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St. Christoph am Arlberg Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 1, 2024

St. Christoph is a tiny, tranquil village offering direct access to the massive Arlberg ski area. With a handful of high-quality hotels and eateries, including the iconic Hospiz Alm, it's the perfect escape for those looking for a quiet ski vacation.

St. Christoph am Arlberg overview

Stats

5.0
/5
Rating
1700
m
Resort height
2806
m
Summit

KM of slopes

130
Beginners
122
Intermediates
130
Experts
302
Total

Best for

Beginners
Intermediates
Experts
Boarders
Off-piestes
Apres-ski
Families
Couples
Fun

St. Christoph am Arlberg for beginners

Beginners rating -
130
Perfect
St. Christoph is beginner-friendly with its gentle nursery slopes right in the village. When you're ready to progress, hop on a lift for quick access to Arlberg's easier blue runs.

St. Christoph am Arlberg for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers have a variety to choose from. Head to the Galzig and Gampen areas for a good mix of reds and blues. If you're up for a challenge, the sunny Rendl area and long cruising runs off Valluga are worth a try.

St. Christoph am Arlberg for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Experts
Perfect
This village is an expert skier's paradise, boasting a plethora of tricky runs and legendary off-piste action. Don't leave without trying the high-altitude thrills of the Valluga, or the challenging Stuben, Mattun, and Schindlerkar runs.

St. Christoph am Arlberg for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Boarders
Perfect
St. Christoph am Arlberg is a haven for snowboarders. The resort offers a variety of terrain, including the Stanton Park, which is a hotspot for freestylers with its diverse range of obstacles, kickers, and rails. The resort also boasts a high-altitude location, ensuring reliable snow conditions for boarders to enjoy throughout the season.

St. Christoph am Arlberg for off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Off-piestes
Perfect
St. Christoph am Arlberg is a freerider's dream, with its high-altitude terrain and deep snow conditions. The resort is known for its challenging off-piste areas like the Schindler Spitze and Valluga, which offer steep descents and untouched powder. Additionally, the resort's location in the Arlberg region means it benefits from frequent snowfalls, ensuring fresh tracks for off-piste enthusiasts.

St. Christoph am Arlberg for families

Families rating -
Families
Perfect
The village offers a peaceful setting ideal for families looking for a quieter vacation, with easy access to a variety of blue runs. The high-quality hotels often have family-friendly amenities, and if you want more action, the larger Arlberg ski area is just a lift ride away.

St. Christoph am Arlberg apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Apres-ski
Apres-ski here is more about savoring a quiet glass of wine in a cosy lounge. For those seeking a livelier scene, nearby St. Anton offers one of the best apr├Ęs atmospheres in Europe.

St. Christoph am Arlberg

food scene

St. Christoph am Arlberg food scene

The village offers a peaceful setting ideal for families looking for a quieter vacation, with easy access to a variety of blue runs. The high-quality hotels often have family-friendly amenities, and if you want more action, the larger Arlberg ski area is just a lift ride away.