Open slopes and facilities on the Schmittenhöhe
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Find here the open facilities and highlights on the winterly Schmittenhöhe!

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Status Cable Car Facility type Open hours
closed 15 trassXpress Gondola
closed 1 areitXpress Gondola


closed 4 cityXpress Gondola
closed 7 Schmittenhöhebahn Mountain Cable Car
closed 8 Sonnenalmbahn Mountain Cable Car
closed 9 Sonnkogelbahn 3-seater chair lift
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Status Highlight Type
closed Schmidolins Rocket Bike Racetrack
closed Schmidolins Baptism of Fire Adventure hiking trail
closed High Altitude Promenade Adventure hiking trail
closed Mystical Forest Adventure hiking trail
closed Discgolf Parcours Hiking trail
closed E-Motocross Park Racetrack

*ATTENTION: A situation-related decision on the open cable cars is announced every week.

The new ALPIN CARD makes it happen: Unlimited slope-fun in the three premium-ski areas Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See, Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn und Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun.

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Blue pistes
for beginners

The 15 blue ski runs on the Schmittenhöhe have a total length of 30 km and are perfect for skiing beginners, children and those skiers who like to get familiar again with the pistes after a long summer break.

Red pistes
for experienced skiers

There are also many red moderate pistes in the ski area of the Schmitten that are perfect for experienced skiers who like to discover the mountain with its 17 red pistes having a total length of 28 km.

Black pistes
for adrenalin junkies

These pistes are a real challenge, also for experts! In total length they make about 19 km.

Ski routes
for advanced winter athletes

The eight ski routes (not prepared slopes) are marked with a red diamond sign in the ski area.

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FIS Rules of Conduct

Like all sports, skiing and snowboarding entail risks. The FIS rules of conduct, as an ideal pattern of conduct for a responsible and careful skier or snowboarder, have the purpose to avoid accidents on the slopes.

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Piste closure on the Schmittenhöhe

In order to ensure optimal snow distribution and preparation, the slopes are closed in the evening from 4:00 p.m. Our piste machines are then in use, and some of them are attached to cable winches, so skiing on the slopes is simply too dangerous! The freshly prepared snow must also rest. Only then will there be super-prepared and resilient descents the next day!

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