Ski Resort Bad Gastein - Bad Hofgastein in the Gasteinertal: Position on map

Review Bad Gastein - Bad Hofgastein: Backcountry Skiing

Category Freeride: Official review by Snow-Online.com
  • Off-piste area
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    Freeride 6 / 10
    Overall score: 84 / 100

    Powder Trails at Stubnerkogel

    When snow conditions are good the area at the Stubnerkogel is just perfect for some off piste fun. There are also some ungroomed ski routes.

    Short tracks at Hohe Scharte

    Fresh tracks next to the grommed runs at Hohe Scharte (2.300m)
    Fresh tracks next to the grommed runs at Hohe Scharte (2.300m) © Skigebiete-Test

    In the Bad Hofgastein subarea, the high-altitude slopes at the Hohe Scharte (2,300m) are ideal for a short detour or two into the powder. The slopes around the Schlosshochalm lift (No. 9) are also popular with freeriders.

    User Reviews

    Leo (Age: 18-25)
    Skill: Pro • in Jan 2022
    Travelled as: Group
    There are a few routes. Sportgastein is but better! There are not so many routes but the ones that are there are nice.
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    Ben Ammer (Age: 26-30)
    Skill: Advanced • in Mar 2005
    Travelled as: n.V.
    Professionals looking for black pistes in vain
    Only the pros may come a little short in bad Hofgastein. You miss black pistes which are a real challenge for skiers. No one has to be bored here, however. Some well groomed mogul slopes and an unp... Read complete review
    Ben Ammer rated the following categories