The skiing area of Schladming – Rohrmoos is the center of the Dachstein Tauern region and these are Styria’s westernmost resorts. Rohrmoos (~6500 residents) is situated at 750 meters above the see, but there are ski pistes at up to 2860 meters. The resort of Rohrmoos provides with great choice of quality hotels, ski chalets and private accommodation, as well as some good après ski and entertainment. Popular activities in the summer season include cycling trails, mountain bike routes, fantastic hiking paths, climbing, tennis, golf, rafting.
Rohrmoos Skiing Holidays
The Austrian ski resort of Rohrmoos has on offer fifty-four kilometers of ski slopes, with twenty seven individual runs, which are accessed by twenty six lifts. With ski slopes above 2500 meters, snow sports are assured throughout the ski season.
The airport in Salzburg is only on around one hour drive away, so skiing weekends, snow and short family vacations to Rohrmoos are very popular. In addition to the Skiing in Rohrmoos itself, four mountain-interconnected ski area is accessable allowing one to ski or snowboard on 160 kilometers of pistes, served by 86 lifts. Also there are cable railways, cross-country skiing trails, toboggan run, ice rink, winter hiking trails, and many other attractions and activities.
The resort of Rohrmoos is available for tourists since the late June until the middle of October for summer activities, and from December to March for people that are looking for winter sports features.
The gondola in Rohrmoos is one of the most interesting in Austria, offering you access to the great sightseeing of the area. During the summer, hiking is the main activity here, and people can visit the tree valleys situated in the vicinity, Planai and Hochwurzen – Obertal, Untertal and Preuneggtal. The tourists prefer the gondolas, but there is the possibility to see all those objectives by foot. Considering the fact that the routes are easy, you can think about a long ride along with your family.
The resort offers all kinds of courses for all the categories of skiers and snowboarders. Moreover, even if you are not the fan of winter activities and sports, you can attend one of the numerous hotels offering you relaxation facilities, such as sauna and spa.
As this is one of the most interesting resorts in Austria, and also an international destination for foreign tourists, Rohrmoos is easily accessible with all methods of transportation. The tourists can easily access the resort by bus and train, but the tourists that have accommodation in the surrounding resorts prefer to visit Rohrmoos by foot.
It is also a historical place, so if you are passionate about this topic, you can come to the resort to visit some of the most interesting Artifacts of the Austrian history, and the charming buildings.
As Rohrmoos is a crowded resort, it is important to book your place in time. If you are looking to come here during the winter, it is a good idea to book your place since summer, as the majority of accommodation places are booked months before the New Year’s Eve.
Rohrmoos is easily accessible from the airport of Salzburg (90 km). Other airports include Linz (185 km), Graz (190 km) and more distant Munich (290 km), Vienna (300 km) and Innsbruck (320 km).
By train one can get to Schladming, and from where continue with bus or taxi to the resort of Rohrmoos.