The Schmittenhöhe
A special adventure in summer and winter

Zell am See's local mountain - the Schmittenhoehe


Hiking paradise and skiing mountain at the same time; the 2000m Schmittenhoehe is Austria’s loveliest viewing mountain. From November until mid-April you get to ski, while in summer you can enjoy some wonderful hikes.

As a winter guest in Zell am See the variety-packed ski area on the Schmittenhoehe is right on your doorstep. Just a short walk from the cable cars which take you into the thick of the skiing fun. It is not just skiers who are inspired by the panoramic views to the surrounding mountains and wintery Lake Zeller. At 2000m altitude there is also an idyllic winter hiking trail.

A winter holiday on the Schmitten

The Schmittenhoehe is popular with fastidious skiers and beginners alike. Pistes of all difficulty levels await winter sports fans:

  • black pistes: challenging ski runs
  • red pistes: moderately difficult ski runs
  • blue pistes: easy and family ski runs

One special highlight at the Schmittenhoehe is that there are the only gondolas in the world to have been designed in the Porsche Design Studio. Where else could you ride in a real Porsche to get to the mountain station.

The Nightslope is new: A floodlit piste which enables to enjoy skiing even after the sun has set! More information about the nightslope

As soon as the snow has melted the Schmittenhoehe becomes a hiking paradise.


Ideal for families. There are plenty of adventures for little ones to explore:

  • The family adventure trail Schmidolin’s Baptism of Fire: ten adventure stations inspire young visitors. Highlights include the dragon slide, the mini-climbing park and the fire bridge.
  • Cave walk. Views to the Schmitten; children’s and adults attention is drawn to certain themes.
  • Adventure stations along the summit ridge
  • Discgolf course: a combination of golf and frisbee promises fun for all the family.

Would you like to get a bird’s eye view of the area around Zell am See? The Schmittenhoehe is a popular starting point for paragliders. Should you not have any experience of this, you can enjoy the fun during a tandem flight.


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Warm regards,
the Segl family
& the entire Alpenblick team

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