At the Hoch-Imst ski resort, night becomes day several times a week. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, Imster Bergbahn (the mountain railway of Imst) invites all guests to partake in a night full of skiing, tobogganing and cross-country skiing under the moonlit sky of Imst. Cosy get together in Untermarkter Alm and at Latschenhütte included!

Night-time skiing

The decent from Untermarkter Alm is one of the longest lit slopes in all of Tyrol. Both skiers and snowboarders can appreciate the night-time snow conditions on the pristine slopes.

The magic of being on the pistes under a starry night sky: Adventurous night owls will be in in their element on Wednesday and Saturday evenings in Hoch-Imst. On both of these evenings, the decent from Untermarkter Alm sparkles in the floodlight. Skiers and snowboarders alike can take this opportunity to carve some powder on one of the longest lit ski slopes in Tyrol. Pit stop at Latschenhütte included.

Night tobogganing

Ten kilometres available for tobogganing on two of the best prepared natural togoggan runs, starting at the ski resort at Hoch-Imst and decending into the valley at night.

Along the way on the 4km long, lit toboggan run, Untermarkter Alm becomes home toboggan parties in the moonlight mountains. The route is lit up until 2 am on Wednsdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and the chair lift continues to run between 6.30 pm and 9.30 pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The starting point for the Obermarkter Alm natural toboggan run is located 20 minutes away from the Imster Bergbahn halfway station, right next to the Latschenhütte, and winds down for 6 kilometres until reaching its end in the valley. This is also perfect for night owls, but don't forget: a headlamp is strongly recommended!

Hoch-Imst night-time activities
22.12.2018 - 23.02.2019*

  • Every Wednesday and Saturday evening
    addtional lift operation time from 6.30 until 9.30 p.m.

  • Tour night (without lift operation)
    every Friday from 21.12.2018 until 22.02.2019* the piste is illuminated from 6.30 pm - 10 pm.
  • Piste illumination
    every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 6.30 until 10 pm
  • Toboggan run illumination
    every Wednesday,  Friday and Saturday
    until 2 am

    *depending on snow conditions!

Untermarkter Alm toboggan run

Natural toboggan run
Length: 4 km
Moonlight tobogganing with on the lit up slopes: Wed, Fri, Sat.

Obermarkter Alm toboggan run

Natural toboggan run
Length: 6 km
Moonlight tobogganing without artificial light: Wed, Fri, Sat.

Night-time ski tour

Ski mountaineers looking for night-time adventures in Hoch-Imst have come to the right place, or rather the right piste.

Hoch-Imst welcomes night-time mountaineers on a torch lit tour of the 'Ursprungweg'. All climbers are invited to tackle the ascent with touring skis or snow shoes on Wednesdays, while Friday nights are reserved exclusively for ski tourers. The Untermarkter Alm and the Latschenhütte invite guests to participate in a Hüttengaudi, or lodge party afterwards.

Winter off-piste 2018/19

Hoch-Imst is also perfect for hiking during the winter season. Routes and information for ski tourers, snowshoe and winter hiking in onebooklet.

Recommendations for piste tourers

In order to avoid any accidents or misunderstandings, it is recommended that visitors take a look at  „10 recommendations for piste tourers “ issued by the Austrian Board for Alpine Safety (Österr. Kuratoriums für Alpine Sicherheit).

Night-time ski touring
 in Hoch-Imst
21.12.2018 - 23.02.2019*

  • Every Friday evening from 6.30 pm - 9.30 pm
    the piste is lit up to the Untermarkter Alm for ski tourers.
  • Every Wednesday evening from 6.30 pm - 9.30 pm, romantic torch-lit tout of the Ursprungweg.
     
    *depending on snow conditions!

Safty instructions:
The piste is illuminated until 10 pm, the toboggan run until 2 am - please don't use the toboggan run and piste in the interest of your own safety after this time! After that the pists and toboggan run are prepared with for the next day.

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All the wonderful world around the Alpine Coaster Imst on an App! The most important information details are available offline and can be shared with loved ones immediately. Additionally, the hiking trail map provided by Alpenwelt Verlag offers a topographical map of the region. It is zoomable and has plenty of extra information on walking and mountain hiking routes, mountain bike trails, infrastructures, ...

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