Austrian Alps Skiing Starts in September, or does it?

Soelden Glacier in the Austrian Alps

Dedicated Follower.

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The days are getting shorter and colder, and it is starting to snow in the Austrian Alps again. After the premature ending to last season and now that September is here, speculation is starting on what sort of ski season lies in store for us. I have no idea – and (I bet) nor does anyone else!

I can confirm many reports as I have been there; ski seasons are usually amazing for snow in the northern Alps of Austria; there is usually so much skiing to be had from October through to the end of April.

Possibly the greatest thing about skiing in Austria is that you can be excused for thinking that the ski season in Austria doesn’t start until December, but, if you are dedicated, you’d be wrong; check out the five glaciers of the Austrian Tirol, mostly open year around:

Now to be honest, unless you happen to be local or on a business trip to Innsbruck, you might be better off heading to the Chill Factore!

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