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Altaussee Ski Resort Guide

Altaussee, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length33km21 miles
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Resort Height727m2,385ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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The Austrian ski resort of Altaussee is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 727m2,385ft, with 33km21 miles of marked runs.


Altaussee has direct access to 33km21 miles of downhill skiing, with 25 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.


Altaussee offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Altaussee offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Altaussee.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Altaussee is 3km2 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Altaussee?

The next notable snow forecast is 11cm4in, expected on 22 October, with around 11cm4in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Altaussee

Ski Area Stats

Altaussee Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
3km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
12km7 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
18km11 miles
Total Length
33km21 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
21km13 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Altaussee Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Lowest Piste854m2,802ft
Resort Altitude (Altaussee)727m2,385ft
Max Vertical1,080m3,543ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Altaussee
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Altaussee?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Liezen, Styria.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Altaussee is Salzburg, 90 minutes drive away.

Linz and Graz airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 13,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 7km4 miles of ski runs, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Altaussee open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Altaussee, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Altaussee Tourist Office for the latest.