Powder snow, Skiing & Snowboarding

Pure winter sports fun

Pros and advanced skiers, beginners and those new to snow - for all of these Gosau and Obertraun has the right conditions to enjoy their skiing holiday in Dachstein Salzkammergut-region. Softly curved ski runs for beginners and the whole family, FIS slopes for demanding skiing pros, gorgeous deep powdery snow slopes for free-riders (Krippenstein) and free skiers make your skiing holiday an extraordinary and individual experience. When skiing and carving you will experience winter at its very best.

Days of Freedom

Obertraun | Freesports Arena Krippenstein: Are you ready? For 30 kilometres of the finest deep snow? For the longest ski run in Austria? Far removed from the mainstream!  

» Freesports Arena Krippenstein at Lake Hallstatt

Ski area Dachstein West Gosau

Gosau | The Dachstein West ski region is bound to impress: with new adventure-packed pistes for more skiing fun, delicious treats served by welcoming Alpine hosts, panoramic mountain views to admire and 140 km of perfectly prepared snows to explore!

» Pure fun – on and alongside the pistes!

 © OÖ.Tourismus/Erber |  Gosau | Skiregion Dachstein West: Jede Menge neue Gaudi-Pisten, köstliche Schmankerl serviert von den herzlichsten Gastgebern der Alpen, ein Bergpanorama zum Versinken und auf 140 Kilometern perfekt präparierter weißer Pracht!

Free ride to fun on the slopes

UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut | Stress-free skiing - Travel with the free ski bus. This makes snowboarding and skiing even more fun and saves cash!

» Let us take you to the ski piste for free

Ski huts in the UNESCO World Heritage

Magical Alpine huts | Romantic winter evenings or sunny lunch breaks, a cosy family table or cool après-ski, a relaxing oasis of tranquility or rocking music - everyone has their own idea of magical Alpine hut experiences.

» Skihütten im UNESCO-Welterbe

Games and fun for kids!

You are older than 1 year? Then come, have fun, play games and find new friends in the kids club Spatzennest situated in the valley station of the Hornbahn Russbach. 

» Maßgeschneiderte Betreuung - Skiurlaub mit Kindern

Maßgeschneiderte Betreuung - Skiurlaub mit Kindern in der Wintersportregion Dachstein West – Spatzennest in Rußbach am Pass Gschütt

How about a winter holiday in the world heritage?

The oldest salt mine in the world, the breathtaking "Five Fingers" viewing platform, the view of snow covered Dachstein Glacier from the romantic Lake Gosau - these and more destinations thrilled millions of visitors, from around the world, who visited the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut in summer. However, also in winter, the four towns of the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region - Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun – have their own special charms: Rest & Relaxation in lovingly furnished apartments and perfectly equipped hotels, fantastic winter hiking trails, unrivalled snowshoe trails, romantic horse-drawn sleigh rides and a variety of thermal baths on the outskirts of the World Heritage region. Numerous swimming pools, whirlpools, saunas and steam rooms are available. Or treat yourself to one of the numerous applications such as classical or relaxing massages. Indulge yourself and enjoy the absolute tranquillity between mountains and lakes. Beautiful winter holiday in the world heritage!

Winter service

Ski rental, ski schools, outdoor providers and much more. Your contact for an unparalleled holiday in the snow.

» Winter service

Always well-informed

When is the next cable car to the Dachstein Plateau in Obertraun? When does the next sightseeing ship depart from Hallstatt? With the four tourism platforms of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut // www.hallstatt.net // www.bad-goisern.net // www.obertraun.net // www.gosautal.net // you will always stay up-to-date on current hours of operation, itineraries and more. If you’d like to use this information for during your stay in the holiday region of Dachstein Salzkammergut, then we would suggest that you save the appropriate website of your holiday destination in your favourites list on your smartphone or tablet. Then, you will always be informed during your holiday in the Salzkammergut. We hope to see you in Hallstatt, Gosau, Bad Goisern and Obertraun!

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