The ski resort of Westendof is a pretty village in the Brixen Valley. Situted 15km from Kitzbuhel this village is ... Read more
The ski resort of Westendof is a pretty village in the Brixen Valley. Situted 15km from Kitzbuhel this village is small but is not over developed which gives it a lovely charming feel. The nursery slopes are close to the centre and the main gondola up to the main ski area is only a 5 minute walk away. There’s also a new gondola which links you into the main SkiWelt area at Brixen which you can ski over to which has improved the links in the area enormously although you will still need to take a bus if you want to link into Kitzbhuel. All levels of skier will find an area that suits them well in this area. In the local area there are 14 lifts and 45km of piste with the extension of SkiWelt offering a further 94 lifts and 250km of piste.
Westendorf boasts over 250km of marked and cleared paths for hiking walking snow shoeing and Nordic walking.
The Après Westendof is quite lively, however with the village being small the options are limited. That said, there are plenty of bars to entertain into the early hours of the morning, some with live music.
For the non skiers in Westendof there are some lovely activities, pretty walks and sleigh rides are popular in this area. There are also locally organised day trips to Innsbruck and Salzburg.
Beginners in Westendof will love the nursery slopes by the village. They are the towns pride and joy. Once you have learnt the basics and feel more confident you can progress to the easy blues which are also on the lower part of the mountain.
The skiing for intermediates in Westendof offers plenty of red runs and some harder blue runs in the local area. You can also travel across to the SkiWelt area which has a lots more intermediate runs. You can, without too much trouble, travel over to the Kitzbuhel-Kirchberg area, here you’ll find some challenging red runs.
The slopes for the more advanced skiers in Westendof are limited but if you travel to the main SkiWelt area there will be plenty to please the advanced skier. There is also plenty of off piste skiing in this area with a guide.
Snowboarders will find that the lcal area can be tricky with some narrow high altitude runs, however the long gentle runs in the SkiWelt area are great for all level of boarders. There’s also an excellent terrain park in Westendorf.
Based on weekly average snowfall data November 2000 - April 2018