The Mölltaler Glacier re-opened on Saturday with about 9km (six miles) of pistes open every day from 8am to 4pm. Temperatures are typically a few degrees below zer5o and the glacier snow base depth 330cm with 10-cm (four inches) of fresh snow reported in the past few days.
The Kitzsteinhorn Glacier above Kaprun has reported 18cm (7 inches) of fresh snow. Seven lifts are operational with a 365cm (12 foot) base on the glacier. The Kitzsteinhorn's Ice arena will open this Friday, June 26th. Facilities include snow slides served by a magic carpet conveyor lift, a ‘PistenBully' snow grooming vehicle for children to play on and a snow beach with Ice bar, a panorama terrace at the summit station and a 362m long panorama tunnel straight through the Kitzsteinhorn. In addition the Panorama terrace Glocknerkanzel provides a view of the Großglockner, Austria's highest mountain. There is also a secured glacier path across the eternal ice and a daily free guided panorama hike across the glacier on offer.
The Hintertux glacier continues to have the largest ski area open with 23km (14 miles) of piste served by weight lifts and a 225cm (9 foot) base. The Dachstein Glacier also has a small ski area open.
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