ABOUT US

Our vision


Planai-Hochwurzen-Bahnen is a pioneering flagship enterprise which offers outstanding leisure experience and turns customers into fans.

We wear the mantle of our regional responsibility with pride, as a reliable partner on equal footing.

Skilled, committed employees are the basis for the long-term business success of the company and the achievement of our objectives.



This is Planai-Hochwurzen-Bahnen GmbH

  • The Planai-Hochwurzen-Bahnen GmbH company was established in 1970.
  • The company's total revenue for its 2016/17 financial year was approximately EUR 45 million.
  • With up to 410 employees - of whom 230 are employed year-round- the Planai is the largest company in the upper Ennstal valley. Per year 3-5 apprentices start their training in our company.
  • Since 1995 we have invested approx. € 200 million.
  • With about 700 snow-making machines the largest array of snowmaking equipment in Austria guarantees snow on the Planai & Hochwurzen.
  • Annually 2.01 million guests visit the Planai-Hochwurzen Bahnen.
  • All in all there are 31 cable cars and lifts in operation.
  • With a 28% female workforce, Planai leads the way among Alpine cable car operators.
  • Lines of business: Planai, Hochwurzen, Galsterberg, Dachstein, Planai Bus/Travelling, Planai Catering Trade, Der Wilde Berg Mautern, Kartrace Schladming
  • Specials: Hopsiland Planai, Dachstein Suspension Bridge, Dachstein Ice Palace and much more
  • Director: Dir. Georg Bliem




The Planai-Hochwurzen Bahnen GmbH family:

Der Dachstein The leading destination - in summer & winter!
Galsterberg The family & training ski mountain in Pruggern!
Planai Bus Our bus fleet of 13 buses will get you there!
Der Wilde Berg Mautern Rendezvous with Alpine fauna & birds of prey!
Gastro Planai Dachstein Restaurant, Manege Après Ski Bar, Ski-Rock Cafe!
Planai & Hochwurzen World Championship skiing in the Schladming-Dachstein region!


One team – lots of happy guests!



Planai-Hochwurzen-Bahnen GmbH facts and figures