Sport Gastein - located on the edge of the Hohe Tauern National Park - is 1590-2650 m above sea level, the highest ski resort in Salzburg which is not on a glacier!
Sport Gastein is THE ski area for the true sports lovers amongst us skiers, because: If the snow conditions are safe and weather conditions are ideal, then it's off to the ski routes (1 + 2 + 3) and that means: deep snow and more deep snow.
Thousands of meters up, with deep snow and mogul runs off the top of groomed slopes challenge. This is the proper preparation for an evening in the spa areas of the Spa Hotels Gastein - let yourself be pampered is the calling.
However, the slopes of Sportgastein promise maximum enjoyment, not only for extreme athletes among skiers, as in winter the Nassfeld (as Sportgastein is also called) always has snow and the possibilities are endless: Whether skiing, cross country skiing, winter hiking - we are talking about THE secret ski amadé, in the midst of the Hohe Tauern National Park. Plus, those who are a little more sporty and want to go to the limits - enjoying freestyle on the slopes in Sportgastein! Freeriding which is sort of the "original form" of extreme deep snow and currently really trendy. More and more skiers can be inspired and dive into a whole new world of pleasure.
In Sport Gastein they have recognized this and have developed freeride routes - which also makes deep snow slopes equally safe - with the Freeride Info Base! The Freeride Info Base is a completely new information and management system! In the future, this will provide safe fun off the slopes, thus making the freeride experience in Sportgastein accessible to different skill levels! In a "beep" station you can, under real conditions, so as to speak rehearse emergency situations and so safely prepare for fun outside the slopes!
In summer, the sprawling landscape around the Kreuzkogel offers unforgettable opportunities for shorter or longer walks with different difficulties. We don't need to mention the countless pastures that are available to stop in and savour, come up with a hearty snacks from our regional products.