Winter sports action in the Dorfgastein – Großarltal ski area

Nestled between the villages of Großarl and Dorfgastein, there’s a ski area that boasts a vibrant mix of winter sports options. The Dorfgastein – Großarltal ski area spans 70 kilometres of slopes catering to all skill levels. For those craving even more variety, the Ski amadé ticket is available for one and a half days or more, granting you access to five resorts and 760 kilometres of ski runs.

Beyond the reliable snow cover and stunning scenic views, the Dorfgastein ski area also stands out for its exceptional services, setting the stage for an impeccable winter sports experience.

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Varied ski days in Dorfgastein

Your winter sports adventures start in either Dorfgastein or Großarl. Three single-rope cable cars smoothly whisk you to the peaks. But before hitting the slopes, be sure to take a moment to soak in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains from Fulseck, at 2,033 metres above sea level!

Then get ready for a descent across a variety of black, red and blue ski runs – the perfect challenge for every skill level! Plus: There’s also a snow park where beginners and seasoned pros can hone their skills on kickers and boxes.

Tip: Check the status of the open lifts, the weather and the live feeds from our mountain webcams to prepare for your day in the Dorfgastein – Großarltal ski area. For a smoother start, we also recommend buying your ticket online in advance. This not only lets you benefit from early bird discounts but also saves you time when you arrive.

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Fun on the slopes for all ages

Family skiing in Dorfgastein

Families will feel right at home on the slopes of the family-friendly ski resort. One of the highlights: The Gasti family run weaves its way from the top to the middle station and promises fun for all family members. Speaking of fun: Gasti, the beloved mascot of Dorfgastein, is always around to spread joy across the ski area.

Little adventure-seekers will find their thrills on the Funslope, where tunnels, boxes, waves and steep banked turns make for an exhilarating descent.

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Ski huts in Dorfgastein

You can’t imagine a day on the slopes without stopping for a bite to eat? In the Dorfgastein – Großarltal ski area, 17 cosy huts stand ready to welcome you. Their sundecks are the perfect spots to relax and treat yourself to traditional delicacies.

Services in the Dorfgastein – Großarltal ski area

Ski schools and ski hire

The Dorfgastein ski area offers a variety of appealing services to ensure your day on the slopes leaves nothing to be desired:

  • At the two ski schools, beginners can learn the basics of skiing or snowboarding. Advanced winter sports enthusiasts receive professional support in improving their technique.
  • Two sports shops near the valley station offer modern winter sports equipment along with expert advice.
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Getting to the Dorfgastein – Großarltal ski area

Getting to the winter sports paradise of Dorfgastein couldn’t be easier, especially if you opt for train travel. The Tauernbahn railway seamlessly connects Dorfgastein to the international rail network. Once you arrive, a free ski bus whisks you straight to the valley station, ensuring a smooth start to your adventures.

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