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Rußbach

Rußbach Ski Resort Guide

Rußbach, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length65km40 miles
Highest Lift1,550m5,085ft
Resort Height820m2,690ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Ljubljana
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Rußbach

The Austrian ski resort of Rußbach is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 820m2,690ft, with 65km40 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Rußbach is part of the Dachstein West ski area with access to 245km152 miles of downhill skiing, with 97 marked pistes, served by a total of 61 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Rußbach itself (65km40 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, Gosau, Katrin - Bad Ischl, Krippenstein and Obertraun/Dachstein.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

Rußbach offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Rußbach is 4km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Kanonenrohr'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Rußbach?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 29 November, with around 53cm21in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Rußbach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 4km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 7km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 9km6 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Downhill
Total Length
65km40 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
50km31 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
14

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
245km152 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
61

Altitudes

Rußbach Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,550m5,085ft
Resort Altitude (Rußbach)820m2,690ft
Lowest Piste800m2,625ft
Max Vertical750m2,461ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Rußbach
Intermediate Skiers
Snowboarding
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Location and Map

Where is Rußbach?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, Gmunden.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Rußbach is Salzburg, 50 minutes drive away.

Ljubljana and Munich 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 14 ski lifts are able to uplift 65,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 15km9 miles of ski runs, with 20 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Rußbach open?

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

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

Piste Map

Rußbach Piste Map
Rußbach

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Rußbach, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Rußbach Tourist Office for the latest.

Rußbach Webcams

The Webcams in Rußbach 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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