the Schmittenhöhe for Skiers

The Schmittenhöhe for skiers

The ski resort: A dream come true

You’re dreaming of a ski resort that’s as varied as your interests? A resort that surprises and amazes you time and again? That finetunes every little detail to the needs and requirements of skiers? Then the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See is the perfect destination for you! 

Short and sweet: the ski resort at a glance

  • 77 kilometres of slopes: 30 km of blue (easy), 28 km of red (medium difficulty) and 19 km of black (challenging) slopes 
  • 28 cable car and lift facilities including an aerial tram, chairlifts, monocable gondolas, tow lifts and magic carpets for beginners
  • 6 ski resort entry points: Zell am See (cityXpress), Schmittental valley (trassXpress, Schmittenhöhebahn and Sonnalmbahn), Schüttdorf (areitXpress) and, from winter season 2019/2020 on, Viehhofen (Section I of zellamseeXpress)
  • 23 ski huts and mountain restaurants for a little energy boost in between or a sundowner at the end of your ski day 

The Schmittenhöhe for family skiers

Families feel right at home on the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See. The reason why is quite simple: At the ski resort, you’ll find plenty of highlights for mini-skiers. Your kids will squeal in excitement – promise! This is not least due to Schmidolin, the friendly Schmitten dragon: He’s the Schmittenhöhe’s mascot and a favourite with young skiers. 

•    Dragon Park 
•    Kinder-Skiland 
•    Dragon Tunnel 
•    Kidsslope

The next family ski day on Zell’s landmark mountain is right around the corner? Find out more about family skiing on the Schmittenhöhe! 

Familie Skifahren | © Schmittenhöhebahn AG/Punkt und Komma
Kinder Skifahren | © Schmittenhöhebahn AG/Punkt und Komma

Adrenaline junkies and athletic skiers, check this out!

You love challenging yourself? A ski day without an adrenaline rush is out of the question for you? Then consider yourself lucky: The ski resort of Zell am See offers something for everyone. Alongside long descents in the sun, there are numerous highlights that will make your pulse race and get your blood pumping: 

  • Trass descent: one of the longest and steepest black slopes of the Salzburger Land region 
  • Audi Ski Run: this giant slalom course ensures World Cup feeling on the Schmitten 
  • Funslope XXL and Snow Park: … for slope acrobats 
  • Skimovie Track: a giant slalom course where you’re recorded on camera and your speed is measured down to a hundredth of a second
  • Nighslope: for all those for whom a whole day of skiing isn’t enough … 
  • Skiline: to track the kilometres and metres in altitude you’ve covered and much more 
  • Schmitten Action Cup: collect badges and win fantastic prizes! 

You can hardly wait? Then get your ski ticket in our online ticket shop right away and visit the sunny ski resort in the Salzburger Land region!

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Pistenspaß auf der Schmitten | © Schmittenhöhebahn AG/Zooom-Productions

How do you get to the resort? Nothing’s easier than that!

No matter which direction you’re coming from: The journey to Zell am See is easy and stress-free by car, train, bus or plane. A bit of advice for all those who can’t bring their own ski equipment on holiday: Just rent your equipment from one of the ski rentals on site! They’ll have all the latest models and some great advice for you! 

Good to know: Thanks to the ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railway) direct connection from Vienna to Zell am See, you can travel to the Schmitten from Austria’s capital even more comfortably now! 

Tips and information on how to get to the Schmittenhöhe …

 

A few clicks away from your ski pass: online ticket shop 

With the whole family, just the two of you or as a group. For several days or as a day trip. Thanks to the variety of different ski tickets and passes, there’s something for every taste. Browse our ticket categories right away and find the right one for you! 
 

Tip: In our online ticket shop, you can conveniently buy your ticket from home. Just select your preferred date(s), enter your personal details and payment method and you’re well on your way to Schmitten joy! 

All information for a skiing day on the Schmitten