort’s high-altitude location usually is snow sure conditions throughout the season, making it a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts.

The thrill of freeriding

For those seeking an adrenaline rush, St Anton offers an exhilarating freeriding experience. Venture off-piste and explore the powder-covered backcountry under the watchful eye of experienced guides. Feel the rush as you carve your path through untouched snow, surrounded by the stunning Alpine landscape. But remember, safety is paramount, and it’s essential to follow the guidance of local experts.

It’s a dream for all skiers because it has one of the best ski lift systems in Europe, being linked to St Christoph, Stuben, Lech, Zürs, Warth and Schröcken. You can ski all day on a variety of challenging slopes of your choice, without having to use the same lift or ski run twice. To sum it up, this is a village with impressive alpine background, always talked about worldwide by snow sports enthusiasts for all the right reasons, everyone should put St Anton am Arlberg on their bucket list.

Beyond the Slopes

Charming Alpine Village

St Anton’s allure goes beyond the slopes. The quaint alpine village exudes a warm and welcoming ambiance, offering a perfect retreat after a day of exhilarating activities. Meander through cobblestone streets lined with charming chalets, browse boutique shops for local crafts, and savour delectable Austrian cuisine in rustic restaurants.

Après-Ski Delights

As the sun sets over the peaks, St Anton’s après-ski scene comes alive. Join fellow skiers and snowboarders at lively bars and lounges to celebrate the day’s triumphs. Sip on mulled wine or enjoy a glass of Schnapps while sharing stories of the mountain adventures. The vibrant nightlife ensures that the fun continues long after the slopes close.

Embracing Nature

Winter Hiking Trails

St Anton offers more than just skiing; it presents an opportunity to connect with nature through its winter hiking trails. Strap on a pair of snowshoes and explore the pristine landscapes at a leisurely pace. The trails meander through snowy forests and open meadows, providing a serene escape into the heart of nature.

Wildlife Encounters

The Austrian Alps are home to a diverse array of wildlife, and St Anton provides a chance to witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Keep an eye out for red deer, Alpine chamois (wild goat), and the elusive ibex as they gracefully navigate the snowy terrain. Wildlife enthusiasts and photographers will find themselves in awe of these enchanting creatures.


St Anton Ski Resort is more than just a skiing destination; it is an emotional journey of discovery and adventure. With its breathtaking slopes, charming alpine village, and opportunities to embrace nature, St Anton captures the hearts of all who visit. Whether you seek adrenaline-pumping thrills or tranquil moments amidst snowy landscapes, this enchanting winter wonderland promises an unforgettable experience.

Experience the magic of St Anton Ski Resort, and let the mountains weave their spell on your soul.


Lift pass for ski lessons in St Anton

The “Single Pass” covers the whole St Anton & Lech Arlberg ski area and every skier is required to have one.

Find out more here on the Ski Arlberg website

Whilst you can never guarantee snow cover, St Anton is famed for its incredible snow. On average, St Anton has 11m of snow a year, which gives fantastic skiing conditions.  Added to that, the deep base snow usually lasts well into the spring giving a long season.


A few hours away from St Anton, there are several airports, including Innsbruck and Friedrichshafen which are the closest.  Zurich, Munich, and Salzburg airports are a bit further away but are also good options. There are several companies that operate bus shuttle services and taxi transfers between airports and resort, for example Arlberg Express operate out of Zurich Airport and have shuttles to St Anton.


Drive time from Calais in the north of France to St Anton is approximately 10hours.  If  you chose to drive please check travel advice from a trusted site such as the RAC you will need a toll road sticker for the motorways (Vignette sticker) for driving on European motorways and certain other main roads, including the S16 which is the main road serving St Anton. The benefits of driving are no luggage restrictions and the option of an extra day skiing during a week’s holiday.


St Anton is on the main train line between Zurich and Vienna, and is easy to reach by train with direct services from the main stations in Innsbruck, Salzburg, Zurich and Vienna amongst others.

Check the St Anton website to find out the opening and closing dates of St Anton ski area.

Take a look via the St Anton website

If you are looking for a resort where dancing on the tables in your ski boots is as important as the amazing views and good snow, then look no further;  St Anton has to be top of the list.

The tourist information websites for St Anton are great for discovering more about what the resort has to offer, including where to eat, what’s on during your stay and general hints and tips:

Tourist Information

This website includes bus timetables, information about skiing, other activities, accommodation etc.

Ski Arlberg Website

Information about lift tickets and opening times, what slopes and pistes are open across the region as well as a link to download the Ski Arlberg app.

Sean Langmuir - BASI Trainer and World Cup CoachMay 20, 2023
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Toby has already twice spent four weeks helping to run an annual alpine skiing exercise for around 120 British Army soldiers. ... He has added real value to so many different elements of our ski training and race training. We enjoyed his company very much and could benefit from his wealth of experience in various areas of the alpine environment. He is a true professional and is so versatile that he has improved the experience of our entire team on the hill.
Siri Gasmann-BrottJuly 16, 2014
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In the short time that I and my daughter have gotten to know Toby, he continues to show his love for his work, the love and passion he has for skiing and helping others develop .... I feel privileged to have met Toby and I would like to say that I am confident that wherever Toby goes and whatever he does, he will inspire and motivate others.
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Great 3 days in Hintertux. Focused on the core issues, clear in message and delivered with humor! I have the feeling that I have improved significantly. As Arnie said, "I'll be back!"