RESORT DESCRIPTION FOR Dachstein West ski resort
The Dachstein West ski resort stretches between the villages of Russbach, Gosau and Annaberg. At the winter sports resort in the breath-taking Dachstein Mountains, they place a high priority on offering more than just skiing. The numerous “Gaudi” (fun) slopes and the large freestyle snowpark for beginners and advanced freestylers provide excitement and fun. A true highlight is the Panoronda, a 44 km long panorama ski circuit along the Dachstein.
The mountain panorama and the rustic ski huts with typical delicacies and very welcoming restaurant owners offer relaxation and a welcome change from skiing. The Dachstein West ski resort offers a special service at the base stations of the Horn lift in Russach and the Donnerkogel lift in Astauwinkel: Children as of 1 year old can be cared for on an hourly or a full-day basis by trained childcare staff.
Europe, Austria, Salzburg (Salzburger Land)
+43 50 140
Season: December – April
Ski pass price: 42 €
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Snow history for Dachstein West ski resort
Has the climate crisis and the higher temperatures affected snow conditions in Dachstein West?
Look at the statistics and graph of historical snow depths for the ski resort.
For the last 5 years, week N/A has been the most insecure with N/A cm snow depth on average in Dachstein West.
The measurement is made as an average of the snow depth at the highest and lowest point of the mountain.
Best tips for Dachstein West
This region is located where the Dachstein mountain range presents itself at its best and friendliest, boasting Austrian hospitality in the southern corner of the geographical triangle of Linz – Salzburg – Dachstein.
You can find this region between the idyllic world-famous village of Hallstatt in the Upper Austrian Dachstein-Salzkammergut area and the villages of Russbach and Annaberg, the home of ski star and 5-time World Cup winner Marcel Hirscher, in the province of Salzburg. There, sustainably and carefully planned, a top-class ski area has developed. Dachstein West is still a little bit of an insider tip, but one which all ski fans, once they get to know it, give a thumbs up to.
Skiing in Dachstein West offers an impressive mountain panorama, perfect pistes, mostly with a snow guarantee, modern lifts, traditional mountain lodges and inexpensive ski passes. Skiing in the low mountain ranges with low risk of avalanche and protected from the wind whilst enjoying the views of the higher nearby mountains – you won’t experience it as intensively anywhere else than in the Dachstein West region, especially the well-signposted, connected “panoronda” cruisers’ ski circuit with a total length of 44 km. This is only one of the reasons why Dachstein West is known as one of the ski regions with the best views in Austria – and as one of the most hospitable.
The traditional atmosphere of our ski lodges is not only loved by many happy and satisfied guests, it has also been confirmed as being above average many times in test results and in guest surveys carried out by independent market researchers. If you look at the price per kilometre of piste, then Dachstein West is in a class of its own.
- Convenient slope-side lodging
- Some quite challenging slopes
- Excellent children’s nursery slopes