Dorfgastein - Ski Area Guide

Dorfgastein, Austria

Ski Resort in Gastein, Austrian Alps (830m to 2,033m)

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 Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Dorfgastein is 4cm, expected on 28 February, with around 12cm forecast over the next 7 days. There is some snow currently indicated by the long-range (7 days+) forecast; but too far ahead to be relied upon.

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Who is Dorfgastein good for?

Dorfgastein Ski Facts
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Dorfgastein Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Dorfgastein
12Black Pistes (24km)
42Red Pistes (117km)
18Blue Pistes (60km)
90kmCross Country Pistes
44Ski Lifts

Gastein Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Gastein
28Black Pistes
107Red Pistes
43Blue Pistes
205kmDownhill Pistes
50Ski Lifts

Dorfgastein Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Dorfgastein
1203mMax Vertical
2033mHighest Lift
860mResort Altitude (Dorfgastein)
830mLowest Piste


The Austrian Ski Resort of Dorfgastein is part of the Gastein ski area with access to 205km of downhill skiing, with 178 individual pistes, served by 50 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Dorfgastein itself (64 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 skiing above 2000 metres, snow cover is generally reliable.

There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Dorfgastein are perfectly feasible. Salzburg Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Skiing in Dorfgastein

All levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert, are well-catered for in Dorfgastein.

Snowboarding in Dorfgastein

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

Dorfgastein in brief

Dorfgastein Ski Resort is:
Very good for Expert Skiers.
Excellent for Intermediate Skiers.
Very good for Beginners.
Very good for Snowboarding.

Dorfgastein Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Dorfgastein.


Usual opening - Late Dec.

Usual closing - Mid April.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Dorfgastein.

Dorfgastein Webcams

The Webcams in Dorfgastein are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.

Dorfgastein Piste Map

Dorfgastein Piste Map

Map of Dorfgastein

Full Page Map of Dorfgastein

Dorfgastein Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Dorfgastein is able to augment natural snow, on 96km of ski runs, with 300 Snow Cannons.

Dorfgastein Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 44 Ski Lifts of Dorfgastein are able to uplift 71,443 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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Ski Resorts by Country

Which countries can you Ski or Board in?

  • Austria
  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland

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Dorfgastein Snow Report

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Snow Conditions in Dorfgastein
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For current snow conditions, see our Dorfgastein Snow Report.

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Skiing at Dorfgastein

For more information contact Dorfgastein Tourist Office.

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