Direct access to the Arlberg mountains: skiing the White Ring

The Arlberg is home to a sensational ski circuit and the longest ski race in the world.

When staying at Hotel Edelweiss, the skiing fun is quite literally right on your doorstep. The hotel is located directly along the route of the White Ring, a 22 km-long ski circuit that covers a difference in altitude of 5,500 vertical metres. Skiing in the Arlberg mountains doesn’t get more spectacular than this.


When Sepp Bildstein, the pioneer of skiing in the Arlberg mountains, built the first ski lift on the White Ring back in 1940, he may not have realised that he was actually laying the foundation for the world’s most sensational ski circuit. The dawn of the White Ring had arrived.

Unique views and unforgettable descents: the White Ring

As a guest at the legendary Hotel Edelweiss in Zürs, you have the special privilege of direct access to excellent skiing fun. All you need to do is step out of the hotel, put on your skis and enjoy the fabulous slopes of the Arlberg mountains. On the White Ring, you can look forward to impressive pistes, comfortable lifts and stunning views of the surrounding alpine peaks.


Winter sports and plenty of fun at the White Ring ski race

The White Ring in the Arlberg mountains not only offers plenty of sporting fun and wonderful encounters with nature for hobby skiers but is also home to the Arlberg's most legendary ski race. Every January, 1000 participants take to the mountains to battle it out in the longest ski race in the world, an event full of fun and excitement for competitors and spectators alike.


Unlimited skiing fun in the Arlberg mountains: experience the White Ring and participate in the famous ski race before celebrating your success in your exquisite home away from home in Zürs – Hotel Edelweiss.


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