Glacier Skiing

Skiing on the glacier slopes

Skiing at its finest on one of Austria's largest glacier areas. Rettenbach Glacier and Tiefenbach Glacier feature perfectly groomed slopes surrounded by the stunning Alpine scenery. The Glacier Ski Areas are easily accessible by bus or car, following the highest » Panorama Road within the entire Eastern Alps. (Length: 16 km from Sölden to the Glacier).

Both Glaciers are connected to each other by the scenic, 1,8 km long "Rosi Mittermeier Road Tunnel". Skiers can take advantage of the oustanding Ski Tunnel, situated at 3,240 m above sea level, that guarantees a quick and easy change from Rettenbach Glacier to Tiefenbach Glaciergletscher.



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8 state-of-the-art ski lifts and gondolas with an average capacity of 16,500 persons per hour and 34.3 km of immaculate ski runs ensure perfect skiing holidays, especially in autumn and early winter. As Tiefenbach Glacier is characterized by its gently rolling and broad slopes, it makes a truly unique haven for beginners or all those who prefer skiing at a more leisurely place.
Rettenbach Glacier boasts challenging terrain for advanced skiers.

Experts can improve their skills on the slopes, where every year late in Octrober, the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup celebrates the season's opening with the first men's and women's ski races.Watch out of the wide range of Events ski and equipment tests taking place on all weekends in autumn!



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Thanks to the Europa Test- & Exhibition Center at Rettenbach Glacier and the AMER  - Station Sölden is the only winter sports resort worldwide that runs an international Test Center comprising the most important partners all under one roof.
Especially during the autumn month, between September and November, the newest materials and the latest sports equipment of the coming season can be tested. Simply contact the favorite sports shiop in your home town for more detailed information.

During the autumn months there always exists a risk of sudden and unexpected precipitation or drop in temperature. It is warmly recommended to provide the necessary equipment at any time of the year: winter tires, snow chains, etc.


Facts & Figures


  • Rettenbach Glacier (2.675 - 3.250m)
  • Tiefenbach Glacier (2.795 - 3.249m)
  • 8 Ski Lifts (3 gondolas, 1 chair lift, 4 T-bar lifts)
  • 34.3 km of Ski Runs (blue runs: 25.0 km, red runs: 5.4 km, black runs: 3.9 km)
  • Rettenbach Glacier Restaurant (seating 400 pers.)
  • Tiefenbach Glacier Restaurant (seating 600 pers.)
  • Ski Schools
  • Sport Shops
  • Car Park for private cars and buses

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Glacier skiing in autumn

Superb autumn skiing on Rettenbach Glacier high above Sölden is at the ready!
You can watch countless international ski teams during their training sessions and many other passionate skiers who are very much looking forward to the forthcoming opening days. There is nothing more beautiful than enjoying the season’s first turns on pristine powder snow slopes – Summer has lasted long enough...

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Enjoy Holidays Where Others Do Hard Training

Sölden is famous for grooming its glacier slopes at a world-class level right in time for the ultimate Ski World Cup Opening.
As well early birds can enjoy superb conditions thanks to this big sport event. What’s best, the ski slopes are almost empty while the race areas are crowded...

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