Ski region Dachstein West
Pure fun – on and alongside the pistes!
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 142 km of perfectly prepared snows to explore with the Dachstein West ticket – more than enough space to let off some steam!
Want MUCH MORE than just boring ski pistes as busy as motorways? Want to experience exciting and diverse pistes and genuine traditional ski huts? Then come to the Dachstein West ski region for plenty of fun on and off the piste!
Skiing excitement is guaranteed on the new fun pistes in the Dachstein West ski region. The Marcel Hirscher slalom track with time-keeping facilities, the speed measurement tracks for building up the tempo, the snowcross facilities with a genuine start machine, the challenging moguls, the gentle wave tracks and much more are bound to impress skiing fans! But note: the ‘Wilde Hilde’, ‘Rock’n Roll’ and ‘Donnergroll’ tracks may be for technically advanced skiers, but there is also a challenge for beginners! There’s no time to be shy here in Dachstein West!
Anyone dreaming of ski huts with tiled stoves, sugared pancakes, fun and mulled wine - will find plenty to satisfy their appetite here: virtually every fun piste has its own ski hut serving regional delights, with fun guaranteed! All served by the friendly hosts in the fun Dachstein West ski resort! Cheerful guests are always welcome!
The beautiful villages of the ski region Dachstein West - Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg - also bring a smile to faces with its perfect infrastructure: the top quality ski schools can help everyone tackle the pistes for the first time and the schools were named the number one ski schools in Austria by skiers! Parents will find attentive child care for their little ones at the Spatzennest Russbach or with the friendly ski instructors at the 3 fun kids’ camps. The friendly hosts ensure guests enjoy relaxation and well-being in the small yet refined hotels and quarters. Modern lifts and snow-making facilities, ski depots and free ski busses are taken as read and the great value ski ticket prices and fantastic family fun packages simply add to the relaxation and enjoyment!
Dachstein West has long been the best place in the Alps for families with children. Since here it’s not just the price performance ratio which is right, there is also a range on offer here which is tailored to suit the needs of the whole family. Short paths, a manageable ski area and lots of fun children’s ski camps and the ‘Spatzennest’ children’s area provide stress-free family fun. The magic carpet, ‘Brumsiland’, ‘Bärencamp’ and practising their first turns in the snow put a smile on children’s faces, while their parents get to relax, practise their carving or have a stop off for a bite to eat. Tip: Ask about our special great-value family offers!
EVEN BETTER VALUE SKIING FUN!
There are even more pistes, and even more huts you can avail of with Dachstein West ski passes, from 1.5 days, without a surcharge! These are valid – as well as in Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg – in five other ski areas: Freesports Arena Krippenstein Dachstein in Obertraun, Feuerkogel in Ebensee, Postalm, St. Martin am Tennengebirge, Lungötz and Karkogel/Abtenau (incl. floodlit skiing in Lungötz). The season ticket is also valid at Zinken lifts in Dürrnberg!
Dachstein West Fact Box:
- 12 Chair lifts
- 8 Cable cars
- 40 T-bar lifts
- 4 Conveyors for beginners
Total transport capacity: 65,000 people/hour
Ski runs: 142 km, of which over 122 km have artificial snow-making facilities
- Difficult: 12 km
- Moderate: 96 km
- Easy: 34 km
- Night-time ski routes: 3 km
Cross-country slopes: 215 km
- Gosau: 45 km
- Obertraun: 14 km
- Postalm: 22 km
- Abtenau: 60 km
- Lungötz, St. Martin: 74 km