About the village

Not far from chalet Traumhaus, right next to the Riesneralm ski slope, lies the village of Donnersbachwald. The village is part of the Oberennstal ski area and is located in the Styrian region. The village is friendly with a number of charming restaurants and cafés.

Around Donnersbachwald, you can do lots of other activities besides skiing and snowboarding. For example, enthusiasts can take a toboggan run of around 3.5 km, which is directly connected to the village. It is also possible for the whole family to take a sleigh tour from the village. Families will experience a lot of joy and fun in Donnersbachwald!

In wide surroundings, there are several hiking trails through beautiful unspoilt nature.

About the ski-resort

Ski fun at high altitude, some 15 minutes’ walk or 5 minutes’ drive by car from Traumhaus is the ski-Riesneralm – Donnersbachwald (altitude; 973- 1850 metres). A well-kept secret in the Alps with winter fun for the whole family, both beginners and more advanced skiers. The area is very snow-sure and you almost never have to wait long at the ski lifts. At the valley station you will find ski rental and luxury ski lockers, with helmet and glove heating in the lockers. Here you can store your gear perfectly after a great day’s skiing. At the valley station there are not only several cosy restaurants and bars, but also a small supermarket for most daily shopping.

The Riesneralm ski area is ecological with its own hydropower plant that provides more than enough green electricity to prepare the slopes and power the ski lifts. All power generated more is fed back into the grid.

Read more about the ecological ski area!

About Riesner Ski-resort

An enchanting winter hiking trail in the Donnersbachtal valley. For an hour, you can enjoy snow-white views as you walk uphill and listen to the silence of the Donnersbachtal valley.
Up on the mountain pasture, Theo has already heated up his hut and the finest delicacies are sizzling on the stove in the kitchen. With your heart warm and your stomach full of delicious food, it’s time to set off.
Theo already has the right toboggan ready for you. One last check, the cord firmly in your hands, you dive on and off – through the winter forest down into the valley. There you simply put the toboggan back in the toboggan box and have your hands free for a little final snowball fight.
For very tired feet, there is also a toboggan cab available to order. It’s best to call +43 3680 211 or +43 676 9302343 and then make yourself comfortable in the “Theomobil” on the way up.