Miles and miles of ski runs meander from Zell am See's Schmittenhöhe summit all the way down into the valley. The 2,000-meter-high resort provides skiers and snowboarders with a variety of blue, red and black trails. The top of the Kitzsteinhorn glacier features great snow conditions and a terrain park, Slopestyle-Parcours, which covers 30,000 square meters and is the action mecca of the region. Zell am See-Kaprun is located in the Salzburg region of the Austrian Alps. Vacationers will find a wide variety of pistes and an equally vast array of off-mountain activities, featuring romantic rides in a horse-drawn carriage, snowshoe hikes and exhilarating toboggan rides for kids of all ages.
There's no need to fear that Mother Nature won't deliver snow to this picturesque region: you have an ironclad guarantee for snow on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier, which is some 2,900 meters (9,500 feet) high. And if by chance nature doesn't cooperate, the resort has a brand-new, state-of-the-art snow-making machines. Waiting in lift lines isn't an issue at Zell am See as there are 56 cable cars and ski lifts. A good number of them are heated and have a shelter bubble on top. The resort's ski schools and excellent instructors are at your beck and call to help you in case you would like to learn to ski at Zell am See or perfect your skills. This also goes for youngsters.