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The Upper Austrian municipality of Klaffer am Hochficht is located in the Rohrbach district at 638 m a.s.l. It covers an area of 28 km² and is home to 1,338 people. Klaffer am Hochficht is the most norther community of Austria and is close to Germany, the Czech Republic and the Bohemian Forest.
Lots of natural snow and a top-of-the-line snowmaking system guarantee a high quality snow surface on 100% of the terrain throughout the winter. In the summer the weather can be very mild and is perfect for extended hiking tours on the surrounding mountains. Check out our live webcam for the current weather in Klaffer am Hochficht for today, tomorrow or the weekend.
The Bohemian Forest is situated in the northern part of Upper Austria and is one of the most ancient mountain ranges in Central Europe. Caused by erosion the once karstic rock formations have given way to today’s softer shapes. Klaffer am Hochficht and its hilly surroundings are an insider's tip for hikers, naturopaths and those who seek some time to relax. The herb garden of Klaffer am Hochficht is the biggest in Austria. In Germany the Bohemian Forest is also called Bavarian Forest, in the Czech Republic Šumava. Thanks to the good cooperation of Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic free tourist border crossing is possible at seven spots. So enjoy biking, hiking and cross-country skiing in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. Do not miss visiting neighbouring Ulrichsberg, featuring a golf course, a high ropes garden and a natural swimming pool.
There are only a few ski resort around Klaffer am Hochficht, but Skiarena Hochficht offers excellent skiing. You find everything needed for great winter holidays in the most northern part of Upper Austria, located in the border triangle of Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. Sitting in the Holiday Region Bohemian Forest, Hochficht Ski Resort features 20km of ski pistes and 10 lifts. Skiers will enjoy the FIS Race Course, the Terrain Park or the Fichtl Adventure Slope. The little ones will be delighted by the Kids Fun Slope, Fichtl Kids Park with roofed magic carpet and wave trails throughout the terrain. A top-of-the-line snowmaking system guarantees a high quality snow surface on 100% of the terrain throughout the winter. Night skiing with flood lighting is possible on a ski trail of 1km. This family-friendly ski resort near Klaffer am Hochficht offers moderate rates and discounts for children, teenagers, families, clubs and groups. The top station of Skiarena Hochficht offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding landscape. “Gasthaus zum Überleben” located in Hochficht ski resort boasts traditional atmosphere and local delicacies. Cross-country skiers will enjoy the vast range of offers, including 80 km of cross-country skiing and high-altitude trails. Winter hiking trails with fantastic view are an option for the more relaxed holiday maker.