Obertauern is an internationally praised resort. With 100km of groomed slopes, 26 state-of-the-art cable cars, a 2315m peak and a reputation for being an absolute snow magnet, it is easy to see why. The area offers unparalleled off-piste terrain for freeriders along with endless possibilities. Furthermore, the tree runs are like a minefield. It is no surprise the Beatles used Obertauern to film their 1965 film “Help!” Obertauern is a magnificently scenic resort. Coupled with excellent ski and snowboarding conditions, it is an easy choice for any snow fanatic.

Snow enthusiasts of all kinds and abilities have flocked here since its first skiers in 1920 who were so keen that they arrived on foot, baggage taken by horse-drawn sleighs. The resort has come a long way since then, and with 280 snow canons, you are guaranteed snow all winter. Your pass will also let you explore the Großeck-Speiereck ski region, just 15 kilometres from the resort.

Master the slopes with Skimundi

Obertauern is best suited for intermediate skiers and snowboarders, but it provides ample terrain for beginners and expert skiers too. Boarders flock to the well maintained terrain park that is known for its killer half pipe. Skimundi will assist you in the booking process of your ski lessons, and happily so! With well-educated ski instructors at, Skischule Koch, you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience on the slopes and are you able to learn the art of skiing in fun, secure and safe surroundings.


A balanced dichotomy at 1630 m

By day, the charming mountain village is swallowed by the surrounding natural landscape, with traditional Austrian housing and wild Edelweiss flowers scattered in every nook and cranny. The glow of luxurious mountain lodges and cosy restaurants, is inviting in the night of notorious after-ski action. Dubbed as one of the best after-ski villages in Austria, you can be assured that you will not have any trouble finding a buzzing bar or mountain hut at any time after sun set.

We arrange instructors in collaboration with our sister company Snowminds. Read more about Snowminds here.

Destination facts

61 km
Blue Slopes
35 km
Red Slopes
4 km
Black Slopes
Total Slopes 100 km
Top Altitude
Bottom Altitude
Drag lifts
Chair Lifts
16 Dec
Season Start
21 Apr
Season Finish