Lech Ski Resort, Austria

  • Resort height: 1360m, 4461ft
  • Highest lift: 2810m, 9219ft
  • No. of lifts: 84 (Arlberg ski circus)
  • Guide lift pass price: £263
  • No. of slopes: 134
  • Total piste: 279km
  • Transfer times:

    Innsbruck: 2 hrs 20 mins

    Friedrichshafen: 2 hrs 30 mins

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Overview of Lech

Lech has established itself as one of the world’s greatest ski resorts and is one of the snowy playgrounds of Europe’s rich and famous. It forms part of the Arlberg ski area which also includes St Anton, Lech and other resorts such as St Christophe and Stuben.

It was one of the earliest Alpine ski villages and although a cosmopolitan resort today, Lech has managed to maintain a traditional alpine and fairy tale atmosphere whilst offering a sophisticated nightlife, fewer lift queues and a more balanced mixture of gentle and challenging runs.

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Skiing and Boarding in Lech

The balance of gentle and challenging runs makes skiing in Lech both comfortable for the novice and challenging to the expert.

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 The ski area is extensive – the Arlberg ski pass covers a total of 83 lifts including the ski areas of Lech, St Anton, Zurs, Stuben and St Christoph. Beginners will find plenty of blues close to the resort whilst intermediates will love the contrasts of tree-lined runs down by the resort and challenging reds at the top. The advanced skier will enjoy the many black runs and miles of excellent off-piste when skiing in Lech. Equally, when boarding in Lech skiers will love the world-class board park and the variety of runs to suit all abilities.

Lift Passes in Lech

The Arlberg ski area in Austria is a huge ski area encompassing both St Anton and Lech along with other resorts such as St Christophe and Stuben.

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This upcoming season the ski area is set to expand further with a new Gondola connecting the neighbouring ski area of Warth/Schrocken from the Lech side of the Arlberg. The full area pass available covers all of these areas and offers great value for money. It is ideal for intermediate and advanced skiers looking to cover as many runs as possible.

The Epic Pass

One Lift Pass which gives you access to 44 ski resorts in 7 countries. Find out more about The Epic Lift Pass.

Apres Ski in Lech

Once the ski slopes close Lech`s main street turns into one long après-ski bar, with pavement cafes running in to one another offering entertainment and music to suit all tastes.

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The village hosts a post-skiing tea dance and has four late night discotheques.

A unique evening involves a cable car ride, with Champagne, to the highest Casino in the Alps. Children will love the floodlit sledging run from Oberlech to town as well as the ice-skating and indoor sports centre.

    Ski essentials in Lech

    Organising ski hire has never been easier. Select your preferred departure date and see what discounts we offer when you pre-book. (Please note helmets are not included. Please call if you'd like to hire one).

    Up to
    10% off

    Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Ski Saver
    Child   (6-14 yrs) Skis | Poles £58 £52 Book your ski hire at the same time as purchasing any lift pass and save an additional
    £20 per person
    Ski | Poles | Boots £88 £79
    Snowboard £58 £52
    Snowboard | Boots £88 £79
    Adult   (15+ yrs) Skis | Poles £115 £104 £155 £140
    Ski | Poles | Boots £175 £157 £214 £193
    Snowboard £115 £104
    Snowboard | Boots £175 £157

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    Ski essentials in Lech

    A lift pass is a necessity for every ski holiday and often a sizeable chunk of your holiday budget. As a result, and using our 35 years of experience, we have sought great value prices for you, so browse via resort and date to see how much you can save!

    Six Day Full Area Pass Ski Saver
    Senior   (65+ yrs) £243 Book your ski hire at the same time as purchasing any lift pass and save an additional
    £20 per person
    Adult   (21-64 yrs) £280
    Youth   (16-20 yrs) £243
    Child   (9-15 yrs) £170

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    Ski essentials in Lech

    No matter what level you are – first time skier to seasoned pro, everyone can find ski tutorial to suit their level. Browse our ski lessons via date to see our current rates. Prices based on morning lessons – subject to availability.

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