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Ramsau am Dachstein, Austria

Ramsau am Dachstein ski holidays

Established in 1960 the Austrian ski resort Ramsau am Dachstein lies at 1200 metres altitude in the Steiermark / Styria region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2700m the area is snow sure. Over 40 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 19km of trails, which equates to around 50 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Ramsau am Dachstein is Salzburg at a distance of 90km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

Made up of scattered hotels emanating from the village centre, Ramsau is located on a sunny plateau above the Enns valley. It is tenuously linked to the Schladming lift pass but is close to the gently sloped Dachstein Glacier giving year-round skiing.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 0 runs 0km
0%  Intermediate Trails
 8 runs 19km
Advanced Trails
 8 runs 19km
50%  Expert Trails
 0 runs 0km

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Ramsau am Dachstein snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Ramsau am Dachstein snow history.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €182 - €196
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesApr 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 38km
total length of Ramsau am Dachstein trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 7.7km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation N S
direction Ramsau am Dachstein area faces
Top Altitude 2700m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1200m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1200m
centre of Ramsau am Dachstein ski resort
Vertical Drop 1500m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 1500m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Ramsau am Dachstein web cams
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Skiing in Ramsau am Dachstein

16 pistes and trails means approximately 38km of runs. 18 Ramsau am Dachstein lifts have capacity to transport 13000 per hour. The longest run in the Austrian ski resort is over 7.7km. Visit summer or winter as there is glacier skiing in Ramsau am Dachstein.

The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 50% intermediate, 50% advanced slopes and 0% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 1.5km Rittisberg run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Ramsau am Dachstein

Of the 18 ski lifts, 16 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Ramsau am Dachstein is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 3 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Ramsau am Dachstein Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

5 apres ski bars 15 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 1 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 2 hot tubs 2 solariums 2 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 2 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 50 sleigh rides 1 ballooning 2 horse riding 70 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Ski Jump.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Ramsau am Dachstein" by any other name

The Austrian resort is also known as Dachstein, Rittisberg and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Ramsau am Dachstein slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.

- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Ramsau am Dachstein has slopes facing N S.

Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Ramsau am Dachstein

Ramsau am Dachstein ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Schischule Ramsau and has ? teachers teaching in English, German, Dutch and taking students from a minimum age of 4.info@schischule-ramsau.at www.schischule-ramsau.at 81430

Ramsau am Dachstein for beginners         gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Ramsau am Dachstein for intermediates  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Ramsau am Dachstein for expert skiers   gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Ramsau am Dachstein for snowboarding  gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Ramsau am Dachstein

Ramsau am Dachstein snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Ramsau am Dachstein: 150km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 50km     Intermediate XC Trails: 50km   Difficult XC Trails: 50km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 3.5km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Ramsau am Dachstein

Ramsau am Dachstein snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 1

Prepared Winter Walks: 70 Snowshoeing: 3 Hang Gliding : 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 3.5km Paragliding schools: 1

Ramsau am Dachstein non skiing facilities also include Ski Jump.

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