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Dorfgastein Ski Resort Guide

Dorfgastein, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Dorfgastein Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length201km125 miles
Highest Lift2,033m6,670ft
Resort Height860m2,822ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Klagenfurt
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Village in Gastein valley, one of Austria's largest ski areas. Easy access to main ski area above Bad Hofgastein, ski link to Grossartal.

Dorfgastein Summary

The Austrian ski resort of Dorfgastein is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 860m2,822ft, with 201km125 miles of marked runs.

Dorfgastein is part of the Gastein ski area with access to 205km127 miles of downhill skiing, with 178 marked pistes, served by a total of 50 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Dorfgastein itself (201km125 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Gastein ski resorts of Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein, Graukogel and Sportgastein.

With ski lifts as high as 2,033m6,670ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing in Dorfgastein

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

Snowboarding in Dorfgastein

Dorfgastein is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Dorfgastein.

Dorfgastein Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Dorfgastein?

The next notable snow forecast for Dorfgastein is 26cm10in, expected on 25 September, with around 57cm22in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Dorfgastein

Ski Area Stats

Dorfgastein Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Dorfgastein
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1224km15 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
42117km73 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1860km37 miles
Total Length
201km125 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
90km56 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Gastein Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Gastein
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
205km127 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Dorfgastein Altitudes

Dorfgastein Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Dorfgastein
Highest Lift2,033m6,670ft
Resort Altitude (Dorfgastein)860m2,822ft
Lowest Piste830m2,723ft
Max Vertical1,203m3,947ft

Dorfgastein Rated

Ratings for Dorfgastein
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Intermediate Skiers

Dorfgastein Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Nr 20'.

Location and Map

Where is Dorfgastein?

Dorfgastein is in the Austrian Alps in Gastein, Salzburg, Austria.

Map of Dorfgastein

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How to get to Dorfgastein

 By Air

The nearest airports to Dorfgastein are Salzburg, Klagenfurt and Linz. There are seven airports within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 44 ski lifts of Dorfgastein are able to uplift 71,443 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Dorfgastein is able to make snow, on 96km60 miles of ski runs, with 300 snow cannons.

Dorfgastein Season Dates

When is Dorfgastein open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Dorfgastein.

Usual opening is late December, and usual closing is Mid April.

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

Dorfgastein Piste Map

Dorfgastein Piste Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Dorfgastein, 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 Dorfgastein Tourist Office for the latest.

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