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Magical Snow

Winter sports areas closed!
Note for winter sports enthusiasts
Ski resorts reopen in December 2024

At the moment, the ski resorts in the Salzkammergut are in summer sleep. But even this time will eventually come to an end. Then it's back to the slopes. Snow permitting, the Dachstein West ski area in Gosau will open its doors just in time for Advent on Saturday 6th December 2024. At the same time, the popular “Gosauer Bergweihnacht” Christmas market will also be open. In Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt, Father Christmas will open the new winter season in the FreeSports Arena on the 2000m-high Krippenstein on 20th December 2024. All subject to there being enough snow - see you skiing and snowboarding in the Salzkammergut.


Ideal skiing conditions

The Dachstein Salzkammergut region claim to have wide areas of skiing freedom and no waiting at the lifts. Experience the spell of the mountains in the secluded vastness of the Dachstein. The solitary of nature, the magic of the powder snow and the wide open spaces – this may be the ultimate experience! For those who prefer the ski piste – no matter what age – may challenge the numerous slopes of the Dachstein area!

Our offers
for an unforgettable holiday in the snow

Ski & Snowboard

Guided winter hikes

© Jansen | “Geführten Winter-Wanderungen“

Thrilling "5fingers viewing platform" in winter

Cross-country skiing

Winter hicking around Lake Hallstatt

Winterhits for Kids

Tobogganing and sleigh rides

Snow boot hiking

Horse drawn sleigh rides in the Salzkammergut

Fly high in winter

Winter service

Ice Skating in the Salzkammergut

© Hörmandinger  | Eislaufen im Salzkammergut

Ice Skating in the Salzkammergut

© Hörmandinger  | Eislaufen im Salzkammergut

Ski touring in the Salzkammergut

Curling in the Salzkammergut

Ski tour to the Heilbronner Cross in Obertraun

© Outdoor Leadership | Skitour zum Heilbronner Kreuz

Ski Tour "Dachstein Crossing”

 © Schladming-Dachstein | Skitouren in Österreich: Dachsteinüberquerung

On the road with the professionals

Outdoor providers - Travel safely with professionals!

Salzkammergut booking - Are you still looking for accommodation?

Numerous hosts, in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, Gosau, Hallstatt and Obertraun await you with cozy inns, well-kept guesthouses and the very best hotels. For a list of all accommodation providers for your snowshoe hiking holiday in the holiday region of Dachstein Salzkammergut, see our accommodation directory. The numerous hosts offer accommodation to suit all budgets. Stay in constant interaction with the surrounding nature. We hope you enjoy your winter holiday in the Salzkammergut!