Perfectly skiing enjoyment at the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier and at the Schmitten Ski area Zell am See-Kaprun


On the Kitzsteinhorn glacer the skiing season starts early autumn and extens into early summer

The Skiing area of the Europa Sportregion Zell am See-Kaprun is perfectly suited for families and beginners but also for professional skiers and snowboarders.
The Schmittenhöhe and the Kitzsteinhorn promise pure skiing enjoyment on diverse ski slopes in the midst of snowy mountain landscapes.

Professional skieres find steep slopes and spectacular descents.

Families, and beginners find a lot of easy slopes too.
Specially the Maiskogel, in the the center of Kaprun, offers perfect ski slopes for little guests.
The Kitzsteinhorn is particularly popular among freeriders and freestyler. Off-piste tracks, powder and a huge fun park for all levels is guaranteed. Off-piste tracks, powder and a huge fun park for all levels is guaranteed.

Schmittenhöhe with 77 kilometres of ski slopes
Kitzsteinhorn with 41 kilometres of ski slopes,
Maiskogel family mountain with 20km of slopes

The winter sports’ region of Zell am See – Kaprun offers you

Fotolia 42792676 XStobogganing and snow-shoe runs, cross country ski tours and Nordic walking.
Winter turns the landscape of Zell am See – Kaprun into a white winter wonderland – so take the opportunity of spending some time in the sparkling countryside enjoying all the marvellous views and at the same time doing your favourite winter sports.

The Zell am See-Kaprun winter sports region offers you are a unique experience

How about trying a snow shoe run?

It can be a little bit tiring, but the beautiful mountain scenery will make it worthwhile. Guided snow shoe and winter hiking tours are available at ski schools on the Schmitten if you don’t fancy exploring the mountain sides yourself. Whether you decide on a short or a long run you will certainly find that there is a lot for you to see and experience.

The winter wonderland of Zell am See-Kaprun is ideal for Nordic walking

This sport is very popular in winter, too. There are a number of runs in Zell am See – Kaprun which are perfect for Nordic Walking tours. Giving your body a full training session surrounded by the picturesque mountain landscape of Zell am See is truly both very relaxing and a great delight.

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Cross country trail runs wind their way through the Zell am See-Kaprun winter sport region into neighbouring regions with a total of 40 kilometres to enjoy. Choose the “high trail” loop around Lake Plettsaukopf on the Schmitten, which will give you a wonderful view over the whole region up there!

Ice Skating on Lake Zeller

Would you rather go gliding over ice? Then skating or ice hockey will be just right for you. You can either choose the local ice rink or if the weather and temperature are right enjoy the frozen ice on Lake Zeller.

Tobogganing for young and old in Zell am See-Kaprun:

Whether together with the whole family during the day or as romantic moonlit fun for couples tobogganing is always great fun. There are numerous toboggan runs between the Kitzsteinhorn and the Schmittenhöhe. There is a floodlit toboggan run from the “Köhlergrabe” through to the „Schmittental”! A special shuttle bus will get you there.

A certain “must-do” is a trip on the “Winter Fairy Tale Train”. From Zell am See the train will take you to the famous waterfalls in Kriml. (More Information)