- Elevated between 5217 ft and 8694 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 3 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Salzburg. The vertical drop from summit to base is 3478 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Austria is 2356 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
- Season starts on Nov 29 and ends on Mar 15 (107 days). Average season duration in Austria is 177 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (Nov 29 to Mar 15) is 74 " at summit elevation and 39 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 96 " at summit elevation and 58 " at the base.
- Sportgastein features 47 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Austria is 48 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 18 sunny days.
The Ski Resort
Sportgastein is the highest ski area in Gastein Valley. Due to an elevation up to 2700 meters above sea level and extensive snowmaking capabilities reliable snowconditions are guaranteed from late november until the end of april. Espacially for freeriders and experienced skiers and snowboarders Sportgastein offers numerous opportunities to challenge their skills, like the three golden off-piste runs.
Altogether there are four ski areas in Gastein Valley providing 60 km easy, 117 km intermediate and 24 km difficult slopes, including family-style hills, carving hills, deep-snow and moguls runs, all just waiting to be conquered by you. You can look forward to descents down perfectly groomed and variety-packed hills! Choose between the ski alliances of Stubnerkogel-Angertal-Schlossalm and Dorfgastein-Großarl, which awaits you with permanent race hill, the World Championship-calibre Graukogel with its long and challenging runs, and the high-alpine Sportgastein, which is a paradise for freeriders.