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Unlimited Winter Sports

In the Sonnhof Alpendorf with direct connection

In winter at Sonnhof Alpendorf it’s “On the boards, ready, go”. Because the winter sports paradise starts right at the front door. The ideal location in the Alpendorf allows convenient access to the “Snow Space Salzburg”.

+ 70 lifts
+ 210 kilometers of slopes
+ 85 ski huts
+ 100% snow guarantee from December

Snow Space Salzburg
Winter & Snowshoe Hiking

Not only in summer is the Alpendorf and the surrounding area one of the most beautiful places for hikes and excursions – NO also in winter. Trudge through the snow and enjoy the winter landscape – we have some tips for your hike. You can rent snowshoes at the Sonnhof village rental. We are also happy to organize a guided tour on request.

Off the slope

In Pongau there are many exciting winter activities to discover away from the ski slopes. In addition to classic skiing, unforgettable experiences such as winter hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, tobogganing, ski tours and romantic horse-drawn sleigh rides await you. Our varied weekly program offers numerous activities that will give you unforgettable experiences. For individual snow expeditions, our reception team will be at your side with advice and support.

We follow the motto “Can’t be done, doesn’t exist“.

Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing is experiencing a real boom right now. Of course, you can also enter Salzburg’s cross-country mecca with its interconnected network of trails directly from St. Johann.

  • + 220 tracked kilometers
  • + 3 cross-country trails in the immediate vicinity
Skiing and snowboarding

Ski in // Ski out in Ski amadé

At Sonnhof Alpendorf guests experience the comfort of “On your skis, get set, go” – without having to lug skis or take a bus with convenient access to “Snow Space Salzburg”.

  • + 210 km of ski slopes
  • + 70 lifts
  • + 85 ski huts

from Alpendorf to Zauchensee. Or you can explore the even larger Ski amadé ski area with 760 kilometers of slopes and 270 lifts.


Enjoy the untouched snowy landscape and experience dreamlike sunrises or mystical moonlight tours while ski touring. The range of tours in the St. Johann im Pongau region is diverse. Worthwhile challenges also await on the doorstep of Sonnhof Alpendorf.

+ 167 varied routes


All-round carefree skiing & snowboarding

the hotel’s own ski school from Sonnhof Alpendorf

Hansi Höllwart is not only a hotelier with heart and soul, but also a state-certified ski instructor. Together with the hotel he founded the Alpendorf Ski School, which he still runs personally. He also regularly accompanies Sonnhof guests on guided tours of the Snow Space. So keep an eye on our weekly changing outdoor program – these excursions are priceless! The varied

course program of the Alpendorf Ski School guarantees beginners, advanced and experts quick learning success and pure piste magic. Because professional competence, personal care and relaxed training in small course groups is a matter of honor at this ski school. And after the lessons you can go directly to the ski cellar of the Sonnhof Alpendorf and have all the time in the world to celebrate your progress or put your feet up. It doesn’t get any more convinient than that.

Advantageous - ski rental to the ski rental
  • 5% discount on site on all rental items for Sonnhof guests
  • ONLINE BOOKING: 10% discount on all rental items when booked online.
  • Rent 7 days - pay 6 days
  • Change to another ski length or ski class
  • Binding adjustment and ski boot fitting
  • 100% hygienic treatment of the shoes
  • if parents rent, the children up to 10 years get the equipment for free
  • Children up to 14 years -50% (while stocks last)
  • Rental of hiking poles, sleds and snowshoes
to the ski rental
Advantageous - ski school to the ski school
  • 5% discount on all courses of the Ski School Alpendorf
  • Consultation and booking directly at the reception
  • Pick up from hotel possible
  • top trained ski instructors
  • international ski instructors - ski lessons in English, German, Dutch, Danish, Italian, Spanish and French
  • flexible course scheduling, i.e. course entry is possible every day
to the ski school