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Annaberg im Lammertal

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Resort 8.1
Ski area 8.3

Ski area Dachstein West

Information about the ski area
Highest point: 2,100 m Gondola lift: 11
Lowest point: 780 m Pistes in total: 131 km
Altitude ski resort: 778 m
44 km
Lifts in total: 57
80 km
Tow lifts: 35
7 km
Chair lifts: 11 Ski routes: 40 km

Ski area Dachstein West

The regional lift pass "Dachstein West" gives you access to altogether 131 kilometres of pistes. The 44 lifts easily take you to your preferred piste. Enjoy memorable ski days on perfectly prepared pistes in the ski areas of Gosau, Russach and Annaberg as well as the Freesports Arena Dachstein Krippenstein and the additional ski areas of Feuerkogel, Karkogel, St. Martin, Lungötz as well as Dürrnberg, which are all connected by free ski busses. From the ski centre Annaberg im Lammertal you have direct access to the ski area Dachstein West.

Not only beginners and pleasure skiers, but also advanced skiers and freeriders will find a diverse offer of pistes. The "Gaudi-pistes" offer special fun on a slalom run with timekeeping, snow cross runs, a wavy run and mogule pistes. And for whomever this isn't enough fun yet can get their kick when night skiing at the Ötscherlift.

Beginners will enjoy the broad, well-prepared pistes in order to try out their first moves on skis. Families with children know well that the ski region is perfectly equipped to cater their needs. Numerous offers for little skiers, several ski kindergartens and ski camps offer a lot of fun for children.

Both skiers and snowboarders can let off steam in the various fun parks. The Dachstein West snow park in the Russbach area is the largest and most diverse, and provides jumps, rails and tables. Free riders get their money worth in the Freesports Arena Krippenstein which is one of the hotspots in the free ride scene.

Right next to the piste at the Donnerkogelbahn valley station, you can also find "Fuxi's Childrens Club" with child-care service for children from 1 year. The children are watched by certified caretakers with knowledge of English (payable locally). Children can learn how to ski in Fuxi's Kinderland, where ski instructors and "Fuchsi" the mascot teach children how to ski and train their techniques in a playful manner.

The panorama ski circuit "Panoronda" with a total of 44 km of piste is a diverse experience on perfectly prepared and signposted pistes. Cosy huts and sun terraces are available for breaks and especially for enjoying the magnificent panorama view.

Do you want to share all your impressions with your friends and family? No problem! There are altogether 13 Wi-Fi hotspots in the ski region Dachstein West - in the fun park, huts and lift stations. So you can share your fun with everyone immediately, send photos and be updated.
Piste map Dachstein West
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Night skiing Annaberg im Lammertal

In the ski area Dachstein West there is a possibility to extend the lift pass until night time. Nearby the Hornspitzbahn lift valley station, one night ski piste is illuminated in the evening. The valley run is marked a red piste and 1 km long. Here you can enjoy skiing fun after the lifts' official operation times. Within the extended opening hours, the floodlight is on from 18:30 - 20:30 and also illuminates neighbouring Brumsiland, so that even little skiers can enjoy the fun of night skiing. In the lower section, the Hornspitz umbrella bar invites to a stop. Additional skiing fun can be found on the racing track at Hornspitz-Express as well as the Ötscher Kids Park with steep curves and a wavy track.

Après ski Annaberg im Lammertal

After a perfect time on the piste, Annaberg im Lammertal has various options to choose from when it comes to spending your leisure time. Families can look forward to curling or tobogganing, those looking for relaxation can wind down during a unhurried snow shoe hike or a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride on Joachimsberg.

Numerous alpine huts invite you take a break and pamper you with original Austrian cuisine. The whole region Dachstein West also offers a lot of action: paragliding, hang-gliding, snow biking and a lot of indoor sports opportunity promise a diverse holiday.

Snowpark: Snowpark Dachstein West Annaberg im Lammertal

The ski region "Dachstein West" has a total of four different fun parks ready and waiting and lets every freestyler get his money's worth!

Those who are looking for the ultimate kick in terms of risk should take a look at the Snowpark Dachstein West: obstacles such as the 7 m long curved box and various medium kickers, a jib box, a pro kicker with 10 m table and a wallride provide the ultimate adrenaline kick. All this seems too daring to you? No problem, because there are beginner elements that allow for newcomers to discover weightlessness. Professional shapers guarantee first-class shred sessions. With the free Wi-Fi hotspot, you can also share new successes right away.

Those who first want to practice away from freestyle aces will find three places to go in the ski resort: the "Ötscher Kids Park" in Gosau, the "youngsters freestyle park" in Annaberg and the "Rookie Park" in Russbach. Small waves, steep turns, jumps, boxes and rails are ideal for practising on.

Snow park map Dachstein West
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Expert rating report Dachstein West

The rating report Dachstein West comprises the main groups "Top rating categories", "Categories for special interests" and "Further rating categories" which all influence the overall result with their own count.

Overall rating

(4 out of 5 stars)

Top rating categories
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Lifts & cable cars
Reliability for snow

Rating categories for special interests

Families & children
Experts & freeriders
Snow parks
Cross-country facilities & trails

Further rating categories

Après ski
Orientation (piste maps, info boards & sign posting)
Mountain restaurants, huts & gastronomy
Getting there & parking facilities

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