Freeriding, terrain parks and pistes
in Filzmoos


The demanding Hochleiten piste is a steep black run for ambitious freeriders, which can be accessed by the Grossberg chairlift. It is also possible to ride through the trees on the Papageano side but this is only recommended for the experienced rider. Those looking for lots of freeriding would be better looking elsewhere.


If one thing really lets Filzmoos down it is the lack of any dedicated freestyle area. There are a few boxes, and rails in the beginners area opposite the happy Filzmoos but these are pretty standard and would not provide much of a test for experienced freestyle riders. Hopefully this is something Filzmoos will address in the future however Nearby Flachauwinkl is only a short bus ride away and provides an ideal getaway for those wanting to ride the park.


Consisting of 14 different runs over 12km Filzmoos has something to offer riders of every ability. Beginners will not be over phased with a number of low level runs consisting of t-bars and poma lifts. The four man chair lift at Grossberg provides a number of blues and reds that provide a nice challenge for intermediate riders or beginners with a few weeks under their belt.

A two man lift opens up more of the resort with a number of more challenging reds and a nice open blue that links you to the small resort of Neuberg. However inexperienced riders will likely face a wait for the bus as the only way back up to the top from here is a long fast T-Bar the same length as the descent.

Filzmoos Two Man Chair
Filzmoos Two Man Chair
Michael Whittaker

Without doubt the most challenging runs in the resort are accessed by the Papageno gondola which accesses the Moosalm slopes. Riders here will face a challenging FIS approved red and  black run that will get the blood pumping with a long run down in to the heart of the resort, this is definitely the most testing of the runs in Filzmoos and will offer a challenge for the more ambitious riders.

Michael Whittaker

FIlzmoos provides a good few days of riding for most riders. But after a few days it is worth taking the ski bus to the resorts of Flachau and Flauchawinkll, which runs 3 times a week. Radstadt-Altenmarkt another resort on the Ski Amade pass is only a short local bus ride away and is also worth a day trip. As the lift pass cover the entire Ski Amade region a couple of away days in a week are a viable option, however as a base Filzmoos is perfect and has a lot more to do off the slopes than nearby resort such as Flachauwinkl and Radstadt which have very little going on after the pistes close.


Beginners are well serviced in Filzmoos with a couple of starter runs at the mountain base, these are wide and not too steep and ideal for beginners.

Filzmoos Beginner Lift
Filzmoos Beginner Lift
Michael Whittaker

 The beginners runs are T-Bar and Poma accessed, there are also some short travellator type runs for total beginners and children. Those with a bit more experience will enjoy the wide blue runs that can be found off of the 4 man and 2 man chair lifts.

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