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Waidring Ski Resort Guide

Waidring Ski Resort Guide

2012-01-12 |, Waidring photo


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Issued: 27 Mar

  • Last Snowfall: 27 March 2015
  • Snow Depth (upper): 100 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 10 cm
  • Piste: Fresh
  • Off-piste: Varied

Today’s Weather (1340 m)

heavy rain
30 WSW30
6 °C F-Level
light snow
15 NW15
3 °C F-Level
heavy snow
40 WNW40
0 °C F-Level

Waidring offers over 260 acres of terrain with 25 kms of piste. There are ski trails that are mainly for beginners and intermediates. Waidring offers over 25kms of cross-country tracks, 30k winter walks, sledding, snow-tubing, ice curling, bobsleigh, sleigh rides, tobogganing, and ice skating. There is bowling at Waidring, along with a shooting range, disco, and a sauna. The nearest airport to Waidring is at Salzburg.

Resorts close to Waidring include: Koessen-Hochkoessen/Unterberghorn (9 km), Reit im Winkl (9 km), Lofer (10 km), Kirchdorf (11 km), Unken/Heutal (11 km),

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Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 14
  • Beginner: 50%
  • Intermediate: 45%
  • Advanced: 5%
  • Cross-country: 27 km
  • Snowmaking: 90%
  • Acres of ski: 262
  • Terrain Parks: -
  • Halfpipes: 1


  • Restaurants: 14
  • Bars: 3
  • Slopeside accommodation: Y

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 1119 m


  • Draglifts: 8
  • Chairlifts: 4
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: -
  • Toplift: m


  • Season opens: 23 Dec 2014
  • Season closes: 12 Apr 2015

Visitor Reviews of Waidring

Mark Gunston from United Kingdom writes:

Skied here several times, during Feb/March, as the snow was so much better than most other resorts, in the region, this year but it was often very busy because of this. Steinplatte is a great area for blue run skiers and there are some runs where even the most timid of skiers can allow their skis to stay in the foreline. The slopes are very wide and the lifts are very modern. As a consequence, when it is busy you really have to watch your back as there can be a large number of technically poor skiers hammering down the hill and it is sometimes quite dangerous to finish your turns because of the risk of someone skiing into you from behind. On quieter days, weekdays in January and just before Easter it is an intermediates paradise. If it gets too busy or the visibility is poor you can ski down to Winklmoos, in Germany, and usually avoid the queues and ski on tree-lined runs. This has the best terrain I have ever seen for beginners and very timid skiers afraid of any gradient, and holds the snow very well.
Pros: incredible terrain for timid skiers, usually the best snow conditions in the area, fast efficient lift system, easy to get to by car.
Cons: often very busy, a lot of idiot skiers, during the holidays, skiing too fast for their ability, not enough mountain restaurants which can get over-crowded, prone to misty whiteout conditions (most of the skiing is above the tree line).
Top tip: always ski here on a sunny weekday in low season.

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City Forecasts
Closest to Waidring

city forecasts
Salzburg, Austria 42 km
Rosenheim, Germany 43 km
Munich-Riem Airport, Germany 87 km
Erding, Germany 91 km
Innsbruck, Austria 93 km

Surf Breaks
Closest to Waidring

surf forecast
Lignano Pineta (Stephanie's), Italy 220 km
Punta Sabbioni, Italy 243 km
La Diga (Sottomarina), Italy 266 km
Camp Kazela Medulin, Croatia 330 km
Marina Romea, Italy 339 km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Waidring

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Waidring

mountain forecasts
Durrnbachhorn, Germany 8 km
Kitzbuheler Horn, Austria 18 km
Fleischbank, Austria 19 km
Hintere Goinger Halt, Austria 19 km
Ristfeuchthorn, Germany 19 km