Skiing Areas in Salzburg

The skiing areas of Salzburg are among the best-developed in Austria.

Alongside with Vorarlberg and Tyrol, the south of Salzburg provides the best skiing areas of Austria. Many ski resorts are famous all over the world and through major skiing competitions, Austria′s reputation for skiing is spread even further.

In Salzburg, this is particularly pronounced: Almost every child learns how to ski at latest at school. Skiing tourism is a major source of income for the Alpine regions. The skiing areas of Salzburg were in the poorest regions of the province until WWII - since the rise of skiing tourism, they are among the richest.

Charter flights to Salzburg airport carry international tourists to the country, shuttle services such as the Snow Shuttle bus links the capital with skiing towns. Therefore, even tourists on sightseeing trips can easily escape to the mountains for some skiing if they want - ski rental companies take care of the gear. But what are the good skiing regions of Salzburg?

In the following, you find a list of skiing areas in Salzburg. In addition, please note our articles on the southern parts of Salzburg province; and those mentioned in the topic box below. Note also our alphabetical list of all Salzburg ski resorts.

Overview Salzburg Skiing Areas

Name Local Communities Altitude
Abtenau im Lammertal Abtenau 712-1200 10
Annaberg-Dachstein West-Lungötz-St. Martin Annaberg, St. Martin am Tennengebirge 777-1850 65
Bad Gastein Bad Gastein 1000-2246 70
Bad Hofgastein Bad Hofgastein 859-2300 51
Dorfgastein-Großarl Dorfgastein, Großarl 865-2027 na
Dürnberg Hallein 800-1600 8
Eben Eben 862-1612 na
Fageralm Forstau, Radstadt 930-1885 12
Fanningberg Mariapfarr 1501-2020 15
Filzmoos Filzmoos 1057-1597 12
Gaißau-Hintersee Krispl 750-1567 40
Goldegg Goldegg 850-1200 na
Großeck-Speiereck Mauterndorf, St. Michael im Lungau 1100-2400 41
Hochkönigs Winterreich Mühlbach am Hochkönig, Maria Alm (mit Hintermoos und Hintertal), Dienten 860-1921 150
Kitzsteinhorn-Kaprun Kaprun 800-3029 40
Kleinarl-Flachauwinkel Kleinarl 1000-1980 16
Loferer Alm Lofer 640-1750 46
Maiskogel Kaprun 743-1800 na
Familienberg Hinterreit Maria Alm, Saalfelden 802-? na
Obertauern Obertauern 1665-2501 95
Postalm Strobl 1200-1900 20
Radstadt-Altenmarkt Radstadt, Altenmarkt 855-1677 20
Rauriser Hochalmbahnen Rauris 950-2200 25
Rußbach am Paß Gschütt Rußbach 780-2100 140
Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang Saalbach, Leogang 800-2100 200
Salzburger Sportwelt Flachau, Kleinarl, Wagrain, Zauchensee 800-2000 350
St. Johann-Alpendorf St. Johann im Pongau 600-1850 26
Schmittenhöhe Zell am See 750-2000 75
Sportgastein Bad Gastein 1590-2686 24
Werfenweng Werfenweng 1000-1900 25
Weißsee-Gletscherwelt Uttendorf 804-2600 21
Wildkogel Neukirchen am Großvenediger 856-2225 54
Zauchensee-Flachauwinkel Altenmarkt-Zauchensee 1350-2188 65
Zillertal-Hochkrimml-Königsleiten-Gerlos Krimml, Wald im Pinzgau, Gerlos 1250-2505 155
Zwölferhorn St. Gilgen am Wolfgangsee ?-1522 na


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