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School Ski Trip to Hochoetz and Kuhtai


Reliable snow conditions from November to May

2 glacier ski areas within easy reach

Excellent lift systems

Resort Information

Travel to Hochötz and Kühtai on your next school ski trip and you’ll enjoy snow-sure, high-altitude skiing. No wonder these resorts in the famous Ötz valley are so popular with school ski groups! The ski season is pretty long here and generally runs from November to May. You may recognise Kühtai, one of Austria’s highest ski villages, thanks to its starring role in The Jump, Channel 4’s celebrity snowsports show. The facilities here are excellent for skiers and snowboarders alike. Perched high above the town of Ötz, Hochötz offers brilliant skiing for beginners and intermediates, and is just a short bus ride away from Kühtai.





Total Piste

85 km

Top Piste Altitude

2520 m

Longest Run

4 km

Transfer time to resort

16 hours from Calais

Vertical drop

1420 m



No. lifts


Snow making coverage


Snow Park


Skiing Information

Our standard package includes six days’ skiing in Hochötz and Kühtai. This means you’ll have access to 85km of pistes! And you’ll love the combination of a very efficient lift system and uncrowded slopes, which make for a much more pleasant school ski trip. Hochötz offers a great base for beginners to find their feet, thanks to the brilliant nursery slopes. Intermediates will also have lots of fun here, with a great choice of reds and blues across the two resorts. You can even upgrade your pass to include nearby Sölden, which starred in the James Bond film, Spectre. Sölden is a world-famous ski and snowboard glacier resort and is known for its excellent snow record. Your combined area pass gives you four days in Hochötz and Kühtai, followed by two days in Sölden.

Kuhtai: we enjoyed the pistes - a little theme park. 

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Sample Hotels

Hotel Auderer

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Hotel Auderer

Located on the edge of the vibrant town of Imst, the Auderer is a popular three star hotel offering a high standard of accommodation at an affordable price. From here, groups can choose to ski in several snow sure, high level ski areas which also represent a good choice for later in the season including Ötz, Kuhtai, Pitztal and Sölden. The Auderer would be an ideal choice for a sole occupancy. All rooms benefit from a TV, telephone and private facilities. The hotel also has an internet terminal.

While your group takes a break from the skiing it can enjoy Imst's many distractions, including its fantastic ‘Alpine Coaster’ (a cross between a bobsleigh and a roller coaster), bowling alley, climbing cave, cinema, ice skating, curling, carnival museum, museum of local history, restaurants, pizzerias, shops, bars, discos and cafés.

At the Auderer itself your group can use its equipped disco room, TV/DVD, bar and stube (cosy lounge area). Teachers can also use the sauna and steam bath, which are free for adults.

Hotel Gasthof Hirschen

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Hotel Gasthof Hirschen

Surrounded by the beautiful Tyrolean mountain landscape, the Hotel Gasthof Hirschen is perfectly located to take advantage of the fantastic skiing opportunities.

Rooms are comfortably furnished and offer 3* comfort to up to three people. Every room is equipped with an en-suite bathroom, satellite TV, and radio.

The spa area is an ideal place to unwind at the end of the day.

Aprés-Ski at Hochoetz and Kuhtai

adventure baths sölden

Aqua fun for all ages!
Choose from an infinite number of highlights and attractions:
- White water area
- Stone grotto
- Bubble jets
- Bubble loungers
- Large water chute
- Large pool (30°C)
- Children's pool (32°C)
- Steam bath
- Infrared cabin

ice skating sölden

Enjoy a session of ice skating with your group! This activity is always popular.

Subject to availability and snow conditions.

curling sölden

Try your hand at this popular winter sport - you will be surprised how exciting curling can be! This makes for a fantastic après-ski activity and will give your group the chance to try something that they are unlikely to have done before.

Subject to availability and snow conditions.

sports hall sölden

If you want to work on team-building, or your group still have plenty of energy left after a day of skiing, this sports hall offers plenty of opportunities! Here you can play badminton, handball, hockey, indoor football, volleyball or basketball!

bowling sölden

Have a go at kegeln, a version of nine-pin bowling which is very popular in Austria. There are four fully-automatic lanes and, if you get hungry, the centre's restaurant is adjacent.

bowling ötz

Combine a night of Austrian-style bowling with an evening meal at this lovely Italian restaurant.

bowling imst

Try your hand at Kegeln, or nine-pin bowling as it is otherwise known. This version of bowling is very popular in Austria, Germany and other parts of continental Europe.

swimming pool seefeld

The swimming complex is located approximately 40 minutes from Imst.

The indoor swimming pool area is 630 m² and includes:

- Comfortable, extensive seating areas

- Deep pool; 25m long

- Rocky island with fountain

- Children’s area with child and baby pools

- Fun pool with range of different slides

- Heated outdoor pool

imst climbing centre

Visit Austria's highest and most modern climbing hall with:
- 1420 m² indoor climbing area
- 1312 m² outdoor climbing area
- 2 boulder arenas
- Climbing sky with 200 m2
- Climbing shop, sports café

The perfect option for energetic groups wishing to have a go at something different!

bowling innsbruck

Enjoy a night of ten-pin bowling in Innsbruck with 16 fully-automated lanes, 2 pool tables, table football, air hockey and much more!