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Hochkar ski area

Ski area / lift


Snow guaranteed & family friendly

It is not for nothing that the Hochkar is regarded as the most snow-sure and highest situated alpine centre in Eastern Austria, as it lies at 1,300 to 1,800 m above Göstling/Ybbs. Every winter, the varied slopes attract numerous winter sports enthusiasts to the "Kar". But children also feel at home on the Hochkar: they can make their first attempts on skis in the Kinderland.

"Freestyle Mecca" of the Eastern Alps

The Hochkar is very popular among freeride fans and backcountry junkies: whether "Karwand" or "Leckerplan": All powder fans can really let off steam on the Hochkar - without having to hike for a long time. Even experienced high-carat riders will always discover new elements (rocks, trees, etc.) that can be used as backcountry kickers.

Offers & Slopes at Hochkar

1 covered chair lift, 4-lined / 4 chair lifts, 4-lined / 1 chair lift, 2.-lined
2 ski tows / 2 conveyor belts at Kinderland.
5,5 km blue slopes (easy) / 10 km red slopes (medium) / 3,5 km black slopes (hard)

Operating hours during season 2022/23

Starting on Dec. 8th, daily from 09:00 am - 04:00 pm

The current ski pass prices can be found at


Facility features

  • Toilet facility

Location and how to get there