THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON! THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON!
The varied offer of winter sports activities on the Petzen makes RateS WinteR 2009/2010
winter sports fans’ hearts beat faster:
on the piste: SnoW ceRtainty
• Snowboarding ModeRn SnoW-Making
• carving MachineS
coSy Stop at the RuStic
Mountain lodgeS peRfectly gRooMed
petZi’S kidS’ land • Rope lift off the piste:
• Magic caRpet • cross-country skiing Of course, après-ski has not been left out on the Petzen. Nu-
Our “little guests” are in very good hands at PETZI’s kids’ land
and plenty of fun is guaranteed with Petzi, the mascot of the • SlaloM couRSe • Snowshoeing merous rustic ski lodges make sure that a stop at one of the
lodges is more than just an unforgettable experience in terms
Petzen. Under the professional guidance of the skiing instructors • caRving tRack • Ski mountaineering
of culinary treats.
at the Petzen ski school, children have the possibility to learn • cross-country skiing centre at lake pirkdorfer
to control their skis, carving skis or snowboard on flat practice • Ski Rental & See with artificial snow trail and floodlight • emmi’s Mosthütte
slopes. Ski School • ice-skating on lake pirkdorfer See • “Zum Bären” ski lodge
• and loadS • tobogganing • Bergrestaurant Siebenhütten
• ezzo’s Schihütte
Perfectly groomed pistes of different difficulty levels make
skiing on the Petzen a unique experience for the whole fa-
mily. According to the difficulty level, the pistes are marked
in blue, red or black:
Name of lift Type of lift Piste Difficulty
Practice lift Baby T-bar lift 430 m
Quellen lift T-bar lift 560 m
Stollen lift T-bar lift 790 m
Siebenhütten lift T-bar lift 990 m
Family run down Cable cars 12,000 m
to the valley
Cross-country 30,000 m
skiing trails WWW.petZen.net
“Siebenhütten” high-altitude 2,000 m
cross-country trail (natural snow)
at approx. 1,700 m
Ski passes, controls & hands-free device: The ski passes are con- THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON!
trolled by highly sensitive automatic scanners. The turnstiles can be
passed by means of the corresponding key cards, which you should
carry in a pocket on the side of the body that faces the scanner. Ski
passes are personal tickets and are therefore not transferable. In the
event of misuse of a ski pass, the ski pass will be withdrawn. Falsely
purchased tickets cannot be exchanged. With the issue of new price A2 MOTORWAY EXIT A2 MOTORWAY
lists, all previous price lists cease to be valid. EXIT
Loss of ski passes: There is no replacement for lost ski passes. EXIT
Damage of the ski pass: In the event of damage to a ski pass (me-
chanical or through the effects of heat), after return of the damaged
chip card a replacement pass will be issued against payment of a fee
of EUR 1 (key card EUR 5) per piece.
Advance sale: Day and multi-day ski tickets for the next day can be
purchased in advance at any time during the opening hours of the
ticket office. THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON!
Stopping of lift services: Due to bad weather conditions or tech-
nical, organisational or economic reasons, it may occasionally occur
Insurance cover: Only guests with a valid ticket receive the benefit
of third-party insurance cover in the lift area.
petZen Ski School & Children younger than 6 need a lift ticket as soon as they use the
T-bar lifts on their own. No liability is assumed for accidents du-
that not all lift facilities operate. A reduced transportation offer, how-
ever, is no entitlement to reduction or proportional refund of the ski Rates, currency, taxes: All rates are in Euro including 10% value-
Ski Rental THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON!
ring the course. Cancellations of the ski course due to weather
conditions are not compensated for by the ski school.
pass price. added tax.
The ski and snowboard school as well as the ski nursery school Contact:
Refunds: The price of the ski pass will only be refunded in the event Changes in price & misprints: Prices subject to change. Errors, with optimum practice and training slopes are located in the val- Petzen ski school petZen BeRgBahnen gMBh
of illness or injury. The calendar days from the day of issue of the ski misprints and printing errors excepted. ley area. Proprietor: Werner Elsbacher Unterort 52
pass to and including the day when it is handed in at the ticket office
Unterort 51, 9143 St. Michael ob Bleiburg
are regarded as days of use. Therefore, not the day of the accident Ban on skiing in forest areas: According to the Forest Act, skiing in 9143 St. Michael/Bleiburg
but the time of handing in the ski pass at the ticket office is deci- young forests and through forest cultures is prohibited without any
petzen ski school provides a diversified offer: Mobile: +43 (0) 664/264 72 00
Phone:+43 (0) 4235/22 46-40 Phone: 04235/22 46
sive. Also a medical certificate documenting the injury or illness is exception. • courses for children from 3 years old
required for a refund. E-mail: email@example.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ban on skiing in the organised skiing area: Closed areas of pistes • courses for beginners
Claims: Unforeseeable events caused by force majeure (natural or parts of pistes are not to be used without any exception. In parti- • courses for advanced
events) or premature departure are no reason for claims for refund, cular this also applies to pistes that are cordoned off for ski races. WEATHER CAM ON THE INTERNET:
partial refund or prolongation of the ski pass.
• courses for groups of 6 persons or more
Signposting & instructions: Please note the signposting and barri- • private lessons
Off-peak season/peak season: A ski pass whose period of validi- ers. The instructions of the lift personnel are to be observed.
ty is partly in the off-peak season, is charged according to a mixed
• Snowboard courses only on request infoRMation phone
price composed of the proportionate days of the peak and off-peak Reductions: • Police: only groups • Armed forces in uniform (only • Ski rental & ski service 0 42 35/22 46
seasons. groups) • Teacher training days as well as disabled people (60% pro-
ved disability) are granted the youth price
Expiry date of tickets: Season tickets are valid until the end of the
respective season. Age grading: Children born in 1993 or after Monday to Friday 10am until 11.30am and 1pm until 2.30pm
Friday afternoon: final race
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RateS WinteR 2009/10
Alle Preise in Euro
inkl. 10 % MwSt.
Day TicKeTS aDulTS chilDren
Day ticket 26 15
6 hours 23.50 13
5 hours 22.50 12.50
4 hours 22 12
3 hours 21 11.50
2 hours 19.50 10
Family DealS 1 a +1 c 1 a +2 c 2 a +1 c 2 a +2 c
Day ticket 37 49.50 61.50 74
6 hours 35 46.50 58.50 70
5 hours 33 43.50 55.50 66
4 hours 32 42 54 64
pleaSuRe in the SnoW
3 hours 30.50 40 51.50 61
2 hours 28 36.50 47.50 56
on the petZen mulTi-Day anD WeeK TicKeTS aDulTS chilDren
on the petZen
1.5 days 35 20
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2 days 47 27
The Petzen, Carinthia’s family mountain, promises an unforget-
2.5 days 58 34
At the eastern end of the Karawanken mountain range, south of table winter experience for the whole family with its modern
3 days 70 40 Let yourself be enchanted by the impressions of untouched
Bleiburg the tempting hiking and skiing area of Petzen stands snow-making facilities and perfectly groomed pistes of all difficul-
3.5 days 81 47 nature. With the Petzen cable cars you ride up to 1,708 m al-
out with the 2,126 m high Kordeschkopf and the 2,114 m high ty levels. On more than 20 kilometres of pistes (including the 12
4 days 88 51 titude from where you will be presented with an impressive
Feistritzer Spitze as the highest summits of the mighty lime- km long family run down to the valley) skiers, carvers and snow-
5 days 110 63 view of the Jauntal valley and the mountains, hills and lakes
stone massif. boarders will all feel good here. Well-kept cross-country trails and
tours provide great conditions for cross-country skiers and winter 6 days 132 76 of Carinthia. The leisure offer on the Petzen and in the Petzen
hikers. Moreover, for a wintery change you can go tobogganing, 7 days 154 89 land is varied, ranging from hiking, climbing and mountainee-
Skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ski mountaineering,
ice-skating or on a romantic carriage ride. Sufficient snow is also 8 days 177 101 ring to mountain biking and cycling or even a tandem flight
tobogganing, ice-skating or a romantic carriage ride – all this
provided in the valley thanks to the latest snow-making facilities 9 days 198 114 with a paraglider.
is offered to you on Carinthia’s family mountain. The Petzen is
Austria’s southernmost skiing mountain and is well-known to be in the entire ski area. There are no limits to the skiing fun on the 10 days 208 119
Petzen! Those who like to take things a little easier and more so-
particularly family-friendly. In only a few minutes with the Petzen Family DealS 1 a +1 c 1 a +2 c 2 a +1 c 2 a +2 c
ciably can meet at one of the mountain lodges for a hear-
cable cars you will reach an altitude of 1,700 m and, with the 3 days 95 127 158 190
A unique panorama, glistening in the sunshine, provides an im- ty, traditional meal and enjoy the wonderful view and un-
Siebenhütten lift, even higher up. From the top you can enjoy a 4 days 116 157 191 232
pressive view of the Grossglockner and as far as the Koralpe. touched nature. Moreover, the surrounding lakes, which are
wonderful view: of the entire region of southern Carinthia with 5 days 155 207 258 310
The perfect geographical location guarantees quick and stress- the warmest lakes in Austria, guarantee boundless bathing
its varied landscape, also far to the west as far as the Grossglo-
6 days 188 265 299 376 enjoyment.
ckner, further to the north where you will see the Tauern, Nock- free accessibility to this winter paradise so that nothing stands
berge, Saualpe and Koralpe mountains and as far as the east to between you and a relaxing family experience. From the free car SKi mounTaineerS
park directly at the foot of the mountain you will reach the fun in 1 x cable cars and 1 x Siebenhütten lift 12 During the summer months there is always something going
our Slovenian neighbours.
the snow in no time. 2 x cable cars and 1 x Siebenhütten lift 16 on here thanks to the numerous events: For example, tra-
ditional festivals such as the St. Anna church festival and
inFormaTion abouT The carinThian SKi PaSS anD the midsummer festival, sport events such as the provincial
buS FareS aT The TicKeT oFFice! paragliding championships and the sunrise hike or romantic
experiences such as a campfire at a mountain lake.
A2 MOTORWAY EXIT SeaSon TicKeTS STanDarD raTe aDvance PurchaSe **
hoW to get heRe
EXIT 1 adult 269 255
Furthermore, the Petzen land provides you with the possi-
A2 MOTORWAY 1 child 159 143 bility to visit open-air theatres, galleries, exhibitions, natural
From the direction of Klagenfurt EXIT Family DealS STanDarD raTe aDvance PurchaSe ** spectacles (mountain torrents, crystal-clear rivers, gorges
A2 motorway as far as the exit to Grafenstein, turn right, on the 2 adults + 1 child 589 544 and waterfalls) and the stalagmite caves.
B70 as far as the turn-off to Tainach, Tainach, St. Kanzian, Ebern- 2 adults + 2 children 619 571
dorf, St. Michael, in St. Michael turn right to the Petzen. 1 adult + 2 children 505 466
1 adult + 3 children 535 493 • hiking
From the direction of Graz or Wolfsberg 1 adult + 1 child 375 357
• cliMBing and
A2 motorway as far as the exit to Griffen, in the direction of Ru- SinGle riDeS aDulTS chilDren
den, across the Lippitzbachbrücke bridge to Bleiburg, below the Ascent/Descent cable cars 11 8 MountaineeRing
railway bridge in the direction of St. Michael, in Gonowetz turn Ascent cable cars 8 5
left to the Petzen.
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Descent cable cars 8 5 • paRagliding
Age grading: Children: born in 1993 or after
From the direction of Slovenia * Prices excluding chip card (EUR 5) ** Advance sale until 8th December 2009. • Mountain Biking
The third child goes for free! End of the season is 28th March 2010. All prices in
A) Over the Seebergsattel to Eisenkappel, Miklauzhof, in Sitters- Euro including 10% VAT. Prices subject to change. Errors, misprints and printing
dorf at Gasthof Pöck inn to the right in the direction of Sonneg-
ger See, St. Stefan, St. Michael, in St. Michael turn right to the
Petzen. opeRation WinteR
B) Via the Grablach border crossing to Bleiburg, at the first junc-
tion turn left, below the railway bridge in the direction of St. Mi- highlightS
chael, in Gonowetz turn left to the Petzen. caBle caRS:
Petzen valley station – Siebenhütten top station (1,708 m)
The Petzen is located in southern Carinthia, near lake Klopeiner Snowboard Park
See. It is very easily accessible by car. opeRating peRiod: Snowboarders can let off steam to their hearts’ content and de-
Beginning of December until 28th March 2010
monstrate their skills in the snowboard park at the Quellen lift.
(depending on the snow conditions; for current
tRavel tiMe information, see www.petzen.net)
Training possibilities for ski stars
We provide (sports) clubs with perfectly groomed pistes for trai-
from Vienna approx. 3.0 hrs. opeRating tiMeS ning; the Stollen lift is available solely for these training purposes.
from Graz approx. 1.0 hrs.
from Salzburg approx. 2.5 hrs.
9.00am to 4.00pm, last ascent: 3.30pm Snowshoeing Carinthian ski stars also like to visit the Petzen again and again
because they appreciate the excellent training conditions on the
Should the sun not be shining on the Petzen one day, please Walk through a winter landscape covered by deep snow and leave
from Ljubljana approx. 1.5 hrs. Petzen. Among others, also World Cup winner Rainer Schön-
from Udine approx. 2.5 hrs.
phone 04235/22 46 or check the website www.petzen.net for your tracks in the glittering snow on untouched slopes. Experience
felder is a fan.
• MidSuMMeR feStival
information on whether the ski lifts will be operating. the mountain summits of the Karawanken and Steiner Alps on a
from Klagenfurt approx. 40 min.
from lake Klopeiner See approx. 20 min. Falsely purchased tickets cannot be exchanged after use. With snowshoe walk. Starting at the cable car top station at 1,700 m
For more detailed information or information about reduced rates,
• Special offeRS foR childRen
the issue of new price lists, all previous price lists cease to be phone 04235/22 46.
altitude and continuing along the reservoir, you will enjoy the climb
valid. to the summit of the Petzen. • WondeRful panoRaMa