In the middle of the Hohe Tauern National Park

In the middle of the Hohe Tauern National Park

Central location between Grossglockner & Krimml Waterfalls Attractions

Hiking & biking

Hiking & biking

Hiking in and around Uttendorf/Weissee From Tauern cycle path to high alpine mountain bike tour

Summer in the hills & Harvest Festival

Summer in the hills & Harvest Festival

Summer in the hills & glacier experience Time of homecoming, festivities & encounter

A dream for freeriders and freestylers!

Freeride tours in the Weissee Glacier World

Anyone who prefers the pristine landscape will find plenty of deep powder snow slopes with almost unlimited backcountry skiing opportunities in the Weissee Glacier World.

Skiers and snowboarders will be fascinated by the entire backcountry area of the Weissee Glacier World.

"The air up here smells and tastes of freedom pure!"

Pristine slopes are an insider secret for a pure nature adventure.




From the top station of the Medelz chairlift goes over a flat ridge in the southwest on a hill (2,600 m). From here the descent is over easy terrain to Kalser Toerl. At the foot of steep walls of water had seeped Tauern is back on flat terrain (about 15 min alternately push and go). The Weissee one has been to the fore.

There are also many different levels of variation, from easy runs to runs for experts. Recommended for the hardcore riders is the tour is around the Tauernkogel to Weisseekess Olympic Hang r. Back it goes again on Weissee along to the lifts. Skins or snowshoes are in the tour of advantage.

Height difference: 350 meters downhill

Difficulty: ° °


From the top station of the slope of ten you leave the marked area in the east direction. From there you go, with a view towards Tauernmoos lake about 10 minutes on one level (no skins necessary) for entry into the first notch. The descent towards sheep Bichl notch offers many possibilities and options: The actual slope is ideal for pleasurable free riding, those who are looking for extreme runs should dodge to the left or right. In the sheep Bichl coatings is further west, where the tour ends in the direction of then flat slopes. The track and cross it goes the other meters on easy slopes on to the central station Gruensee.

The Sauruessl tour offers different options for every skill level.

Height difference: 600 meters downhill

Difficulty: ° ° °


The tour consists of a channel that is up to 45 degrees steep. The route is only for experts, and only open during absolutely safe snow conditions! The starting point of the tour is the top station Rudolfshütte. You can get the track up to Weißsee dam and then go on foot over the wall to the other side of the lake. From there you climb over rocky terrain to the first summit on - walk about 30 minutes. The entrance is located North of the summit. The entrance to the channel is up to 45 degrees steep and technically very demanding. It then turns right and becomes shallower, with 30-35 degrees, until it will open in a spout. At the bottom of the channel one can continue parallel to the runway.

Difference in altitude: ascent 150m, descent 400-650 meters

Difficulty: °°°°

Further freeride routes:


  • Chef´s Whip °°°
  • Medelzflanke °°°
  • Gamssteig 1 °°°
  • Sun View Standart °°°
  • Snowboarder´s Paradise °°°
  • Hoch Fuerlegg east-slope °°°
  • Hollaenderabfahrt °
  • Fischers Playground °° - °°°°°
  • The Hiddenline °°
  • Lady L. °°°°°
  • Lokals Spot °°°
  • Chicken Trop °°
  • Kanonenrohr °°°°
  • Open Faces °°°

Further informations/freeride-routes:

Safety on the mountains
- here you can find information for a safe skiing-day! 



Special Tips for freeriders:

Freeride ticket € 36,00

  • One day ski pass Weissee Glacier World
  • Special alpinist dinner and a small ski water at the Berghotel Rudolfshuette
  • MountainSPA at the Berghotel Rudolfshuette

  • Freeride-days - experience the fascination freeriding - offer
  • Freeride-breakfast at Uttendorf`s bakeries starting from € 3,90
    information bakery Haberl                     information bakery Steger
  • Freeride-breakfast at Alpengasthof Enzingerboden on request
  • Make a freerider stop at Alpengasthof Enzingerboden (valley station): original cheese dumplings with salad € 10,60    more information