Landhaus Osborne and Obertraun are the perfect bases for exploring this area of outstanding natural beauty characterised by the Dachstein mountain range. The region provides a real adventure for downhill and cross country skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. For those who prefer more gentle snow shoe hiking, Obertraun has plenty to offer.
Never heard of the ski resorts of Krippenstein and Dachstein West? That is because they are one of Austria's the best kept secrets.
The Krippenstein Freeride Arena (2100 metres),
which is only a 3 minute drive from Landhaus Osborne, is a magnet for
those who enjoy winter sports in unspoilt natural surroundings and is
accessible via the recently modernised Dachsteinbahn cable car system. There are 11 km of prepared ski piste from the summit
down to the valley, otherwise you can try out some off-piste skiing. Our
younger guests will have hours of fun at the recently established "Krippi-Park".
For families, beginners and intermediates, then the nearby area of Dachstein West is the place to head for and is Upper Austria's largest skiing region. This is a family-friendly and down-to-earth, guaranteed snow and variety, modern and affordable: The Dachstein West skiing region has a special kind of charm. The aim here is not to be bigger, brighter and faster, but to be authentic and genuine. In the orchestra of alpine ski resorts, Dachstein West stands out as a voice of its own. And the Dachstein West ski association means that the region has now grown to include not only the core resorts of Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg but also another seven ski resorts, all of which can be accessed with ski passes with a duration of 1.5 days or longer.
Within easy reach by car are over 200 kms of runs within the following resorts...
Krippenstein Dachstein Freeride Arena
Fantastic skiing at 2100 m above sea level!
Winter here on the Dachstein plateau is fun for all. There is a piste 11km long (1500 metres altitude) from the summit to the cable car terminus in the valley. The "Krippenstein Fun Park" is an exciting venue for snow boarders.
The "Krippi-Park" is ideal for children and adults who are learning to ski, and is an ideal place to build up confidence before attempting the higher, longer slopes.
"Wild dogs on big skis"
This is what locals call the international freeriding community!
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