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by: anonymous_user - 25th February 2008

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Ski school brilliant all the instructors seemed keen and helpful. The lift system is not so good only one lift to the top of the mountain and to connect to this once you are their you have to ski half way down the mountain and rejoin the main lift which is not easy in the mornings. The slopes are to steep for comfort if you have just become an intermediate. The slope back to the resort is a small narrow track from half way down and was closed in February due to lack of snow. It is also very busy for the amount of lifts and their carrying capacity. The town is a long walk down hill and is quite pretty yet the ski lift area seems more industrial looking than you would expect in an Austrian ski resort. But if its ski lessons you need then they are great.

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  • rjharrison (23rd February 2011)

    A fantastic resort, very friendly with a great variety of slopes. Excellent hotels and resteraunts, not to mention the world famous spa....

  • chris84 (22nd February 2010)

    Very interesting village with some very nice buildings with a different flair to other ski destinations. I was really impressed how big...

  • Bugatt81 (20th February 2009)

    Bad Hofgastein, Bad Gastein and Sportgastein (and to some extent Dorfgastein although that's further off) together represent a vast array of skiing...

  • anonymous_user (25th February 2008)

    Ski school brilliant all the instructors seemed keen and helpful. The lift system is not so good only one lift to the...

  • anonymous_user (21st February 2008)

    Bad Gastein gives you direct access to 2 major ski areas and you can take the free ski bus or a €30...

  • anonymous_user (4th February 2003)

    Ski Well, Stay Healthy You can enjoy the extensive 'ski circus' of slopes and lifts that connect Bad Gastein with other villages...

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