Skiing in the Nock Mountains

Ski holiday in the Alps

The sunny World Cup resort of Bad Kleinkirchheim, situated in the centre of the Nock Mountains ski area, offers everything you need for a relaxing skiing holiday: over 100 km of well-kept ski slopes, a speed measuring track, a snow park - even a sauna right on the slopes! The funicular railway located at the front of COOEE alpine hotel Bad Kleinkirchheim will bring you right into the heart of a sparkling white fairy tale. What could be better?

Skiing in Bad Kleinkirchheim means fun and thrills. Show off your skills on the World Cup downhill, where legendary Austrian ski racer Franz Klammer celebrated his triumphs. With a length of 3200 m and a height difference of 842 m, you can test your world champion credentials!


The Bad Kleinkirchheim ski pass gives you access to everything that makes skiing here in Carinthia so unique: speed and race tracks with time-measuring equipment, a snow park with steep curves and obstacles for board fans, a kids’ slope and free Wi-Fi at all base stations. In addition, you will be provided with:

  • 24 comfortable lifts
  • Magic Land for children
  • Heated benches
  • Four ski schools with top instructors
  • Special family rates (€1 ski pass for children)
  • Alpine slides
  • 8 km of cross-country ski trails
  • Free ski bus
  • And much more


In the resort of Bad Kleinkirchheim - St. Oswald Ski arena you will find everything for a successful skiing holiday with your children. The ski area is extremely family-friendly and offers a paradise for beginners as well as professionals, with many downhill blue runs of medium difficulty. Absolute beginners are in safe hands here, and in the ski kindergarten where little ones can learn how to handle skis and boards while having fun.

A tip from former slalom champion Rainer Schönfelder: Put a cherry on the top of your Alpine holiday with early morning skiing with Austrian ski legend Franz Klammer. After a warm-up breakfast at the valley station of the Kaiserburgbahn, enjoy two unforgettable hours on the well-groomed ski slopes. Afterwards a lovely brunch will be waiting for you in the Klammerstub'n.

Skiing in Bad Kleinkirchheim - the ultimate experience!

In the cold season Bad Kleinkirchheim becomes a huge playground to all winter sports enthusiasts. Because once the snow begins to fall here, the mountain landscape of the Nockberge mountains transforms into a white wonderland, giving you lots of space and many opportunities to really let off steam in the winterly nature. By the way, the Kaiserburgbahn cable car is right next to our COOEE alpin Hotel!
In Bad Kleinkirchheim, the ski area impresses especially with its size and the many different options for use. You can experience wonderful ski slopes that will whirl the wind in your face, go on extensive cross-country skiing tours or cheer with joy while sledging!
All these activities can be experienced with the Bad Kleinkirchheim ski pass. You can buy it online in advance and save yourself the queuing in front of the slopes. The free WLAN in all valley stations is also very handy.

Ski area with numerous slopes

With a total of 24 lifts and 103 kilometres of slopes, the ski area is one of the longest ski runs in Carinthia. The ski lifts bring you quickly to your starting point, so it doesn't take long for the fun to begin. In order to be able to provide everyone with the right offer and activity, the slopes are divided into different levels of difficulty. From the easy run, ideal for beginners and small children, to the medium-difficult runs, to the demanding, challenging runs that can take a lot out of you.
Real tips are the Pridröf run for people who are still learning to ski, the Wiesernock run as a medium difficulty run and the Radentheiner Streif as a tricky run.
By the way, Bad Kleinkirchheim is home to the famous Franz Klammer World Cup downhill run. This challenging course comprises 3,200 metres and a difference in altitude of 842 metres. All World Cup races have taken place here and you too can test yourself on this difficult downhill run.

New, modern 6-seater Spitzeck chairlift

From the 2020/21 winter season, the starting signal for the brand new Doppelmayr 6-seater chairlift will be given in the Bad Kleinkirchheim ski area. It is the largest construction project of the Bad Kleinkirchheim Bergbahnen in the last 5 years with an investment of several million. The modern ropeway technology of the 6-seater chairlift ensures that over 2,000 people per hour are brought safely and smoothly to the top of the mountain. In just over 3 minutes' travel time, the new Spitzeckbahn provides a connection in the Nockalm and Scharte ski area.

Snowpark & Biosphere park await you

The snow park offers a diverse area for freestyling and releasing adrenalin. The biosphere park of the Nockberge mountains is more about a natural and cosy landscape: on foot or with snowshoes, fantastic routes are waiting to be explored by you.
If you like cross-country skiing, you should try the eight-kilometre-long valley trail, which is covered in snow from November onwards. Repeatedly you will be rewarded with unforgettable panoramas.
By the way, if you don't have your own skis, you can choose the right skis in one of the four big ski rentals in Bad Kleinkirchheim.

Top ski schools right on your doorstep

In addition to the already experienced skiers, also inexperienced skiers can be teached how to ski in Bad Kleinkirchheim. With their many years of experience, the professional ski instructors of the ski school Brunner, our partner, teach children from the age of three everything about skiing. Playfully with fun and action on well-prepared slopes right next to the Römerbadtherme and the Kaiserburgbahn. The ski school office, the ski rental and the training area are close to our hotel. In addition, the ski school Brunner offers you the possibility as an advanced skier to improve your skills in deep snow skiing or carving.

The Krainer-Wulschnig ski school is also located in Bad Kleinkirchheim, only a few minutes walk from the hotel.

Ski-Thermen-Bus from hotel to slope

Thus, our hotel in Bad Kleinkirchheim is located directly at the pulse of skiing and makes your skiing holiday just perfect. Let the wide pistes in Bad Kleinkirchheim inspire you and experience the exhilarating feeling of skiing! Furthermore, there is the Ski-Thermen-Bus, which takes you comfortably from the hotel to the ski slopes and back again, stress-free and free of charge. So the car can stay parked at the hotel!
A little hint at the end: some runs end at the Thermal Römerbad next to our hotel, so a pleasant end of the skiing day in the warm thermal water could be just the right thing for you!

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