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Ski Resort Krippenstein Obertraun in the Salzkammergut: Position on map

Krippenstein Obertraun Ski Resort

Trail Map Krippenstein Obertraun

The Ski Resort

© Leo Himsl

Freesports Arena Krippenstein in Salzkammergut, Upper Austria has been selected by SnowPlanet magazine as the hot spot of the Freerider scene! And beyond the runs and cliff drops, the ‘Krippenstein’ wins people over with an exciting programme of outdoor events – far removed from the mainstream.

Open days are on the agenda in Freesports Arena Krippenstein and quite simply anything goes - skiing and boarding, on and off piste; snow-shoe hikes, freeride training and snow camps, ski tours, ice climbing, paragliding. Or what about some extreme sitting in the Alpine lodges!!?? 

NEW at Freesports Arena Dachstein Krippenstein
+ NEW: Panoramic mountain inn Dachstein Krippenstein
+ Signposted and groomed snowshoe trails to 5fingers, Heritage helix and Dachstein-shark
+ Member business of the Salzburg Super Ski Card
+ FREE WiFi Hotspots

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Interesting facts

  • Offering 9 miles of slopes and terrain, Krippenstein Obertraun is the largest ski resort in Upper Austria.
  • Krippenstein Obertraun is among the 5 best rated Ski Resorts in Upper Austria.
  • Elevated between 1998 ft and 6890 ft, the Ski Resort is the highest elevated Ski Resorts in Upper Austria. The vertical drop from summit to base is 4892 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Austria is 2362 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 65 " at summit elevation and 11 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 68 " at summit elevation and 13 " at the base. Therefore Krippenstein Obertraun is among the 3 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Upper Austria.
  • Krippenstein Obertraun features 44 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Austria is 40 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 15 sunny days.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
60%
Snow Making Machines: 73
Snowphone+43 50 140
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
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(in ")

Après-Ski and Nightlife

Number of Bars and Pubs: 4
Number of Clubs: 1

Infrastructure & Rental

Skischools

Number of Skischools: 2
Number of Snowboard Schools: 1
Carving Lessons
Freestyle Lessons

Number of Ski Rental

Ski Depot
Sports Store
Ski Rental
Snowboard Rental
Backcountry Ski Rental

Current Offer

  • Accommodation as booked
  • Board as booked
  • 2 days, 3 days or 6 days lift pass Dachstein West (value of lift pass up to €238) Exceptions see booking process
  • Final cleaning
  • Use of spa area
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last update on Dec 22, 2023
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Mountain Stats

Elevation1998 ft - 6890 ft
Opening DayDec 24, 2023
Closing DayApr 1, 2024
Capacity 5350 Persons/Hr.
Hours8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Lifts

8
3
1
3
1
Total 8

Skiable Terrain

8.7 miles
Easy
Moderate
Advanced
Ungroomed
Overall Slope Length 8.7 miles
Number of Slopes 4

Weather (6890 ft)

Open Lifts & Trails

Rates

€57
1 day adult €57
1 day youth €41
1 day child €29.60
All rates & fees