The Schmitten

Vacations at the ski hotel in Zell am See - Schmittenhöhe

Ski & Sporthotel Alpin in the Schmitten ski area

The 4-star Sporthotel Alpin is located directly at the foot of the snow-sure Schmittenhöhe ski area in Zell am See in Salzburger Land, right next to the piste and the CityXpress valley station.

As Zell am See’s “local mountain”, the Schmitten is particularly popular as a varied ski area. With 77 fantastic kilometers of slopes, the snow-sure panoramic mountain with five valley runs – one of which leads directly to our ski hotel in Zell am See – ensures skiing fun in the heart of Austria.

The Schmittenhöhe ski passes enable skiing fun on the glacier and on the Schmitten – 138 kilometers of pistes, 50 cable cars and lifts as well as a glacier are available for unlimited skiing fun. 100 % of the slopes in Zell am See can be covered with artificial snow. Magnificent deep-snow slopes, wonderful views and world-class snow parks await you.

Variety is guaranteed when skiing in Zell am See

The Schmitten in Zell am See offers skiing fun for all skill levels. Numerous attractions on the mountain provide variety. There is also plenty to discover off-piste for non-skiers:

There are many good reasons for the Schmitten ski area in Zell am See:

  • 27 Cable cars and lifts
  • 77 km of snow-sure slopes (100% snow-covered) in all levels of difficulty
  • NEW: zellamseeXpress - the connection in the direction of Glemmtal
  • Funslope XXL (at 1,300 m the longest Funslope in the world)
  • Schmitten Nightslope (skiing experience at night with a view of Zell am See)
  • Schmidolin's Dragon Park (children's land at the Glocknerbahn)
  • Trass descent - one of the longest black runs in the Alps
  • Snowparks
  • Skimovie routes
  • Open-air art space "Art on the mountain"
  • Panorama cross-country ski trail
  • Winter hiking trails (with snowshoe or artificial hiking trail)
  • Nordic walking tour at 2,000 m
  • Numerous mountain restaurants and cozy huts with sun terraces

Ski passes for the Schmitten
in Zell am See

The ski passes for your skiing vacation on the Schmitten in Zell am See can be purchased directly from us at the hotel reception. The ski passes are also valid in the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area in Kaprun.

If you want to explore the whole of Salzburger Land and the neighboring ski areas during your ski vacation in Zell am See, we recommend the Salzburg Super Ski Card, which you can also get from us.

Ski rental and ski school

Our partner ski school Zell am See offers our hotel guests special benefits.
As our guest, you also receive a 12% discount at the ski rental at the valley station of the CityXpress when you book online and also save waiting times. The ski rental is right next to the hotel at the cable car station.

Over the edge of the valley – the new Zell am See Xpress

The construction of the new gondola lift to the Salersbachköpfl and the resulting connection to the Glemmtal ushered in a new era in skiing on the Schmitten.

If you want to broaden your horizons, you have to look beyond the borders – in the mountains beyond the edge of the valley, so to speak: The new zellamseeXpress makes skiing on the Schmitten even more attractive and marks the beginning of the merger of the ski areas of Zell am See with Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Leogang and Fieberbrunn.

Schmitten Night Slope
in Zell am See

Night skiing in Zell am See is possible every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6.30 to 9.30 pm on the Nightslope. Freshly groomed and perfectly illuminated, slope no. 6 at the Ebenbergbahn cable car shines above the rooftops of Zell am See with winter sports enthusiasts. Skiing fun above the rooftops of the romantically illuminated mountain town of Zell am See. Use of the floodlit Nightslope is included in the valid ski ticket.

Experience the Schmitten with your children. Numerous attractions and fun slopes are waiting to be discovered – directly from the hotel.

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