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.
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.
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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.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€182 - €196|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|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 station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Ramsau am Dachstein ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1500m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
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
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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.