Why take your school trip to Dachstein West?
The skiing in Dachstein West is ideal for all levels, from beginner to expert, complimented of course by the Dachstein glacier renowned as one of the best when it comes to glacial skiing. The 142km ski area links the towns of Gosau, Russbach, Zwieselalm and Annaberg and has something for all abilities.
Away from the piste, you can expect to enjoy the famous Austrian hospitality, as well as the hugely impressive Dachstein Sky Walk, a suspended walkway over a 250m drop over the Hunerkogel rock face.
Dachstein West Accommodation
The Rupertushof Youth Hotel
Located in Abtenau, nestled in the beautiful Lammer Valley, the Rupertushof is a wonderful accommodation for school groups, with plenty of on-site activities for the evenings, including climbing wall, high ropes course and indoor tennis.
Students have shared facilities, teachers have en-suite rooms.
Things to do in Dachstein West - Après Ski
Only 17km from our recommended accommodation, Gosau indoor pool is open until 20.30 daily except for Mondays.Gosau indoor pool
The Salzkammergut Thermal Spa in Bad Ischl offers a hot water spa with pools both indoors and out.Salzkammergut Thermal Spa
A number of different toboganning slopes can be found in the area. Why not try it at night by torchlight for some extra fun!Toboganning in Salzkammergut
An hour away, the Eisarena in Salzburg is home to the Red Bull hockey team who play in the national Austrian league. Ice skating is available but please check in advance fro opening times.Red Bull Salzburg Ice Hockey
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There are 142 ski runs in Dachstein West, of which over 122 km have artificial snow-making facilities.
The Dachstein range contains peaks up to 2,995 m (9,826 ft) and the towns of the Enns valley, such as Schladming