Ski Resort Krippenstein Obertraun in the Salzkammergut: Position on map

Krippenstein Obertraun Ski Resort

Trail Map Krippenstein Obertraun

Mountain Stats

Elevation609 m - 2,100 m
Opening Day24 Dec 2016
Closing Day2 Apr 2017
Capacity 5350 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult €38.50
1 day youth €26.80
1 day child €18.10
5 days adult €194.30
5 days child €135.20
5 days youth €91.30
All rates & fees
Official Review
Krippenstein's days as an insiders' tip are numbered because probably before long the world out there will find out about this perfect retreat for powder hungry, nature seeking, winter loving...
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Total 7
Hours08:30 - 16:30

Skiable Terrain

Groomed Terrain 14 km

Interesting facts

  • Elevated between 609 m and 2,100 m, the Ski Resort is the highest elevated Ski Resorts in Upper Austria. The vertical drop from summit to base is 1,491 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Austria is 720 m. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
  • Krippenstein Obertraun is among the 5 best rated Ski Resorts in Upper Austria.
  • Season starts on 24 Dec and ends on 2 Apr (99 days). Average season duration in Austria is 124 days.
  • Average snow depth during the season (24 Dec to 2 Apr) is 141 cm at summit elevation and 30 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during January, offering an average snow depth of 149 cm at summit elevation and 56 cm at the base.
  • Krippenstein Obertraun features 56 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Austria is 57 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 19 sunny days.
  • Offering 14 km of slopes and terrain, Krippenstein Obertraun is the largest ski resort in Upper Austria.

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


Dachstein Tourismus AG
Winkl 34
Phone+43 (0) 50 140
Fax+43 (0) 50 140 12300
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