Skiing and a heaping scoop of adventure: That’s what you’ll get if you give the unique slope and ski route highlights – Langer Zug, Mohnenfluh Runs or Zürser Täli – a try. Whether you prefer an athletic challenge or a leisurely downhill experience: In Lech Zürs, passionate winter sports enthusiasts all get their money’s worth.
Tips: Ski routes and slopes
The highlights at Lech Zürs ski resort
One of the world’s steepest groomed ski routes
Anyone who dares to tackle the ski route on Rüfikopf in Lech should not only have great skiing skills but also quite a bit of courage. Because the 4.7-kilometre downhill run has an 80 percent gradient at its steepest section! The extreme ski route doesn’t allow for any mistakes – but you will be duly rewarded with a first-class skiing experience.
Convenient: At the end of your ski day, you can ski all the way to your car at Schlosskopf day car park.
Langer Zug infopoint
If you’d like to find out more about one of the world’s steepest groomed ski routes, the Langer Zug infopoint is the place to go.
Located in a former warehouse of Rüfikopf-Seilbahn AG right next to Schafalplift mountain station, the info point offers both impressive views and insights. On a spectacular plateau at 2,350 metres above sea level – which leads you directly to the ski run – you’re welcome to immerse yourself in the world of the Langer Zug before you head out and tackle it.
Inside the info point, you’ll be invited to take a look behind the scenes of the legendary "Langer Zug": How do you even groom a downhill run with an 80 percent gradient? How did speed racer Harry Egger manage to reach a speed of 248 km/h on this extreme route? Fascinating info charts and informative video material provide answers to these and other questions.
The Lange Zug
The history of the celebrated ski run
Enjoyable runs away from the hustle and bustle
The ski route starts with a steep downhill section from Muggengrat, which then leads you into Zürser Täli. Steep powder snow runs line the high-alpine slope – perfect conditions for bouncy turns.
Unknown and varied adventure ski runs
Pleasure-filled or challenging: Right next to Mohnenfluh, guests with athletic ambitions will find what they are looking for just as much as those who like to take it easy on the slopes. The starting point for this diverse snow highlight is located at Steinmähder mountain station.
Tip: The Mohnenfluh Runs offer pure skiing joy, especially on days with fresh powder snow and firn.