Rußbach - Ski Area Guide

Rußbach, Austria

Ski Resort in Dachstein West, Austrian Alps - 65km of Piste (800m to 1,550m)

The Dachstein West ski area lift-links Rußbach with Gosau and Annaberg, Rußbach itself is a picturesque, traditional village with an emphasis on family facilities.Dachstein West is located between the Dachstein, the Gosaukamm and the Tennengebirge. Russbach, the gate to the Salzkammergut, is the ideal entry to the area, whether beginner or expert. The city of Salzburg is about 55km far away.

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Who is Rußbach good for?

Rußbach Ski Facts
Intermediate Skiers

Rußbach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Rußbach
 2 Black Pistes (4km)
 4 Red Pistes (7km)
 2 Blue Pistes (9km)
 1 Green Piste
65kmDownhill Pistes
50kmCross Country Pistes
14Ski Lifts

Dachstein West Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Dachstein West
 8 Black Pistes
55Red Pistes
31Blue Pistes
 3 Green Pistes
189kmDownhill Pistes
61Ski Lifts

Rußbach Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Rußbach
750mMax Vertical
1550mHighest Lift
820mResort Altitude (Rußbach)
800mLowest Piste


The Austrian Ski Resort of Rußbach is part of the Dachstein West ski area with access to 189km of downhill skiing, with 97 individual pistes, served by 61 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Rußbach itself (65km 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 Obertraun/Dachstein.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

There is an airport within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Rußbach 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 Rußbach

Rußbach offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding in Rußbach

The fun park at Russbach (Rookie Park at ‘Horn nursery lift’) features gentle rails and obstacles for free style newcomers.

Rußbach in brief

Rußbach Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Very good for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.
Ok for Snowboarding.

Rußbach Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Rußbach.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Rußbach.

Rußbach Piste Map

Rußbach Piste Map

Map of Rußbach

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Rußbach Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Rußbach is able to augment natural snow, on 15km of ski runs, with 20 Snow Cannons.

Rußbach Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 14 Ski Lifts of Rußbach are able to uplift 65,000 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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