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Obertraun/Dachstein Ski Resort

Obertraun/Dachstein Resort Guide

Obertraun/Dachstein, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Obertraun/Dachstein Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Snowboarders.
Total Piste Length14km9 miles
Highest Lift2,100m6,890ft
Resort Height510m1,673ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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Obertraun/Dachstein at a glance

Traditional village with curling rink, hunting and sleigh rides on offer. Cable cars ascend to the classic Berghotel Krippenstein, which offers accommodation at 2100m. Ski runs descend from this point, or you could parascend.

Free riding down from Krippenstein Mountain in the looming shadow of ‘Mount Dachstein’ will fit any rider’s powder fancy beyond all mass tourism. Shred down the untracked off-piste steeps and slopes beneath Krippenstein Mountain, 2.100m high, and experience the ultimate virgin powder ride. A total of 30 km of off-piste tracks with a vertical drop of 1.500m makes even expert riders get hot under the collar.

 When will it snow in Obertraun/Dachstein?

The next notable snow forecast for Obertraun/Dachstein is 17cm6in, expected on 30 March, with around 25cm10in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Obertraun/Dachstein Facts, Stats and Ratings

Obertraun/Dachstein Rated

Ratings for Obertraun/Dachstein
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Obertraun/Dachstein?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Obertraun/Dachstein
Highest Lift2,100m6,890ft
Lowest Piste610m2,001ft
Resort Altitude (Obertraun/Dachstein)510m1,673ft
Max Vertical1,590m5,217ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Obertraun/Dachstein Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Obertraun/Dachstein
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 4km2 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 7km4 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 2km1 miles
Total Length
14km9 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
15km9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Dachstein West Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Dachstein West
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
245km152 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Obertraun/Dachstein Summary

The Austrian Ski Resort of Obertraun/Dachstein 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 Obertraun/Dachstein itself (14km9 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, Gosau, Katrin - Bad Ischl, Krippenstein and Rußbach.

With ski lifts as high as 2,100m6,890ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Obertraun/Dachstein is 11km7 miles long.

Skiing in Obertraun/Dachstein

Obertraun/Dachstein offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding in Obertraun/Dachstein

Snowboarding possible and permitted on all pistes/trails.

When is Obertraun/Dachstein open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Obertraun/Dachstein.

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

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Obertraun/Dachstein.

Snow Making

Obertraun/Dachstein is able to make snow, on 3km2 miles of ski runs, with 11 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts of Obertraun/Dachstein are able to uplift 700 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Obertraun/Dachstein?

Obertraun/Dachstein is in the Austrian Alps in Obertraun, Gmunden, Austria.

How can I get to Obertraun/Dachstein?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Obertraun/Dachstein are Salzburg, Linz and Graz. There are seven airports within three hours drive.


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