|Type of resort||alpine|
|Suitable for families||**|
|Apres ski (nightlife)||**|
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.
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|
|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|