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Rußbach Ski Resort Guide

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Rußbach, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Rußbach Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length65km40 miles
Highest Lift1,550m5,085ft
Resort Height820m2,690ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Ljubljana
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Rußbach at a glance

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.

 When will it snow in Rußbach?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Rußbach.

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Rußbach Facts, Stats and Ratings

Rußbach Rated

Ratings for Rußbach
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Rußbach?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Rußbach
Highest Lift1,550m5,085ft
Resort Altitude (Rußbach)820m2,690ft
Lowest Piste800m2,625ft
Max Vertical750m2,461ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Rußbach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Rußbach
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 4km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 7km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 9km6 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
65km40 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
50km31 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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Rußbach Summary

The Austrian Ski Resort of Rußbach 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 Rußbach itself (65km40 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 Obertraun/Dachstein.

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

Rußbach Piste Map

Rußbach Piste Map

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Rußbach is 4km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Kanonenrohr'.

 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.

When is Rußbach open?

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

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

Snow Making

Rußbach is able to make snow, on 15km9 miles of ski runs, with 20 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts of Rußbach are able to uplift 65,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Rußbach?

Rußbach is in the Austrian Alps in Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, Gmunden, Austria.

How can I get to Rußbach?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Rußbach are Salzburg, Ljubljana and Munich, all 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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