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Planai & Hochwurzen

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Address: Coburgstrasse 52, Schladming 8970, Austria
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Don't go in March

This hill is huge! We went in March and the conditions were just not great. I'm a novice skier, so I was a little intimidated. Go when the skiing conditions are better.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Travelling_Queen85
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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice resort, good food, very quiet in the evenings. Good quick lift system nice on the mountain but most mornings took over an hour to get on the mountain.

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London, Canada
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125 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hill is huge! We went in March and the conditions were just not great. I'm a novice skier, so I was a little intimidated. Go when the skiing conditions are better.

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Thank Travelling_Queen85
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I went to Schladming skiing during half term with adults and teenagers. Nearly all slopes are red runs so excellent for intermediate and advanced skiers. The lifts on the mountain appear new and are 6-8 man lifts and fast. During the busiest time of the year the slopes were not crowded. There are 4 mountains to cover in the area... More 

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Winscombe, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Love the Hochwurzen slopes. All high starts with long wide tree-lined pistes to chairs/gondola or to the bottom if you wish. All beautifully connected. The only thing is once you have skied all the way to the bottom of the Planai West gondola you probably wont do that again! We always got the gondola to the bottom as the snow... More 

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Thank debandtone
Forstinning, Germany
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260 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Nice ski resort, however but if you want to have a good variety of slopes incl. the connection to Hochwurzen and Reiteralm, you have to ski down to the Valley. If there is not enough snow or if it is already late in the season this can be quite painful.

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Thank M S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Hours and days worth of fun to be on this resort. Always prepared each day to very high standards for skiers. Brilliant management

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Thank G33275
Warsaw, Poland
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

For us it is one of the best (if not the best) ski resorts in north-east Alps. Last time we were here about ten years ago. The new parking in Schladming is huge improvement. Slopes in the morning are perfect. Ski lifts were open few minutes _before_ opening time so we started early. Beside Planai there are 3 other hills... More 

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Thank Adam_M_D_WAW
South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It's cold up there! We recommend ermine and sable or, failing that, cotton and linen or even one of those modern fabrics.

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Thank David C
Budapest, Hungary
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60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We have spent here one week in february for skiing. The schladming ski resort has 4 hills. For us planai was the best. Why? - enough slopes for skiers with intermediate or higher skills - slopes are really long which is very enjoyable - to ski down you can choose from many choises so you will not be bored When... More 

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Thank Kozma T
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We came here for our first ski holiday after a recommendation from our friends, and are already planning to come again! The technology of the lifts is amazing as they have recently renewed most of the lifts and there are so many places to stop for lunch on the slopes. There is a wide variety of slopes - a few... More 

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