Abtenau - Ski Area Guide

Abtenau, Austria

Ski Resort in Dachstein West, Austrian Alps - 80km of Piste (710m to 1,200m)

Abtenau's small local ski area on the low lying Karkogel is supplemented by the Dachstein West Ski Area, ten minutes away. The Karkogel does have two blacks and there's some off piste and a ski jump to enjoy!

 Abtenau Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Abtenau is 8cm, expected on 26 April, with around 44cm forecast over the next 7 days..

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Who is Abtenau good for?

Abtenau Ski Facts
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Intermediate Skiers

Abtenau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Abtenau
 1 Black Piste
 3 Red Pistes
 6 Blue Pistes (9km)
80kmDownhill Pistes
70kmCross Country Pistes
7Ski Lifts

Dachstein West Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Dachstein West
 8 Black Pistes
55Red Pistes
31Blue Pistes
 3 Green Pistes
189kmDownhill Pistes
61Ski Lifts

Abtenau Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Abtenau
770mMax Vertical
1480mResort Altitude (Abtenau)
1200mHighest Lift
710mLowest Piste


The Austrian Ski Resort of Abtenau is part of the Dachstein West ski area with access to 189km of downhill skiing, with 97 individual pistes, served by 61 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Abtenau itself (80km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Dachstein West ski resorts of Annaberg, Gosau, Katrin - Bad Ischl, Krippenstein, Obertraun/Dachstein and Rußbach.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

There are four Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Abtenau are perfectly feasible. Salzburg Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Skiing in Abtenau

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding in Abtenau

Abtenau offers some good boarding.

Abtenau in brief

Abtenau Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Ok for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.
Ok for Snowboarding.

Abtenau Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Abtenau.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Abtenau.

Abtenau Webcams

The Webcams in Abtenau are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.

Map of Abtenau

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Abtenau Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Abtenau is able to augment natural snow, on 1km of ski runs, with 16 Snow Cannons.

Abtenau Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 7 Ski Lifts of Abtenau are able to uplift 5,362 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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7nts CC, per person  inc. Flights


1nt RO, per night Room only

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  • Austria
  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland

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Warning :- Snow Sports are Dangerous! Skiing, snowboarding and all winter sports involve risk of serious injury or death. You MUST confirm all information, especially snow and weather conditions, in Abtenau before you ski or board. You participate at your own risk.

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