Hochkönig (ski area)
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Hochkönig is a large ski area on the Hochkönig massif in Salzburger Land, Austria. Hochkönig is part of Ski Amadé, a network of 28 ski areas on the same ski pass which make up the largest ski areas in Europe.
|Location||Salzburger Land, Austria|
|Nearest major city||Salzburg (60 km (37 mi.))|
|Vertical||1,200 metres (3,900 ft)|
|Top elevation||2,000 metres (6,600 ft)|
|Base elevation||800 metres (2,600 ft)|
|Skiable area||120 km|
|Longest run||8 km (5 mi.)|
|Snowfall||typical season from early December to mid April|
The Hochkönig ski area consists of the five resorts of Maria Alm, Hintermoos, Hinterthal, Dienten am Hochkönig, and Mühlbach am Hochkönig and is an hour's drive from the city of Salzburg. The ski area spans eight mountains.
There are 32 ski lifts and 112 km of prepared pistes; 52 km of them being classified as easy, 41 km as intermediate and 19 km as difficult. Hochkönig furthermore has 8 km of off-piste bowls with one of the highest tree lines in Europe.
- "Ski resort Hochkönig / Maria Alm - Dienten - Mühlbach - Ski amade". bergfex.com. Retrieved 2017-01-03.