If you are looking to book a ski holiday in the Alps, Russbach in Austria is always an option. Here you will find most of the information you need to book everything for your ski trip. The season in Russbach normally starts in start December to end March.

In Russbach you will find 22 lifts with a lift capacity of 34100 passengers/hour. There are 51 kilometer of groomed pistes in total, divided into 15 kilometer blue pistes, 33 kilometer red pistes and for the more experienced skiers, 3 kilometer black pistes. As Russbach belongs to the ski area Dachstein West - Gosau/Russbach/Annaberg, one have access to all facilities in all ski resorts included there. The vertical drop is at most 872 meter and the highest served area by the ski lift system is at 1617 meter. The longest piste in Russbach is 4.2 kilometers.

If skiing is more important than après-ski or resting, you can continue skiing even after the dark has settled as there is access to night skiing in Russbach. For snowboarders or the more adventurous skiers, there is also access to a fun park, as well as a halfpipe facility.

If you have family members or others in your party who are not interested in down hill skiing, there are cross-country skiing tracks available at a total length of 50 kilometers.

Airports close to Russbach

The fastest way to get to Russbach is normally by plane, unless you don't live nearby. The airport Wolfgang A Mozart, Salzburg is only 41 kilometers from Russbach, which is an advantage as there are more transfer options and the travel time is shorter. Other alternative airports that are possible to fly to are Kärnten, Klagenfurt (124 kilometers distance), as well as Franz Josef Strauss, Munich (151 kilometers from the ski resort).

Closest ski resorts to Russbach

Not far from Russbach is the ski resort Gosau, the distance is only 5 kilometers. Other nearby ski resorts are Annaberg-Lungötz (9 kilometers) and St Wolfgang (17 kilometers).

Ski areas Russbach form part of

Russbach is part of the ski area Dachstein West together with 2 other ski resorts.

Rent ski equipment

Do you want to avoid carrying your ski equipment all the way to Russbach? Book your equipment for the slopes online and save both money and trouble.

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Ski schools

If you want to improve your ski or snowboarding skills, or just simply learn how to ski, it is a great idea to book ski lessons while you are in Russbach. In partnership with CheckYeti, we can offer booking of 7 different ski lessons, many with free cancellation and up to 15% off.

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There are 6 restaurants in Russbach with 7 different types of kitchens, the most popular being European, Austrian and Soups.

Hotel & accommodations

Here you will find in total 4 hotel, apartments and chalets/houses in Russbach.
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Price/night from:
75 EUR