Ski resort Ski Amadé
Ski resort Ski Amadé region of Austria is a network of 28 ski areas and towns that combined, make up the second largest ski area in Europe. It is named after the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart who was born in the city of Salzburg. Ski amadé is Austria’s largest ski region that is unique in the Alps for combining so many resorts on one lift pass. The spectrum of the unique Ski amadé ski region in Salzburg and Styria reaches from high-alpine pistes up to 2,700 m to family-friendly runs below the treeline. Skiers of all levels can find their perfect terrain. Gently curving slopes for beginners and the family groups, FIS race tracks for the pros, abundant powder and ski touring routes promise adventures for nature lovers and those who want to get away from the beaten track. The resorts are linked, either by lifts or by free shuttle buses, and it won’t take longer than 20 minutes to get between any of them. There are 860 km of downhill slopes and 278 modern ski lifts. The highest ski lift in the region is at the Dachstein Glacier with an altitude of 2,700m. There are over 700 km of marked cross-country Nordic skiing tracks. The resorts are made up of 28 villages in five principal regions that make up the alliance. The regions are Salzburger Sportwelt, Dachstein Tauern, Gastein, Hochkönigs Winterreich, and Grossarl Valley. The resorts in Ski Amade include Altenmarkt, Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein, Dienten, Dorfgastein, Filzmoos, Flachau, Grossarl, Haus im Ennstal, Maria Alm, Muhlbach, Ramsau am Dachstein, Reiteralm/Fageralm, Schladming, Sportgastein, St. Johann, Wagrain, and Zauchensee/Flauchauwinkel/Kleiner. More than 300 WLAN hotspots can be found around the lift stations and huts providing free internet access on the piste. By using the free WLAN network from Ski amadé, every skier can access e-mails and send messages and photos to their friends and family back home for free on their smartphones.