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Free-ride & off piste in Warth-Schröcken

Warth-Schröcken, the eldorado of the white gold in Vorarlberg

Warth am Arlberg has long been a well-kept secret amongst those with insider knowledge. With up to 11 metres of white gold falling every year, you can take to the north-facing, deep snow slopes until 10th April. But shhh - don't tell everyone!

Warth off piste

Free-ride the Warth-Schröcken skiing region
Free-ride & off piste at the Arlberg

The Steffisalp Sport Hotel in Warth is without doubt the best starting point for the legendary back-country around the Hochtannberg, in the Bregenzerwald region, in the Lechtal and on the Arlberg. Everywhere is connected by lift. Off piste – numerous skiing routes await discovery in the background.

So that you can enjoy the slopes safely, the Warth-Schröcken skiing region is home to one of the most modern avalanche transceiver (LVS) training systems, so that you can practice and perfect your LVS search.

Free-ride story & skiing pioneer – a revolutionary priest by the name of Johann Müller

The Warth-Schröcken skiing region can look back with immense pride on a long history of free-ride skiing. Priest Müller first took to the slopes at night in secret in the year 1894. The ski schools in Warth and Schröcken will show you the secret and most beautiful places to ski.

Tip of the hotel:

  • Priest Johann Müller skiing tour - on the trail of the legendary priest in the Hochtannberg. In the year 1894, priest Müller finally had enough of tramping through the deep snow to the neighbouring village of Lech and ordered two wooden boards from Sweden that enabled him to glide across the snow. The rest, as they say, is history. This tour takes you away to a time before long the era of piste bullies and ski lifts.

Free-ride safety check

Freeride in ski area Warth-Schröcken
Freeriding in ski area Warth-Schröcken

Minimising risks and safety for all. Every Sunday and Monday, skiing and mountain guides from the ski and snowboarding schools will be pleased to show you how to use the avalanche equipment (LVS search device, shovel, sensor). We will also show you how to assess the terrain and the snow correctly in order to minimise the risk of avalanches and so that you are prepared for accidents.

Dreams come true

The Steffisalp Sport Hotel in Warth am Hochtannberg in Vorarlberg offers you everything you've ever dreamt of and more:

  • The ski pass is issued at the reception.
  • In-house sport shop + ski hire
  • Ski-in + ski out
  • Stylish après ski in the fireplace bar with panoramic views.

Do you feel like skiing on endless, bottomless powder slopes? Explore the Ski Arlberg region. Send your non-binding enquiry to the team at the Steffisalp Sport Hotel now. You will be on holiday even sooner with an online booking. We look forward to being able to welcome you in the sunshine and powder snow!