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Dachstein Glacier Ski Resort Guide

Ski Austria

Dachstein Glacier Ski Resort Guide

Dachstein Glacier Ski Resort Guide

One moment of silence!, Dachstein Glacier photo

Dachstein Glacier

Photo credit: David Szepessy

Now open for downhillers, Dachstein Glacier photo

Dachstein Glacier

Photo credit: Snow Forecast Admin

Slope Stats

  • 2701m

  • 1500m

  • 1201m

  • Acres of ski:-
  • Pistes:16
  • Snowmaking:50%
  • Halfpipes:0
  • Terrain Parks:0
  • X-Country:150 km
  • beginner50%
  • intermediate50%
  • advanced0%

Dachstein Glacier, in Austria (in the Steiermark region), is a large resort which offers skiers an incredible 1500 metres (4923 feet) of vertical descent. Dachstein Glacier has 16 pistes with a total length of 40 kilometers (25 miles). Dachstein Glacier is only really suitable for beginner and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. There are 150 kilometers (94 miles) of cross country ski trails at Dachstein Glacier. For snowboarders, there are 4 terrain parks and 4 half pipes. Almost half of the pistes at Dachstein Glacier are covered by snowmaking. The nearest airport is at Salzburg and the nearest train station to Dachstein Glacier is at Obertraun.


  • Nearest Airport:Salzburg
  • Nearest Train Station:Obertraun
  • Tourist Office Phone:+43 6135 8329
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:-
  •   5
  •   -


  • Season opens:21 Dec 2019
  • Season closes:29 Mar 2020
  • Lifts:18 ( 2 chair lifts 16 surface lifts )
  •   3
  •   2
  •   16

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Announcements & News from the Dachstein Glacier ski resort manager

NEW Winter:
Mountain restaurant Dachstein Krippenstein
Member of the Super Ski Card association

Information supplied 23 Oct 2019

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:25 Feb
  • Last Snowfall:24 February 2020
  • Snow Depth (upper):
  • Snow Depth (lower):
  • Piste:Powder
  • Off-piste:Powder

Today’s Weather (1950 m)view full snow forecast

heavy snow
0 S0
-2 °CF-Level
light snow
30 NW30
-8 °CF-Level
moderate snow
30 NW30
-9 °CF-Level

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