Ramsau am Dachstein in summertime
Ramsau am Dachstein is located above the Ennstal and south of the big Dachstein Massiv. 100 km of walking trails are on the plateau (1100 m), going up to the alpine region (1700 m) and up to the high alpine region with the glacier (2700 m) and the big mountains. Enjoy walking, trekking and running in Ramsau am Dachstein.
20 Trails for Mountainbikes are in our area, from 1/2 day tours up to the 3-day tour around the Dachstein. There is also a MTB Downhill Track at the Planai and for those who are not that fit are 7 E-bike tours. E-bikes and Mountainbikes rental and guides are available at sportshops around.
The Dachstein is the highest Peak in the eastern Alps and has some glaciers. You can get up to the top with a cablecar. At the top there are several hot spots for tourists. The Skywalk, a transparent stage with sight into the deep, “Stairway to Nothingness”, Icepalace, skiing on the glacier and the Superpark Dachstein for Boarders and Freestylers. Its also starting point for trekking tours and high alpine Klettersteige (Via Ferrata).
Klettersteig - Via Ferrata
Ramsau am Dachstein is the crib of Klettersteig. 1843 was the first Klettersteig built to the top of the Dachstein. Nowadays 18 Klettersteig are around the Dachstein. 2 Klettersteig are specially for Kids.
Ramsau am Dachstein offers a wide range of leisure facilities. Forestpark, Archery, Segway, E-Moto Cross and Summer tobagging are located at Ramsau Beach. A small leisure lake with Beachvolley, sliding soccer and DJ events.
Ramsau am Dachstein is HotSpot for nordic Athletes (Cross Country, Biathlon, Ski jumping). Almost every national team is training on the glacier and on the plateau. Also Paragliders, Riders, Golfers and Climbers are feeling comfortable in Ramsau am Dachstein.
Ramsau am Dachstein in wintertime
Crosscountry skiing and Biathlon
Ramsau am Dachstein offers a net with 200km of crosscountry slopes. 70 km are especially for skating. The topo of Ramsau am Dachstein is perfect for beginners and pros. Schools and rentals are available and an Nordic X-Park ist special designed for Kids.
Ski and Snowboard
Ramsau am Dachstein is surrounded by famous ski areas. Planai, Reiteralm, Hauser Kaibling and Dachstein with 123 km of slopes can entered with one valid ski-ticket. The Rittisberg is perfect for families with special enviroment for Kids.
Freeriding and Skitouring
Especially by Insiders, Ramsau am Dachstein is known as skitouring Eldorado. Austrians Nr. 1 Skitour leads from Ramsau to Obertraun. Up with the cablecar to the glacier and vary routes to Obertraun. Also for Freeriders there are plenty of possibilities. Edelgries, Hunerscharte and Gamsfeld are the famous ones. For safety reasons Ramsau implented the “Powderpass”. Beginners can learn how to use LWS, learn about weather and snowconditions and so be prepared for skitouring, far away from slopes.
Walking on 70 km of prepared snow hikingtrails on the plateau of Ramsau am Dachstein, take a horse sledge tour by full moon or tobagging at night. So many things to do besides skiing. There is also snowshoe walking, ice skating or just enjoy the landscape and the sparkling snow.
Public indoorpool and sauna
The public indoorpool in Ramsau am Dachstein has 2 different pools. One sportpool with 25m length and one just for kids. The “Saunaoase” is about 600 m² and has different saunas and relaxrooms.