Salzstiegl-Austria




Salzstiegl- An adventure you’ll never forget


Winter has arrived, the most awaited season of the year. What better way to enjoy the holiday that one has been waiting all along the year than on the snow riding some snowboards and taking a walk around in woods with snowshoes. Well, we have the biggest celebration coming up, it’s Christmas time! Time for some surprises and trips along with some adventures. Sales are at their peak this time of the year with Black Friday, Thanksgiving and Christmas lined up we have discounts everywhere. This season is best for a planned or a surprise trip, what better way to spend time together than on inches thick snow along with loved ones.

The Salzstiegl ski resort is a well-known family ski and tobogganing place for snow sports lovers of all ages. The place has a fantastic panorama view on the Seckauer Alps, the Niederen Tauern, and the Hirschegger Alps to offer its guests. The ski boasts stretches thousands of feet above sea level and is well sophisticated for people all of all levels. With two mogul slopes with a remarkable and reliable snow coverage, these mountains are a must visit for those who crave for some snow fun.  The place also offers varied runs of both S run and Koch run for the skiers.

The Salzstiegl ski resort consists of a 5620 ft (1712 m) summit with a base of 4265 ft (1300 m) base and a vertical drop of 1354 ft (412 m). With a Terrain of over 24 acres which is skiable and the land is covered by state-of-the-art snowmaking to ensure that you get the snow adventures whenever you want to snow which you paid for. The skiable terrain is divided into 15 trails serviced by six lifts in total. The average snowfall at this place is about 100 inches. The resort opens in December and is open for 120 days in the season.


Salzstiegl Statistics



Base Elevation: 1300 m

Summit Elevation: 1713 m

Vertical Drop: 413 m


Skiing and Snowboarding


The Salzstiegl ski resort consists of 15 different runs divided into 40% for beginner’s runs, 27% intermediate run, and 20% are advanced runs. There are 7 miles (12 km) of pistes which are entirely covered by their snowmaking equipment. At the mountain are ski schools with professional ski instructors who have been specially trained to work with kids. The steep mogul slopes offer a thrill for riders of all skiing levels. There are many courses provided private or groups as per your comfort levels. These lessons are charged according to the plan and age group of selection.

TOBOGGANING

The Salzstiegl ski resort offers best conditions for tobogganing for all those ambitious racers and for more riders who thrive for an adventure on the snow hills. The snowy conditions and constant grooming allow one to have a guaranteed and wonderful tobogganing experience. Also, at the mountain night, tobogganing is popular, which attracts most of the youthful crowd. These tracks are equipped for a fun filled party, right on these tracks which make it most desirable sledging tracks in the area.




Racing and Cross-country skiing

Two racing tracks side by side which are zoned in the Muldenabfahrt and track in the S-Abfahrt in the Salzstiegl ski resort offer favorable terrain for racers. The place is large enough to accommodate about 2 to 4 different ski clubs at a time. There is also an option that you can set your own course and timing by which the place comes absolutely free for the riders.

The ski racing with course setting comes at € 450 for the whole course which includes, that personnel will be standing at the start and end points, you can set the course however you want it to be, and analysis will be provided. The mountain also has cross-country skiing with a connection to many trail networks of the area. There are classic cross-country ski-runs which span across 4 miles of the terrain and also have a skating ring over 2 miles (3.2 km).

Lift Tickets

The Salzstiegl ski resort has over six lifts which are all drag lifts. The rate of tickets depends on age and the time of visitation. Adults are aged 18 to 64, youth are aged 6 to 13, and students aged 14 to 25 with valid ID and seniors 65 and older.

Ticket for the whole day for an adult costs €32, a ticket for children costs €19, tickets for youth cost €28 and tickets for seniors cost €28. Ticket for two days for an adult costs €57, a ticket for children costs €34, tickets for youth cost €51 and tickets for seniors cost €51. Ticket for three days for an adult costs €86, a ticket for children costs €51, tickets for youth cost €77 and tickets for seniors cost €77. Ticket for four days for an adult costs €115, a ticket for children costs €69, tickets for youth cost €103 and tickets for seniors cost €103.

Ticket for five days for an adult costs €136, a ticket for children costs €81, tickets for youth cost €122 and tickets for seniors cost €122. Ticket for six days for an adult costs €163, a ticket for children costs €97, tickets for youth cost €146 and tickets for seniors cost €146.

Four-hour tickets cost €25 for adult, a ticket for children costs €15, tickets for youth cost €23 and tickets for seniors cost €23.Family tickets can avail a discount of up to 25%, and also additional food coupons. There are also transferable ski cards which can be purchased up to 10 hours at a cost of € 70.

The Salzstiegl ski resort is a very family friendly resort and has been known for its good hospitality. The whole terrain is well groomed and well suited for its riders, especially for tobogganing. Using the plate lift and the kid’s lift beginners can get a grip on skiing here at the resort. The place is best visited in groups as their prices are reasonable and can avail more discounts as such. The resort is a great place for learners with expert teaching staff. The Mountain is well suited for experienced and professional skiers.

The place is truly an ideal place for ski lovers. With a varied terrain and challenging slopes on offer, one can have a truly thrilling experience at Salzstiegl. Also, right from skiing and snowboarding to a bunch of other fun activities, this place has something on offer for everyone, regardless of the age group. This makes it an ideal family destination. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead, grab your tickets, pack your bags and head out straight for Salzstiegl with your family and friends and have a blast. You won’t regret it, we promise!

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