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Schmittenhöhe

Ideal location for skiing and hiking holidays

The 2,000m high Schmittenhöhe is the local mountain of Zell am See and is regarded as Austrias mountain with the most beautiful view. It is a skiing paradise from November to mid-April and a hiking Eldorado during the summer. The Schmittenhöhe can guarantee a delightful vacation all year round.

The Schmittenhöhe stands for diverse winter holidays in Austria. During the cold season it offers 77km of perfectly primed ski slopes for the ultimate skiing experience. If you're not into skiing the wonderful landscape will please your eye. In summer you can explore Zell am See’s local mountain during hikes, climbing expeditions and Nordic Walking. Qualified hiking guides will lead you in winter as in summer!

A true winter paradise – holidays on the Schmittenhöhe

Seasoned skiers will love the Schmittenhöhe, especially its countless challenging slopes. If your difficulty level of choice is “black”, then look no further! But no worries, there are also beautiful ski slopes for beginners. And the new, stylish cable cars by Porsche Design are just one of the many additional highlights.

Holidays on the Schmittenhöhe – pure skiing pleasure

The so-called “Skiline-Account” enables you to view and evaluate your skiing days in a diagram. Simply enter data regarding altitude, ski-runs and the frequented lifts – that’s all you need for your personal diagram. It is equally easy and quick to make your very own ski movies. These will be available online. Return home with great memories of your fabulous winter vacation!

 

Summer holidays on the Schmittenhöhe: hiking and aviation

During the summer the Schmittenhöhe is a perfect runway for hang-gliders and paragliding enthusiasts. A tandem flight offers you the unique opportunity to see Zell am See from a totally different angle – of course together with an experienced pilot. Mountaineers love the Schmittenhöhe for its diverse hiking routes. Experience nature up close on countless trails with different degrees of difficulty…

Fun for the whole family

The Schmittenhöhe is ideal for families, especially as there is a lot to explore for the little mountaineers. A hiking trail named “Schmidolins Feuertaufe” boasts 11 adventure stations, such as the dragon slide and the fire bridge. “Discgolf”, a combination of golf and Frisbee, guarantees thrills and bags of fun for the entire family.

Culinary pleasures during your holidays on the Schmittenhöhe

The sports facilities are, however, not the only asset of the Schmittenhöhe. It also has a lot to offer in the culinary department. The numerous mountain restaurants offer both Austrian delicacies and a breathtaking view of all the surrounding mountain giants.

Book your accommodation now and look forward to your holidays on the Schmittenhöhe!

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Weather today

The morning will see thick cloud and a few occasional showers and thunderstorms, in the afternoon, precipitation will give way to prolonged sunny spells.

Forenoon
Temp. 15°C Sun 40%
Afternoon
Temp. 22°C Sun 50%
On the mountain
Temp. 3°C Frost in 3700m
Lake Zell
Temp. 20°C

Trend

On Friday, a ridge of high pressure will dominate our weather; it will be bright and warm. Then, a new low will follow on Saturday and on Sunday bringing a few showers und thunderstorms.

tomorrow
01.08.2014
Temp. 26°C Sun 80% Frost in 4000m
the day after tomorrow
02.08.2014
Temp. 25°C Sun 70% Frost in 3800m

Upcoming Events at the Schmitten

Yoga on the mountain
2014-08-02, 8:15 AM
Yoga on the mountain - the most relaxed way to start the day. Yoga fans, as well as beginners, meet in fresh mountain air, below the summit of the Schmitten, with a ...
Zell am See, Talstation Schmittenhöhebahn
Yoga on the mountain
2014-08-06, 8:15 AM
Yoga on the mountain - the most relaxed way to start the day. Yoga fans, as well as beginners, meet in fresh mountain air, below the summit of the Schmitten, with a ...
Zell am See, Talstation Schmittenhöhebahn
Schmitten Discgolf Open
2014-08-16 - 2014-08-17, 9:00 AM
Schmitten Open 2014 - International Disc-Golf Tournament on the Schmitten. The highlight of the Disc-Golf season is just around the corner: the Schmitten Open 2014, on ...
Zell am See, Discgolf Parcours Sonnalm
Traditional Schmitten Mountain Festival 2014
2014-09-07, 10:00 AM
On Sunday, September 7th 2014, the Schmitten invites to the traditional mountain festival with the top-class Alpencup-„Ranggel“-tournament. The festival starts with ...
Zell am See, Schmittenhöhe
Schmitten MTB Uphill Trophy
2014-09-07, 11:00 AM
Sporting competitions at the summit. The Schmitten Mountainbike Uphill Trophy starts at 800 m at the square of Zell am See and leads directly up to the Schmitten summit ...
Zell am See, Schmittenhöhe
Schmitten Downhill Golf Championship
2014-09-13, 9:00 AM
Hole out at 2.000m altitude. What a blending: Downhill Golf Championship at Europe´s highest situated 9-holes-course. Golfing and hiking at 2,000 m altitude, fine ...
Zell am See, Schmittenhöhe
Red Turns - vine consumption on 2.000m
2015-03-06 - 2015-03-08
Outdoor exercise notoriously provokes appetite. Numerous huts and mountain restaurants are made for the perfect stop after skiing. Whether for a quick coffee in the ...
Zell am See, Schmittenhöhe
Salzburg Spring Music Mountain Festival
2015-06-05
Good morning sunshine - ride up to one of Austria´s most beautiful viewing mountains. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Zell am See lake and the surrounding mountains, ...
Zell am See, Schmittenhöhe

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