The Schmittenhöhe for hikers
Exploring Zell’s landmark mountain on foot
You’re wondering what hikers can look forward to on the Schmitten? A lot – that’s for sure! From A like adventure to Z like Zell am See Summer Card. Find out ahead of your hiking holiday what the region of Zell am See-Kaprun holds in store for hiking fans …
Off to Zell am See – and into the Schmitten hiking paradise
Be it for a day, a holiday or year-round: Start every hike on the “sun child” of the Alps perfectly prepared! Find out how you can reach the Schmittenhöhe by car or public transport. It also never hurts to know the weather forecast. A look at the webcams and the interactive hiking map takes you one step closer to your hiking tour.
The High-Altitude Promenade is an especially family-friendly hiking trail with a stunning view. If you would like to switch your perspective, visit the Maurerkogel, the Schmittenhöhe’s neighbouring summit. A little more than a casual hike: that’s what the long-distance route “Pinzgauer Spaziergang” is. Schmidolin’s Baptism of Fire trail is tons of fun for all ages.
Take the cable car to the starting point of your hike
Next stop: cable car station! All five access cable cars on the Schmittenhöhe are open in summer as well. Many of the hikes start directly at the mountain stations. Find out more about the prices for cable car and lift rides up and down the mountains. There are also great special offers like the Last Minute, Summiteer and Adventure Ticket.
Tip: If you want to hike and also go on a boat tour, you can choose from the combo-tickets for the Schmitten in Zell am See! We recommend having a look at which lift facilities are open.
Adventure cards for even more hiking fun
Hiking is one of the main things you want to do on your summer holiday? Then you should consider purchasing a HIKE Alpin Card! This and several other adventure cards ensure even more variety on your summer holiday – as well as for excursions to the Zell am See-Kaprun region throughout the remainder of the year.
Choose from one of the following offers:
- HIKE Alpin Card: a jam-packed hiking schedule – all summer long
- Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card: perfect for all those who don’t just use the cable cars and lifts on the Schmitten but want to visit other attractions in the region as well
- 365 Action ALPIN CARD or 365 Classic ALPIN CARD: hiking in summer and skiing in winter – experience Zell’s landmark mountain from its athletic side 365 days a year!