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Powder Fun at 2,604 m in Elevation                                                                                                                                    

Freeriding at Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Ski Resort

Powder Snow And Perfect Scenery

Draw your line on the perfectly groomed slope at the Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Ski Resort. Race down the pistes and feel absolutely free. Experience the snow beneath your feet and the sound it makes as you glide along. This is the typical freeriding feeling at Großglockner. Enjoy perfect runs in impressive winter scenery!

Get enchanted by the breath-taking countryside of the highest mountain in Austria and be part of many unforgettable off-piste adventures. Ready, steady, go!

info point in ski area Heiligenblut Grossglockner
Freerider genießen in Heiligenblut beim Freeriden feinsten Powder. | © M. Glantschnig
Abseits der Pisten die Künste beim Freeriden zeigen.
Pure Glücksgefühle beim Freeriden am Grossglockner erleben.
Action, Adrenalin und Nervenkitzel erwarten Freerider am Grossglockner.
Grossglockner/Heiligenblut off the slopes | © HT-NPR, M. Rupitsch
infopoint avalanches
Die Region Grossglockner-Heiligenblut ist bei Freeridern besonders beliebt.
free ride off the slopes
Pure Glücksgefühle am Gipel des Grossglockners erleben. | © Grossglockner Bergbahnen

Our Most Beautiful Freeriding Routes

Finest Powder – That's Deep Snow

There are five freeriding runs covering zone A to F. Get the ultimate freeriding feeling high up at Schareck or soft powder areas at Fleissalm – find all levels of difficulty and choose the one that suits you best.
Safety first: Always check your gear and the avalanche report. Always be careful when you enter free skiing areas!


Freeriding At Schareck

Between Carinthia And Salzburg

Schareck is the central area of the ski resort situated between Carinthia and Salzburg directly at the main chain of the Alps. You can ski both sides of the mountain and there are also many freeriding adventures waiting for you. Beginners or pros – there are runs of all levels of difficulty. But please note: avoid slopes with avalanche protectors!

Fast Facts

  • Freeriding terrain in sector A
  • all sides are open
  • all levels of difficulty
  • elevation: 2.600 to 1.750 m

Freeriding at Fallbichl

Absolutely Snow-sure 

Due to its elevation Fallbichl is absolutely snow-sure till March. Steep terrain, unlimited cliffs and finest powder are waiting for you and your freeriding adventures.

Fast Facts

  • Fallbichl is located in sector B.
  • Snow-sure till March
  • elevation: 2.600 to 2.200 m
  • Attention: Danger of avalanches!

All-round Fleissalm

Steep And Flat Terrain

Freeriders find bold areas in the upper section, whereas in the lower parts the terrain gets softer and more even. So, freeriding sector D is attractive for beginners and experienced freeriders alike.

Fast Facts

  • Fleissalm is located in sector D.
  • Fleissalm hits the highest point of the ski resort, that is 2.989 m.
  • Unlimited runs
  • Attention: the sector is situated in a game preserve!


Information: The lift Hochfleiss is closed in winter season 2023/24


The Demanding Area

Tauerntal is very challenging and thus the perfect playground for experienced freeriders and adrenaline junkies. Off-piste riders really need a lot of experience and a sound sense of orientation. 

Tip: In deep winter the runs can be continued down to Winkl district. Especially the runs down the valley in sector F are particularly difficult and are often used by locals only.

Fast Facts

  • Sectors E and F are only recommended for experienced freeriders
  • many hidden entries, start at Wallackhaus
  • increased danger of avalanches

Freeride Checkpoint

Safety First

Off-piste skiing is a great adventure and much fun. But it can also be dangerous. Although ski routes are perfectly secured you have to be very careful. Always act responsible when you are in high-alpine terrain. Never underestimate the dangers of nature. So be careful!

  • current avalanche report
  • open and closed ski routes
  • avalanche transceiver check
  • current weahter report, info about temperature and snow depth

It may be a good idea to book a guide at the snow sports school!