Grossarl Dorfgastein Snowboarding
The 59th most popular snowboarding destination in Austria.
Tuesday 9 January 2018 07:01 GMT
South of Salzburg, the Grossarl Dorfgastein ski area has 30 pistes totaling 80km that are served by 16 lifts accessing a maximum descent of 1100m. If you’re in search of some freeriding, there are three options available including the descent from the Laireiteralm hutte (Route 10), from the Gipfelstadl hutte (Route 11) and from the Reiterhutte (Route 8).
The Grossarl-Dorfgastein ski area is part of the Ski Gastein region which has over 60 pistes totaling 200km served by 42 lifts accessing a maximum vertical descent of 1000m. Ski Gastein encompasses three other ski areas around the villages of Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein and Sportgastein. Overall, the terrain in each of the ideal for solid intermediate riders and there are a few ski routes to keep the advanced riders interested. Each of the ski mountain towns are interconnected by free regular ski buses.
In addition, the Grossarl ski area is within the Ski Amade ski arena, which has over 860km of pistes served by 270 lifts spread among 5 ski regions interconnecting 25 villages. The five ski regions include Salzburger Sportwelt, Schladming-Dachstein, Gastein, Hochkoenig and Grossarltal.
Overall, Grossarl Dorfgastein is the 59th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 64 snowboarding resorts in Austria.