[R564R, Obergurgl]-[R2567R, Hochgurgl] has improved its ski area in time for winter, with more artificial snow cover, a free skibus, a new three-kilometre toboggan run, and facilities for ski racers.

Work has been carried out across Obergurgl-Hochgurl over the summer months to provide skiers and snowboarders with more, both on and off the slopes.

New features include snow-making devices at Kirchenkar and Krumpwasser ski lifts in Hochgurgl; a permanent race course accessed from the Bruggenboden ski lifts; a new speed track accessed from Plattachbahn gondola; a free skibus shuttle from Laengenfeld at 15-minute intervals; and a new three-kilometre-long natural toboggan track leading from the top station to the base terminal of Hochgurgl mountain gondola.

Toboggan rental is available at the top and base terminal of Hochgurgl gondola and costs €5. Contact Top Hotel Hochgurgl for more information (+43) 5256 6265.

Night tobogganing in Hochgurgl is available every Monday and Thursday from 7:30 to10:30 p.m. and costs €9 children and €13 adults. For lift pass holders and children under 8 years, the lift ride is free of charge. Child rates apply for young guests between 8 and 16 years.

The ski area of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl comprises 257 kilometres of slopes connected by 67 mountain lifts.

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