Winter active

Where snow is at home!

Also, for all those who simply want to escape everyday life, then there is the unique and fairy tale-like snowshoe hiking or ski touring on offer. Furthermore, there is cross-country skiing on 6 to 23 km of cross-country skiing trails, if you would simply like to relax and enjoy the countryside.

A really romantic highlight

A really romantic highlight in Obertauern is the horse drawn sleigh ride through the snowy countryside and along the stream. This is the perfect opportunity to get to know one another or to rekindle love.

Cross-country skiing in Obertauern

Glide silently through the snowy countryside and at the same time do something good for your health. That is what you experience when cross-country skiing in Obertauern. Conquer the stunning mountain landscape by using your own strength. Regardless, whether you prefer classic style cross-country skiing or skating style, for both types, there are numerous varieties on offer, when on a winter holiday in Obertauern. Both beginners and professionals will find the right challenge on the trails around Obertauern. Let yourself be surprised by the range of cross-country skiing trails on offer.

Obertauern is not only THE ski resort in Salzburger Land

it is also a cross-country skiing paradise for beginners, advanced, semi-professionals and professionals all at the same time.
On the various trails, there is something for everyone – regardless whether connoisseurs of professionals.


length: 15 km


length: 6 km


length: 10 km

Loipe Twenger Au

length: 23 km


length: 12 km

Away from the prepared slopes

Deep powder skiers want to learn and practice. The Freeride paradise in Obertauern impresses old and young. Guests and locals, connoisseurs and daredevils. What is better than the feeling of freedom? Powder snow awaits, blue skies put you in the mood for deep powder snow and unused slopes. Enjoyable moments that are unforgettable.


The Freeride check point in Obertauern is situated by the bottom station of the Hochalmbahn and the Kringsalmbahn.
On these notice boards, you are informed about special information and rules of conduct regarding Freeriding.

Current avalanche
danger level

LVS device
check point

Height of the snow

Dangerous slope

Snow Kite

Are you in need of a change? Why not try out the new trendy sport of snow kiting? This is where you stand on skis or a snowboard and are propelled by a kite. A unique experience for averagely trained winter sports enthusiasts. This type of sport is relatively easy and can be learnt in only a few hours. First of all, you practice how to manoeuvre the kite and then you are ready to get on the snow. Let’s do this! At the Snow kite arena in Obertauern, a Snow kite school offers courses for both beginners and advanced.


You, the snow, the mountains … Far away from crowds, groomed ski slopes and crowded lifts, we join you in untouched landscapes. Our professional ski guides show you the best and most beautiful ski tours in the region and choose the perfect tour for you and your skills. They provide for your well-being and your safety, so that you can enjoy the tour, the peace and the rhythm to the fullest.

Tobogganing fun

Are you in need of some tobogganing fun? A unique experience for the whole family. Look forward to 6,5 km of tobogganing fun in the bright sunshine, in the middle of the wonderful countryside of Obertauern. After the lifts have closed, then the adventure can begin.

The toboggan run “Gnadenalm“ is also lit in the evenings, so that you can enjoy tobogganing both during the day and at night. For the whole family. The Gnadenalm is situated only 4 km from Obertauern. A Skidoo – toboggan taxi (snowmobiles with 120 PS) take you directly up the mountain.


Further activities

  • mountainyoga | snowshoe hike
    a workshop for your inner & outer balance. with yogateacher and local guide.
  • firetorch hike | schnaps testing | bagslide
    after dinner, a local guide hikes with us from your hotel to the hut for schnaps testing. firetorches light our way and on bags we slide down.
  • ropeslide and abseiling
    with our local rope-specialist, we build a ropeslide over the snow and try to abseil different obstacles.