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Dachstein West

Dachstein West Ski Resort Guide

Dachstein West, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 4 ratings)

Dachstein West Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders!
Highest Lift2,100m6,890ft
Lowest Lift470m1,542ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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Dachstein West

The Austrian village of Dachstein West is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 470m1,542ft.

Dachstein West Summary

The Dachstein West Ski Area includes 7 Austrian Ski Resorts with a combined total of 245km152 miles of downhill skiing, with 97 marked pistes, served by a total of 61 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in any of the ski areas of Abtenau, Annaberg, Gosau, Katrin - Bad Ischl, Krippenstein, Obertraun/Dachstein and Rußbach.

With ski lifts as high as 2,100m6,890ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing in Dachstein West

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding in Dachstein West

Dachstein West is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks.

Dachstein West Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Dachstein West?

The next notable snow forecast for Dachstein West is 1cm1in, expected on 24 September, with around 24cm9in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Dachstein West

Ski Area Stats

Dachstein West Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Dachstein West
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
245km152 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Dachstein West Altitudes

Dachstein West Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Dachstein West
Highest Lift2,100m6,890ft
Lowest Piste470m1,542ft

Dachstein West Rated

Ratings for Dachstein West
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Dachstein West?

Dachstein West is in the Austrian Alps in Spital am Pyhrn, Kirchdorf an der Krems, Austria.

Map of Dachstein West

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How to get to Dachstein West

How To Get To Dachstein West by air

The nearest airports to Dachstein West are Salzburg, Vienna and Munich. There are 11 airports within three hours drive. Salzburg is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

There are 61 ski lifts in Dachstein West.

Dachstein West Season Dates

When is Dachstein West open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Dachstein West.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Dachstein West.

Dachstein West Piste Map

Dachstein West Piste Map
Dachstein West

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Dachstein West, but they may include any or all of the following :-

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

Visit the Dachstein West Tourist Office for the latest.

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