Mölltaler Gletscher

High mountains to touch – adventures above 3000m altitude

The Hohe Tauern are a truly breathtaking area. Over millions of years, natural processes have created the highest peaks in the country here and covered them with eternal ice. If you would like to experience this beautiful alpine world of adventure at first hand, the best way is to make your way to the Mölltaler Gletscher – a real highlight in Flattach and in the Hohe Tauern National Park Region in Carinthia.

Mountain station at
Sea level
Ski slopes
View over

Skiing on the Mölltal glacier

Skiing area Mölltaler Gletscher

The Mölltaler Gletscher is Carinthia’s only glacier skiing area and counts to the ski resorts with the most secure snow in Austria. 16 slopes in varied difficulties open up a top-class ski area in the middle of the Ski Region Hohe Tauern. The perfectly prepared slopes attract skiers for almost the whole year. Away from the slopes, more than 7 km of off-piste runs are waiting for you, above all THE freeride highlight to the neighboring Salzburger Sportgastein.

Winter operations will continue for skiing until 15th June 2024, afterwards the summer operating hours will be in effect.

Operating hours winter:

  • daily open from 8:00am – 4:30pm
  • first ascent at 8:00am
  • last descent with the Glacier Express at 4:30pm
  • Closed in case of bad weather

Maintenance work will take place from 16th September 2024 until around mid-October 2024, resulting the lifts being out of service during this period. Depending on snow conditions, winter operations start in mid october.

Only a few minutes away

Starting from Flattach, the Mölltaler Gletscher is only a stone’s throw away.  By car or ski bus you can reach the valley station of the glacier ski area   within a few minutes. From there, the underground railroad – Gletscher Express – takes you to the middle station in only 8 minutes. Then you continue by gondola into the high mountains at 2,800 m above sea level. From the top station of the gondola lift you can take the chair lift – Gletscher Jet – to the highest point. From there you have a breathtaking panoramic view over all 3.000m peaks of the region.
It is not without reason that it is called “Carinthia’s highest skiing pleasure”.

Ski bus to Mölltaler Gletscher

In Winter, there is a free ski bus that drives you from Flattach directly and within a few minutes from the specially marked ski bus stops in the village to the to the valley station at Mölltaler Gletscher and also Ankogel in Mallnitz. All winter sports athletes with ski clothes are taken to the valley station free of charge.

For details and information on travel times, please refer to the timetables listed here :

Ski bus schedule route 5115 | high season | Mölltaler Gletscher

Ski bus schedule route 5115 | low season | Mölltaler Gletscher

Bus schedule route 5114 | high season | Obervellach-Mallnitz train station

ONLINE trip planner – SCOTTY

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 Facts about the ski area Mölltaler Gletscher

  • 16 slopes between 2,100 and 3,122 meters above sea level
  • 9 lifts and 17,4 km of slopes in all levels of difficulty
  • hardly any waiting times at the lifts
  • perfect snow conditions and perfectly groomed slopes
  • 100% snow guarantee
  • top training conditions on compact snow slopes
  • skiing season until early May
  • Schareck – Highest point with 3.122m sea level
  • view of up to 30 peaks – including the 3,798 m high Großglockner

Panoramic map

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Interactive slope panorama & current lift information


Buy your skipass for the Mölltal Glacier online without waiting time and at the best price.

Ski & Board Academy Mölltaler Gletscher

Learn to ski in Carinthia’s highest ski school. No matter if beginner or advanced skier – skiing, freeriding or snowboarding will be an experience here! Flexible and individual arrangements are possible with private lessons. Whether alone, with friends or family – your personal instructor and supervisor will guide you to success. Ski kids from the age of 4 are welcomed by the mascot Bobo in Bobo’s Kids Club, where the first turns are learned in a playful way.

Ski school: Ski & Board Academy Mölltaler Gletscher
Daniel Mentil
Phone: +43 664 2252860

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The right equipment

Immerse yourself in the whole world of winter sports. Our two sports stores offer a wide range of top brands as well as rental of winter sports equipment. Services such as waxing or edge grinding are also part of the offer. So there is nothing more in the way of your winter sports day.

Store Flattach, Kleindorf 40
Store middle station at the Mölltaler Gletscher
Phone: +43 664 2252860

Kleindorf 56
Phone: +43 664 4551848

Webcams Mölltaler Gletscher

Skiing in autmn on the Mölltal Glacier

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The Mölltaler Gletscher is especially well known and popular for skiing in autmn. As Carinthia’s only glacier ski area, it also offers the possibility for start skiing in autmn, the high altitude and guaranteed snow make it possible. In autumn, depending on snow and weather conditions, 1 to 3 slopes are open.
International ski associations and training clubs use the conditions for their training on the Mölltaler Gletscher. This is also possible thanks to the top snow conditions on all training pistes.

Attention: In summer there is no skiing!

The first turns 2021/22

Do you like the snow, like I do?

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If you also have the opinion now that you should definitely visit the Mölltaler Gletscher and that you want to enjoy the high mountains, then you should definitely spend a vacation with us.

For more information about your stay please contact us immediately, send us a non-binding inquiry or call us at +43 4785 615. We are looking forward to hear from you!

Info Hotline

Wintersaison leider beendet
Winter season closed

ab 15.03.2020

Werte Partner und Gäste,
aus gegebenem Anlass beenden wir die Wintersaison schneller als geplant.
Die Skigebiete schließen am Sonntag, 15. März, die Beherbergungsbetriebe am Montag, 16. März.

Alle aktuellen Informationen finden Sie auf www.kaernten.at/aktuelle-informationen/
Wir freuen uns, Sie zu einem späteren Zeitpunkt bei uns begrüßen zu dürfen!

Dear guests and partners!
Due to the occasion the winter season 2019/2020 finishs earlier than planned.
The lifts will close with Sunday, 15. March 2020 and the accommodation establishments with Monday, 16. March 2020.

All information about this you will find on www.visitcarinthia.at/information/
We look forward to welcoming you at later.