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COVID-19 rules Hochzeiger

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Important information about the Covid 19 protective measures

Be active in nature. Leave everyday life​ behind. Relax & recover. We look forward to see you again - skiing, tobogganing, ski touring and much more is possible again. The protection and safety for our guests, as well as for our employees, has top priority. A clear communication and following the rules are important for a safe stay. We are all responsible for a good and safe coexistence and if we adhere to the given rules, nothing stands in the way for an unforgetable Hochzeiger mountain experience.

last update: 07.01.2022
This page will be continuously updated. We reserve the right to make changes at any time.

Please note, that the official requirements can change at any time and our measures are continuously adapted. 

Information Hochzeiger ski operation

The Hochzeiger ski area is daily in operation from 8.45 am until 4 pm (gondolas until 4.30 pm)
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Which rules apply for to the use of the mountain railways?

  • 2G-duty: From the age of 12 is for the use of all mountain railways (gondolas, chair lifts, practice lifts) a 2G proof necessary (vaccinated or recovered). The valid 2G proof (vaccination certificate, recovery certificate) must be presented at the ticket office when you buy a ski pass. 
  • The valid 2G proof (vaccination certificate, recovery certificate) must be presented when purchasing the ticket. Please note, that only ski passes that are linked to a valid 2G certificate will work at the turnstile. Our cash desk staff automatically activate this link (activation for the turnstile) when the ski pass is sold. Holders of annual tickets, that have already been purchased (Top3, Tirol Regio, ...) are requested to present their 2G proof together with the purchased ticket at the mountain railway ticket office - also for children unter the age of 12 years. These annual tickets are linked and activated from our cash desk staff. Please carry the valid 2G proof also with you during your stay. 

  • Children under the age of 12 do not need a 2G proof. 
  • A Corona test pass (Ninja Pass) replaces a 2G proof for the whole week, including on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, for children and young people up to the 9th grade who are required to attend school in Austria. An alternative is the "Holiday Ninja Pass" during school holidays. This rule applies to children up to 15 years. The Holiday Ninja Pass is equivalent to a 2G certificate when from day 1 to day 5 there is always a valid negative test certificate; basically at least 2 PCR tests; All test certificates are attached to the Holiday-Ninja-Pass in paper form or digitally and a valid photo ID is also necessary.


  • Children and young people from abroad: For children aged from 12 until 15 (who have not yet been vaccinated or recovered) and who travel to Austria, there is also the "Holiday-Ninja-Pass" an alternative: Here are at least two PCR tests and one antigen test required per week and then it is subjected to the 2G - Proof. The Holiday Ninja Pass and ALL official test certificates must carried durring the stay. Please note, that a valid negative test result must always be available (a PCR tests can take up to 24 hours). All information about the Holiday Ninja Pass is available here (link is external)


  • For children born before 1.9.2006 is the Holiday-Ninja-Pass not valid. They need a 2G certificate
  • Children with a 2G proof (vaccinated / recovered) do not need a Holiday Ninja Pass.
  • Pregnant women and people who cannot be vaccinated without endangering life or health are exempt from the obligation to submit proof of 2G. Such persons may only be transported on the cable car on presentation of a medical certificate and a valid negative PCR test

Mouth and nose protection duty (FFP2 mask!)

This applies for using the gondolas and chairlifts with weather protection hoods. It must also be worn at all indoor waiting areas, ski depot, sanitary / toilet facilities, first aid rooms and ski buses and also outdoor - if the minimum distance of 2 meters is not reached.

  • People aged 14 and over must wear an FFP2 mask.
  • Children under the age of six are excluded. 
  • Children from 6 to 13 need a mouth and nose protection.
  • FFP2 masks are available at the mountain railway ticket office for a price of € 2.00.


  • There are no capacity restrictions for the gondolas and chairlifts. There can be transported up to 8 people per gondola. If you wish, you can use your own gondola at any time for the ascent or the descent.
  • All surfaces are regularly cleaned and disinfected.
  • Our employees take care of you. They will have a look on our visitors and they are your contact person for questions.
  • All our employees are constantly complying with the applicable COVID - 19 hygiene standards.
  • Please notice: The obligation to carry according to the SeilbG 2003 does not apply if the 2G proof is not provided.

Which rules apply to gastronomy on the mountain:

  • The restaurants and huts are open. There is also 2G-duty and you have to wear a FFP2-mask (except at your seat at the table)
  • The toilet facilities at the bottom station and at the middle station (Zeigerrestaurant) are open during the ski operation.

Which 2G proof is valid for how long?

Detailed information: www.sozialministerium.at 

Please respect the measures and adhere to them for a safe coexistence. We have carefully researched the currently available information about the ski operation regarding Covid-19. However, we are not an authority and can therefore not provide any legally binding information.


  • Keep a safe distance - a distance of 2 meters is recommended
  • Pay contactless - avoid cash payments if possible.
  • Please follow the instructions of our staff members.
  • Pay attention to the signs and floor markings in the waiting areas as well as in the cash desk and restaurant area.
  • Please use the disinfectant dispenser provided.
  • Avoid shaking hands and hugs. 
  • Stay at home if there is any sign of illness. 
  • You will find current information on COVID– 19 on the following pages:

https://www.austria.info/de/service-und-fakten/coronavirus-situation-in-...(link is external)
https://www.wko.at/service/corona.html(link is external)
https://www.tirol.at/informationen-coronavirus(link is external)

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