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Skicircus circuits

Find here all relevant facts about the skicircus circuits. 

SKICIRCUS CIRCUIT  - THE CHALLENGE
 

The Skicircus Circuit, also called THE CHALLENGE is the ultimate ski experience for fit winter sports fans. The circuit takes you round the entire ski area in just one day (from 8.30 am to 4.15 pm) and is a challenge only for ambitious skiers. The Skicircus Circuit is probably the longest of its kind in the Alps, with 65 kilometers of slopes and 12,400 vertical metres. Stamina and athletic performance is definitely needed and is rewarded by many unforgettable impressions of one of the most varied and extensive ski resorts in Austria. Tip: The Skicircus Circuit makes summit dreams come true. Unfortunately, there’ll be no time for daydreaming. So please, don’t dilly-dally!

Route: 

 A1+A2 Schattberg X-press, slopes 3 & 2a, I1+I2 Schönleitenbahn, slope 162, I4 Polten 8er, slope 222, L6 Muldenbahn 8er, slopes 215, 212 & 211, L3+L4 Steinbergbahn, slope 212, L5 Asitzgipfelbahn 8er, slope 218, L7 Sportbahn 6er, slopes 222 & 164, I3 Schönleiten 6er, slope 166, H4 Panorama 6er, slopes 160 & 153a, G1 Bernkogelbahn, slope 146, G2 Bernkogel 6er, slope 148, D6 Reiter-Ost 6er, slopes 87 & 125, E5 TirolS, E4 Reckmoos Süd, slope 121, E1 Reckmoos Nord, slope 109, F8 Maiskopflift, slope 105, F1 Streuböden, F2 Lärchfilzkogel, slope 110, E1+E2 Reckmoos Nord, slope 122a, E3 Hochhörndl 4er, slopes 122, 123 & 124, E6 TirolS, slopes 80, 81 & 82, D2 Hasenauer 8er, slopes 73 & 58, C2 Spieleck 6er, slopes 52, 51 & 50a, B4 Zwölfer-Nordbahn, slopes 30 & 31a, B5 Zehner 6er, slopes 31, 30 & 37, A3+A4 Westgipfelbahn, slopes 7 & 4, A5 Limberg 4er, slopes 1, 1b & 1a

  • Duration: approx. 7 hours without breaks
  • Length: approx. 65 km
  • Altitude covered: approx. 12,400 m
  • Gradient: Ø 191 m / km
  • Lifts: 32
  • Difficulty: 60 % blue, 35 % red, 5 % black

LEOGANG CIRCUIT  

The Leogang Circuit is perfect to enjoy fun on the slopes and breathtaking panorama. On the flat east-facing slopes of Asitzmulde, the first turns are made in freshly groomed snow before continuing on the gentle southern slopes of Schönleiten and Kohlmais towards Saalbach. Afterwards, you return to Leogang via Schattberg, accompanied by the incredible view of the Leogang Mountains. The circuit can also be started from Steinbergbahn. Tip: An additional ride on the Almbahn 4er lift allows you to test your skills on the SkiMovie run. This racing track is not only fun, but also gives you a personalised video of your own downhill run.

Route:  

L1+L2 Asitzbahn, slope 212, L5 Asitzgipfelbahn 8er, slopes 219 & 220a, L7 Sportbahn 6er, slopes 222 & 164, I3 Schönleiten 6er, slopes 166 & 152, A1+A2 Schattberg X-press, slopes 2 & 2a, I1+I2 Schönleitenbahn, slope 162, I4 Polten 8er, slope 222, L6 Muldenbahn 8er, slopes 215, 206, 205 & 203

  • Duration: approx. 2.5 hours without breaks
  • Length: approx. 26 km
  • Altitude covered: approx. 4,300 m
  • Gradient: Ø 165 m / km
  • Lifts: 11
  • Difficulty: 100 % blue

SAALBACH CIRCUIT 

The circuit for everyone, especially as a warm ‘welcome’ to Saalbach at the start of your holiday. You can take your time to really enjoy riding on the blue pistes of the relaxed Saalbach Circuit. Tip: At Kohlmais, you can ski on the famous slalom and giant slalom runs of the Alpine Ski World Championship 1991. A detour via the Polten 8er lift to Asitzmulde on the Leogang side is well worth taking on this circuit.
 

Route: 

A1+A2 Schattberg X-press, slope 4, A5 Limberg 4er, slopes 2 & 2a, I1+I2 Schönleitenbahn, slopes 162 & 164, I3 Schönleiten 6er, slope  166 & 157, H5 Magic 6er, slopes 158 & 166, H4 Panorama 6er, slopes 155 & 152

  • Duration: approx. 2 hours without breaks
  • Length: approx. 19 km
  • Altitude covered: approx. 3,600 m
  • Gradient: Ø 190 m / km
  • Lifts: 8
  • Difficulty: 100 % blue

HINTERGLEMM CIRCUIT  

 

The Hinterglemm Circuit is a tour that covers many vertical metres with fabulous long runs for sporty skiers. This route can be tackled in both directions. The more challenging version, which includes more red pistes, is clockwise. This attractive circuit offers plenty of opportunities for refreshment stops in rustic ski huts. Tip: You can test your skills at the SkiMovie and Speed run at Unterschwarzachbahn. Try the short detour to the Seekar lift on this circuit.

COUNTERCLOCKWISE
Route: 

D1 Reiterkogelbahn, D2 Hasenauer 8er, slopes 73 & 74, D3 Rosswald 6er, slopes 73 & 58, C3 Hochalm 6er, slope 56, C2 Spieleck 6er, slopes 51 & 50a, B4 Zwölfer-Nordbahn, slopes 30 & 31a, B5 Zehner 6er, slopes 31, 30 & 36a, B1+B2 12er KOGEL, slopes 35 & 38, A3+A4 Westgipfelbahn, slopes 8 & 8a, A9 Unterschwarzachbahn, slopes 10 & 12

  • Duration: approx. 2.5 hours without breaks
  • Length: approx. 26 km
  • Altitude covered: approx. 5,600 m
  • Gradient: Ø 215 m / km
  • Lifts: 12
  • Difficulty: 67 % blue, 33 % red
     

CLOCKWISE
Route: 

A10 Bergfriedlift, slope 10, A9 Unterschwarzachbahn, slope 8a, A3+A4 Westgipfelbahn, slopes 8 & 8a, B3 12er Express, B1+B2 12er KOGEL, slopes 30 & 31a, B5 Zehner 6er, slope 40, C1 Hochalmbahn, C2 Spieleck 6er, slope 51, C3 Hochalm 6er, slopes 56 & 57, D3 Rosswald 6er, slope 70, D2 Hasenauer 8er, slopes 71 & 70a

  • Duration: approx. 2.5 hours without breaks
  • Length: approx. 25 km
  • Altitude covered: approx. 4,700 m
  • Gradient: Ø 188 m / km
  • Lifts: 13
  • Difficulty: 55 % blue, 45 % red

Tyrol Circuit 


The Tyrol Circuit is an absolute skiing fun highlight! However, with its demanding red pistes, it is rather suited for ambitious winter sports enthusiasts. The circuit is perfect for getting to know the Tyrolean mountains in the Skicircus and promises astonishing views. Tip: A repeat trip on the Reckmoos Nord face is highly recommended. The natural slopes with numerous waves and the wild landscape is sure to provide winter joy.

Route: 

F1 Streuböden, F2 Lärchfilzkogel, slope 110, E1+E2 Reckmoos Nord, slope 122a, E3 Hochhörndl 4er, slopes 122, 123 & 124, E6 TirolS, slope 87, G3 Wetterkreuz 6er, slope 146, G1 Bernkogelbahn, slope 146, G2 Bernkogel 6er, slope 148, D6 Reiter-Ost 6er, slopes 87 & 125, E5 TirolS, E4 Reckmoos Süd, slope 121, E1 Reckmoos Nord, slope 109, F8 Maiskopflift, slope 105

  • Duration: approx. 2.5 hours without breaks
  • Length: approx. 22 km
  • Altitude covered: approx. 4,300 m
  • Gradient: Ø 195 m / km
  • Lifts: 14
  • Difficulty: 28 % blue, 72 % red