Winter in Zell am See-Kaprun

Ski resort Schmitten

Skiurlaub an der Skipiste

The local mountain of Zell am See
On 77 kilometres of pistes, there are 5 valley runs for all levels of ability. The ski resort Schmitten is the perfect ski mountain for a ski holiday with the entire family. The offer includes a Skimovie track, the Funslope XXL, altitude measurement and much more.


Schmitten – Highlights

Highlights on the Schmitten


and your altitude metres at Compete with your colleagues on the Audi Skirun! Your time and your run will be recorded on video. On you can also view the kilometres you have skied. Action guaranteed!

The Audi Skirun is always set at the foot of the CityXpress on the left-hand side of the piste (piste no. 5).
The skiracing takes place on a course length of 200 metres with 16 gates and a height difference of 100 metres.

You can check your data with your ski pass at


In winter, you can also make turns on the Schmittenhöhe at night. The Ebenbergbahn is open every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6.30pm – 9.00pm. Enjoy a perfectly lit piste above the romantic old town centre of Zell am See.


There are countless steep turns, tunnels and waves on the fun slope. At 1,300 metres, it is one of the longest in the world. You will find the entrance directly below the Schmidhofalm on slope number 18.


Earlybirds can enjoy freshly groomed slopes. The lifts of the Schmitten ski resort open their gates at 07.00am on certain days! After a few runs you can enjoy a delicous local brunch on the mountain.

Telephone registration required under: +43 (0) 6542 789 211
Price: € 49,00

You can find the dates at


From January to March, a great free ski show takes place every Wednesday in Zell am See. Risky manoeuvres over the ski jump, perfectly coordinated ski choreographies from the local ski schools, great music & dance performances make the SnowNight on the Schmitten a true spectacle.

Where: CityXpress valley station
When: every Wednesday, 8.00pm (January – March)

Piste map Zell am See

Piste map Zell am See - Schmitten

The piste map for the Schmitten ski resort with all open lifts & pistes can be found at

Black pistes on the Schmitten:

  • Trass (Nr. 14)
  • Standard (Nr. 13)
  • Nord (Nr. 5 & 6)
  • Kettingpiste (Nr. 9)
  • Sonnkogelpiste (Nr. 15)

The Trass downhill run is one of the most challenging slopes in the region. With a gradient of up to 70%, even experienced skiers reach their limits down the Trass with a total length of 4,150 metres! As an absolute spectacle, the Zell am See Ski Club organises the Trass Race every year in January – the longest giant slalom in the Alps. The most prominent winner and for almost 2 decades the course record holder of the Trass Trace is Hermann Maier.

Since the ticket association with Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang-Fieberbrunn in 2019/2020, you have a day or multi-day ski pass to enjoy 408 kilometres of pistes in 3 absolute premium ski areas.

The piste map for all ski areas together can be found at

Prices Schmitten

The ski pass prices on the Schmitten vary depending on the season and length of the ski pass. Half-day tickets are available from 08.30am – 12.30am & 11.30am – 4.00pm.

An absolute added value: if you buy your ski pass the day before, you can already collect your first kilometres on the slopes for free on the same day from 3.00pm!

Restaurants & huts on the Schmitten

Restaurants in the ski resort schmitten

Of course, the culinary offer in the ski resort schmitten is pretty big – traditional huts, fantastic views & local dishes await you on the ski resort Schmitten.

Here are our top 3 restaurants & ski huts in the categories TRADITIONAL | TASTE | VIEW

TOP 3 | Traditional restaurants & huts

  • Blaickner’s Sonnalm
  • Breiteckalm
  • Ebenbergalm

TOP 3 | Taste

  • Eder Hütte
  • Schnaps Hans
  • Schmidhofalm

TOP 3 | View & sun terrace

  • Schnaps Hans
  • Franzl
  • Areit Lounge

Wondering what it looks like right now on the Schmittenhöhe? Check for the webcams.

Any questions? CLICK HERE.

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