Powder snow & fun on the slopes in Forstau

Your winter & ski holiday in Ski amadé

Impressive mountain and peak views accompany you throughout your winter and ski holiday in Forstau and the surrounding area: whether skiing and snowboarding on the Fageralm high plateau, cross country skiing on the Rossbrand or tobogganing on the Hochwurzen or Königslehen lifts. You stay right in the heart of the Ski amadé ski area association, with the Salzburger Sportwelt and the Schladming-Dachstein holiday region right next door - here on your winter and ski holiday you'll find everything  your holiday-maker's heart desires.

Skiurlaub auf der Fageralm, Ski amadé
Skiurlaub auf der Fageralm, Ski amadé
Skiurlaub auf der Fageralm, Ski amadé

Great fun on the slopes: skiing & snowboarding

  • Ideal for families and pleasure-skiers: small, yet beautiful Fageralm ski area – just 2 minutes drive away
  • Part of the Ski amadé ski area association: multi-day lift pass valid for all ski areas (total of 760 km of pistes & 270 lifts)
  • Short queues at the lifts & lots of space on the slopes
  • Sunny location on a high plateau with fabulous mountain views
  • Seal of approval "Family Ski Area of the Year 2016"
  • Attractions in the ski area: timed racing run, speedy-run, Eskimoland & 3 ski routes for children
  • Refreshment stops available in the ski huts
  • Ski & Snowboard School at the valley station plus ski rental in resort & at the valley station
  • A number of ski areas just a few minutes drive away: Reiteralm with access to the 4 mountains ski circuit (5 km), Radstadt/Altenmarkt (approx. 9 km), Flachau (20 km)

Your ski advantages at the Ellmaubauer Farm

The Fageralm valley lift station is just 2 minutes drive away (approx. 1.3 km). In good snow conditions you can ski along the "Himmelreichweg" from the slope right back to the Ellmaubauer. You don't have to take your wet ski equipment up to your apartment - it can be stored in our ski cellar with ski boot dryer on the farm.

Langlaufen - Winterurlaub im Salzburger Land
Langlaufen - Winterurlaub in Radstadt, Salzburger Land
Winterwandern - Winterurlaub im Salzburger Land

Cross country skiing & winter walking in the region

  • A total of 180 km long network of cross country trails in the resorts of the Salzburger Sportwelt: groomed in classic & skating style
  • A variety of trails for beginners and keen sports persons
  • Cross country skiing "high up": High Alpine Trail on the Rossbrand (at an altitude of 1,600 m) with panoramic views
  • Popular Tauern trail (total of 50 km long) – access in the neighbouring resort of Radstadt
  • Over 20 km of cleared winter footpaths in Forstau, e.g. on the floodlit winter trail "stream path" or on the Fageralm (ascent by lift)
  • Guided lantern hike organised by the Tourist Office
Rodeln - Winterurlaub in Radstadt, Salzburger Land
Skitouren - Winterurlaub im Salzburger Land
Pferdeschlittenfahrten - Winterurlaub in Forstau im Salzburger Land

Tobogganing, backcountry skiing & horse-drawn sleigh rides

  • Toboggan run Hochwurzen in Schladming 7 km long, ascent of the Hochwurzen cable car, night tobogganing also possible – approx. 6 km away
  • Toboggan run Königslehen in Radstadt: longest, floodlit toboggan run in the Salzburger Sportwelt - 6 km long, ascent on the Königslehen cable car, Tuesdays & Fridays: night toboggan run – approx. 20 km away
  • Rental of sledges & bobs for our farm guests
  • A variety of backcountry ski tours available around Forstau & in the whole of the Salzburger Land – please enquire about the current avalanche danger situation
  • Horse-drawn sleigh rides in to the Forstau-Winkl-Valley with a refreshment stop at the Winklhütte, book at the Tourist Office or directly with Herr Tullius (Tel. +43 6454 8348)