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Ski Resort Alp Planneralm in Schladming-Dachstein: Position on map

Alp Planneralm Ski Resort

Donnersbach

Trail Map Alp Planneralm

The Ski Resort

© Planneralm/Tom Lamm

Alp Planneralm with its location up to 2.200 meters is the highest situated ski village in Styria. There are five lifts, of which are two chair lifts and three T-bar lifts. Once there, skiers and snowboarders have 16 kilometres of predominantly red marked pistes at their disposal, which are exclusively prepared with natural snow.

Beginners feel comfortable at T-bar "Kleine Rotbühellift". A simple ski slope marked in blue runs along the lift and is perfect for practising your first turns and gaining safety on the boards. Kids are taught the fun of winter sports in the kids area next to lift "Gläserboden". There is also a practice lift and very flat slopes for safe practice.

Advanced skiers will find the largest offer on alp Planneralm. Eleven of the 15 kilometres of slopes in the ski area are marked in red. From the top station of Plannereck chair lift two departures lead back to the bottom station. The also moderately difficult slope no. 6 brings skiers and snowboarders to the valley station of Rotbühel chair lift. If you go back uphill with it, you will get back to Plannereck chair lift via slope no. 4.

Experts should use lift "Gläserboden". From the top station the black marked steep slope no. 7 starts. If you don't dare to do it yet, you can leave the lift at the intermediate exit and take the red marked descent back to the valley. There is another challenging piste at Plannereck chair lift: Variant no. 3 brings sporty skiers to the red marked valley run with many bends. In addition, there are several unprepared ski routes with a high degree of difficulty, such as no. 8 along lift "Gläserbode", no. 5 at lift "Rotbühel" or no. 1 along Plannereck chair lift.

Also Freestyler and Freerider will get their money's worth at alp Planneralm. The Snowvalley Park at T-Bar "Kleine Rotbühellift" has a kicker line, a rail park, a corner, a wallride as well as several backcountry spots and freeride lines. The funslope "kidS-Rodeo" provides fun for kids.

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Interesting facts

  • Elevated between 5249 ft and 7218 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 5 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Styria. The vertical drop from summit to base is 1969 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Austria is 2362 ft.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 43 " at summit elevation and 35 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during January, offering an average snow depth of 43 " at summit elevation and 35 " at the base.
  • Alp Planneralm features 46 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Austria is 46 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 17 sunny days.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
60%
Snow Making Machines: 27
Snowphone+43 (0)3683 8128
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
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On Mountain Dining

Various mountain restaurants and huts on alp Planneralm invite you to take a break. These are all located near the valley or directly in the village. Traditional alpine cuisine await hungry guests, for example in Ewishütte at the red marked descent no. 6a. You can get delicious styrian food at Seekaralm-Hütte next to the bottom station of Plannereck chair lift. In Gasthaus Grimmingblick the "Planner Bröslfetzn“ are served as a speciality.

Activities

© Planneralm/Alm8

A rapid descent on the nature toboggan run offers fun for the whole family. Due to the lighting the toboggan fun is even possible until 24 o'clock. You can rent a toboggan at café bowling alley – here, as the name suggests, there is also a bowling alley where you can go bowling with friends after making an appointment.

Skitourers find numerous suitable routes around alp Planneralm for beginners and professionals. Guided tours with a mountain or ski guide run for example to "Hintere Gullingspitze" or to "Goldbachseespitz". Equipment can be hired in the sports shops directly on the Planneralm.

The snow-covered winter landscape is particularly pleasant to explore on one of the winter hiking trails. These start in the area of the practice lift at the kids area. After the hike you can enjoy yourself in one of the numerous mountain restaurants.

Number toboggan runs: 1
Toboggan run lighted
Toboggan hire
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Après-Ski and Nightlife

To celebrate you can meet at the umbrella bar at Ewishütte at the red marked exit 6a. Directly in the valley you continue at cellar bar „The Rock“ at Gasthaus Gstemmerblick.

Number of Bars and Pubs: 1

Dining and Restaurants

Number of Restaurants: 6
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Infrastructure & Rental

Skischools

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

Number of Ski Rental

Sports Store
Ski Rental
Snowboard Rental
Cross Country Ski Rental
Backcountry Ski Rental

Getting here

By car:

Coming from direction Salzburg and Villach, take the A10 to Eben and follow the B320 via Schladming to Trautenfels. From there, take the B75 via Irdning to Donnersbach. Then follow Planneralmstraße to Planneralm.

Whoever arrives from Linz, Graz or Vienna takes the A9 to Liezen. Leave the motorway there and follow the B320 via Stainach to Trautenfels. Then continue as above.

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Contact

Skigebiet Planneralm
Planneralm 17
8953
Donnersbach
E-Mail
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Phone+43 3683 8128

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Mountain Stats

Elevation5249 ft - 7218 ft
Opening DayDec 2, 2023
Closing DayMar 31, 2024
Capacity 5912 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lifts

5
2
2
1
Total 5

Skiable Terrain

9.9 miles
Easy
Moderate
Advanced
Ungroomed
Overall Slope Length 9.9 miles

Weather (7218 ft)

Rates

€53
1 day adult €53
1 day youth €45
1 day child €27
All rates & fees