Obertauern lies in the southeast of the state of Salzburg in the Radstädter Tauern mountains at heights of between 1,630 and 2,526 metres above sea level. The village is near to the highest point of the Radstädter Tauern Pass over which the Katschberg road runs. Skiing is the most popular sporting activity in Obertauern. The ski region has around 100 kilometres of prepared pistes and 26 lifts that are capable of transporting 48,000 – 49,000 people per hour. The area is served by 1 gondola, 19 chair lifts and 6 drag lifts, and has 100 km of runs.
In the valley the temperature was -19 degrees C.
The village of Obertauern