Spring & summer: skiing in Austria on Hintertux Glacier in Tyrol
The Hintertux Glacier - the only year-round ski resort with summer skiing in Austria
The Hintertux Glacier - the summer skiing paradise in the Austrian Alps - is opened for you 365 days per year. Today, you can go for a hike and tomorrow decide on enjoying some summer skiing which is really a fine thing given you are on spring or summer holidays at the Hotel Neuhintertux. Our hiking and ski hotel in Tyrol is only a stone’s throw away from the lifts to take you on a thrilling journey to the “eternal ice”. Due to the adjoining glacier, you have the chance to spend your time summer skiing in Hintertux - now that's something, not many people get the chance to enjoy!
Enjoy pure sunshine and glistening white in the fresh mountain air while sweltering temperatures prevail in the valley.
But what is the Hintertux Glacier? The Hintertux Glacier is the ski area on the Tuxer Ferner and the neighbouring Riepenkees next to the village of Hintertux at the end of the Tuxertal, a neighbouring valley of the Zillertal in Tyrol, Austria.
Summer Skiing is just brilliant … on the Hintertux Glacier
Ski lifts and cable cars literally make summer skiing at the Hintertux Glacier one of the highest pleasures. And while some enjoy downhill skiing on the glacier and the panoramic views, children especially enjoy the tubing run and a good snowball fight.
Summer skiing on the Hintertux Glacier: The path to the “eternal ice”
When you leave our Hotel Neuhintertux in summerly temperatures, you only need to walk a few metres to get to the Gletscherbus 1 cable car. It will swiftly take you from 1,501 m to 2,031 m above sea level. Once you have arrived at Sommerbergalm, you will immediately feel the fresh and cooler air. Perfect for summer skiing ...
Gletscherbuses take you right away to the year-round ski resort in Austria for your summer skiing
"Gletscherbus" is the name of the modern gondola lifts in the Hintertux Glacier ski area.
- Gletscherbus 1 starts directly in the village of Hintertux and takes you from the valley station to the mountain station.
- The Gletscherbus 2 cable car will swiftly take you to 2,680 m. From the Tux Fernerhaus, you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view on the surrounding alpine peaks.
- Last but not least, the Gletscherbus 3 cable car, which is the highest cable car system in the world using two cables, will take you to an unbelievable 3,250 m above sea level.
Exclusive glacier skiing in spring & summer in Tyrol
The ski lifts and gondola lifts make skiing on the Hintertux glacier in summer a pleasure in the truest sense of the word. While some enjoy the glacier runs and panoramic views, children in particular have fun on the tubing run and in a snowball fight. All of this in one of the most beautiful glacier skiing areas in Tyrol.
And the best thing: When it comes to summer skiing on the Hintertux Glacier, exclusivity has nothing to do with “expensive”. See for yourself! To the prices of the Hintertux Glacier lift.
Gastronomy in the Hintertux Glacier summer ski area in Austria
Summer sun and glacier ice – hence the legendary “Schiwasser” (fruit syrup with water) makes its way down the throat twice as fast! The Gletscherhütte, Tuxer Jochhaus and Spannagelhaus take care of refreshments and snacks to strengthen yourself when summer skiing in Tyrol.
Tip: Enjoy the unique panorama with numerous three-thousanders from the sun terrace.
Ski rental at the Hotel Neuhintertux at the Hintertux Glacier
You can also spontaneously decide on a holiday with summer skiing on the Hintertux Glacier: You will get your equipment from our in-house Intersport shop & rent at the Hotel Neuhintertux. We always have skis, snowboards, poles and helmets – hence, nothing stands in the way of your ski experience in the only year-round ski resort in Austria.
Hotel guests enjoy the following advantages in the most beautiful glacier skiing area in Tyrol:
- Ski 7 days/pay for only 6
- Family Packages, VIP Packages and a 10% bonus!
- Special offers for your skiing pleasure on the glacier
Send us a non-binding enquiry and enjoy your summer skiing holiday with your children on the Hintertux Glacier in Tyrol, the jewel in Austria.