Ski holidays in Schladming-Dachstein
Winter at Hotel Kielhuberhof
Cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, ski touring and mountaineering. Winter walking through the winter-wonderland. Horse-sleigh rides. Stopovers at a rustic alpine mountain hut. See for yourself what winter has to offer – so many ways to make your winter visit unforgettable.
Hotel Kielhuberhof lies on the Ramsau sun plateau near to the Schladming four interlinked mountains. Planai base station is only three kilometers away and you can get there in five to ten minutes. In front of the hotel is a stop for the ski bus, which is free with a ski pass. Or, if you prefer, drive and park in the large car park at Planet Planai in the village.
The Ramsau ski lifts are also easy to reach in ten minutes, by bus or by car.
At Hotel Kielhuberhof, guests have a ski and boot storage room as well as a wax room.
Ski straight out on to the closest cross-country track, Leitenloipe. The classic track runs alongside the hotel. A freestyle track is just five minutes away, beside the classic Leitenloipe. Enjoy 200 km of cross-country trails in the region from the ski bus or your car.
Step out from the Hotel Kielhuberhof on to many winter-walking trails that take you through forests or snow-covered meadows.
Your coachman will pick you up at Hotel Kielhuberhof, on request.
Cross-country skiing in Ramsau am Dachstein
Classic and freestyle
The Ramsau network of cross-country tracks covers 220 kilometres, ranging from an altitude of 1,000 meters to 2,700 meters.
The cross-country tracks spiral out from the WM stadium in Ramsau Ort. There are 12 loops over 150 km of classic tracks, of which 50 km are easy, 50 km intermediate, and 50 km difficult. The Rittisloipe track is the longest loop at 21 km. Sonnenloipe, the sunniest loop, is 6 km, and the track most suitable for beginners is the 18-km Standardloipe track.
There are 70 km of sport trails for freestyle cross-country skiing, also heading out from the WM stadium. The original 1999 Nordic World Championships trails have been altered to satisfy every cross-country skier. Enjoy one-way sports trails of 1.5 km, 2 km, 3 km, 5 km, and 7 km. The 10 km Schildlehen and 30 km Dachstein connecting trails have two-way traffic in parts.
Ramsau’s cross-country ski schools
Ski & Board in Schladming-Dachstein
Skiing in Ramsau
With 40 kilometers of alpine skiing, Ramsau has gentle, sunny slopes with drag lifts, making it ideal for beginners and children. For long downhill runs on a well-groomed ski piste, go to Rittisberg, Ramsau’s premier address. It has five multi-ability ski runs, a four-seater chairlift, and the drag lift are all top notch. Catch the first lift for the most amazing downhill runs – and you’ll share them with no one.
Intermediate skiers should head to the Alm for easy-going skiing in stunning scenery – the Adlerlifte around the Türlwand is the best place for a relaxing skiing day. Then venture down the groomed trail back to Ramsau. A couple of mountain restaurants invite you to stop in and on the way. Try their excellent cuisine and, on a sunny day, enjoy the blue skies and beautiful panorama.
Skiing on 2,700 metres! Sporty ski runs and powder slopes.
Hotel Kielhuberhof in Ramsau am Dachstein is ideal if you plan to ski our neighbouring areas, too. Ski amadé has 760 kilometres of ski runs, all accessible with one ski ticket. The closest ski resort is Schladming’s Planai, one of the four interlinked mountains of Hauser Kaibling, Planai, Hochwurzen, and Reiteralm, which offer 123 kilometres of ski runs and are among the Alps’ top-five ski areas
Snowboarding & Freeriding
The Sportwelt amadé pistes are also amazing for snowboarding, with freeride slopes to challenge and excite.
The Rohrmoos Hochwurzen park is a mecca for boarders and riders, staying open and lit till 10 pm.
Planai, too, has a freestyle park with rails, kickers, quarter pipes and jumps for every level.
Ramsau has a good selection of ski schools for both ski and snowboard lessons for adults and children of all abilities, as well as child-care facilities for the youngest snow lovers.
Ski regions/ski resorts
Ski touring on Dachstein glacier
At the glacier gondola’s top station, choose from a bevy of ski tours.
Ski tours take in the villages around the Dachstein massif – Hallstatt, Obertraun, Ramsau, Gosau, Gröbming, and Filzmoos. Depending on the tour you take, you might cover up to an altitude difference of 2,000 meters, on a tour covering 30 kilometres.
Ski tours also meet at the Ramsau Plateau or leave from the Alm region, and you can tailor your number of ascents and downhill runs to your ability.
Even on less-demanding tours, remember you are in the high alpine, away from groomed, secured ski runs. If you are alone, please join a group. Never leave the signposted routes.
Some of the most popular ski tours are:
- Dachstein crossing to Obertraun at the Hallstätter lake
- Dachstein crossing to Hallstatt
- Edelgrieß freeride down to Ramsau
- Freeride down to Ramsau passing by Guttenberghaus
- Ski tour across Edelgrieshöhe and Gruberscharte down to Ramsau
- Ascent and downhill across Kramllahn
- Ski over across Notgasse to Gröbming
- Ski over to the Gosau lakes
For more information pleas visit Dachstein gacier.
Winter walking and snowshoeing in Ramsau am Dachstein
The northern Dachstein massif and Schladming Tauern mountains to the south, the altitude of 1,000 to 1,700 meters, and the many hours of sunshine both summer and winter make the Ramsau plateau ideal for winter walkers. Wide groomed trails cross the plateau in 70km over three large loops taking you up to the alm region. Additionally, there are narrow winter paths, 60 cm wide, groomed by ski-doo.
Walk or hike through the deep powder in snowshoes, a peaceful way to explore the mountains. Ramsau’s ski and mountain guides offer daily snowshoe hikes for all levels.
Live the life in Ramsau am Dachstein
Define your winter visit with excellent sport and world-class entertainment.
Ramsau Rittisberg and Rohrmoos Hochwurzen have natural toboggan runs floodlit in the evenings.
Fly across Ramsau’s winter wonderland with two horse power. Simply let us know when you would like to go, and your coachman will pick you up at the hotel.
Enjoy winter at its best at Ramsau’s ski schools’ traditional snow fests featuring ski demo runs, formation skiing, and entertainment in the crisp winter air.
Watch the world’s best ski-jumping athletes train at the Ramsau ski jump. You’ll see the national teams and young athletes who often come to Ramsau to improve their jumping skills. And if you feel like trying yourself, try ski jumping for everyone
Ice stock sport
An entertaining winter game in good company.