Rasante Rodelpartie auf der Hochwurzen

Sled run Hochwurzen

moderate Toboggan · Schladming

Tour characteristics
Stamina
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Tour-Infos
Distance: 6.48 km
Duration: 0:30 h
Ascent: 0 m
Descent: 719 m
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The tour

On top of 123 kilometers of ski slopes, Schladming's 4 mountain ski area also offers one of the longest toboggan runs in the Alps. The almost 7 km long toboggan run is open daily during cable-car operating times. Monday to Saturday it is also illuminated in the evenings from 7 pm to 11:30 pm - the cable-car then is operating from 7 pm to 9:30 pm. The Hochwurzen toboggan run is among the most attractive and well-groomed runs in Austria.

The Gipfelbahn Hochwurzen cable-car takes tobogganists up to the summit of Hochwurzen. From there the sled run takes you back to the valley terminal of the cable-car - so multiple runs are easily possible. Stopping off for food is part of it – and you won’t miss out on Hochwurzen. The lodges are well distributed between the starting and finishing points of the sled run and offer enough space even for large groups! On top of that, you enjoy a great view to the Dachstein massif from Hochwurzen summit.

 

Turn-by-turn directions

The toboggan run starts at Hochwurzenhütte chalet and runs down along the Hochwurzenstraße road (in winter closed for the toboggan run) to the valley terminal of the Gipfelbahn Hochwurzen cable-car.

Getting there

From Schladming into the direction of Rohrmoos, at the roundabout Rohrmoos straight ahead to the Gipfelbahn Hochwurzen cable-car.

With the Planai buses from Schladming to Rohrmoos and Gipfelbahn Hochwurzen cable-car.

In the evenings the "Nightline" (until 1 am) runs between Schladming and the Hochwurzen cable-car. ATTENTION: a skipass valid during the day, is NOT valid for the use of buses in the evening!

Parking

Parking is available at the Gipfelbahn Hochwurzen cable-car.

Start
Gipfelbahn Hochwurzen mountain terminal
Destination
Gipfelbahn Hochwurzen valley terminal
Security

Tobogganing - as a hobby - is not a difficult sport. However, a minimum level of stamina and flexibility is required. Do not sled beyond your means, be careful at blind bends of the track and especially take care in the evening! Also, please DO NOT use the ski slopes for tobogganing!

In an emergency please call:

  • 140 - for Alpine emergencies (all over Austria)
  • 112 - European GSM emergency number

Weather forecast

Date
in the morning
-6°C
at noon
1°C
in the evening
-1°C
Mostly cloudy through the day with a chance of occasional sunny spells.
in the morning
-3°C
at noon
2°C
in the evening
0°C
Sunny and cloudy periods will alternate throughout the day.
in the morning
-2°C
at noon
4°C
in the evening
0°C
Dry and partly sunny throughout the day, with cloudy periods from time to time.

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