Is Kitzbühel The Best Ski Resort In The World?

Is Kitzbühel The Best Ski Resort In The World?

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Is Kitzbühel The Best Ski Resort In The World?


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The World Ski Awards think so.

The gathering of industry professionals got together and awarded the host resort of Kitzbühel the honor of “World’s Leading Ski Resort.”

The voting process, which included a record shattering number of cast ballots from “ski tourism professionals” in addition to “ski consumers from around the world,” (whatever that means) resulted in Kitzbühel taking home the award.

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Kitzbühel is most notably the home of the most iconic donwnhill race course in the world known as the “Streif.” But it’s not just the partying and speed that Kitzbühel has in spaids. The Austrian resort is also home to some of the best backcountry runs in the world as well as a plethora of parks and jib features throughout the resort.

The Infamous Hahnenkamm | Photo Credit:

The Infamous Hahnenkamm | Photo Credit: Kitzbühel Facebook Page

Dont Miss: A ride on the 3S-Umlaufbahn, a tri-cable gondola that hangs 1,310 ft above the valley floor. 

But is it the best in the world? Let us know what you think…

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Mountain Stats

Vertical Drop: 3,937ft

Lifts: 51

Trails: 60

Piste- 106 miles

Longest Run- 5 miles

Skiable Terrain: 1,112 Acres

Snowmaking: 788 acres

Night Skiing- Yes

Adult Full Day Lift Ticket: €51

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