St Johann in Tirol Ski Holidays - A Quaint Ski Resort
The quaint last minute ski holiday destination of St Johann in Tirol, located in North-West central Austria is home to some truly great skiing. With a total vertical of nearly 1,400 metres, wide smooth pistes and stunning scenery, St Johann really is a great cheap ski holiday in Austria destination. Accessing the slopes could not be easier as there are five different points at which to ascend to the top on a variety of lifts, the fastest is the Hauptkassa which is located at the bottom of the gondola. There are several cosy restaurants, bars and mountain huts available for a rest or drink throughout the day.
Last Minute Ski Holidays in St Johann in Tirol - Serious Power Skiing
There are plenty of runs to suit all abilities from beginner to expert so St Johann is a perfect last minute ski holiday destination for groups or families. Beginners can avail of the well maintained nursery slopes that are wide and spacious to give you the confidence to learn the basics without the fear of expert skiers knocking you down as they hurtle past. Once you have gotten your feet it's time to ascend the mountain and try out one of the many blues that wind their way down the smooth pistes.
Cheap Ski Holidays in St Johann in Tirol - Over 700km of Piste
More advanced skiers on a cheap ski holiday will love St Johann as they are presented with an abundance of runs in the resort and also with the local area ski passes. Once at the top you are faced with a large choice of 4 km or 5 km runs descending the full 1,400 metre vertical of the resort back down to the village. One of the best is the Lacknerabfahrt run which descends from Jodlahm. There is only one black run which descends into the Oberndorf area, but there are also many opportunities for off-piste powder trails. There are guides on hand if you wish to get down to some serious off-piste powder skiing on your skiing holidays in Austria.
If you want to stray any further on your last minute skiing holiday you can avail of the Kitzbüheler Alpen Ski Pass which allows skiing on over 700 km of piste!! There are a combined total of over 260 lifts to service this huge mass of skiing potential with a maximum uplift of 300,000 skiers per hour!
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