With 100 kilometers of prepared slopes, 26 modern lifts and 2,315 meters high skiing, Obertauern delivers for those who dare. It’s known as a versatile ski area with space for beginners and experienced skiers alike. With a total of 280 snow cannons to keep the slopes fresh, Obertauern also offers about as close to a snow guarantee as possible. In popular culture, Obertauern is famous for being featured in the music video of The Beatles’ song hit “Help!”
As a ski or snowboard instructor with Snowminds, you will be employed at one of three ski schools in the area: Ski School Top Obertauern, Ski School Koch Obertauern or Ski School Grillitsch & Partner. They all have good reputations and serve both German speaking and international guests. For skills training, they hold a weekly early morning training, where you take first gondola up in the morning and refind your technique on freshly prepared slopes before your own class starts!
Snow enthusiasts of all kinds have flocked to Obertauern since the 1920s. During the day, the charming mountain town is framed in majestic mountains with a breathtaking landscape. The city’s historical buildings and characteristic mountain cabins also throw a special glow over the city. When the sun goes down, however, the city’s transforms into a party scene. Be ready.