Obertraun itself is situated at a height of 511 metres in a beautiful valley. The environment has several ski areas to indulge the winter sports lover. From Obertraun, you can take a spacious panorama gondola up to Krippenstein. Here you will find ‘small Alaska’, an enormous and snow-guaranteed plateau with many off-slope ski possibilities. In the valley you also have your choice from dozens of kilometres of cross-country tracks and winter hiking paths. A selection of the winter sports possibilities in and around Obertraun: skiing, tobogganing, snow shoe hiking, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, curling, snow tubing, curling stone shooting, sleighing.
The Dachstein Massif offers ample possibilities for ski tours for both beginners and experienced skiers. Our ski instructors take care of the entire planning of the tour, teach you how to handle your LVS-device and choose a descent that best fits your possibilities and experience. Descents in powdery snow or fine snow will make this an unforgettable experience.
During your first acquaintance with skiing, your instructor introduces you and makes you familiar with the ski material and, at the same time, you receive an intensive training and learn the do’s and the don'ts while handling snow-covered hills. You will receive numerous tips about the way in which it is easiest to move on the long slats and you will quickly make a beautiful descent; an unforgettable memory.