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Ranalt Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024

Nestled in the heart of the Stubai Valley, Ranalt offers a serene and tranquil skiing experience, with its pristine slopes and untouched backcountry trails, making it a paradise for those seeking a peaceful and intimate connection with nature.

Ranalt overview

Stats

4.4
/5
Rating
m
Resort height
3212
m
Summit

KM of slopes

22
Beginners
15
Intermediates
22
Experts
64.9
Total

Best for

Beginners
Intermediates
Fun
Fun
Fun
Fun
Families
Couples
Snowparks

Ranalt for beginners

Beginners rating -
22
Perfect
Ranalt is not the most suitable choice for beginners. The resort lacks a dedicated nursery area for novices to practice and build their confidence. Moreover, the ski lifts are not particularly beginner-friendly and the resort is known for its challenging terrains, which are more suited for intermediate and advanced skiers.

Ranalt for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find Ranalt to be a suitable destination with a good mix of blue and red pistes. The resort offers a variety of terrains, including the popular red runs from the top of the main chairlift, which provide a thrilling descent with a mix of steep and gentle slopes. However, it's worth noting that the resort has a few drag lifts, which might be a bit challenging for some skiers.

Ranalt for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Fun
Perfect
Ranalt 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 steep or long, and may not provide the level of difficulty that advanced skiers typically crave.

Ranalt for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Fun
Perfect
Ranalt may not be the first choice for snowboarders as it lacks specialized facilities like snowparks or half-pipes. The resort is more suited for traditional skiing with its well-groomed pistes and cross-country trails. Therefore, snowboarders seeking a variety of terrain and freestyle opportunities might find Ranalt somewhat limiting.

Ranalt for off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Ranalt may not be the first choice for freeriders as it lacks the extensive off-piste terrain found in larger resorts. The area is more suited to cross-country skiers and those who prefer groomed trails. However, for those who enjoy a quieter, more relaxed skiing experience, Ranalt can provide a peaceful alternative to the bustling freeride hotspots.

Ranalt for families

Families rating -
Families
Perfect
Ranalt may not be the first choice for families seeking a ski resort. It's a small, quiet village with limited ski facilities and no ski school, making it less suitable for families with young children or beginner skiers. However, for families who prefer a peaceful, off-the-beaten-path experience and have their own ski equipment, Ranalt's serene environment and beautiful landscapes could be appealing.

Ranalt apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Fun
The apr├Ęs-ski scene in this resort is more on the tranquil side, ideal for those who prefer a peaceful end to their ski day. The local taverns, such as Gasthof Alpenrose, offer a cozy atmosphere for a quiet drink or a hearty meal. However, for those seeking a bit more excitement, there are occasional live music events at the local community center.

Ranalt

food scene

Ranalt food scene

Ranalt may not be the first choice for families seeking a ski resort. It's a small, quiet village with limited ski facilities and no ski school, making it less suitable for families with young children or beginner skiers. However, for families who prefer a peaceful, off-the-beaten-path experience and have their own ski equipment, Ranalt's serene environment and beautiful landscapes could be appealing.