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Best time to ski in St Anton

Singapore, Singapore
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Best time to ski in St Anton

Hello Everyone,

We have never skied at St Anton before and are planning a weeks ski trip for Feb/March 2017. When is the best time of the season for good snow and reasonable weather? Typically is the snow better mid February than the first week of March? I guess there would be more sunshine in March but does this effect the snow quality? Thank you for your thoughts!

Dublin, Ireland
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1. Re: Best time to ski in St Anton

february is high season, and there would not be much difference in snow conditions between feb and early march. so go either at the very very end of feb , or early march.

sunshine depends entirely on the weather at the time, and nobody can predict that, unfortunately

Singapore, Singapore
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2. Re: Best time to ski in St Anton

Thank you Nakagoli for your reply!

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3. Re: Best time to ski in St Anton

Schoolholidays in Austria go until 25th of February so I would recommend to stay in March. First 2 weeks of March the snow quality normally will be very good, you don't have to worry wbout that in St.Anton.

Kind regards_Chrissy

Singapore, Singapore
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4. Re: Best time to ski in St Anton

Thanks Chrissy, first week of March is looking the best I think!

Lancaster, United...
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5. Re: Best time to ski in St Anton

I'd echo March. February is a busy month as most of Europe have holidays at some time or other so it will be busy. To give you some help, the peak weeks the main ski school are taking high season staff for are from 12/02 to 03/03 for the Febuary holidays.

Singapore, Singapore
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6. Re: Best time to ski in St Anton

Thanks Downhill_slide , we will go the first week in March, Yay!!

seattle
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7. Re: Best time to ski in St Anton

we have to ski march last week in st anton but wondering if we should rent a car? skiing axamer lizum first in innsbrook. should we drive to st anton or take the train? take bus from innsbrook to axamer lizum or have the car? wondering if driving is hairy in and out of innsbrook but car could be nice around st. anton to ski different resorts around the area and site see. any thoughts?

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8. Re: Best time to ski in St Anton

No real need for a car in St Anton, and there are direct trains from Innsbruck. With the new Flexenbahn being built at the moment, pretty much the whole area on the lift pass is interconnected, the only bit that isn't is Sonnenkopf, which is reached via free bus from Stuben.

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