Valley of the Montafon, the largest ski area in the region of Vorarlberg with a total length runs about 220 miles, equipped with modern lifts. Tourism began to develop in the late 19th century. Now in the valley of eight ski areas, United by a common ski pass and bus connections.
Valley ski area is the Silvretta Nova (the villages of Gaschurn, Gortipohl and St. Gallenkirch), just above Partenen is the home ski area of Silvretta Bielerhohe. Above St. Gallenkirch and above all in the valley is of the same Gargellen ski area. In the heart of the Montafon valley stretches praised by Hemingway village of Schruns and tschagguns that are included in the ski area, Grabs together with the lower Vandans. Schruns is also included in the skiing area Hochjoch together with the village of Silbertal on the other side of the mountain, and together tschagguns Vandans village form the ski area of Golm.