welcome to the skischool oetztal!

When are our course times?

  • Group lessons Giggijoch: Daily from 10.30-13.00 and 13.45-15.15 
  • Private lesson 1 hour: 09.00-10.00 or 15.00-16.00
  • Private lessons 1.5 hours: 08.30-10.00 or 09.00-10.30
  • Private lesson 2 hours: 09.00-11.00; 11.00-13.00 or 13.00-15.00
  • Private lessons 3 hours: 09.00-12.00 or 12.00-15.00
  • Private lessons 4 hours: From 09.00 o'clock available 

Where is our meeting point?

Office top station Giggijoch: Situated directly on the top station of the Giggijoch. On the right side next to the restaurant you can see a big banner "Skischule Depot". 

  • Child care: Office Giggijoch top station
  • Kids: Office Giggijoch top station
  • Snowboard: Office Giggijoch top station
  • Adults: Office Giggijoch top station
  • Private lessons : Office Giggijoch top station (if nothing else agreed) 

What are the opening hours of our offices?

We're daily opened for you: 

  • Office Giggijoch top station: 08.30-16.00 

You can get us by telefon on any time: + 43 (0) 5254 3821

Which gondola/cable car takes me to the meeting point?

For beginners: You can take the "Giggijochbahn" to the top station

For advanced/professionals: "Giggijochbahn" or "Gaislachkoglbahn" to the middle station - blue 6 to "Langeggbahn" - blue 13 to the "Giggijoch"

Is the ski pass included in the price?

No. You have to buy the ski pass/ticket separately.  

Do beginners need a ski pass?

Beginners have the possibility to buy the beginners ticket for the Giggijoch for the first day. About the required ticket for the following days you can ask the instructor. 

How many days are recommended for beginners?

We recommend at least 3 days for beginners in group lessons. 

Can our kids get in the same group?

We can't promise it to you, but if the kids have the same level, it shouldn't be a problem.

Lunch time for kids

Our whole day lessons with lunch include child care over the lunch hour, lunch and a drink. 

Packages: Our ski-packages also include lunch.
Snowboard-packages: You have the possibility to book lunch for € 15,- per day separately. 

Which languages do the instructors speak?

The languages in our group lessons are German and English. 

Our team is international, we also have instructors who speak Italian, Spanish, Russian, French, Dutch, Danish and Swedish.  

We are sorry, but in our groups we can't promise you to get an instructor who speaks your mother language (except German and English). 

If you like to book lessons in a special language, we can recommend our private lessons to you. 

Is it possible to rent the equipment in the ski school?

The equipment can be booked online or in one of our shops. You can get the equipment at the meeting point on the Giggijoch top station.

Which gear is needed for the lessons?

Additional to skis, boots and ski poles we recommend: 

  • helmet
  • goggles or sun glasses
  • sun cream
  • gloves
  • balaclava

Is it possible to defer lessons in case of bad weather?

No, booked lessons can't be canceld or deferred in case of bad weather. Lessons canceled due to prevailing weather conditions aren't made up. 

What are the cancellations fees?

Cancellation policy: 

  • 0% - for cancellations until 1 week before course start
  • 35% of the total amount - for cancellations until 04.00 pm 1 day before course start at the latest 
  • 100% - for cancellations after 04.00 pm 1 day before course start 

The course tickets aren't transferable. Not used course days expire. 

Please note that group- and private lessons have to be paid before commencement of the course - without exception. 

Each client is liable for the properly return of the equipment to the high of the disposal value of the rent product.

You can find more information here

Will the course time be extended if I'm late?

No. We ask you to be on time, that you're able to make use of every minute of your lesson. Our instructors have a tight time shedule, that's why they don't have time to extend the missed time. 

Do I get money back in case of injury or illness?

You'll get back the unused days (differential amount) if you bring us a medical certificate.  

Can the booking of a group lessons be changed into a private lesson?

Of course. If we have instructors available, you can change between the lessons. You only have to pay the differential amount. 

Is there always an instructor available?

Yes, but the earlier you book, the easier it is.
We recommend an early booking, so we are able to fulfil your wishes. 

How many participants are in one group?

We ettempt to not exceed the maximum number of 7 participants in group lessons.  

Can group lessons also be booked on weekends?

Yes. All our lessons are offered daily. 

Can my private instructor pick me up at the hotel/accommodation?

That's no problem for private lessons for the whole day or in the morning.
For private lessons from 11.00-13.00 or from 13.00-15.00 it's not possible. 

Any other questions?

If you have more questions you can get us by telefon, mail or in one of our offices on any time. 

Here you find our contact.