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The Schmittenhöhe as top-skiarea for families at

Winter is coming and we are looking forward to present Schmittenhöhe also this year as a popular destination for families.


Let's go for a hike!

Autumn time is hiking time on the Schmitten

Spend your autumn hiking on the Schmitten. Learn all about the most beautiful hiking trails and tours for unforgettable hours in Zell am See-Kaprun!


A strong rope

How to connect two ends of a rope!

The rope for the new areitXpress is here !! A 10-axle sword transporter brought the rope by Fatzer AG Wire Ropes with a length of 3,800 meters, 56 mm diameter and 46 tons weight to Zell am See.


The construction continues!

The areitXpress Valley Station takes shape

Every day is different on the construction site of the areitXpress and not only is the construction of the new 10-seat single cable cars in full swing. Almost 17 weeks after the successful ground-breaking ceremony in April it’s now down to the nitty-gritty: the construction of the Valley Station.


Now we build it up!

Sustainability in the construction of the areitXpress

The construction of the areitXpress is in full swing with the environment always in focus. Read more now about bird protection, recycling and sustainability on the construction site!