South of Salzburg surrounding Lienz, the Lienzer Dolomiten Bergbahnen has 20 pistes served by 12 lifts with a maximum vertical descent of 1,300m. There are two distinct, non-interconnected ski areas on either side of Lienz which are to the northeast and to the northwest.
On the northeast side of Lienz, the Skigebeit Lienz Zetterfeld ski area has 13 pistes served by 7 lifts with a maximum vertical descent of 600m. The ski area is ideal for advanced beginners and intermediates with plenty of blue and red level pistes. For advanced snowboarders, there is a good ungroomed ski-route starting from the summit of the Schlepplift Schoberkopfl that leads down to the bottom of the 4er-Sesselbahn Steinermandl lift. After a long morning of snowboarding at Lienz Zetterfeld ski area, try grabbing an on-mountain lunch at Faschingalm hutte.
On the northwest side of Lienz, the Skigebeit Lienz Hochstein ski area has 7 pistes served by 5 lifts with a maximum vertical descent 1,330m. The ski area is an intermediates paradise with plenty of red and black level pistes. After a morning of shredding, grab an on-mountain lunch at Hochstein Hutte.
To reach the snowboarding in Lienz, there is an excellent train station on a major rail network right in town.
Overall, Lienzer Dolomiten Bergbahnen is the 32nd most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 52 snowboarding resorts in Austria.