Ski & Sporthotel Alpin in the Schmitten ski area

Holidays at our ski hotel in Zell am See - Schmittenhöhe

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

The Schmitten is very popular as the local mountain to Zell am See and is a ski area rich in variety. There are 77 km of fabulous pistes on this snow-sure mountain with fantastic views and 5 runs down into the valley, one of them leading directly to our ski hotel in Zell am See, offering you skiing pleasure in the heart of Austria.

The Schmittenhöhe ski passes cover the glacier ski area as well as the Schmitten, giving you a total of 138 km of pistes, 50 lifts, and a glacier at your disposal for limitless skiing pleasure. 100% of the slopes in Zell am See are equipped with snowmaking facilities. Wonderful powder snow slopes, gorgeous views, and world-class Snow Parks await you.



Skifahrer im Skigebiet Schmitten im Skiurlaub Zell am See
Skifahrer im Skigebiet Schmitten im Skiurlaub Zell am See

Skiing in Zell am See offers guaranteed variety

The Schmitten in Zell am See offers skiing for every ability. There are numerous attractions on the mountain, giving you even more variety. There is also plenty away from the pistes for non-skiers to enjoy.

Some of the many good reasons for choosing the Schmitten ski area in Zell am See:

  • 27 ski lifts
  • 77 km of snow-sure slopes (100% with snowmaking facilities) of all difficulties
  • New: zellamseeXpress - your lift towards the Glemmtal Valley
  • Funslope XXL (1300 m long, the longest funslope in the world)
  • Schmitten Nightslope (Skiing pleasure at night with views over Zell am See)
  • “Schmidolins Drachenpark” (Glocknerbahn children ski area)
  • Trassabfahrt - One of the longest black slopes in the Alps
  • Snowparks
  • Ski movie slopes
  • Open-air art gallery "Kunst am Berg"
  • Panorama cross-country skiing trail
  • Winter hiking paths (snowshoeing or prepared paths)
  • Nordic walking tour 2000 m above sea level
  • Numerous mountain restaurants and cosy huts with sun terraces
  • And much more.

Schmitten in Zell am See lift passes

You can obtain your lift passes for your skiing holiday on the Schmitten mountain in Zell am See directly from us at the hotel reception. The passes are also valid in the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area in Kaprun.

If you would like to explore the whole of Salzburger Land and the neighbouring ski areas whilst on a skiing holiday in Zell am See, we recommend the Salzburg Super Ski Card, also available from us.

Schmitten Lift pass prices

Ski hire and ski school

The Zell am See Ski School, our partner ski school offers our guests special benefits. Guests are also entitled to a 12% discount when making an online booking for ski hire from the bottom station of the CityXpress, and also save themselves some waiting in the process. Ski hire is right next to the hotel, at the lift station.



Porsche-Gondel im Skigebiet Schmitten im Skiurlaub Zell am See

Into the next valley – The new Zell am See Xpress

The construction of the new gondola lift on the Salersbachköpfl brings with it a new connection into the Glemmtal Valley, and marks the beginning of a new era in the Schmitten ski age.

Those wanting to expand their horizons must cross borders, and in the mountains that means crossing into the next valley. The new zellamseeXpress lift further enhances skiing pleasure on the Schmitten mountain and is the start of the connection of the Zell am See and Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Leogang and Fieberbrunn ski areas.



Winterpanorama bei Nacht von Zell am See

Schmitten Night Slope in Zell am See

Night skiing in Zell am See happens every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 18.30 to 21.30 on the Nightslope. The piste no.6 is freshly prepared and perfectly lit at the Ebenbergbahn lift above the roofs of Zell am See. Enjoy skiing above the rooftops of the romantically lit mountain town of Zell am See. Floodlit skiing on the Nightslope is included on your lift pass. (Please note, on evenings when the Nightslope is open, the Ebenbergbahn lift closes at 15:00.)

Explore the Schmitten with your children. There are lots of attractions and fun slopes waiting to be discovered; all this right on your doorstep.

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The Schmitten – Your skiing holiday in Zell am See

Have we whet your appetite for a skiing holiday on the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See? If so, why not book online now, or send us a no-obligation enquiry.

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