Puchberg am Schneeberg Ski Resort

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# 3Small Ski Area in Europe
# 3Beginner Terrain in Lower Austria
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Puchberg is only 50 miles from Vienna at the Eastern extreme of the Austrian Alps. It has a long standing reputation as a climatic health resort. Skiing at HochSchneeberg above Puchberg is largely thanks to the laborious construction of a funicular railway up from the village more than 110 years ago. The first scheduled train chugged into the Baumgartner station on June 1, 1897. Meanwhile, work on the upper rail section continued at a rapid pace, and on September 22, 1897 the entire stretch of railway was opened for use. A masterful feat of technology had been accomplished. Skiers can access two lifts, a chair or a drag lift, on what is Lower Austria's highest mountain, and which like the funicular railway have a salamander theme. These access five miles of runs graded easy or intermediate.

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Puchberg am Schneeberg Lodging

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Total Snowfall

12"
7"
5"
3"
0"
10"
Dec
6"
Jan
2"
Feb
0"
Mar

Total Lifts: 2

0
Gondolas & Trams
0
Eight Person Lifts
0
High Speed Sixes
1
High Speed Quads
0
Quad Chairs
0
Triple Chairs
0
Double Chairs
1
Surface Lifts

Elevation

3937'
Summit
1280'
Vertical Drop
2657'
Base
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