The Schmittenhöhe for explorers

The Schmittenhöhe for explorers

On an exciting journey of exploration on Zell’s landmark mountain

Scenic-view mountain, family mountain, art and culture mountain … On the Schmitten in the Zell am See-Kaprun region, lots of exciting adventures await – that’s for sure! No matter the age, skier or hiker, good or bad weather: Read more about the Schmittenhöhe for real explorers! 

Five reasons for a journey of exploration on the Schmitten

What makes the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See the perfect holiday destination for explorers? Here are at least five good reasons: 

  • exciting leisure time activities for all ages and every season 
  • great combo-tickets and adventure tickets for even more holiday adventures 
  • the dragontastic world of Schmidolin for little explorers 
  • exceptional activities for seeing the Schmitten from a new perspective time and again 
  • varied bad weather alternatives and excursions in the region 

Many roads lead to Zell am See  

Three, two, one, go! If you want to be perfectly prepared for your holiday, you should have a look at the various ways to travel to Zell am See. Once you’ve reached Zell’s landmark mountain, the first adventure awaits sooner than you might expect. Have you ever been on a Jukeboxx cable car in winter – listening to your favourite hits while travelling up the mountain? Or have you ever marvelled at the unique Porsche Design cable car? If not, then it’s about time! 

Winter gems on the Pinzgau’s adventure mountain

Awaken the explorer within you – on the 77 kilometres of slopes at Schmittenhöhe ski resort ! How about a speedy descent on the Audi Ski Run or on the Skimovie track? Race against your friends and family, have your time measured down to a hundredth of a second and receive your own “ski movie” to watch again and again. All those who have always wanted to swoosh down the slopes in the moonlight can do so on the Nightslope

Test your skiing skills and discover the freestyle talent lying dormant within you! How? On the challenging Trass descent or during a run through the Snow Park on the Schmitten. If you’re curious about the latest ski or snowboard models, you can rent brand-new equipment in the sports shops at the valley stations of the Schmitten. 

You’ve had enough of the slopes? Let Salzburg’s nature impress you with its incredible beauty during a winter hike or ski tour on the nearby Ronachkopf at 2,000 metres above sea level. As a pleasurable alternative to skiing, we also recommend a visit to the winter huts with their spacious sun decks. 

A perfect winter ticket for every explorer

You’d like to experience as much as possible during a day on the slopes? Or you’re convinced that there is always something new to discover throughout the whole winter season on the Schmittenhöhe? Find out more about the different season tickets and day ski passes for Zell’s landmark mountain as well as various other specials for families and groups on the weekends. 

Good to know: Day ski passes and season tickets can be purchased quickly and easily in our online ticket shop

You would like to gift others an amazing time? How about a ticket for a unique adventure? Alongside various tickets, you’ll also find gift vouchers for the Schmittenhöhe in our online gift voucher shop

Bad-weather alternatives and excursions tips in Zell am See-Kaprun


Journeys of exploration are only something for sunny days? Far from it! On the Schmittenhöhe and in the area surrounding it, lots is happening on rainy days. For instance, how about starting your day with a cosy mountain breakfast before visiting the interactive family exhibition “areait1400”? All those visiting the Zell am See-Kaprun region will find plenty of options for excursions no matter the season. Look for and find your personal holiday joy on Zell’s landmark mountain … 

Another tip: Browse the various events on Zell’s landmark mountain and grab some tickets right away! Culinary highlights, sports, music or tradition: Get an overview of all events

Discover all current Schmitten info

You don’t want to wait until you’re there? Check out the weather, webcams and open facilities on the Schmittenhöhe in advance! The 360-degree panorama will get you excited about your next holiday in the Salzburger Land region. Explore the Pinzgau’s adventure mountain whenever and wherever you like … 

Another tip: Browse the various events on Zell’s landmark mountain and grab some tickets right away! Culinary highlights, sports, music or tradition: Get an overview of all events