If skiing isn’t your thing or you just fancy a days rest from the slopes there is still plenty to do in and around the area.
Not far from Obertraun, the Postalm has a fantastic sledging area for the whole family. Including in the ticket price you get free use of all the different sledges and you can have as many goes as you like. There is even moving carpet to get you to the top – saves your legs! The wide valley means that the area is in full sun and the restaurants have great views of the surrounding slopes.
In the village there are some great spots for sledging – just follow the local kids.
Snow Shoe Tours
This can be arranged thought a local company. Provided in the price is the equipment and they offer various different itineraries from a days snow shoeing to a days tours including a construction of an igloo.
See for more information.
Alternatively, you can just hire the shoes and go off and explore some of the many paths in the area.
Cross Country Skiing
If down hill skiing doesn’t appeal what about trying cross country skiing? There is a beautiful route that can be picked up just metres from the Hotel and it runs round the village and extends into the forest. It is a truly magical experience. The ski equipment can be hired from the local ski hire shop.
See ski hire of details. Use of the track is free. If you get the bug – there is a great circuit in Gosau and also Bad Goisern. Maps available
Horse drawn sleigh rides and Riding
The local riding school offer one hour horse drawn sleigh rides.
Also horse riding is available through out the winter months (12 Euros per hour)