Ski and Snowboard

Alpine Skiing

The Gastein Valley is a true winter paradise for skiers. In four different ski areas – with a total of 220 km of slopes that come up to 2700 m above sea level – everybody will find what he is looking for. The slopes are very different – from family runs to carving trails and from freeriding to deep snow ski pistes, always with such variety everyone here will find an ideal ski area for himself. The optimal altitude and extensive snow cannons guarantee reliable snow conditions from late November until the beginning of May. The ski resorts of the Gastein Valley are also partners of the ski association Ski Amadé.

Ski Instructors

„Snow Sports Gastein“ are the experts on the mountain.   Andreas: a state-certified ski instructor, specializes in everything to do with alpine & cross-country skiing: training, improvement of technique, tours, off-piste   Michael: a state-certified snowboard instructor, specializes in everything to do with snowboarding: training, improvement of technique, tours, off-piste   Gernot: state-certified ski instructor and mountain guide, specializes in everything to do with tours, off-piste   All 3 have the highest state education in their specialty area. We can warmly recommend them from our personal experience. If necessary, they also offer a pick-up and delivery service. Coordination via Andreas Schafflinger, +43 – 650 – 5056636,

Ski Rental

Sport Schober located directly at the Stubnerkogel lift offers a very wide selection of different rental products: skis and snowboards of all levels, children’s skis, cross-country skis, boots, helmets, back protectors, touring equipment and sleds. Open daily from 8 am – 6 pm. The desired rental equipment can be reserved and booked online in advance:   SPORT SCHOBER GmbH Stubnerkogelstr.21 5640 Bad Gastein E-Mail:

Ski Depot

To make your holiday even more enjoyable, Sport Schober offers you a special service: Leave and store your skis after the skiing day there, directly at the Stubnerkogel lift station. This service is free for ski rental customers. However, if you do not make use of the rental offer, you still have the option to deposit your ski equipment and that of your family. The largest and most modern ski depot, with about 1,900 spots is a major improvement in the infrastructure of the Stubnerkogel lift station. In the depot you will be supervised by Schober employees and there are also ski boot dryers at your disposal.


The ski resort “Sportgastein” is the highest peak of the Gastein Valley and is popular among freeriders and off-piste skiers. That being said, the topic “Safety” is very important and is always taken into account.


The shared ski resort of Bad Gastein and Hofgastein, the ski circuit Schlossalm-Angertal-Stubnerkogel, is part of the Gastein Valley ski region and offers more than 80 km of slopes with a total of 5 cable cars, 7 chair lifts and 7 surface lifts. Take the Stubnerkogel cable car to the Stubnerkogel (2250 m). With the skiswing via Angertal Ski Centre (1175 m) you will reach the Schlossalm (2050 m), the central ski area of Bad Hofgastein.
Since 2008 there is a fun park on the Stubnerkogel in the Stubnermulde, which is mainly aimed at beginners and intermediate riders.


The third Bad Gastein ski mountain is the Graukogel. There, in 1958, the Alpine World Ski Championship was held. Until 1988 Bad Gastein was hosting Alpine Ski World Cup women’s races. Good skiing technique and condition are the basic prerequisites for the challenging ski fun.


The ski resort of Bad Gastein and Hofgastein and the ski resort of Schlossalm-Angertal-Stubnerkogel ski circuit, is part of the Gastein Valley ski region and offers more than 80 km of slopes with a total of 5 cable cars, 7 chair lifts and 7 surface lifts. It stretches from the village (Bad Hofgastein) to the Schlossalm (2,050 m) and the Hohe Scharte (2,300 m) below the Türchlwand, from there to the Angertal Ski Centre at 1,175 m and the Stubnerkogel (2250 m) over Bad Gastein.


The Angertal is also famous for its Angertal Ski Centre (1,175 m) of the Schlossalm-Angertal-Stubnerkogel ski circuit, from which you have access to the Stubnerkogel (2,250 m) and the Schlossalm (2,050 m) below the Türchlwand. You can also reach it by car from Bad Hofgastein.


Gastein Valley’s first ski circuit offers a diverse family-friendly supply of varied descents for beginners to experienced cross country skiers as well as the highest level of comfort with the modern cable cars and lifts. With the Fulseck lift you can reach the highest point of the ski circuit Dorfgastein – Grossarltal. From Fulseck you have the most beautiful panorama view from the Grossglockner all the way to the Dachstein.


Great free rides in all ski regions Snow Park Gastein, Stubnerkogel Quarter Pipe, jumps and rails, plus lots of nature jumps and rocks in the area.
Event tip: The FIS Snowboard World Cup is hosted every year in Bad Gastein!

Cross Country Skiing

With more than 45 kilometers of marked and perfectly groomed cross-country ski tracks, Gastein Valley is the paradise for cross-country skiers. In Sportgastein, cross-country skiing fun lasts until spring with a guaranteed snow secure high-altitude trail at 1600 meters above sea level. In the evening, the floodlit track in Bad Gastein-Böckstein will seduce you into a sporting get-together.