Ski and snowboarding lessons and courses are organised through the ski school in Gosau from December through to April. Group and private lessons available for both children and adults.
Guided tours for beginners and advanced skiiers -
eg Dachstein glacier (via the Dachstein cable car).
Ski courses for children are available for 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 days duration. They take place each day from 10.00 - 12.00 and 13.30 - 15.30.
We also offer half day courses for younger children: Mondays to Fridays from 10.00 - 12.00.
All course participants are invited to join in the competitions on Fridays. Medals and certificates are presented to each child.
is a ride on one of the Dachstein West cable cars. The 8-seater gondola takes you directly to the summit of the Zwieselalm. From here there are fantastic ski runs down to the valley and stunning views of the Dachstein. For further information please visit www.dachstein.at
The magical little resorts Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg are perfect venues for family winter sports holidays. Each place has its individual charm and atmosphere. The Dachstein West is an ever-popular ski region covering a total of 130 km of snow-sure pistes, unbelievable views of the Salzkammergut, and hours of fun for everyone. Friendly service guaranteed.
The Dachstein West ski region is easily accessible from Salzburg and destinations throughout Upper Austria. This lovely resort in the heart of the mountains offers not only stunning views, but also downhill ski facilities suitable for the whole famliy. The pistes ares suitable for beginners up to advanced skiers. As the area has the most up-to-date ski lifts, you can be up in the mountains in no time and enjoying the well-prepared ski runs.
For families with children, the Dachstein West is the best resort in the Alps. Ski passes are inexpensive and facilities excellent. There are short pistes suitable for children and lots of clubs and children's ski camps which all make for stress-free family fun.
140 km of ski pistes
70 cable cars/ski lifts
Ideal for snow-boarding and free-riding
The following areas are also covered by the Dachstein West ski pass:
Krippenstein - Obertraun
Feuerkogel - Ebensee
Katrin - Bad Ischl
Karkogel - Abtenau
Enjoy a romantic horse-drawn sledge ride through the Gosau valley, deep in snow!
Herr Christian Roth: 06136 / 8291
Herr Posch: 0664/49 28 838
Herr Gamsjäger: 0664 / 4936761
Herr Josef Gamsjäger:0699 / 11 58 58 98
For further information please visit www.www.schlittenfahrten.at
There are around 45 km of cross country ski trails in the Gosau valley, suitable for all levels of experience and ability.
An evening of interest to anyone wishing to discover more about Gosau every Sunday at 17.00 in the Sportzentrum (Sports Centre). The evening includes stunning photography which highlights the natural beauty of our valley.
This year's annual Gosau Rubber Duck Race will be held on Fasching Sunday - 19th February 2012. The event begins at 13.00 at the Neuwirt Bridge, and the finish line is the Euler Bridge near the Gosau butcher.
Rubber ducks can be bought in advance from either the butcher or Tourist Information.
Adults: 5 euros
children: 4 euros
More than 40 hot air ballooning teams from 10 different nations will compete for the "Dachstein Alpine Trophy". Weather permiting, balloons will take to the skies each day between 9.00 and 13.00.
Hot air balloon flights available to all!
An unforgettable, once in a life time experience. Magical from "take off" to the gentle landing at the end of your trip. A unique opportunity to see this beautiful region from an entirely new perspective. It feels like you could almost "touch" the mountains! For further details and reservations for 2013 please contact Gottfried Koller. Tel: 06136/8841
There is something here for everyone! Enjoy the winter sun and some wonderful, traditional music. There are helicopter rides and, for ski enthusiasts, the opportunity to try out 1000s of pairs of Intersport Höller carving skis.
There are many other attractions including moto-cross racing, the para-ski European championships with lots of parachute jumps into the spectator area, events for children and much more!
The fun begins once more on 13th January 2011! Around 25 hot air ballooning teams will take to the night skies, producing a magnificent, unforgettable display of colour and light. The Hornspitz car park in Mittertal is the meeting point, and there will be a running commentary from the Radio Oeberoesterreich (local radio) stage.
The fun continues into the small hours in the marquee with music from the local radio station!