The Schmittenhöhe - Let’s hit the slopes

There are 5 main valley runs for all skill levels on more than 77 km of slopes. The Schmittenhöhe offers the perfect skiing adventure for the whole family: A flagged course for racing, the fun slope XXL, different night runs and much more. Go ahead and reserve your winter holiday now.

Main attractions on the Schmittenhöhe

Audi Ski run

Compete with your friends on the Audi Ski run! Beside the time tracking, your run will be fully automatic video recorded. On you can also see how many kilometres you have skied per day.

Night slope

The Ebenbergbahn is open till 20:30pm every Thursday. Enjoy a perfect slope illuminated by floodlit. High above the old town of Zell, you will enjoy a romantic view on the lake.

Fun slope Schmitten XXL

Discover countless sharp turns, tunnels and waves, as well as one or two surprises. It is one of the longest in the world measuring1.300 m. The entrance can be found directly under the Schmiedhofalm on slope number 18.

Further winter highlights in Zell am See

Ski & Brunch

Early birds will enjoy freshly groomed slopes. Certain cable cars open their doors at 7:00am for Ski & Brunch! After some wake up runs, you can enjoy a delicious breakfast. Registration is required!

WIFI & Jukeboxx cable car

Another highlight? All gondolas are equipped with WIFI connection and in some you can even listen to your favorit music. Just connect with the Jukeboxx app!

SnowNight Zell am See

The ski show takes place every Wednesday from January to March at 8pm. Watch risky manoeuvres on the big air jump and perfectly coordinated ski choreographies. Great vibes guaranteed at the dance performances.

Piste map Zell am See

Vera's insider tip: The steep “Trass run” is one of the most demanding in the region. With a descent of up to 70%, the skiers will be challenged on a total length of 4150 metres! Th Zell am See Ski Club organises the Trass Race every year in January – the longest giant slalom in the Alps. The most prominent winner of the Trass Race is Hermann Maier.

Black slopes on the Schmitten

  • Trass (Nr. 14)
  • Standard (Nr. 13)
  • Nord (Nr. 5, 6)

Blue slopes on the Schmitten

  • Breiteckbahn (Nr. 1)
  • Glocknerwiese (Nr. 3)
  • Schmittental (Nr. 18,19)

Ticket prices Schmittenhöhe

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. Added value: if you buy your ski pass the day before, you can already ski for free on the same day from 3.00pm!

The alpin card - 1 ticket for 3 areas

Your skit ticket is also valid for Kitzsteinhorn, Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Leogang & Fieberbrunn. All 3 resorts work in cooperation since 2019/2020. Overview on all ticket prices can be found here.

Restaurants & huts on the Schmitten

The culinary offer in the ski resort Schmittenhöhe is pretty big – traditional huts, fantastic views & local dishes are waiting for you on different huts. Every winter the Schmittenhöhe hosts an event, called Genuss-Skitage we have described in detail here. Here are our top 3 in the categories traditional & view.

TOP 3 | Traditional huts & taste

  • Breiteckalm
  • Blaickner’s Sonnalm
  • Eder Alm

TOP 3 | View & sun terrace

  • Schnaps Hans
  • Franzl
  • Areit Lounge