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Hochkönig ski area - Skiing on the peak of emotions

Skiing in one of Salzburg's most beautiful ski areas

Wide slopes
The ski region offers vast, wide ski slopes as well as an unbelievable variety of ski runs. Whether you're a sporty carver or a slope conqueror, everyone will find their own favorite route.
Rustic ski huts with traditional cuisine
Great emphasis is placed on culinary enjoyment here. Cuisine of the highest level is served to winter athletes in the ski huts around the Hochkönig.
Live dabei in Ski amadé

A ski pass for 1.5 or more days includes an unbelievable 760 km of slopes and 270 lifts: this is pure freedom - head out into Austria's greatest skiing enjoyment. With the Ski Amadé app or the smart ski goggles, you have state-of-the-art technology and will always be up-to-date. 

Königstour - Conquer 6 summits in one day

Awaiting you in the Hochkönig ski region is one of the most breathtaking ski tours in the Alps - the Königstour. It connects the three towns of Maria Alm, Dienten, and Mühlbach and includes 35 km of slopes. At the most beautiful viewing points with giant, wooden thrones, you can marvel at the unforgettable panorama. 

Ski at Hochkönig

In front of the majestic scenery of the Hochkönig, fairytale-like slopes and rustic ski huts invite you to the ski area between the three towns of Maria Alm, Dienten, and Mühlbach am Hochkönig. A total of 120 km of slopes guarantees unlimited skiing enjoyment.  

The slopes in the Hochkönig ski region are diverse and rich in variety. Skiers of every ability level will find their favorite slope. Whether you are trying out the practice slope for the first time or are having a blast on the Marlies Schild training route, skiing fun is guaranteed. Several valley runs in all three towns provide individual access opportunities. 

In order to guarantee safety on the pistes, we rely on the Rules of Conduct in Ski amadé.


Experience one of the most beautiful and breathtaking ski tours in the Alps, and rediscover yourself - in only one day. The Königstour connects the three towns of Maria Alm, Dienten, and Mühlbach and includes an unbelievable 35 km of slopes as well as 7,500 vertical meters.
More info about the Königstour.

We have started an initiative that encourages people to enjoy the outdoors with all 5 senses. Along the Königstour is a giant, wooden throne, where you can rest, feast your eyes on the scenery, breathe in the fresh, mountain air, and take in the aromas of the alpine world. At the most beautiful viewing points, we want to give you the opportunity to enjoy and appreciate everything with all 5 senses. These points are also the perfect place to stop and take a photo as a reminder of your winter vacation

Our tip

Marmotta Alpin Hotel

The hotel is completely renovated in 2015 into a modern Austrian-style charm hotel welcoming up to 50 guests. Spacious and modern bedrooms with balcony, wellness, cosy lounge and bar with Belgian Beers, sunny terraces, private parking space, free Wifi, ski- and bikeroom make Marmotta Alpin Hotel a must-visit in one of the most beautiful areas of Austria.
The hotel is only a 5-minute walk away from the centre of Mühlbach am Hochkönig and near the KarbachAlm lift that brings you into the centre of the Hochkönig Ski Area at the Schneeberg on 1921 metres altitude. Here you can enjoy dozens of slopes of all difficulty levels.

Hotel-Gasthof Niederreiter

Our Hotel Niederreiter re-opened in July 2017 after a major renovation and redesign. We are perfectly located next to the lifts and ski slopes in the centre of Maria Alm.
Arrive and feel comfortable – that’s our motto! Enjoy our relax-area with whirlpool, sauna, steam bath and infrared cabin.
We serve typical Salzburger specialities and the best: You get tasty pastries in our own confectionery daily. There is free parking in front of the house. All rooms have Wi-Fi, balcony, bathroom, safe and flat-TV, and the Hochkönig Card is included in our rate.

Hotel Bergheimat

Enjoy wonderful views at the Bergheimat Hotel at 1,200m above sea level. The especially quiet location and the great accessibility in the middle of the enchanting mountain world make our hotel unique
Homely and warm atmosphere.
At the traditional 4-star family-run Bergheimat Hotel in Mühlbach am Hochkönig a cosy atmosphere with a conservatory, a panorama terrace and a foyer with an open fire place await you.
The snug comfort and the outstanding cuisine at our 4-star hotel as well as its unique location directly underneath the Mandlwand, one of the rock faces on the majestic Hochkönig mountain.

Ski amade made my day
Finding the best slopes from 760 kilometres of skiing fun is not always easy. Therefore, you are now presented with the absolute highlights of Austria's greatest skiing, in a very exciting way. Simply book your individual day of adventure - Ski amadé made my day and within only a few hours you will experience more WOW moments than others will experience in a whole week. Professional ski guides will guide you through secret areas of the region.
Highly Delicious
High Delicious - Culinary creations at Hochkönig ski area
Probably the most enjoyable "Hüttenralley" in the Alps - here a fluffy Kaiserschmarrn (chopped up pancakes), there a good glass of a Austrian wine - along the Königstour at Hochkönig you ski from Aperitif to dessert, every course at a different hut, so you enjoy excellent culinary creations inbetween wonderful runs. Also suitable for vegetarians and vegans!
Kingsline Freeride day
Freeride adventure in Hochkönig ski region
A great Freeride day, skiing down in front of the wonderful mountain scenery of the Hochkönig including Freeride rental equipment under the supervision of a professional guide. Most of the ascent will be done on a lift, but for a few of the slopes, you will have to ski tour up. At the end of the day there is a ski and wine gourmet meal included in the package.
Pure nature
Pure nature - Culinary herbal highlights at Hochkönig
"A herb can be used for everything", is what they say and they even taste superb! Therefore it is high-time to put the local herbs first and to dedicate a whole day to them: from sparkling Prosecco with a herb syrup and small herb rolls with the herb soup, local herb specialities and a sweet surprise made with herbs - everything is possible.
New in Winter 2019/20 Gabühelbahn
Visualization of the Gabühel Gondola

With the beginning of the winter season 2019/20, winter sports enthusiasts will get even quicker into the feeling of the Königstour with a modern 10-seater gondola Gabühel. Than the last old-fashioned lift in the ski resort finally goes into retirement.

Skiers can experience even faster, even quieter and above all, even more comfortable the Salzburg mountain world. The new Valley Station in Dienten is only a few hundred meters away and will be built directly next to the ski center Dienten. The new top station will be moved to the Steinbockalm, and freeing up the space for the new reservoir pond where the old top station was situated.


The Hochkönig Bergbahnen have decided on a phased construction due to the size of the project. This guarantees a perfect progress of the construction work and the opening in the winter season 2019/20.

Family hits
  • All children under 6 years accompanied by an adult ride for free.

  • Familybonus: Free ski pass for third and each further child in a family.

  • Junior Weekend Discount: Up to 35% discount for children and adolescents at the weekend!

  • Young family ski pass: For families with a small child unter the age of four who is not skiing. The ski pass can be used on an alternating basis by either of the two parents.

  • Mini's Week: a perfect and cheap introduction to skiing for kids up to 6 years. 

  • Easter Family Special: When purchasing a 6-day ski pass for at least one parent, children up to 15 years old travel free of charge.
Live dabei in Ski amadé
The Hochkönig ski region is part of Austria‘s largest ski paradise Ski amadé, boasting 5 top ski resorts across 25 villages 270 modern lifts and 760 snow-sure pistes. Every element of your holiday blends perfectly together here: the fascinating mountain ranges, the natural charm of Austrian village life, unrivalled hospitality and delicious cuisine in the cosy mountain restaurants.
With 400 hotspots, the free WiFi available from Ski amadé now covers almost the entire region.  Using the WiFi network is extremely easy. When logging in, you simply have to accept the terms and conditions of use, no password is required.
Ski amadé guide App
Draw together your individual requirements concerning skiing style, ability, time of year and current weather data, and simply let the app calculate the best route for you. The app will find ski lifts, parking spaces, service points, cash machines or the nearest toilet for you.
Mobile Ticketing
Buy your skipass in advance online via smartphone, tablet or PC. An existing key card can be recharged at any time within a few minutes in the Ski amadé ticket shop.