Ski touring in Gastein

Discover the Gastein valley in winter

Explore the diversity of the Gastein Valley on a ski tour. From Bad Gastein you can enjoy varied ski tours up to the Graukogel or the Stubnerkogel. Another very popular starting point for a ski tour is Dorfgastein. Here you can go on a ski tour on the Fulseck.

Approved slopes for ski tourers

Until the start of skiing season, the following runs will be released for ski touring on the slopes for the ascent of the edge of the piste and the descend:

Graukogel

  • Descent B4 from the parking lot to the middle station
  • Descent B2 from the middle station to the mountain station

Sportgastein

  • Descent S4 from the valley station to the middle station
  • Descent S1 from the middle station to the mountain station

 

All other descents are closed for safety reasons. There is no avalanche protection and danger protection. Snow groomers with cable winches in action!

Please note: Entering the approved runs is at your own risk. No liability for accidents!

 

Stubnerkogel

In the winter season you are able to do some ski tours to the Stubneralm (from the ski center Angertal) each Tuesday and on some special days around full moon.

Date Time
Tuesday, December 29 & Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5.00 - 10.00 pm
Thurday, January 28 & Friday, January 29, 2021 5.00 - 10.00 pm
Friday, February 26 & Saturday, February 27, 2021 5.00 - 10.00 pm
Saturday, March 27 & Sunday, March 28, 2021 5.00 - 10.00 pm

Advice:

The slope closure for the slope B11 is lifted only on the above mentioned nights from 5.00 to 10.00 pm. as far as the Stubneralm remain. Please notice that during this time there are snow groomers on their way (without winch) and snow guns can be turned on. There is also no slope control and slope safety! 

 

Graukogel

Ski touring is also possible at the Graukogel mountain in order to enjoy a fabulous atmosphere in the nature.

Every Wednesday and Friday and on full moon evenings, the Graukogelhütte (Graukogel mountain station) remains open for ski touring enthusiasts, night-active athletes, moonstruck people and winter lovers.

Date Time
Eeach Wednesday and Friday 5.00 - 10.00 pm
Thurday, January 28, 2021 5.00 - 10.00 pm
Saturday, Friday 27, 2021 5.00 - 10.00 pm
Sunday, March 28, 2021 5.00 - 10.00 pm

Advice:

The slope closure for the slopes B2, B4 and B5 is lifted only on the above mentioned nights from 5.00 to 10.00 pm. At all other days the slopes are open until 8.00 pm. Please notice that during this time there are snow groomers on their way (without winch). There is also no slope control and slope safety! 

 

Rules for ski tourers:

Only climb the piste using the edge of the slope, go in single file and beware of other skiers 
Never cross the piste in areas where visibility is restricted   
Obey piste closures and warning signs  
After dark, always have your headlamp switched on and wear reflective clothing
Pay close attention to potential alpine hazards
Be considerate of wildlife and young trees   

 

 

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