skilift to the peak in region Hochkössen
One ski resort, many possibilities
Explore Kössen in Winter

Hochkössen Ski Resort

Skiing at Kaisergebirge in Tirol

It is small and cosy, fine and intimate, light and demanding, dynamic but easy to explore. Hochkössen ski resort offers everything a skier's heart desires: 22 kilometres of pistes and 51 hectares of skiing terrain. Beginners or pros: at Unterberg in Tirolean Kaiserwinkel everybody finds their favourite slope – and lots of snow!

The resort at a glance


  • total of 22 kilometres of perfectly groomed pistes
  • 51 hectares of skiing terrain, snow making facilities cover 96% of the slopes:
    • 39 snow guns
    • 23 snow lances
  • slopes of varying difficulty: 10 km of blue piste, 9 km of red and 3 km of black piste
  • 613 m to 1,688 m in elevation
  • 11 lifts
    • 1 gondola lift
    • 3 double chairlifts   
    • 4 T-bars
    • 2 rope tow ski lifts
    • 1 magic carpet 
  • 1 training centre with slalom and giant slalom track

Check out the interactive trail map to get familiar with all pistes, lift facilities and Hochkössen on-mountain huts. Just click and browse.

fun for the whole family in Kössen
ski and snowboad adventures in Kössen
t-bar lift  Kössen
first moves on ski slopes in the morning
gondola Kössen
skiing together in Hochkössen | © ystravel
fun at kids area Kössen | © Bernhard
perfect slope conditions in ski area Hochkössen
slope preparation in ski area Hochkössen
gondola Hochkössen | © Bernhard

Action and fun for the whole family

Family Skiing at Hochkössen

Beginners' slope or professional race trail, beginner lessons for the little ones or one-to-one lessons for adults – family-friendly Hochkössen ski resort offers a wide range of services to guarantee perfect skiing holidays for you and your loved ones.

If you are not an expert skier yet, try your first turns at Sunny’s beginners' terrain. Top-qualified and experienced ski instructors of Hochkössen ski school make things much easier for you. But also, black pistes and the modern training centre with slalom and giant slalom slopes stand for lots of fun and exciting entertainment during your winter holidays. 

All of your family want to race down to the valley? Parents and children alike have a good romp skiing down the family run, the longest piste at Hochkössen. It leads from the gondola mountain station down to the valley and is also suitable for kids as it is not too steep. Only the end part of the run gets a little bit steeper and more demanding.

Tip: With the snowman ticket your little ones ski at a very favourable price at Hochkössen ski resort!

Ski rental and ski shuttle

Winter Holiday Services

Your trunk is bursting at the seams and you cannot take all the kids' gear with you? How about renting your equipment? Intersport RENT Planer is located directly at the valley station of Kössen cable cars. You rent state-of-the-art equipment here, no matter what you need: skis, boards or fun tools – top quality guaranteed!

Family package deal: If both parents rent their equipment here, children (aged ten or younger) get their gear for free!

Convenient and fast: Our ski shuttle takes you from Kufstein (via Ebbs, Niederndorf, Rettenschöss, Walchsee and Kössen) directly to Hochkössen cable cars. With a valid ski ticket, the shuttle service is free of charge.

Lift tickets at Kaiserwinkl

Season Tickets, Day Tickets, Family Tickets, Group Concessions

Hochkössen offers a wide variety of possibilities to organise your holidays. There are special concessions for the little ones at the ski resort such as the snowman ticket. Just browse our offers now and find the suitable ticket!

Culinary stops in Kössen

Huts & Catering

To stop at a cosy alpine inn is an essential part of a perfect day in the snow! Do not miss to taste some regional delicacies after an adventurous ski day and enjoy the dreamlike view of the alpine scenery.

Hochkössen off the pistes

Hochkössen is well known for its numerous possibilities off the groomed pistes. The best-known off-piste activity is paragliding. Yes, you got that right. Regional thermal conditions make it possible to enjoy this intense feeling of freedom in the air even in the snowy months!

If you prefer it more down to earth, enjoy x-country skiing or winter hiking through the impressive alpine countryside of Tirol.