Touring heaven with coordinates Dachstein West

From this winter onwards, Rußbach will be the place of pilgrimage for ski touring fans.

Those who want to conquer the peaks around the Dachstein with footwork even uphill, will find a new touring heaven from this winter.

A new route has been created in Rußbach in the Dachstein West ski region, which scores points with beautiful views and a groomed valley run.

From Rußbach on the Hornspitz

In the new Atomic Backland Test centre, the models of the season can be tried out.
Once the skins are put on and skis are strapped on, the route takes you past the Hornhütte and over the top station Hornbahn cable car up to the free Hornspitz top (1.433 m). From there you have a magnificent panoramic view of the Dachstein, Gosaukamm and Donnerkogel.

At 3.6 kilometres in length and 630 metres in altitude, the uncomplicated, approximately one and a half hour
"Spritztour" also suitable for ambitious beginners.





Thursday: 10.00 - 21.00 

Friday: 10.00 - 16.00 

Saturday: 08.30 - 16.00 

Sunday: 08.30 - 16.00 



Outside the opening hours:


Advice AND rental is also possible for 7 days via the Sport Shop CPS, also in the valley station Dachstein West.

Opening hours according to the shop.

Got hungry and thirsty on the way up?

Got hungry and thirsty on the ascent?

At Go Gosau! and the new food truck at the top station Russbach you can fortify yourself. And then you're off downhill on the prepared piste with fresh energy. Incidentally, a my-Indigo-Foodtruck will be waiting for you at the valley station of the Hornbahn cable car from this winter on, for all those who want to round off the touring day with healthy and versatile "Natural Energy Kitchen".

Opening hours:

Daily from 8.30 to 17.00 when Slope 1 is open and on Thursday from 8.30 to 20.00 (exception 24.12.2020). For your departure you have to use without exception the Slope 1


Day ticket: 8,00 Euro

Season ticket: 70,00 Euro

Free of charge for holders of season/weekly and day tickets.

The day ticket is available at the ticket machine or at the ticket offices in Russbach and Annaberg. Cash payment is not possible at the ticket machine, bankomat & credit cards with NFC function are accepted. The season ticket is only available at the ticket offices.