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Ski holidays in Obertauern

One of the best snow records in the Alps

The Romans who toiled over this high, wintry mountain pass could scarcely have imagined that one day people would actually come here for pleasure! Obertauern has one of the longest seasons in the Alps: winter lasts until early May. With high-altitude queue-free skiing, traditional Austrian après-ski and ski-in/ski-out hotels, Obertauern is a real treasure in the Salzburg ski region, deservedly gaining in popularity with British guests. With skiing from 1,740m to 2,526m, and 100km of slopes served by 26 lifts, Obertauern has the best guarantee of snow in Salzburgerland. There’s a well-linked circuit, almost entirely above the treeline on both sides of the Tauern pass valley. You can ski back to most hotels. Shrouded by the spectacular peaks of the RadstädterTauern, the ski circus is suitable for all levels and great for mixed ability groups. Après-ski is lively at the many huts dotted around the mountain and even more so at the bottom of the slopes. With the addition of the nearby Mautendorf ski area, a further 50km of piste and 10 more lifts are available to Obertauern lift pass holders, a free 20 minutes ski bus ride connects the two resorts.

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Ski and Snowboard Information

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Ski holidays in Obertauern for Beginners

The nursery slopes and the ski school are conveniently situated directly beside the village. The green circuit with 7 lifts including the main 'Zehnerkar' cable-car gives access to wonderful open slopes to help the beginner and second time skiers' confidence. 

Ski holidays in Obertauern for Intermediates

The red circuit with 9 lifts contains a vast amount of blue and red runs; the higher up you go, the harder the runs get. 

Ski holidays in Obertauern for Advanced skiers

There are numerous off-piste possibilities plus challenging black runs with moguls to satisfy the most demanding skier. 

Snowboarding holidays in Obertauern

Very popular with both beginners and dedicated riders.


Mountain Facts
  • Area 150 km
  • Ski area Obertauern 100 km and Mauterndorf 50 km
  • Resort Altitude1740m
  • Ski Alt. From1740m
  • Ski Alt. To2313m
  • Runs
    61
    35
    4
  • Longest Run2
  • Run Information

    Obertauern Blue 61km, Red 35km, Black 4km
    Mauterndorf Blue 26km, Red 17km, Black 7km

  • Lifts Chairlifts 22 , Free Baby Lifts False , Cable car 4 , Draglifts 10
  • Lift Ski LockersNo
  • Local Pass Lifts26
  • Whole Area Pass Lifts36
  • Night Skiing IncludedYes
  • Mountain Restaurants16
  • Snow Cannon Coverage86%
  • Night Skiing

    Twice weekly.

  • Nursery SlopesVillage centre
  • Off-piste OptionsNo
  • Slope Direction,N,S
  • Snowpark Info

    1 snow park

  • Walking18
  • Ski/Resort bus

    Free with lift pass


Meet The Pistes

Free ski hosting with your Inghams Rep.

  • from£1079pp
  • 56 rooms
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As one of the leading hotels in Obertauern, the small and exclusive Hotel Kohlmayr Royal is conveniently located and offers first class service and comfort.

  • from£929pp
  • 87 rooms
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With its large leisure area and excellent reputation for service and cuisine, and superb location in Obertauern - the Hotel Steiner is deservedly popular with Inghams guests.

  • from£749pp
  • 100 rooms
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The Marietta enjoys an excellent, sunny location close to the resort centre with doorstep skiing and superb facilities.

High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow
One of the longest ski seasons in Austria
Short transfers from Salzburg airport