Verified resorts

The following skiing resorts have already verified their length of runs:

Skicircus Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang with Fieberbrunn

Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang are situated in the western part of the Salzburger Land and belongs to most well known holiday resorts in the Austrian Alps. For the 2015/16 season it will be linked by lifts and runs to the resort of Fieberbrunn which has has already been a well known Freeride-Spot. Thanks to this new connection skiers can look forward to experiencing 270 kilometres of runs for all levels of experience. The following stats have been obtained for the 2015/16 season:

  • Total length of runs: 270 km / 167.8 miles
    • Length of pistes: 200 km / 124.3 miles
    • Length of catwalks: 36 km / 22.4 miles
    • Length of terrain parks, funslopes etc.: 13 km / 8.1 miles
    • Length of marked ski routes: 21 km / 13.1 miles
  • Skiable area: 1,010 hectares / 2,496 acres
  • Longest run: 8.3 km / 5.2 miles
  • Total vertical: 1,266 m / 4,154 feet
  • Skiable vertical: 1,115 m / 3,658 feet
  • Total boundary area: 5,584 Hektar / 13,798 acres
  • Greatest distance within ski area: 18.8 km / 11.7 miles
  • Vertical Transport Capacity (hour): 47.055.559 m / 154,381,755 feet
  • Number of lifts (without magic carpets): 73
    • Gondolas/Chondolas: 26
    • detachable chairlifts: 17
    • fixed grip chairlifts: 4
    • Surface lifts: 18
    • Rope tows: 8
    • Magic carpets: 13
  • Skiing Comfort (skiable area / 1 Mio. VTM): 22,55 hectares
  • Intensity of development (km of runs per square km of boundary area): 4,80 km
  • Width of runs: 39,6 m on average
Kitzbühel

Kitzbühel and Skiing. The connection is timeless and legendary. Since 1893, here at the foot of the Hahnenkamm skiing has taken place in Kitzbühel. Every year the world-famous "Streif" gets the most attention of all races within the Alpine Skiing Worldcup. KitzSki encompasses three separate ski areas: The largest reaches from Kitzbühel towards Hahnenkamm, Kirchberg, Aschau, Jochberg-Resterhöhe, Pass Thurn and Hollersbach. The second one is the Kitzbüheler Horn and the third the recently reopened Bichlalm. The following stats include the whole KitzSki region (2015/16 season):

  • Total length of marked runs: 209 km / 130 miles
    • Length of pistes: 173.7 km / 107.9 miles
    • Length of marked ski routes: 35.8 km / 22.2 miles
  • Skiable area: 538 hectares / 1,329 acres (groomed pistes: 463 hectares / 1,144 acres)
  • Longest run: 9.4 km / 5.8 miles
  • Total vertical: 1,205 m / 3,953 feet
  • Skiable vertical: 1,205 m / 3,953 feet
  • Total boundary area: 3,309 Hektar / 8,176 acres
  • Greatest distance within ski region: 21.5 km / 13.4 miles
  • Vertical transport capacity (hour): 37.392.182 m / 122,677,762 feet
  • Number of lifts (without magic carpets): 47
    • Trams/Gondolas/Chondolas: 11
    • Detachable chairlifts: 17
    • Fixed grip chairlifts: 11
    • Surface lifts: 8
    • Rope tows: -
    • Magic carpets: 8
  • Skiing comdort (skiable area/ 1 Mio. VTM): 14.4 hectares
  • Intensity of development (km of runs per square km of boundary area): 6.33 km
  • Width of runs: 25.7 m on average
Pizol

The Pizol mountain is towering above the upper Rhine valley. It offers very long and scenic runs, making it one of the most attractive ski resorts in eastern Switzerland. The Pizol became the first Swiss ski resort to obtain the seal of approval for 'Verified Length of Runs.

The following stats were determined for Pizol ski area (2015/16 season): 

  • Total length of marked runs: 43 km / 27 miles
    • Length of pistes: 30 km / 18.8 miles
    • Length of catwalks: 5 km / 3.1 miles
    • Length of terrain parks: 4.2 km / 2.6 miles
    • Length of marked ski routes: 3,4 km / 2.1 miles
  • Skiable area: 97.6 hectares / 241 acres
  • Longest run: 8.2 km / 5.1 miles
  • Total vertical: 1,737 m / 5.700 feet
  • Skiable vertical: 1,686 m / 5,531 feet
  • Total boundary area: 470 Hektar / 1,161 acres
  • Greatest distance within ski region: 6.0 km / 3.7 miles
  • Vertical transport capacity (hour): 6,063,784 m / 19,894,305 feet
  • Number of lifts (without magic carpets): 11
    • Trams/Gondolas/Chondolas: 3
    • Detachable chairlifts: 4
    • Fixed grip chairlifts: -
    • Surface lifts: 4
    • Rope tows: -
    • Magic carpets: -
  • Skiing comdort (skiable area/ 1 Mio. VTM): 20.7 hectares / 51,1 acres
  • Intensity of development (km of runs per square km of boundary area): 8.74 km
  • Width of runs: 22.9 meters / 75 feet
Ski amadé

Ski amadé is the name of Austria's largest ski region, containing 20 independent ski areas and more than 30 ski towns in the federal states of Salzburg and Styria. Among them such famous resorts like Badgastein, Schladming (venue of the 2013 world alpine skiing championships), Flachau and Wagrain. Thanks to the Dachstein, a glacier ski area above the village of Ramsau, Ski amadé offers almost year round skiing.

The following have been determined for Ski amadé (2015/16 season):

  • Total length of marked runs: 760 km / 472 miles
    • Length of pistes: 537 km / 334 miles
    • Length of catwalks: 142 km / 88 miles
    • Length of terrain parks: 19 km /12 miles
    • Length of marked ski routes: 62 km / 38 miles
  • Skiable area: is currently being determined
  • Total vertical: 1,960 m / 6,430 feet
  • Skiable vertical: 1,461 m / 4,793 feet
  • Total boundary area: 9,537 Hektar / 23,565 acres
  • Greatest distance within ski region: 72 km / 45 miles
  • Vertical transport capacity (hour): 134 million meters / 440 million feet
  • Number of lifts (without magic carpets): 255
    • Trams/Gondolas/Chondolas: 51
    • Detachable chairlifts: 61
    • Fixed grip chairlifts: 28
    • Surface lifts: 116
    • Magic carpets: 35
  • Skiing comdort (skiable area/ 1 Mio. VTM): is currently being determined
  • Intensity of development (km of runs per square km of boundary area): 8.1 km
  • Width of runs: is currently being determined
Shuttleberg Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl

The ski area that links two valley and the villages of Flachauwinkl and Kleinarl belongs to the Ski amadé region in the Salzburger Land in Austria. It is well known for its modern, comfortable fleet of high speed lifts, its freestyle terrain and has a reputation for freeriding. New runs have been added for the 2016/17, lifting the resort over the mark of 40 km of runs.

The following stats were determined or Shuttleberg ski area (2016/17 season):

  • Total length of marked runs: 40 km / 25 miles
    • Length of pistes: 21 km / 13 miles
    • Length of catwalks: 7 km / 4.4 miles
    • Length of terrain parks: 4 km / 2.5 miles
    • Length of marked ski routes: 8 km / 5 miles
  • Skiable area: 106.4 hectares / 263 acres
  • Longest run: 6.7 km / 4.2 miles
  • Total vertical: 940 m / 3,084 feet
  • Skiable vertical: 940 m / 3,084 feet
  • Total boundary area: 358 Hektar / 885 acres
  • Greatest distance within ski region: 6,0 km / 3.7 miles
  • Vertical transport capacity (hour): 5.311.727 m / 17,426,926 feet
  • Number of lifts (without magic carpets): 9
    • Trams/Gondolas/Chondolas: -
    • Detachable chairlifts: 6
    • Fixed grip chairlifts: -
    • Surface lifts: 3
    • Magic carpets: 2
  • Skiing comfort (skiable area/ 1 Mio. VTM): 20.04 hectares / 49.5 acres
  • Intensity of development (km of runs per square km of boundary area): 10.8 km / 6.7 miles
  • Width of runs: 34.7 meters / 114 feet
Wintersport-Arena Card

The Wintersport-Arena Sauerland is one of the best kept secrets of German skiing. At least for many Germans especially from the traditional winter sports regions in Bavaria.  But being the closest winter sports region to the Netherlands, the Sauerland is very popular among skiers from the Netherlands. Investments of more than 100 million Euros over the course of the last 15 years have transferred the ski areas of the Wintersport-Arena into modern resorts. Eight of them offer an interchangeable lift pass, the Wintersport-Arena Card. This is promoted with the seal of approval for 'Verified Length of Runs'. 

The following stats include all ski areas participating in the Wintersport-Arena Card (2016/17 season):

  • Total length of marked runs: 66 km / 41 miles
  • Skiable area: currently being determined
  • Longest run: 2.3 km / 1.4 miles
  • Total vertical: 250 m / 820 feet
  • Skiable vertical: 250 m / 820 feet
  • Total boundary area: 230 Hektar / 568 acres
  • Greatest distance within ski region: 19 km / 12 miles
  • Vertical transport capacity (hour): 7,529,077 m / 24,701,696 feet
  • Number of lifts (without magic carpets): 76
    • Trams/Gondolas/Chondolas: 1
    • Detachable chairlifts: 11
    • Fixed grip chairlifts: 6
    • Surface lifts: 33
    • Rope tows: 8
    • Magic carpets: 16
    • Sledding lifts: 2
  • Skiing comfort (skiable area/ 1 Mio. VTM): currently being determined
  • Intensity of development (km of runs per square km of boundary area): 28.7 km
  • Width of runs: currently being determined
Parnassos Ski Centre

Parnassos Ski Center is located a little bit more than two hours from the capital city of Athens. It features great views accross the gulf of Korinth towards the Peloponnes peninsula and a great variety of runs as well as lots of space for freeriding. Its altitude and location usually ensure good snow conditions. Recent investments of more than 30 million Euros turned the ski area into the most modern in the country.

The following stats have been derived for Parnassos Ski Centre (2016/17 season):

  • Total length of marked runs: 37 km / 23 miles
    • Length of pistes: 21 km / 14.1 miles
    • Length of catwalks: 7 km / 4.4 miles
    • Length of marked ski routes: 9 km / 5.5 miles
  • Skiable area: currently being determined
  • Longest run: 6.3 km / 3.9 miles
  • Total vertical: 645 m / 2,117 feet
  • Skiable vertical: 645 m / 2,117 feet
  • Total boundary area: 537 Hektar / 1,327acres
  • Greatest distance within ski area: 4.2 km / 2.6 miles
  • Vertical transport capacity (hour): 3,426,280 m / 11,241,076 feet
  • Number of lifts (without magic carpets): 16
    • Trams/Gondolas/Chondolas: 5
    • Detachable chairlifts: 1
    • Fixed grip chairlifts: 1
    • Surface lifts: 6
    • Rope tows: 3
    • Magic carpets: 1
  • Skiing comfort (skiable area/ 1 Mio. VTM): currently being determined
  • Intensity of development (km of runs per square km of boundary area): 6.7 km
  • Width of runs: currently being determined

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