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Skiing and snowboarding holiday in Bad Hofgastein

Unlimited skiing in the Gastein Valley

Fantastic opportunities for skiers, carvers and boarders. With 48 modern lifts up on high-altitude and snow-sure 2,700 m.

Amadé, part of the skiing holiday

With only one ski pass there is this great variety of slopes totaling 860 km, and 270 lifts. We gladly issue a ski pass directly at the hotel for you: no queue at the ticket office. Located not far away from the slopes, Hotel Zum Stern is the best ski resort for you and your family.

For the perfect skiing in Bad Hofgastein: Gratis ski bus, ski-guests’ kindergarten in Angertal, Fun Center on the Stubnerkogel.

Snow-making, prepare, protect

Numerous machines and equipment work at night to ensure enjoyable, snow-covered slopes. If Frau Holle is lazy, then the snowblowers provide for the necessary artificial snow - water-air mixture – to cover the skiing areas.

Avalanche commission staff control daily the hazardous areas to permit the opening of the slopes only when safety is guaranteed.

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The Gastein skiing areas

Angertal - the gateway to the Gasteiner skiing world

A unique building that sets new dimensions with the light-tower, all service facilities, the bar and the children's area. In only a few minutes from the hotel to the Angertal, three major lifts carry skiers and snowboarders to the sprawling diversity of slopes. Over 8,000 m² training slopes for beginners, the Judau lift and conveyor belts „ Magic carpets“ make learning easy. At the ski school easy and uncomplicated booking of ski lessons and private teachers.

Schlossalm - Angertal - Stubnerkogel

The largest connected ski area from 860 m to 2,300 m. The slopes and modern lifts and cable cars promise fun in all variations. One of the longest slopes in the Eastern Alps with almost 11 km in length leads from the Kleine Scharte to the valley. Something special on the Stubnerkogel: thrills in peak altitude - Europe's highest suspension bridge. The 140-meter-long suspension bridge breaks two records: it is the first suspension bridge in altitude of 2,300 m and is accessible all year round. Come and discover one of the best Alpine resort in Austria.


The highest ski area of Gastein (up to 2,700 meters above sea level) scores for its snow until early May and slopes that are especially interesting for athletic skiers. Thousands of meters of dream deep snow and moguls... here are skiers dreams in a unique alpine landscape true. An ideal Alpine resort for ski and snowboard lovers.


A ski resort for top skiers. The slopes are mostly in the forest area, thereby particularly wind-protected in case of poor visibility, the orientation is easy. There is no direct ski lift connection to the other ski areas.

The PLUS: a small and beautiful Austrian ski resort - a drag lift, two chair lifts - in the past, World Cup races took place here.

Ski connection Dorfgastein - Großarl

Varied for beginners and professionals, suitable both for skiers and snowboarders. Most modern ride comfort, rustic ski huts, family-friendly resort in Bad Hofgastein.

Snowboarding, free riding

Young skiing in Gastein on powdery snow. Snowboarders and freeskiers have endless opportunities to practice their tricks.

Everything the News School’s heart desires.
Freeskiers and snowboarders can easily learn the basics: grind, straight airs, spread eagles, safety grabs and mutes. The Snowpark Gastein on the Stubnerkogel with its perfectly shaped obstacles offers, even for professionals, a challenging training and lots of fun.

Ski safaris in Austrian Alps

Weekly guided ski safaris take place. Get to learn, under expert guidance, the slopes, the ski resort, the mountains and the tracks through the forest.

Ski tours in Bad Hofgastein

Ski touring is freedom, recreation, movement, a fascination and: it is becoming increasingly popular. It requires knowledge and skills to deal with the alpine dangers. With the correct basics the ski tour is an absolute pleasure. In the Schneesportschule (snow sports school) you get tips for your tour, you will learn (if desired), the deep-snow skiing and alpine particularities. The possibilites are varied in our valley. The complete equipment can be borrowed. Enjoy your ski holiday in Hotel Zum Srern!


snowboarding in Gastein Valley