Freeriden am Hochkar, © Mostviertel Tourismus,

Freeriding on the Hochkar

The powder stronghold in Lower Austria

Deep snow-covered slopes, finest powder snow and you in the middle of it instead of just being there! When freeriding on the Hochkar you will experience an incomparable feeling of life! You want to get closer to nature? You are looking for variety far away from the prepared slopes? Then you are in good hands in the freeride mecca on the Hochkar!

The unforgettable adventure in the white splendor begins at the Freeride Center East. Strap on your skis or board, put on your helmet, polish your goggles and off you go into the powder paradise!

What are you waiting for? Get started and head for the remote slopes, let the fresh powder dust and draw your lines!

Don't forget: Check your equipment and the avalanche warning level before you venture into the open terrain. 

Deep snow fun

"Where the snow dusts and where the sun shines" - the freeriders are not far away! The freeride mecca Hochkar is only about 150 kilometers away from Vienna. If the skiing area is known to you so far rather as a World Cup riders' hotbed, then you have not yet got to know the powder pleasure on the 1,808-meter-high mountain! The Hochkar was the first ski area in Lower Austria, Vienna and Burgenland with its own freeride area.

Of freeriding and powdering: If you talk to the long-established skiers and snowboarders at the Hochkar, freeriding and powdering - or as it used to be called, "deep snow skiing" - has always been a big topic in the ski area.

You have long cherished the dream of boundless turns in deep snow? Then the dream will soon become reality! The Face at the Great cirque is absolutely suitable for adrenaline junkies and passionate "powderhounds".

The area offers not only for beginners numerous places to prove their skills in powder snow. Experienced powder fetishists also experience the winter wonderland here! The snow-sure area in Lower Austria is the perfect starting point to get into freeriding and experience the joy of powdering.

As soon as the first snow falls, both young and older Hochkar fans hear the bindings click and feel the desire for the white gold called deep snow.

Freeride courses on the Hochkar

In the Freeride-Zetnrum Ost on the Hochkar you can really immerse yourself in the fascination of "freeriding". In the most snow-sure and snow-rich skiing area of Lower Austria, the Hochkar, you can optimally approach the free terrain.

High in the Alps, at up to 1,808 meters, you will learn to make turns through the deep snow-covered slopes with the experienced freeride professionals of the JoSchi Ski School.

Safety first: You don't have to be afraid of avalanches off-piste. The medium steepness of the terrain and the avalanche safety offers even inexperienced freeriders unlimited powder snow fun.

Get the fine-tuning from the pros and learn perfect deep snow turns at the freeride courses!

JoSki Skischool