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Snowboard Teacher at Obertauern Snowpark

Blue Tomato
Snowboard School

Learn to snowboard in Obertauern

In preparation for the coming winter season, it is important to us to be able to offer our guests secure lessons. Health is our top priority. The basis for this are guidelines of the Federal Government and recommendations of the Austrian Ski Instructors Association.

Free of charge 48h - Cancellation All courses booked online can be cancelled free of charge and without giving reasons up to 48 h before the start of the course. You can book your desired course in advance without hesitation and cancel at any time at short notice.

Mouth & nose protection / hand disinfection In all indoor areas of our snowboard school, we expect our guests from 6 years of age and older to wear a mouth and nose protection, regardless of the legal situation. We also expect the disinfection of hands when entering and leaving the snowboard school. In addition to the conventional mouth and nose protection masks, according to the current status, multifunctional towels, ski masks, bandanas, hose scarves, etc. are also considered mouth and nose protection. It is important that the mouth and nose are completely covered.

Meeting point At the meeting point, please also wear mouth and nose protection. As soon as the safety distance of 1.5 meters is not guaranteed, a mouth and nose protector must be worn. This also applies when the group is standing and in the waiting area of ski lifts.

Reduced group sizes We limit the group size to a maximum of 8 people per course.

Childcare / Lunch Lunch will be scheduled according to the necessary distance regulation, but please note that we are constantly adapting the lunchtime supervision to the current recommendations of the Federal Government.

Guests with Covid 19 suspicion In case of suspicion and appearance of a positive tested ski course participant*, we ask you to cancel the course.

Staff Safety The safety and health of our team is of utmost importance to us. In addition to correct instructions and rules of conduct, we ensure good accommodation and working conditions and carry out tests according to a system.

Contact - Tracing If a Covid 19 disease is detected, it is important to prevent rapid tracing and spread. Therefore we will register the ski school guests (cell phone number, accommodation, email), taking into account the data protection legal regulations.

The Blue Tomato Snowboard School in Obertauern, Austria is your first choice for snowboard courses. We live and breathe our sport and have been doing it ever since 1988. Lots has changed since then, but one thing remains – our spirit and drive to pass on the love of snowboarding.

We have the best course for you, whatever your level. If you’re just starting, great, try our beginner lessons. If you want to take your snowboarding into the park or just want to spend time with like-minded people, try our freestyle or group courses. The best instructors and brand-new equipment to rent means that you’ll always have fun learning. Check out our courses and book online now.

The Blue Tomato Snowboard School has half-day courses, full-day courses and private lessons for every level or style of rider. For children we have full-day courses with a supervised lunch break. For your second child we have a 15 % discount on the course. We also have free transfers between the school and your accommodation. There is also a full, modern rental centre in the Blue Tomato Shop in Obertauern so you can choose from the newest snowboards, boots and bindings.

Obertauern is a paradise for snowboarders. You can find everything here; easy pistes for beginners, more challenging runs to progress on, great options for off-piste riding and a Blue Tomato snow park. Obertauern is a high-alpine ski resort which starts at 1,700 m, with the highest lift going to 2,700 m above sea level. For you, this means there is guaranteed snow and perfect conditions for you to progress your riding in.

Beginner lessons are held by the Kirchbühel lift. This is a T-bar lift where you can learn to safely mount, dismount and ride the gentle piste. As you progress, you’ll take the other lifts and ride across the mountain.

Our freestyle lessons are held in the snow park at the Kehrkopfbahn, right at the bottom of the resort. Here you can learn new tricks with the help of our expert snowboard instructors.

Obertauern is famous for it’s off-piste and backcountry riding. We have a backcountry rental centre, where you can rent equipment for your adventures. We have splitboards, snowshoes, avalanche transceivers, probes, shovels, backpacks and telescopic poles for you to try.

Snowboard courses
at Obertauern

Beginner Course

Let’s start! If you’ve never stood on a snowboard before, then our beginner courses are for you. In small groups of up to eight, you’ll learn the basics so you can ride down easy and intermediate pistes. At first, the aim of our beginner courses is to teach you how to ride in control. This includes sliding turns and how safely slow down and stop on......

Intermediate Course

Keep on progressing If you’ve already done a little snowboarding and want to improve or polish your basic technique, then our intermediate lessons are perfect for you. In a small group of up to eight people, you’ll learn shorts turns and carving, as you advance we will teach how to ride more challenging terrain safely. Lessons are from Sunday through......

Freestyle Course

Get your style! If you are hooked on freestyle and want to take the next step or want to start venturing into the park then our freestyle lessons are great for you. Our lessons will be customised to fit the group’s needs and the terrain. Your instructor will show you how to take off and land safely, as well as help you learn your first grabs and......

Private Lessons & Coaching

Learn faster! Private lessons are the best way to improve as quickly as possible. You choose what you want to learn and your instructor will adjust your lesson accordingly. Date and time of the course are up to you....

Special offers:

  • 15% Family discounts
  • Course and rental prices for kids
  • Video Coaching
  • Free Hotel Transfer Service


The Blue Tomato Snowboard School is close to the base of the Sonnenlift. The school is under the skiers overfly bridge number 3.
Arrival from Salzburg via Radstadt, follow the B99 for 15 km uphill from Radstadt. Arrival from St. Michael and the Lungau, follow the B99 to Obertauern.
The drive up to Obertauern is an alpine pass, please bring snow chains.


Learn to snowboard at the Blue Tomato Snowboard School in Obertauern, Austria. Beginner, intermediated, freestyle and private lessions. Join us to improve your riding! The Blue Tomato Snowboard School is 100 % snowboarding. No skiing, no ski instructors who snowboard. See you soon.

Phone: +43 6456 20036
Facebook: bluetomatosnowboardschuleobertauern

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More information also available in all our Blue Tomato shops or via email or call +43-3687-24 22 333



No matter if hard or soft, freeride, freestyle, rocker or race – we offer the right equipment for everyone. The majority of our equipment comes from the current season. If you are not satisfied with your equipment or you wish to try a different board, no problem – just come to the station and exchange the equipment – for free.
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So much choice can‘t be found nowhere else. Do you want to give the new rocker shape boards a try or test a splitboard? Our Test Centre provides you with a selection of hundreds of boards, boots and bindings from the leading brands of the actual season. Ideal for you, as you can thoroughly test your desired equipment before buying.
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