Tips for preparing and planning your day of skiing

A series of useful tools are available to help you fully prepare for and plan your off-piste ski days in Hochfügen. Below is a small selection of the analogue and digital tools available. In addition, the website of the Lawinenwarndienst Tirol (Tirolean Avalanche Warning Service) provides daily up-to-date avalanche reports, information on snow and avalanches, details of current snow coverage levels and updated danger patterns. It is also worth subscribing to our daily snow report and following our Friday news on Facebook.

iSKI X

Use the iSKI X app to benefit from key safety features and to obtain important information about Hochfügen, including tips on the best freeride runs and how to act in an emergency. Available to download from app stores.

iski App Hochfuegen
SnowHow Map Hochfuegen
Snowhow Map

The slope gradient codes enable you to avoid certain areas depending on the avalanche conditions. The map also provides information on dangerous areas (risk of falling) as well as on infrastructure services such as avalanche transceiver checkpoints, Wi-Fi hotspots, the avalanche transceiver training search field and the Freeride Checkpoints at access points to the off-piste terrain. You can also find out the tracks being taken by other freeriders. The Check-It and Map Legend buttons provide detailed explanations to help you use the map

Institution Telephone number Website
Alpine emergency number - calling from Austria 140
European emergency number 112
Austrian Alpine Association +43 (0) 512 587 828 www.alpenverein-mitglied.at
Avalanche reports +43 (0) 512 581 839 503 www.lawine.at
Hochfügen Freeride Point +43 (0) 660 157 59 36