Ski Region Dachstein West - Gosau, Russbach, Annaberg

Gosau, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for kids (all ages)

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Description: Lifts in operation under this link:
Open ski lifts

In light of current events, we are pleased to announce that the Hornbahn in Russbach will only be available as a feeder lift from Friday, 15.3.2024 only will be available as a feeder to the ski area (of course also the descent with the cable car), as the main descent to Russbach will be closed from Friday due to the current snow conditions. The ski touring route in Russbach will also be closed. Important information: Russbacher Hornbahn remains open.

Due to the current snow situation, the ski circuit Gosau/Russbach HORNSPITZ to ZWIESELALM and vice versa will be closed. The Edtalmbahn and Höhbühelbahn lifts are no longer in operation. Ski tickets are discounted by 20%.
In general, ski operations will of course be maintained until Easter Monday, 1 April 2024 in the Dachstein West ski region.

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Dachstein West - you can't help but love it

The Dachstein West ski region will inspire you. Any amount of fun pistes, delicious treats served by the most hospitable hosts in the Alps, a mountain panorama to lose yourself in and with 160 kilometres of perfectly prepared splendid white pistes, the Dachstein West ticket area provides more than enough room for you to let off steam!

Want MUCH MORE than dreary ‘motorway’-style ski pistes? Want to experience variety on exciting pistes and to enjoy life in authentic, traditional ski lodges?

Then head for the fun pistes in the Dachstein West ski region!

On the unique fun pistes in the Dachstein West ski region skiing will definitely be exciting! However, please note, it is not just the ‘highly gifted’ ski technicians who get to ski on the ‘Wilde Hilde’, the ‘Rock’n Roll’ and the ‘Donnergroll’; there are also great challenges in store for beginners!

There is the Marcel Hirscher slalom route, which has a time measurement facility, speed measurement route so you can get up speed, Snowcross facilities with a start machine, demanding mogul pistes, soft wave slopes and much more - which get ski fans rejoicing!

Don’t be shy, this is Dachstein West!

Experience a 360° panorama tour through Gosau valley…

Tel.: +43 (0)50 140

Make now a 360° Panorama Tour through the ski region Dachstein West

Dachstein West starts the winter season 2021/2022 earliest from 04.12.2021 right through to 03.04.2022.

Winter season 2021/2022
04.12.2021 to 03.04.2022 - continous skiing operation

Pre season: 
Start winter season until 17.12.2021
Peak season: 18.12.2021 to 07.01.2022 & 22.01.2022 to 03.04.2022
Mid season: 08.01.2022 to 21.01.2022

Operating & opening times:
Lifts: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Slopes closed from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Cashiers desks: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Please note: Reduced number of lifts and slopes in the early and late season.

  • opened daily


767 m

Accessibility / arrival

by car
from Salzburg:
Motorway exit Golling via B162 Abtenau and B166 to Gosau

from Linz:
Motorway exit Regau on Salzkammergut street B145 towards Gmunden and Bad Ischl to Bad Goisern, in Bad Goisern turn right onto B166, at the Gosaumühle junction turn right towards Gosau

from Vienna/Graz:
Motorway exit Liezen on the B320, in Trautenfels turn on Salzkammergut street B145 to Bad Aussee, turn on Koppen street through Obertraun and Hallstatt, at the Gosaumühle junction turn left towards Gosau

from Villach:
Tauern motorway to exit “Eben im Pongau”, via the B166 Pass Gschütt federal road to Gosau
by train
Attnang-Puchheim - Steinach-Irdning lines
Arrival by train in "Steeg / Gosau" then continue with bus 542 in the direction Gosausee
By bus
Bus 470 (Abtenau - Gosau) direction Gosau, stop Gosau Abzw. Pass Gschütt
Bus 542 (Bad Ischl - Gosausee) direction Gosausee, stops Haltestelle: Gosau Klaushof, Gosau Bärnausiedlung, Gosau  Ressenbachweg, Gosau Vordertal B166, Gosau Ramsau B166, Gosau, Gemeindeamt, Abzw. Pass Gschütt, Hauptstraße, Gosau Wirtsweg, Gosau Leitenweg, Gosau Schüttmannweg, Mittertal b. Gosau Ort, Mittertal, Hornspitzlift, Hintertal b. Gosau Falmbach, Hintertal b. Gosau Mühlradl, Hintertal b. Gosau Ort, Hintertal b. Gosau Madlgasse, Hintertal b. Gosau Schmiedweg, Hintertal b. Gosau Freilichtmuseum,Hintertal b. Gosau Zwieselalmbahn (Panoramajet), Hintertal b. Gosau Gosaukammbahn
Detailed information on the respective train and bus times can be found at (train) and

Shuttle service

Free Ski Bus& Free Shuttlebus

There are free shuttle bus from Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern, Hallstatt, Obertraun Golling Abtenau, St. Martin and Lungötz to Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg. In addition, free ski bus to Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg.

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
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skiing are operating:
fun park / boarder park operating:
ski- kindergarten open:

lifts operating
1 Gondolas (In operation)
1 Plate lifts (In operation)

Snow information
Snow conditions (mountain):
powder snow
Snow conditions (Valley):
powder snow
Snow conditions (Location):
powder snow
Slope information
  • 13 km: easy
  • 30 km: medium
  • 2 km: difficult
  • Depot for skis
  • Ski kindergarten
  • Sports Shop
  • Floodlight
  • 6 Tows
  • 8 Chairlifts
  • 8 Magic carpets
  • 3 Gondolas
  • Skiing
  • Freeride
  • Freestyle (ski/board)
  • Snowboarding
  • Cross-country skiiing
  • other winter sports: Snow-shoe hiking, winter hiking
Prices for a day ticket
Price list

Further price information

GROUP OFFERS: We have devised some special offers for coach, tour and school parties (from 20 people). To enquire, call +43 50 140 or!

General price information

You can find price information at

Payment methods
Debit and credit cards
ATM card
Other payment methods
Cash payment
Discounts (Age-related / Groups)
  • Children
  • Seniors
  • Families
  • Groups
Discounts (Memberships)
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for kids (all ages)
  • Suitable for teenagers
  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Suitable for children
  • Winter

Please get in touch for more information.


Snow phone: +43 50 140

Ski Region Dachstein West - Gosau, Russbach, Annaberg
Gosauseestraße 52
4824 Gosau

Phone +43 50 140
Fax machine +43 50 140 - 11300

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Dachstein Tourismus AG
Gosauseestraße 52
4824 Gosau

Phone +43 50 140
Fax machine +43 50 140 - 11300

Legal contact information

Dachstein Tourismus AG
Rupert Schiefer
Gosauseestraße 52
AT-4824 Gosau
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