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 - Dachstein Gletscher
Der Dachstein The leading destination - in summer & winter!
Galsterberg - Gallisches Skivergnügen in Pruggern
Galsterberg The family & training ski mountain in Pruggern!
Busreisen Planai
Planai Bus Our bus fleet of 13 buses will get you there!
Der Wilde Berg Mautern
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!