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Sportgastein Ski Resort Guide

Sportgastein, Austria

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift2,686m8,812ft
Lowest Lift1,590m5,217ft
 Nearest AirportsKlagenfurt and Salzburg
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The Austrian ski resort of Sportgastein is at an altitude of 1,590m5,217ft.


Sportgastein is part of the Gastein ski area with access to 205km127 miles of downhill skiing, with 178 marked pistes, served by a total of 50 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Sportgastein itself the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Gastein ski resorts of Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein, Dorfgastein and Graukogel.

With ski lifts as high as 2,686m8,812ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


We do not currently have enough information to describe the skiing in Sportgastein. If you have skied here, or know the area, please tell us about it in the Ski Forum.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Sportgastein.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sportgastein?

The next notable snow forecast is 13cm5in, expected on 9 December, with around 13cm5in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Sportgastein

Ski Area Stats

Gastein Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
205km127 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Sportgastein Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,686m8,812ft
Lowest Piste1,590m5,217ft
Max Vertical1,096m3,596ft

Ski Hire in Sportgastein

Ski Hire Shops in Sportgastein.

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Ski Lessons in Sportgastein

Find a Ski Instructor

To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Sportgastein Ski Schools and Sportgastein Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Sportgastein?

This ski resort is in Bad Gastein, St. Johann im Pongau, Austria.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Sportgastein is Klagenfurt, 90 minutes drive away.

Salzburg, Ljubljana and Linz airports are all within three hours drive.

Season Dates

When is Sportgastein 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.

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