Freeride & off piste

On the pistes Dachstein Krippenstein shines with special ski qualities – easy pistes for warming up, and learning how to ski on the mountain and in the valley, in between the demanding, and at eleven kilometre in length, the longest run in Austria!

Thirty kilometers of off-piste variants and the guaranteed snow in the Dachstein area make you want powder snow and fat boards. No matter whether it's skis or boards, the numerous variants on the Dachstein Krippenstein will delight every powder freak!

Schönberg, Imisl and Eisgrube offer rough rocky ridges, varied slopes and selective forest routes, 1500 meters of altitude per ride demand fitness and concentration.

Days of Freedom are on the program at Dachstein Krippenstein!


Off piste variants

The Schönberg, Angeralm, Imisl and Eisgrube variants fill freeriders on skis or snowboards with enthusiasm, and have made  Krippenstein a freeride hot spot! 

From the rocky ridges to the deep forests, perfect conditions to really enjoy the powder snow reign.

There is a full 1500 m altitude difference which provides ski terrain which is rich in diversity, where freeriders – away from any restriction – can experience unrestricted freedom.

Off piste with Guide!

Dachstein Krippenstein are equipped with the RECCO search system.

Skiguides Krippenstein

The guides from Outdoor Leadership know the best routes, the freshest powder snow and the most perfect ski runs.

Experienced guides don’t just make it possible for you to have perfect fun, they also save you from the treacherous dangers of the high Alpine terrain!


Ski rental Dachsteinsport Janu

Good equipment (avalanche transceiver, helmet, rucksack with snow shovel, avalanche probe and First aid kit) is an absolute "must have" in the terrain!

Ski rental Dachstein sport Janu ready-stocked freeride rucksack, skins, helmets etc. can be conveniently borrowed!

Off piste with your Guide!

Those who don’t know the routes like the back of their hand, should not try their luck alone or leave vague route descriptions, rather, they should head off piste with a guide. Please note the safety tips, Krippenstein and the Dachstein plateau can be extremely dangerous!


Current Weather data

Get the latest weather data from the Krippenstein peak on our weather website. Best informed:

  • Wind

  • Temperature

  • LIVE web cam (real-time)

  • In Winter: snow depth

Your weather service from Dachstein Krippenstein.