The holiday resort Ramsau am Dachstein in Schladming-Dachstein is an 18 km long, 4 km wide plateau at an altitude of 1,000 to 1,300m. The resort is like a balcony about 400m above the Ennstal.
The plateau of Ramsau am Dachstein is divided into several districts and presents itself as a typical scattered settlement with lush green meadows, striking mountain peaks, crystal clear mountain streams and fresh air.
The base for a perfect holiday in the Styrian mountains.
The wonderful Alpine pastures at the foot of the striking Dachstein south face offers many well signposted walking routs, magnificent viewpoints and numerous alpine huts and refuges. It is an ideal family ski resort and great for spring skiing with a fantastic panoarama.
Ramsau am Dachstein is not only for skiing great. Especially for Nordic ski sports it is one of the best destinations in the Alps.
220 kilometers of cross-country skiing tracks, created in 13 different loops in various levels of difficulty, length (up to 30 km) and altitude. The cross-country tracks are very popular amongst top athletes, being the international training center for cross-country skiers, biathletes as well as Nordic combined athletes.
In addition, the Dachstein Massif offers countless via ferrata routes. Currently there are 19 climbing routes, including 3 children's fixed rope routes.
The high altitude Dachstein glacier which is opened yearlong (2,700 m) has four lifts up to 18 kilometers of cross country skiing tracks. Especially in the autumn it is a training center for Nordic sports teams: glacier hiking, ski slopes, a fun park, the Dachstein Sky Walk, Ice Palace and the suspension bridge with the stairways to nothingness. The glacier is the starting point of alpine hiking and climbing tours.
The Dachstein is with 2,996 meters the highest mountain in Styria and the most eastern glacier in the Alps.