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Donnersbach Ski Resort Guide

Donnersbach, Austria

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Resort Height1,600m5,249ft
 Nearest AirportsLinz and Salzburg
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A thriving ski area fully equipped with terrain parks, ski kindergarten, off-piste freeride terrain, floodlit toboggan runs and special beginners lifts and the full range of pisted terrain for regular skiers and boarders on all-natural snow.

Those looking for an on-piste challenge have two black runs to enjoy, the tougher is Gläserboden.


The Austrian ski resort of Donnersbach is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,600m5,249ft.

Donnersbach has direct access to 16 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,600m5,249ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.


Donnersbach offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Donnersbach?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Donnersbach.

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Ski Area Stats

Donnersbach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
4km2 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Donnersbach Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Lowest Piste1,600m5,249ft
Resort Altitude (Donnersbach)1,600m5,249ft

Donnersbach Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Donnersbach is 3km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Gläserboden'.

Location and Map

Where is Donnersbach?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Donnersbach is Linz, 95 minutes drive away.

Salzburg, Graz, Klagenfurt, Vienna and Ljubljana airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 2,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Donnersbach 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 Donnersbach, 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 Donnersbach Tourist Office for the latest.