Dachstein West ski region in Austria

High alpine panorama and family-friendly pistes

Over the years, an extraordinaire top ski area has developed west of the Dachstein around the towns of Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg. The unique, impressive Dachstein panorama, well-groomed family-friendly pistes, snowshoe trail, touring ski routes, modern lift and gentle access to tourism are what distinguish us.

Family cordiality and endless fun on the pistes

You will find a lot of variety and always an open ear for your concerns and needs. So we can also say that everyone will find friends with us. The Dachstein West family sticks together - and the guests feel that.

Our children's ski areas (kinderlands), Pistes highlights & the new Family park, the 44 km long dachstein tour and modern, safe lifts enable carefree fun in the snow.

With multiday tickets from 1,5 days, there are 70 lifts in 7 regions to choose from.

Included ski regions at no extra charge from a 1.5-multiday ski pass and with a season pass for the Dachstein West ski region (Dachstein West, Happy-Hour-Ticket, Eltern-Auszeit-Ticket). *Werfenweng only with a Dachstein West season pass.

Family ski holidays with friends

Enjoy a hut stop off & delicacies
Our traditional ski huts were rated as especially recommendable in tests and surveys. And lovers of modern gastronomy are also well served with our new food trucks!

From private rooms, guesthouses, cozy inns, chalets to luxurious family hotels, there is a wide variety of accommodation to choose from. So everyone can feel at home with us and enjoy their skiing holiday in Dachstein West.

Better benefits – less money

In terms of price per kilometer of pistes, Dachstein West is one of the cheapest in Europe compared to other ski regions.

See you soon in Dachstein West ski region

Dachstein West ski reion – located central and easy to reach

Arrival by public bus & ski bus

Located in the southern corner of the Linz - Salzburg - Dachstein, isthe Dachstein West ski region is well connected to the federal road network and public transport. In the region Dachstein West, free ski buses take you from one place to another and local ski buses are also free or or particularly cheap for skiers and snowboarders.

Arrival by plan or car

The nearest international airports are Salzburg and Linz. It's about one hour from Salzburg and about two hours by car from Linz to the skiing fun in our region. Munich is about three, Vienna about four and Prague about six hours away by car.

Highway exits in the Dachstein West ski region
  • From the east you reach the Dachstein West ski region via the Westautobahn A1 junction Regau.

  • From north and west is the Tauernautobahn A10 exit Golling the easiest option.

  • From the south also the Tauernautobahn A10 exit Eben.