Ramsau - Dachstein

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Cross Country Highlights

  • In the Top 3 cross-country skiing areas in the Alps (ADAC Ski Guide) and awarded the Styrian seal of approval
  • 80 places to stop for refreshment along the trails
  • Top cross-country ski schools and artificial snowmaking facilities

Cross-country skiing in Ramsau - Dachstein
The cross-country ski stadium in Ramsau is the central base for all hobbyists and top athletes. It is not only the start of lots of routes, but this is also where you will find the cross-country ski schools, test centre, the children’s cross-country ski park, and the lit night trail. Top cross-country ski experts are available for advice and tips on technique and equipment.

The range of cross-country skiing in Ramsau - Dachstein
There are 13 cross-country ski circuits with 220 km of trails of varying difficulty, between 1100 m and 2700 m, offering a wide range of cross-country skiing in Ramsau. Thanks to the ideal height and the snowmaking facilities, there is a long cross-country skiing season here.

Cross-country skiing throughout the year in Ramsau - Dachstein
The panorama trail is even open throughout the year, on the Dachstein glacier at 2700 m above sea level, with an impressive backdrop of mountains; this is where both the world elite and hobbyists have a circuit they can enjoy.

Nordic X-Park Ramsau Styria
A highlight of the region is the new Nordic X-Park, something totally new, giving the cross-country skiing world extra momentum. Up to 4 cross-country skiers can ski at the same time on these fun circuits with small jumps, steep bends, rollers, and slalom posts; totally suitable for beginners and ideal for learning and practice.

Trail area Ramsau - Dachstein

Trail area Ramsau - Dachstein


220km thereof:
  • Skating 70 km
  • Special night trails 2.5 km
  • Trails with artificial snowmaking 2.5 km

Prices & Service

Prices according to Website.

  • Children's XCS Park
  • Nordic arena with test center

Further information

  • Trail altitude

    1100 m - 2700 m

  • Resort altitude

    1100 m - 2700 m

  • Cross country season

    Begin of November - middle of March

Cross-country skiing in Ramsau am Dachstein

The cross-country ski trail network from Ramsau am Dachstein comprises 220 km, of which 70 km are sport and skating trails. The central starting point for nearly all tours is the cross-country ski stadium right in the resort. The different heights, different difficulty levels, and the more than 80 places of refreshment distinguish the 13 circuits which world champion Alois Stadlober is responsible for designing. The children’s cross-country ski park and the new Nordic-X-Park are the perfect complement for learning and practising. A day ticket for the Ramsau cross-country ski trails costs € 10.50. Half day, 2 day, 3 day, and week tickets are also available.


Cross-country ski schools & rentals

Langlaufschule Ramsau

Langlaufschule Ramsau

Schildlehen 83

8972 Ramsau am Dachstein

0043 664 50 00 633

  • Biathlon
  • Skitours
  • Snowshoe hikes
Skischule Pitzer

Skischule Pitzer

Kulm 171

A-8972 Ramsau am Dachstein

+43(0)3687 / 82508

  • Skitours
  • Snowshoe hikes
  • Rent
Langlaufschule fit & fun

Langlaufschule fit & fun

Ramsau 89

A-8972 Ramsau am Dachstein

+43 664 231 0 231

  • Biathlon
  • Snowshoe hikes
  • Nordic Cruising & Cross Countrs skiing for people with disabilities
Sport Ski Willy

Sport Ski Willy

Schildlehen 83

8972 Ramsau

+43 (0) 3687 / 81854

  • Equipment for Skitouring and avalanche sets
  • Snowshoes
  • Cross Country ski equipment
Skitours in Ramsau (c) birdyfoto

Winter sports in the region

  • Ski touring Eldorado Dachstein
  • Biathlon stadium
  • Snowshoe hiking trails even to alpine pastures

Ski touring in Ramsau am Dachstein

There is a reason why Dachstein is known as Austria’s “Ski Touring Eldorado“. Here you will find a total of 16 ski tours full of variety and of all levels of difficulty. The famous national ski tour – the Dachstein crossing – is even 25 kilometres long and groomed. A special highlight is the moonlight tour through the Ramsau alpine pasture region.

Easy tours:

  • Hunerkogel –Dachsteinwarte
  • Dachsteinhaus

Intermediate tours:

  • Kraml-Lahn via ski track and Brandriedel
  • South Face Hut
  • Brandalm
  • Dachstein crossing – national ski tour

Difficult tours:

  • Dachstein, Edelgrieß and Kraml-Lahn
  • “Über den Stein“ – Guttenberghaus
  • Gjaidstein circular route
  • Sinabell – Guttenberghaus
  • Sulzenhaus with option Rötelstein
  • Sulzenhaus with option Tor
  • Sulzenhaus with option Windlegerscharte

Experienced mountain and ski guides accompany you and show you the most beautiful tours.

Equipment can be hired from the local sports shops.

Biathlon in Ramsau am Dachstein

Ramsau am Dachstein offers biathlon enthusiasts 2 air rifle shooting stands and a shooting stand for small-bore weapons with 12 lanes which are also open to use by amateur sportsmen and women and guests.

Biathlon courses for groups as well as private lessons are available. Instructor, rifle, ammunition and shooting stand hire are included.

Snowshoe hiking in Ramsau am Dachstein

Snowshoe hikers will find the best landscape conditions on the Ramsau sun plateau at the base of the Dachstein. 3 signposted routes lead through the snow-covered mountain world up into the alpine pasture region in 1.700 altitude metres.

Intermediate tours:

  • Kulmberg snowshoe route
  • Alpine pasture tour

Difficult tours:

  • Duregg tour

The Ramsau mountain and ski guides as well as ski and cross-country ski schools offer excellent services for guided tours and show you the most beautiful and safest tours.

Snowshoe equipment can be hired from the local sports shops.

Events in the region

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17. Ramsauer Dachstein Volkslanglauf und 8. Tour de Ramsau

2017-01-13 - 2017-01-15

Die spektakuläre Tour de Ski für Volkslangläufer findet erneut in Ramsau am Dachstein statt. Der Freitag  startet mit einem 2km Sprint- Bewerb, am Samstag geht der beliebte Volkslauf mit über 30km in die 17. Runde und am Sonntag findet der Berglauf auf den Rittisberg (7km) statt.

More info to the events
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Cross Country Ski Opening Ramsau am Dachstein

2016-12-08 - 2016-12-11

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Tourismusverband Ramsau am Dachstein

Ramsau 372
8972 - Ramsau am Dachstein
T: +43 3687 818338

Cross-country ski experts

Sepp Schneider
ÖSV Nordic combination athlete

There is also a special facility for child cross-country skiers in Ramsau am Dachstein, namely the children’s cross-country ski park where they get a playful, entertaining introduction to the sport of cross-country skiing.

Sepp Schneider
ÖSV Nordic combination athlete