The ski resort of Lofer in Austria is quite an unknown resort to most skiers in the UK. It is a very quiet village and traditional in its ways. A popular resort for the Austrians, it is a little Austrian secret. Lofer is situated near Saalbach over to the north side. The snow record here is excellent and the stunning views are a must. Beginners and intermediates will enjoy this area, and with 18 lifts and 46km of slopes it is ideal for families starting out in skiing and for school trips.