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Gosau Ski Resort

Gosau Resort Guide

Gosau, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Gosau Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length56km35 miles
Highest Lift1,620m5,315ft
Resort Height770m2,526ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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Gosau at a glance

A charming rustic village with an often lively nightlife, Gosau is lift-linked to Annaberg and Russbach on the West Dachstein Pass (other areas have free bus link). Snow-making covers lower runs if needed. The resort's toboggan run is illuminated for night use.

 When will it snow in Gosau?

The next notable snow forecast for Gosau is 2cm1in, expected on 7 December, with around 43cm17in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Gosau Facts, Stats and Ratings

Gosau Rated

Ratings for Gosau
Intermediate Skiers
Snow
Apres-Ski

How High is Gosau?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Gosau
Highest Lift1,620m5,315ft
Resort Altitude (Gosau)770m2,526ft
Lowest Piste750m2,461ft
Max Vertical870m2,854ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Gosau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Gosau
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 7km4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1542km26 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
157km4 miles
Downhill
Total Length
56km35 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
10

Dachstein West Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Dachstein West
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 8 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
55
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
31
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 
Downhill
Total Length
245km152 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
61
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Gosau Summary

The Austrian Ski Resort of Gosau is part of the Dachstein West ski area with access to 245km152 miles of downhill skiing, with 97 marked pistes, served by a total of 61 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Gosau itself (56km35 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Dachstein West ski resorts of Abtenau, Annaberg, Katrin - Bad Ischl, Krippenstein, Obertraun/Dachstein and Rußbach.

Gosau Piste Map

Gosau Piste Map
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On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Gosau is 5km3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Kanonenrohr'.

Skiing in Gosau

Gosau offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding in Gosau

The Playground Snowpark at Gosau means optimum snow adventure. The fun park is located just steps from the bottom station and is provided with its own park lift to have maximum benefit.

The modern Playground Snowpark, constructed according to state-of the-arts standards of security, is a great place to develop and improve new skills and tricks. Snowmaking installations provide constant training conditions from December throughout the whole winter. The park has floodlighting for night skiing operation; “shredding” possible every Thursday between 7.00 pm and 9.00 pm. www.progressive-riding.com

When is Gosau open?

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

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

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

Snow Making

Gosau is able to make snow, on 52km32 miles of ski runs, with 35 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts of Gosau are able to uplift 35,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Gosau?

Gosau is in the Austrian Alps in Gmunden, Upper Austria, Austria.

How can I get to Gosau?

 By Air

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

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