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The White Ring

The Alps' most legendary ski circuit

The White Ring, the Alps’ most legendary ski circuit, has linked nature and technology as well as the villages of Lech, Zürs, Zug and Oberlech for over 60 years.

The White Ring - A must-ski circuit for skiers on their winter holiday in Lech Zürs am Arlberg featuring six thrilling slopes around the Omeshorn mountain linking the villages of Lech, Zürs, Zug and Oberlech.

The legend

In close proximity to Plattenhof

Attracting winter sports competitors, the White Ring is a half-day sporting challenge with approx. 22 km of ski runs and 5,500 metres of ascents and descents. At the same time, it’s also a sightseeing tour on easy and intermediate ski runs with viewing platforms at the Rüfikopf and Madloch (natural platform). All the best while skiing the White Ring!

One entry point into the White Ring is only a few meters away from Hotel Plattenhof. With 5 descents and 7 lifts this particular Ski-Track is the highlight during the season. 

  • 22 km of ski runs
  • 5.500 m of ascents & descents
  • 5 descents
  • 7 lifts
  • legendary ski race "Weißer Ring"

In motion

the White Ring on video

The White Ring - the Race

Legendary ski race at Arlberg

Every year, 1000 ambitious winter sports athletes compete in this thrilling race, every moment of which is closely followed by spectators alongside the course and at the finish line. Meanwhile, locals and guests listen to the race call as skiers of different age groups compete for a spot on the podium.

Pepi Strobl, Harti Weirather, Tom Stiansen and Patrick Ortlieb have all participated in the legendary ski race in the past. In addition, Andreas Goldberger, Rainer Schönfelder and David Coulthard have also strapped on their skis to experience the Arlberg from its most challenging side. 

Local hero 

State-certified mountain & ski guide Angelika Kaufmann from Vorarlberg has participated and won the Race several times. 
Suggestion: Angelika is one the many professional guides for hire for your excursions & ski tours click here .

Save the date 2023
  • The White Ring Speed Race: Date 2023 not yet announced
  • The White Ring - the Race:
    Saturday, 21 Jan 2023

Run of Fame

The most spectacular ski circuit of the Alps

On the RUN of FAME, skiers can go on a new, spectacular ski circuit through the entire Ski Arlberg skiing area. The 85-kilometer-long circuit with an 18,000-metre difference in altitude runs from St. Anton/Rendl via Zürs and Lech to Warth and back again, and is dedicated to those ski pioneers and stars from sport and film who once sashayed on skis down these snowy slopes and left their marks behind.

Suggestion: follow the symbols!

Follow the Run-of-Fame symbols on the piste guidance system.

Our tip

Apps download

Official Ski Arlberg App


Ski Arlberg TV Film Teaser

Hall of Fame

Unique memorial to the pioneers

A unique memorial to the legendary pioneers of the Arlberg has been placed here at the mountain station of the Flexenbahn in a new exhibition, a unique journey with fascinating encounters – and suddenly you’re right in the middle of it yourself ...

  • Location: mountain station Flexenbahn
  • Access: FREE ! (during normal operating hours)


Hall of Fame

Pack your skis

& head to Arlberg 

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The next winter is sure to come!


The Plattenhof starts the winter season again on 12.12.2024. And to ensure that your ski holiday 2024/25 in Lech is also possible on the desired date, we recommend an early booking.


We look forward to your visit to the Plattenhof!

The Schneider family & the Plattenhof team