Skiing in the Salzburg region

Skiing in the Salzburg region

The Gaissau-Hintersee family ski area & ski lifts in Faistenau

At the Fischerwirt your day's skiing starts at the hotel. As from your window you already look out at the Wieserhörndl the summit cross of the skiing area...

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Ski holiday in Faistenau & Hintersee

Only 2.5 kilometres from the hotel the chairlift at the valley station awaits to bring you to the snow-sure pistes of the ski area. Skibuses run regularly for you to get there. Travelling by the skibus is free of charge for skiers and snowboarders. No need to carry your equipment for long - after all, it is not called a ski holiday for nothing.

So that your ski boots are warm when you put them on in the morning and you can slip into them easily, at night they are placed in the hotel's own ski and boot room. You could however leave your equipment at home. At the valley station for the chairlift you can hire skis, snowboards and boots to match directly.


Learn to ski

You have the choice of three ski schools for this, in which big and small are catered for. This way you learn to ski not only quickly but also have fun when you do.


Ski fun in Faistenau & Hintersee

Passionate skiers and daring snowboarders, but also less practised winter sportspeople will find a piste suited to their level in this ski area. A snow-sure and family-friendly ski area in which you soon find your feet and feel at ease. There are no crowds on the pistes and no queues at the lifts. With a total of 40 piste kilometres at three different levels of difficulty the search for your own favourite piste won't take long.


The Gaissau-Hintersee ski area in overview

  • 750 and 1,567 metres above sea level
  • 40 kilometres of piste (around 20 km easy &19 km medium difficult slopes)
  • The finest natural snow
  • Snow sureness from December to April
  • 9 different lifts and chairlifts (3 chair- & 6 draglifts)
  • 2 ski and snowboard schools with ski/board-hire and -sales
  • 8 rustic-cosy ski huts

Snowpark - Fun & Action

Skiing in the sun isn't enough for you and "snowboarder" and "freerider" means something to you? Then the redesigned Boardshop Park is destination number one in the ski area for all riders alike, whether they are a park greenhorn or shredhead no.1.

The perfect spot for the park was found On the sunny right side of the Wieserhörn. In the Gaissau Hintersee ski area you will enjoy skiing from its most beautiful side - far away from stress and hectic.


Panorama map of the Gaissau-Hintersee ski area

Ski lifts in Faistenau

The lifts with the ski schools are situated in the Wald district, only a stone's throw from the Fischerwirt and, with a length of about 300 m, offers ideal conditions for beginners and families with children. The pistes are always well-prepared.

  • Kesselmann lift with ski and snowboard school
  • Oberwald lift
  • Schmiedhorn lift

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