The Planai (1,900m/6,234 ft.) and the Hochwurzen (1,850m/6,070 ft.) have fast downhill runs and ski slopes, equipped with a cableway, five double chairlifts, a connecting three-seat chairlift, ski buses, and 15 surface lifts, at all altitudes. Some 22,000 people per hour can be transported. The Dachstein-Südward cableway makes skiing at 2,704m (8,871 ft.) possible in summer. There are ski schools, and you can leave children at the ski kindergarten, which has a children's surface lift.
Miles of winter footpaths make for good, invigorating walking. You can also enjoy horse-drawn sleigh rides, tobogganing, ski-bobbing, curling, game-feeding trips, and many other winter activities. Cafes and bars offer lively après-ski activities, as do the hotels. In summer, you'll enjoy mountaineering, swimming, tennis, bowling, and top-quality entertainment, along with warm Styrian hospitality. Golf, rafting, and parasailing are available in nice weather.
Schladming is an ancient town in the upper valley of the Enns River, lying between Dachstein to the north and Schladminger Tauern to the south. It was a silver- and copper-mining town in medieval times. Old miners' houses are still standing. The Pfarrkirche (Parish Church) is late Gothic, and the town's 1862 church is the largest Protestant church in Styria.