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Type of resort alpine
Suitable for families **
Apres ski (nightlife) **
Off piste ***
Mountain restaurants 20
Snowboarding **
Longest run 10kms
Nursery areas 2
Night skiing No

Sharing the famous Alberg skiing area with St Anton, Lech is an exclusive and well established skiing paradise. Linked with Zurs to form the ‘Weiss Ring’ (the White Ring) ski circuit, Lech attracts the rich and famous. Classic and cosmopolitan, the resort is bursting with stylish hotels, shops and eateries. The glamorous après ski scene means there is plenty to do off the slopes. With well maintained mixed skiing terrain here, this resort is perfect for mixed ability groups. With luxurious heated ski lift seats to keep you warm, Lech is a great all-rounder resort.

Skiing in Lech

Skiing holidays to Lech will suit all abilities, with more variety to the terrain here than in St Anton. Sharing the Alberg skiing area with St Anton, St Christoph, Stuben and Zurs, Lech has access to over 158 individual pistes spread across 260km of downhill skiing. Beginners are looked after with nice gentle runs, intermediates have access to a skiing playground filled with endless opportunities, and experts will find more off-piste than there is pisted runs to keep them entertained. Regular buses link Lech/Zurs with St Anton and beyond, so wherever you stay in the Arlberg it is easy to get around and experience all that this area offers.

Snowboarding in Lech

Snowboarding across Lech, you’ll find some great freeriding terrain. The size of the area guarantees opportunities for whatever you’re looking for. It’s a deep powder haven, especially down from the top of Zuger Hochlicht. There is also a decent funpark with quater-pipes, rails, boxes, rails and a half-pipe, all found under the Schlegelkopf lift.

Apres in Lech

This glitzy resort has a fantastic lively après scene. The main street is known for transforming after sunset in to one long ski bar of fun. If you fancy something different, why not catch the cable car with a glass of champagne up to the highest Casino in the Alps? You can play to win restaurant or shop vouchers, and any proceeds of your flutter are donated to a charity for handicap skiers.

Accommodation in Lech

Known for plush luxury hotels, restaurants, and the crowd associated with this, Lech is still not overly stuffy, nor expensive – if you know where to go.The accommodation for skiing holidays to Lech is perfect for a luxury skiing holiday and there is also a range of other accommodation to suit most budgets.

Lech Statistics

Runs: Green 4 Blue 25 Red 19 Black 6

Resort altitude 1450m Skiing altitude 1304m-2811m
Transfer time 2hours Longest run 10kms
Total kms of piste: 260kms Cross country 32kms
Snow canons 60 Slope direction N, S, E, W
Nursery area 2 Number of lifts 82
Drags 35 Chairs 38
Cable cars Gondolas 3
Night skiing No Snow making Yes
Season Nov – May Mountain restaurants 20
Ski bus Yes Linked resorts Lech Zurs
Summer skiing No Terrain parks 1
Half pipe 1 Tree runs A few
Resort type alpine