Valluga West Face, St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria

Valluga West Face, St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria. Your pulse will rise as you get closer to the Vallugabahn II mountain station. It sits enthroned at the summit like an eagle’s nest and access is only permitted with a local guide. The west variant, which is rarely skied has a challenging approach, but rewards skiers with a homogeneous north-facing slope. Photo (playing card) by Andreas Vigl.

Discover the breathtaking ski area of St. Anton am Arlberg!

With its vast slopes, powdery snow, and stunning alpine scenery, this renowned destination attracts ski enthusiasts from across the globe. Explore the diverse range of slopes suitable for all levels and challenge yourself with off-piste adventures. Don’t miss the opportunity to ascend the legendary Valluga mountain and revel in panoramic views that will leave you in awe.

One of the highlights of this ski area is the famous Valluga cable car

The Valluga cable car has become an icon for St. Anton. It provides access to some of the most breathtaking and challenging slopes in the region, making it a favorite destination for advanced skiers and thrill-seekers. Rising to an impressive altitude of 2810 meters above sea level, the Valluga cable car offers panoramic views of the majestic Arlberg mountains. It allows skiers to reach the Valluga Plateau, where a vast network of slopes and off-piste terrain awaits. From here, one can explore a variety of steep descents, mogul fields, and powder-filled bowls that cater to both the seasoned expert and the adventurous intermediate skier. The Valluga cable car is not only an adrenaline-fueled experience but also a gateway to a world-class skiing area with over 340 kilometers of interconnected trails and slopes.

A vibrant après-ski scene

In addition to its skiing terrain, St. Anton am Arlberg offers a vibrant après-ski scene. In other words: cozy alpine huts, lively bars, and fantastic restaurants. Visitors can unwind and indulge in delicious Austrian cuisine and local specialties, perfectly complementing their day on the slopes. With its stunning natural beauty, challenging ski slopes, and the iconic Valluga cable car, St. Anton am Arlberg holds a special place in the hearts of skiing enthusiasts worldwide, providing an unforgettable winter adventure in the heart of the Austrian Alps.

More information on the official website of St. Anton am Arlberg.

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