Family Leo's sled run at the Asitz | © Christoph Bayer
Winter of contrasts
The thrill of runners and corners for the whole family
Christoph Bayer

Tobogganing and sledging in Saalfelden Leogang

Take the cable car or shuttle service or hike up the mountain for a unique sledging adventure. Sledging in Saalfelden Leogang is an exquisite winter highlight. Take the cable car up Asitz mountain or the shuttle service up Biberg mountain to start your sledging adventure in a relaxed way. If you prefer a bit of exercise, you can hike up part of the way. After fuelling up on delicious specialities from the Pinzgau region, your sledging adventure begins – during daytime or (thanks to a floodlit run) at night. Whether it’s with your family, your sweetheart or your friends: Sledging in Saalfelden Leogang is an unforgettable experience!

Toboggan run at Asitz mountain in Leogang

What’s it going to be: a laid-back cable car ride or a sporty hike? It’s up to you how you want to start off your sledging adventure at Asitz mountain. Either way, you will be rewarded with a four-kilometre toboggan run and unrivalled views of the wintry valley below.

 

Sledging at Biberg in Saalfelden

A natural toboggan run with a whopping total length of six kilometres awaits fun-seekers in Saalfelden. It leads from Berggasthof Biberghof at 1,400 metres above sea level down to the valley.

Night sledging in Saalfelden Leogang

If a day of sledging isn’t enough for you, you can prolong the fun during night sledging in Saalfelden Leogang. The toboggan run in Asitz is open for night sledging every Tuesday and Friday. At Biberg, you can enjoy sledging under starry skies on six days of the week (every day except Monday).

 

Sledge rental on site

You don’t need your own sledge to whoosh down the mountain. At the toboggan runs in Saalfelden Leogang you can find a vast selection of high-quality sledges for rent.

Tobogganging at the Asitz

10 tips for unforgettable sledging adventures

  1. Respect others: Be careful not to cause dangerous situations for other people on the toboggan run.
  2. Respect closures and warning signs: Only use the toboggan run when it’s open!
  3. Use appropriate equipment: Use the high-quality sledges provided at the toboggan run. Wear a helmet and solid footwear. For safety reasons, plastic sleds and saucer sleds are prohibited on the toboggan run.
  4. Follow the signs: Keep to the marked sledging trail and hike up the mountain one after another on the righthand side. Only cross the toboggan run when absolutely necessary and only at sections with a clear view.
  5. Ride carefully: Go at a speed that allows you to fully control your sledge. Make sure that visibility is good, keep a distance to the next rider and adjust your speed and technique to your abilities. Pay attention to the snow, ice and weather conditions and to the number of other people on the toboggan run.
  1. Warn others of potential risks: If fellow sledgers don’t notice you on their way up, shout to get noticed. Tip: Headlamps and reflective clothing make you more visible in the dark.
  2. Avoid unnecessary stops: If you want the rest of your group to catch up, only stop at sections with clear visibility.
  3. Only use the marked run: Sledging on ski runs is not only dangerous, it’s also prohibited due to the high risk of crashes with skiers or snowcats. What’s more, frozen sledge tracks affect the quality of the slope.
  4. Leave dogs at home: Holding on to your sledge with one hand and to your dog’s lead with the other – please don’t do that! It significantly reduces your reaction time in case of emergencies. For safety reasons, it’s better to leave your dog at home.
  5. Be prepared to help others: Don’t drink before sledging and don’t take any medication that impacts on your ability to drive. You can only assess risks correctly and administer first aid in case of an emergency if your perception and reactions are not impaired.

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