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Pichl-Kainisch Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024

Pichl-Kainisch is a tranquil haven for ski enthusiasts, boasting pristine slopes, a family-friendly atmosphere, and a unique blend of traditional charm and modern facilities.

Pichl-Kainisch overview

Stats

4.0
/5
Rating
m
Resort height
1965
m
Summit

KM of slopes

18.5
Beginners
19
Intermediates
18.5
Experts
43.5
Total

Best for

Fun
Intermediates
Experts
Fun
Fun
Poor
Fun
Couples
On-budget
Poor

Pichl-Kainisch for beginners

Beginners rating -
18.5
Perfect
Pichl-Kainisch is a great choice for beginners, offering a variety of gentle slopes that are perfect for those just starting out. The ski school is well-regarded, with experienced instructors ready to help newcomers find their ski legs. The resort also features easy-to-use lifts, ensuring beginners can access the slopes without any hassle.

Pichl-Kainisch for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Pichl-Kainisch may not be the best fit for intermediate skiers. The resort primarily features gentle, green slopes that are more suited for beginners. While there are a few red runs, they are limited in number and may not provide the variety and challenge that intermediate skiers typically seek.

Pichl-Kainisch for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Experts
Perfect
Pichl-Kainisch 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. While there are a few black runs, they are not particularly long or steep, and may not provide the level of difficulty that advanced skiers crave.

Pichl-Kainisch for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Fun
Perfect
Pichl-Kainisch may not be the best fit for snowboarders. The resort lacks dedicated snowparks or freestyle areas where snowboarders can practice their tricks and jumps. The terrain is more suited for traditional skiing, with a majority of the slopes being intermediate and advanced, offering limited options for snowboarders.

Pichl-Kainisch for off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Pichl-Kainisch 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. Therefore, it might not be the ideal destination for off-piste enthusiasts looking for adrenaline-pumping adventures.

Pichl-Kainisch for families

Families rating -
Fun
Perfect
Pichl-Kainisch is a smaller, more intimate resort that may be a good fit for families seeking a quieter, less crowded skiing experience. The resort offers a variety of gentle slopes suitable for beginners and young skiers, as well as ski schools that provide lessons for all ages and skill levels. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities such as tobogganing and winter hiking, making it a versatile destination for a family ski holiday.

Pichl-Kainisch apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Poor
The apr├Ęs-ski scene in Pichl-Kainisch is more on the tranquil side, perfect for those who prefer a calm wind-down after a day on the slopes. You can enjoy a quiet drink at the cosy Dorfstub'n or indulge in a hearty meal at the Gasthof Koller. For those seeking a bit more excitement, the nearby town of Schladming offers a more vibrant nightlife with popular spots like Siglu Bar and Hohenhaus Tenne Schladming.

Pichl-Kainisch

food scene

Pichl-Kainisch food scene

Pichl-Kainisch is a smaller, more intimate resort that may be a good fit for families seeking a quieter, less crowded skiing experience. The resort offers a variety of gentle slopes suitable for beginners and young skiers, as well as ski schools that provide lessons for all ages and skill levels. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities such as tobogganing and winter hiking, making it a versatile destination for a family ski holiday.