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Donnersbachwald Ski Resort Guide

Donnersbachwald, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Snowboarders.
Total Piste Length20km12 miles
Highest Lift1,980m6,496ft
Resort Height980m3,215ft
 Nearest AirportsLinz and Graz
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New high speed quads with hood and without hood were installed in 2000, replacing the 25 year old double chair.


The Austrian ski resort of Donnersbachwald is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 980m3,215ft, with 20km12 miles of marked runs.

Donnersbachwald has direct access to 20km12 miles of downhill skiing, with 23 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.


Donnersbachwald offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Donnersbachwald?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 1 October.

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Snow Forecast by day for Donnersbachwald

Ski Area Stats

Donnersbachwald Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 7km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 16km10 miles
Total Length
20km12 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
14km9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Donnersbachwald Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,980m6,496ft
Lowest Piste980m3,215ft
Resort Altitude (Donnersbachwald)980m3,215ft
Max Vertical1,000m3,281ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Donnersbachwald
Intermediate Skiers

Donnersbachwald Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Donnersbachwald is 7km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Europacup Hang'.


One Snowpark: Krispen-Boarderland. Snowboard classes run in conjunction with the ski school.

Location and Map

Where is Donnersbachwald?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Donnersbachwald is Linz, 98 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 3,600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 7km4 miles of ski runs, with 10 snow cannons.

Season Dates

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