In winter everything is about skiing, sledging, walking through the winter-wonderland and kids skiing courses in front of the hotel

Skiing, Snowboarding & Skiing Areas

Video skiing and sledging in the skiing area Wildkogel

Skiing in the Alps of Salzburg and Tyrol

Winter sportsman will love the Wildkogel Arena and the skiing areas around Kitzbühel, Zillertal and Zell am See/Kaprun. A real pleasure give the kilometre-long slopes for both beginners and pros. Unique is the 14 kilometre long tobbogan run in Bramberg - it goes all the way from the top station of the Smaragdbahn cable car down to the valley.

Wildkogel Ski-Arena on 2.000 metres

The Ski-Arena Wildkogel in Bramberg/Neukirchen, only 3 km from the Baby and Kinderhotel Habachklause away, is the perfect place to learn skiing - ideal for families with children, ski beginners, refreshers and advanced learners.

There are two Kinderlands, where kids can learn skiing with instructors in the mountains:

  • at the mountain station of the Smaragdbahn in Bramberg,
  • at the mountain station of the Wildkogelbahnen in Neukirchen.

Ski busses are operating between hotel and cable car systems, timetable for download.

Spielerisch Skifahren lernen mit Maskottchen am Wildkogel
Kinder und Maskottchen Kogel Mogel und Kogel Mia auf Schlitten bei der lustigen Rodelabfahrt in der Wildkogel-Arena
Kinder auf Skiern am Zauberteppich mit Maskottchen

Ideal for families

You can find the family friendly Ski Arena in the Kitzbühel Alps. This ski region offers 75 km of superbly groomed hills and is ideal for families and reentrants. Most of the pists (85 %) are blue (=beginners) and red (=intermediate) marked. Skiing in springtime is guaranteed by modern snowmaking equipment.

In the Wildkogel Ski Arena there are 3 cabin lifts (two in Bramberg and the other one in Neukirchen), 2 6-seater chair lifts, 2 quad chair lifts and 6 tow lifts.
Two more lifts can be found in the valley in Neukirchen at the "Eggerfeld" and "Preimislift". Also in Bramberg in Wenns are two tow lifts at the "Wennsergletscher" with Kinderland and snow-tubing.

Family friendliness is the number one priority:

  • children's kindergarden at the top
  • children's restaurant
  • Kogel-Mogel-Kinderland
  • Kogel-Mia-Kinderland
  • Rent-a-ski familiy package
Kinder haben Spaß auf Skiern am Wildkogel

Awards and Test Ratings

The Wildkogel Arena gets tested regularly and the results turned out to be great:

  •, one of the biggest test portals of skiing areas gives 4,1 of 5 stars
  • rates the Wildkogel skiing area with 3,58 of 4 stars

Skiing in Kitzbühel

You can comfortably reach the 1.890m high skiing area Kitzbühel with the Panoramabahn cable car in Hollersbach, only 10km away from the hotel.

Skiing holiday with 170km slopes and 55 lift systems from Hollersbach/Salzburg to Kirchberg/Tyrol - in between are the 3S-Bahn and the world famous Kitzbüheler Streif, where the Hahnenkamm-Worldcup-Skirace takes place every year in January.

The skiing region Kitzbühel is ideal for skiers who prefer a larger Skiing area and love variety.

Skifahren in der Wildkogel Arena im Tiefschnee bei besten Pistenbedingungen

Zillertal-Arena - Entry Hochkrimml/Gerlosplatte

The Zillertal Arena in Salzburg/Tyrol has 166 perfectly groomed slope-kilometres and 49 modern lifts. You can ski in Zell am Ziller/Tirol, Gerlos, Wald-Königsleiten and Krimml - this big area is included in the bought ski ticket. You just have to drive about 20 minutes per car to get there.

Schneeschuhwandern in der Wildkogel Arena
Rodelabfahrt auf bestens präparierter Piste  in der Wildkogel-Arena

Weißsee Glacier World

The Weißsee Glacier World is a snow reliable skiing area in 1.480 - 2.600 metres height in Salzburg. 21 unique slope-kilometres and really long touring slopes in a breathtaking scenery.

Ausblick aufs Gebirge in der Wildkogel Arena

Kitzsteinhorn - Zell am See - Kaprun

Skiing at the Kitzsteinhorn glacier on 3.000 metres above the sea. Natual snow is guaranteed the whole winter.

The gondolas "Gletscherjet" 1 and 2 will bring you to the "Alpincenter" on 2.450 metres above the sea, where you can enjoy the beautiful mountain panorama. From here you can go all the way up with the "Gletscherbahn".

Wintersport bei Sonnenaufgang in der Wildkogel Arena

Schmitten Zell am See

Slopes in a total lenght of 77 kilometres await every passionate skier and snowboarder. The Schmitten is a really modern skiing area with 5 valley ski runs, a funpark and a skimovie-slope.

Skiparadies Zillertal Arena in unmittelbarer Nähe zur Habachklause
Skifahren in der nahe gelegenen Zillertal Arena
Skifahren im nahen Hochkrimml auf der Gerlosplatte

Ski passes- lift tariffs

Whether unique skiing pleasure in the Wildkogel-Arena, maximum fun on the piste in the Zillertal-Arena or a week to try as many skiing areas in Salzburg as possible - a skiing day in the mountains of Salzburg and Tirol is always worth it!

Here you can find the prices for the ski ticket in the Wildkogel-Arena Zillertal-Arena, as well as the Salzburger SuperSkiCard and the Snow Card Tirol.

Also the prices for the Panoramabahn Kitzbüheler Alpen, the Weißsee GletscherweltKitzsteinhorn and the Schmittenhöhe.

Ski lessons in the Wildkogel-Arena

You can book your skicourse in the Wildkogel-Arena with our partner-skischool, Skischule Neukirchen.

They offer children's ski courses as well as adults courses, snowboard courses and private lessons.

Book ski lessons online and get 5% discount. - Ski school Neukirchen

Ski rental and ski service

No matter if you need skis, ski sticks, skiboots and a helmet or a snowboard and boots - the sports shops in Bramberg and Neukirchen offer everything you need to rent or buy for your skiing holiday.

If the whole family hires skis for the same period, children to 7 years receive the equipment fro free. The equipment comprises skis, sticks, shoes and head protection for children. Binding adjustment is included in the price, change to a different length of ski or model or to a snowboard is possible at all times.

Book your equipment online and safe:

Intersport HARMS - Online reservation ski equipment >>

Sport 2000 Herzog - Online reservation ski equipment > >

Ski course for kids in front of the hotel

Baby skiing courses "Windel-Wedel" in front of the hotel Habachklause

When Clown Happy puts on his skies, parents and kids are getting excited alike: starting from 2 1/2 years onwards, the little ones learn through play, how to plough and turn. Your future ski-aces and champions are in excellent care with our certified ski instructors.

  • Kids ski course in front of the hotel with the “Magic carpet”
  • ideal for children between 2 1/2 and 5 years
  • Own ski slope with exciting figures
  • break with fruits, cookies and warm tea
  • Race at the end of the course with a certificate and medal
  • Care by state-certified ski instructors
  • After the ski course the fun continues with a joined meal at the Kids Club
  • Free rope lift for skiing and sledging besides

Lunch is served in the Habachklause Kids Club and afterwards playtime starts. Dreamers can sleep in the Babyclub-Lounge or in the rooms, if requested with the baby monitoring via Siemens telephone system.

Ski courses: From Monday till Friday, 9:30 till 11:30 am
Registration: directly while booking your stay or at the hotel’s reception till Sunday 7pm before the course begins
Costs: 5 x 2 hours instruction, Euro 150.-
Trial day: Euro 37,50
Number of participants: minimum 6 kids, one Habachklause-Kidsclub-Ski-Course-Animateur pro 6 ski school kids
Ski-Kids-Package inclusive 1 x 5-day Kids ski course for beginners in front of the hotel

Private lessons: 2 hours, 48 hours booking in advance required. Fee conditions of the Ski School Neukirchen/Bramberg apply. 1 Person for 2 hours approx. Euro 145,-.

Snow conditions: The baby skiing course in front of the hotel only takes place if there is enough snow. The rough period is from 24. December 2018 till 15. March 2019.
If the course can't be organised, the "Skischule Neukirchen" will do the course on the top of the Wildkogel Ski Arena Neukirchen and the prices will be according to their price list. The signing in to the alternative ski course at the Skischule Neukirchen has to be done independently, Habachklause doesn't organize this course.

Servus die Wadln!
Servus die Wadln!
Wohlverdiente Pause für die Skistars
Wohlverdiente Pause für die Skistars
Skizwergerlkurs mit Zauberteppich
Eigene Skipiste mit Förderband

Tobogganing & ice skating

The world's longest floodlight tobbogan run

Have you ever used the 14 km long toboggan run, which is floodlit in the evening till 10pm?

There are two cabin lifts for tobogganists (and also for skiers) taking you over 2000 m above sea level:

  • Smaragdbahn in Bramberg: Here you can start sledding immediately at the top station.

  • Wildkogelbahnen Neukirchen: After a 20-minute walk you can use the toboggan to go down to the village Bramberg.
14 Kilometer lange Rodelbahn in Bramberg am Wildkogel

Evening-timetable of the cable cars and shuttles

You can use the cable cars for sledding in the evening every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday until 6.30 pm.

The Smaragdbahn in Bramberg is open in the evening until 6.30pm every Tuesday and Friday and the Wildkogelbahnen in Neukirchen every Saturday.

Note! You can use cable cars after 6.15pm only with a toboggan ticket, but not with the regular ski-pass!

Free Shutttle from the Baby and Kinderhotel Habachklause to the valley station of the Smaragdbahn in Bramberg and to the Wildkogelbahnen in Neukirchen.

Kinder und Maskottchen Kogel Mogel und Kogel Mia auf Schlitten bei der lustigen Rodelabfahrt in der Wildkogel-Arena

Ice skating

There is a ice skating ground in Bramberg am Wildkogel. While the kids skate around, the parents can drink mulled wine or coffee on the sun terrace of the Sportstüberl. In the evening it's lighted.
Skating ground in Bramberg - at the sports field with skate rental, closed on Mondays. The Habachklause guest service team will gladly call if the skating ground is open.

NEW! Ice Rink right in the town center of Neukirchen, also with skates available to rent.
Opeining times: End of December until mid-March, daily from 4-9 p.m. (closed on saturdays).

Winter trip

Video horse sleigh ride and ice curling in winter

Deeply snow covered valleys, frozen waterfalls, a few paw prints of deer and rabbits in the snow. This and a lot more is to discover in the valles of the Hohe Tauern National Park and the Wildkogel Arena.

Winter hiking - Hohe Tauern National Park & Wildkogel-Arena

Eperience the valleys of the National Park Hohe Tauern. There are several guided trips. You can get more information at the hotel reception.

Schneeschuhwandern in der Wildkogel Arena
Tourenaufstieg in der Gruppe bei blauem Himmel
Schneeschuhwandern in tiefverschneiter Landschaft

Wildlife feedings in the Habachtal Valley

A special trip is the one to the wildlife feedings in the Habachtal Valley. An exciting experience for the whole family (kids older than 6 years).

Wildtierbeobachtung in der Wildkogel Arena
Per Du mit der Natur bei der Wildtierfütterung

Torchlight hike

You can find a torchlight hike in "Klausi's News" (=program of the Kids Club, you get it when arriving). It takes about 30 minutes and you can use a buggy.

Nächtliche Fackelwanderung
Fackelwanderung bei Nacht und Schnee

Cross-country skiing

Cross-country ski trail - Pinzga Loipe

In Bramberg and Neukirchen there are 45 km of a cross country ski track. If this is not enough, you can use the Pinzga Loipe with more than 200 km. You can start directly at the Baby and Kinderhotel Habachklause.

The loipe in Bramberg/Wenns is also lighted in the evening.

Sometimes it's also possible to use the Hochmoor-Panoramaloipe still in March, because you can find it at 1,250 meters over the sea level.

Skating-Langlaufloipen in Bramberg
Beleuchte Langlaufloipe für einmaliges Erlebnis am Abend beim Wennser Gletscher in der Wildkogel-Arena
Skating-Langlauf in Bramberg bei Kaiserwetter