Ski freeride in Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang
Freeriding in Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang - that is something for individualists
The door of the gondola opens. There are hundreds of skiers hanging out in front of the mountian station. Most of them want to ski down the slopes of the ski resort. We leave the masses behind - we have higher aims. In front of us, at the border of the ski resort, we can see the ridge we have to climb. A few hunded meters to go and we can ski down to the next valley. The tension rises we become quite thrilled about the powder run which is waiting for us.
Real freeriders do not want to be categorized. Freeriders are no slope-riders and no ski mountaineers or ski tourers as well. Freeriders are individualists who look for the ultimate run and the sickest lines in perfect powder. With the Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang cable cars and a bit of a hike you can reach secret spots, skiers in the resort will never reach. Go freeriding in Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang and be the first one on top of the mountains.
There are many freeride runs in Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang due to the geographical dimensions. After heavy snow falls the ski circus turns into a powder paradise. Tree runs, free slopes, steep couloirs - everything is possible. The safety definitely comes first. Make sure you always check the avalanche warnings and weather forcasts for Saalbach Hinterglemm before you go to the backcountry. Without safety gear, there is no way you should leave the save slopes. The following freeride runs you definitely have to try in Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang - they are the best:
- Amsel on the Bernkogel East
- Marxen on the Schattberg
- Dillinger Eck down to Jausern
- Stemmerkogel West from Schattberg
- Schattberg West
- Spieleck on the Hochalm
These hotels offer great locations for freeriding adventures
The Hotel Talblick is a great location for freeriding. Form the patio you have great views to the powder rund around the Bernkogel and Reiterkogel - you can check out your lines from your hotel room. Dietmar greates a great breakfast and the sauna is waiting too.
The Rosentalerhof in the center of Hinterglemm offers a great location too. Due to it's proximity to lifts and cable cars your will be the first on the mountain and will reach the "first lines" in the powder for sure. After the freeriding you can chill in the pool and check your lines from the mountain.