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Gosau

Gosau Ski Resort Guide

Gosau, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowfall and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length56km35 miles
Highest Lift1,620m5,315ft
Resort Height770m2,526ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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Gosau

The Austrian ski resort of Gosau is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 770m2,526ft, with 56km35 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Gosau is part of the Dachstein West ski area with access to 299km186 miles of downhill skiing, with 97 marked pistes, served by a total of 81 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Gosau itself (56km35 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Dachstein West ski resorts of Abtenau, Annaberg im Lammertal, Katrin - Bad Ischl, Krippenstein, Obertraun/Dachstein and Rußbach.

Skiing

Gosau offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Gosau offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Gosau.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Gosau is 5km3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Kanonenrohr'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gosau?

The next notable snow forecast is 9cm3in, expected on 10 July.

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Ski Area Stats

Gosau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 7km4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1542km26 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
157km4 miles
Downhill
Total Length
56km35 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
10

Dachstein West Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 8 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
55
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
31
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 
Downhill
Total Length
299km186 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
81

Altitudes

Gosau Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,620m5,315ft
Resort Altitude (Gosau)770m2,526ft
Lowest Piste750m2,461ft
Max Vertical870m2,854ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gosau
Intermediate Skiers
Snow
Apres-Ski

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Ski Lessons in Gosau

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Location and Map

Where is Gosau?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Gmunden, Upper Austria.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gosau is Salzburg, 60 minutes drive away.

Linz, Munich, Klagenfurt, Graz, Ljubljana and Innsbruck Airport airports are all within three hours drive.

Salzburg is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 35,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 52km32 miles of ski runs, with 35 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gosau open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Gosau Piste Map
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Gosau Webcams

The Webcams in Gosau are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.

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