Skiing activities in Lienz
Beginners and intermediates should find enough of a challenge on Lienz’ 40km of pistes, which afford seductive views of the rugged Dolomites. Most of the action takes place around Zettersfeld, where a cable car and six lifts whizz skiers up to slopes reaching between 1660m and 2278m. The area is also renowned for its 100km of cross-country trails and hosts the Dolomitenlauf cross-country skiing race in mid-January.
Slightly west of Lienz, Hochstein (2057m) is also popular for its groomed pistes and 2.5km floodlit toboggan run; free buses link the train station to the cable-car valley stations in summer and winter high seasons.
One-day ski passes cover both mountains and…