Winter (sports) in Altenmarkt Zauchensee
Altenmarkt-Zauchensee is located in the middle of the versatile Salzburger Sportwelt Amade ski area, which includes: Radstadt, Flachau, Kleinarl, Flachauwinkl, Eben, Filzmoos, Waigrain and Schladming. Top ski areas with 2200 km of slopes for experienced ski and snowboard fanatics and for novice skiers and snowboarders.
There are 5 major ski areas that you can enter with one ski pass:
- Altenmarkt / Radstadt / Eben / Filzmoos;
- Zauchensee / Flachauwinkl / Klein-Arl;
- Flauchau / Waigrain / St. Johann / Alpendorf;
- Schladming / Pichl / Rohrmoos / Haus Ennstallmet;
- Mulbach / Maria Alm / Dienten / Hinterthal (with its king’s tour).
The various ski areas are not all directly connected, but the free ski bus will take you where you want to be!
The slopes have a wide variety of levels, so there is something for every skier. Beautiful blue, red and black slopes. In Altenmarkt there is a small slope for beginners and (small) children. This is located halfway up the ZauchenseestraBe towards Zauchensee.
There is a brand new Bifang in Altenmarkt that takes you all the way to the top. At the bottom of the Bifang is a practice area for the little ones and a beginners slope with a pancake lift.
In addition, there is the famous Dachsteiner Gletcher, no less than 2941 meters high, so you are always sure of snow until May 5!
Click here for an overview of the ski slopes.
Cost of the lift pass
You can buy your lift pass easily and quickly at the large ticket office, located above the underground parking garage in Zauchensee. The costs of this ski pass vary per season; in the preseason it is cheaper than in the high season.
In addition, there are discounts for children, youth and the elderly. A family with more than 3 children only has to pay the costs for the oldest 2 children, for children under 6 you pay nothing!
The current prices of this lift pass can be found at the ticket office.
There are several ski schools, all with Dutch-speaking ski instructors. You can opt for ski or snowboard lessons in a class, but there are also possibilities for private lessons.
A good children’s ski school is Balla in Zauchensee, tel.no .: + 43 (0) 664/1453602.
Furthermore, all ski schools in Zauchensee are of comparable quality. All information is available in your accommodation.
Rental of equipment
Are you not in the business of own ski equipment? No problem.
There are plenty of ski rental companies in Altenmarkt (and surroundings) where you can rent appropriate ski boots, skis or a snowboard.
To the slopes
The ski area of Altenmarkt and Zauchensee is easily accessible by car as well as with the free ski bus.
Parking in the outdoor parking spaces is free. The cost of parking in the covered / underground garage depends on the day and the season.
Note: make sure you always have snow chains in your car! If you find it difficult to drive with snow chains during snowfall, we recommend that you use the free ski bus!