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Powder snow, Skiing & Snowboarding around Lake Hallstatt

Note for winter sports enthusiasts
Ski resorts reopen in December 2022

At the moment, the ski resorts in the Salzkammergut are in summer sleep. But even this time will eventually come to an end. Then it's back to the slopes. Snow permitting, the Dachstein West ski area in Gosau will open its doors just in time for Advent on Saturday 3rd December 2022. At the same time, the popular “Gosauer Bergweihnacht” Christmas market will also be open. In Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt, Father Christmas will open the new winter season in the FreeSports Arena on the 2000m-high Krippenstein on 24th December 2022. All subject to there being enough snow - see you skiing and snowboarding in the Salzkammergut.

 

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

Ski area Dachstein West Gosau

 © 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!

Ski and spa bus

Ski huts in the UNESCO World Heritage

Services for sporty early risers

© Kraft | Early Bird Fahrten auf den Krippenstein in Obertraun

Search and Book

Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.