Cross-country skiing

Whether you like cross-country skiing for leisure or as an athletic challenge, we have a top-class cross-country skiing trail waiting for you.

In Ramsau am Dachstein, the heart of the Nordic skiing sport, you will discover a 220 km cross-country skiing trail at between 1,100 m and 2,700 m above sea level. The trail caters to different difficulty levels so everyone is happy.

Again and again, the international elite of the Nordic skiing sport scramble to get to Ramsau and use its perfect training conditions.

There is a cross-country skiing stadium with a night trail, testing centre and children's cross-country skiing park... we offer it all!

Alongside Ramsau am Dachstein, the Nordic favourite location for the sport, there are also six other holiday centres in the Schladming-Dachstein region with fantastic cross-country skiing trails at the foot of a stunning mountainous setting or in idyllic valleys.

If variety is what you're after, we've got it. Also perfect to reach by bus.

The cross country eldorado Ramsau am Dachstein at a glance:

  • 150 km trails track-set for classic skiing and 70 km groomed trails for Ski skating/sport trails in the trail map
  • 13 cross country loop trails
  • various levels of difficulty, length (up to 30 km) and altitude (plateau and glacier trails)?
  • 59 possibilities to stop for a drink and a bite along the trails
  • top cross country ski schools
  • snow making facilities
  • awarded with the Styrian cross country trail seal of quality

Biathlon for guests: the new trend

Biathlon is fascinating. Not only on TV, when the world's best athletes lap and try to turn the black targets into white, standing as well as lying down - but also to try it yourself. In Ramsau am Dachstein, there are several possibilities to approach the enthralling world of biathlon. The offers include laser guns, air guns and small calibre rifle, with which one can test his accuracy in the biathlon stadium. The trainer team communicates the correct breathing and shooting technique, in order to find the optimal pulse and rhythm for shooting after the dynamic cross country units.

Cross Country Passes 2019/2020 Ramsau am Dachstein

Ramsau am Dachstein trail ticket fees 2019/20 on the xc-trail and without WinterCard
1/2-day ticket (from 11:30 am) € 11.50
1- day ticket € 15.00
2- day ticket € 22.00
3- day ticket € 27.00
4- day ticket € 31.00
Weekly ticket (7 days) € 37.00



Ramsau am Dachstein trail ticket fees 2019/20 with a valid WinterCard*
1- day ticket € 11.50
2- day ticket € 18.50
3- day ticket € 23.50
4- day ticket € 27.50
Weekly ticket (7 days) € 33.50

*Discounts with WinterCard are only valid for one-day or multi-day tickets


Ramsau am Dachstein season pass  2019/20

season pass pre sales (purchased from 16th September to 4th December)

€ 120.00
season pass (purchased from 5nd December) € 150.00


The cross-country trail fee ensures the trails are well maintained.

To exceed visitors’ expectations, Ramsau Tourist Office has purchased new equipment, placed new trail carpets, installed new signposts and now has a trail-and-track grooming team of four.