in the Zillertal Hochfügen

Slopes full of powder, short ascents, safety - what more could a freerider want? The Zillertal is known as a freeride destination. The Big Mountain in Hochfügen is notorious for its perfect deep snow. At 1,500 to 2,500 meters above sea level, you can always find fresh freeride slopes somewhere, even days after the snow has fallen. The offer for freeriders is huge.

Freeride Mecca Hochfügen

Hochfügen has always been an insider tip among powder fans with its distinctive mountain formations, wide untouched slopes and off-piste offers. The area is also ideal for ski tours.


Fun plus brains - that's a must when freeriding in Hochfügen. Outside the slopes freeriders are no longer within the liability of the ski lift company - so it's their own therefore personal responsibility.


The possibilities are incredibly versatile. Whether first deep snow attempts in the Hochfügen Starter Area or professional lines, there is the right deep snow off-piste for everyone.

Comfortably to the
Freeride Spot

The great advantage of Hochfügen: You can reach the popular Zillertal freeride spots quite comfortably by lift and cable car. Sometimes you are spared a short climb altogether, other times a short walk rewards you with descents of up to a thousand vertical meters.


The Freeride Info Point Hochfügen in the 8er Shop (valley station 8er-Jet) is the central contact and information point for freeriders. The team knows the backcountry in Hochfügen like the back of their hand, is the first point of contact for freeride groups and is there to help and advise all freeriders.



For first contacts in the Zillertal freeride paradise, it is recommended to be accompanied by a ski or mountain guide. Only those who have already attended a training course, have been able to perfect their technique and have the right equipment should approach more complex routes in Hochfügen. Hochfügen offers the free Skirfriends Days and many other offers for this purpose.

To the camps and courses

Safety for

To make it as pleasant and easy as possible for freeriders in Hochfügen to use the Zillertal freeride paradise, there are numerous services for deep snow pioneers. For example, in addition to a training search field, there are also numerous avalanche transceivers & freeride checkpoints.