Obertauern is a high snow-sure ski resort, its an attractive town with a collection of chalet styled buildings with a mix of modern styled architecture and more traditional. It’s a functional rather than a traditional Austrian village. The transfer time from Salzburg is around 90 minutes.
If you are skiing with friends of differing ski levels, Obertauern should be on your list of suitable ski resorts. It’s a high, snow-sure ski resort with queue free lifts, an excellent snow record and Austrian styled lively après ski. Obertauern is yet to make its mark with British skiers but is fast building a strong following with avid skiers who love it. Obertauern is also very popular with snowboarders who enjoy the snow park and variety of slopes and off-piste runs.
The skiing offers a total of 150km of skiing including the skiing, 100km in Obertauern and 50km in Mauterndorf which is also included with your ski pass. (Connected by a free 20-minute bus journey). The village is located at an altitude of 1740m with the top skiing at 2313m.
The lift system copes well with visitor peaks and queues simply never happen. There is a total of 4 cable cars, 22 chair lifts and 10 drag lifts which connect to 87km of Blue runs, 52km of red runs and 51km of black runs.