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Aigen im Ennstal

Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024
Aigen im Ennstal is a tranquil haven for cross-country enthusiasts, boasting an extensive network of well-groomed trails that meander through picturesque alpine meadows and forests, offering a serene and immersive skiing experience.

Aigen im Ennstal

overview

Stats

4.0
/5
Rating
m
Resort height
1820
m
Summit

KM of slopes

20.2
Beginners
9
Intermediates
20.2
Experts
32.2
Total

Best for

Beginners
Intermediates
Fun
Fun
Fun
Poor
Families
Fun
On-budget
Poor

Aigen im Ennstal

for beginners

Beginners rating -
20.2
Perfect
Aigen im Ennstal is a great choice for beginners, with a variety of gentle slopes that are perfect for those just starting out. The resort offers a ski school with experienced instructors who can help new skiers build their confidence and technique. The lifts are easy to use and accessible from the beginner areas, making it a hassle-free experience for novices.

Aigen im Ennstal

for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find Aigen im Ennstal to be a suitable destination with a good mix of blue and red pistes. The resort offers a variety of terrains, including the popular blue runs around the central chairlift, which are known for their consistent snow conditions. The red runs, particularly those descending from the top chairlift, provide a more challenging experience, perfect for skiers looking to enhance their skills.

Aigen im Ennstal

for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Fun
Perfect
Aigen im Ennstal may not be the best fit for advanced skiers seeking adrenaline-pumping challenges. The resort primarily caters to beginners and intermediates, with a majority of its slopes being blue and red. The lack of black runs and off-piste opportunities may leave advanced skiers wanting more.

Aigen im Ennstal

for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Fun
Perfect
Aigen im Ennstal is a great fit for snowboarders. The resort offers a variety of slopes and terrains that cater to all levels of snowboarding proficiency. The wide, open pistes are perfect for carving, while the off-piste areas provide a thrilling challenge for more experienced boarders. The resort also features a well-maintained snowpark with a range of jumps and rails for freestyle enthusiasts.

Aigen im Ennstal

off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Aigen im Ennstal may not be the first choice for freeriders, as it primarily offers groomed slopes and family-friendly terrain. The resort lacks the challenging off-piste terrains, steep couloirs, and deep powder fields that freeriders typically seek. However, for those who enjoy a relaxed ski experience with beautiful scenic views, Aigen im Ennstal is a great choice.

Aigen im Ennstal

for families

Families rating -
Families
Perfect
Aigen im Ennstal is a family-friendly resort that offers a variety of amenities and activities for all ages. The resort features a ski school with experienced instructors who are adept at teaching beginners, making it an ideal place for families with young or novice skiers. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities such as tobogganing and winter hiking. The resort's accommodations are conveniently located near the ski lifts, ensuring easy access to the slopes. However, it's worth noting that the resort's ski terrain might not be extensive enough for more experienced skiers in the family.

Aigen im Ennstal

apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Poor
The apr├Ęs-ski scene in Aigen im Ennstal is more on the tranquil side, perfect for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere after a day on the slopes. You can enjoy a quiet drink at the cosy Gasthof Draxler or indulge in a hearty meal at Gasthof Kirchenwirt. For those seeking a bit more excitement, there's the occasional live music at the local pubs, offering a chance to mingle with the locals and fellow skiers.

Aigen im Ennstal

food scene

Aigen im Ennstal is a family-friendly resort that offers a variety of amenities and activities for all ages. The resort features a ski school with experienced instructors who are adept at teaching beginners, making it an ideal place for families with young or novice skiers. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities such as tobogganing and winter hiking. The resort's accommodations are conveniently located near the ski lifts, ensuring easy access to the slopes. However, it's worth noting that the resort's ski terrain might not be extensive enough for more experienced skiers in the family.