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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. New: the Nightslope - enjoy skiing even after sunset!

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

Warm yet slightly humid air masses keep moving in from the Mediterranean. On the whole, the weather will stay pleasant with increasing cloud in the afternoon and a moderate risk of thunderstorms.

Forenoon
Temp. 13°C Sun 70%
Afternoon
Temp. 23°C Sun 50%
Mountain (at 2000m)
Temp. 14°C Frost in 3800m
Lake Zell
Temp. 15°C

Trend

During the next few days it will stay warm, but with the air becoming quite sultry at times, thunderstorms may occur, especially in the late afternoon and evening.

tomorrow
29.05.2016
Temp. 21°C Sun 50% Frost in 3500m
the day after tomorrow
30.05.2016
Temp. 19°C Sun 50% Frost in 3100m

Upcoming Events at the Schmitten

Midsummer Festival on the Schmitten
2016-06-18, 6:30 PM
Midsummer night will be celebrated on the Schmitten on June 18th. After dark and within a few minutes, bonfires light up the surrounding mountains in a fiery ...
Zell am See, Schmittenhöhe
Protestant mountain church service
2016-07-03, 11:00 AM
Ascend with the cable car Schmittenhöhe from 09.00am. The mountain church service takes place on the way from the Schmittenhöhe to the Maurerkogel. Phone Protestant ...
Zell am See, Schmittenhöhe, Richtung Maurerkogel
Yoga on the mountain
2016-07-09, 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
2016-07-20, 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 2016
2016-08-13 - 2016-08-14, 8:00 AM
The highlight of the Disc-Golf season is just around the corner: the Schmitten Open 2016, on the Schmitten Disc-Golf course, which will be held on the 13th, 14th and ...
Zell am See, Discgolf Parcours Sonnalm
Traditional Schmitten Mountain Festival
2016-09-04, 10:00 AM
The festival begins with a traditional mountain Mass, on a natural stage near the trassXpress top station, at 10.00am. This is followed by „Frühschoppen“ or an ...
Zell am See, Schmittenhöhe
Schmitten Downhill Golf 2016
2016-09-10, 9:00 AM
8th Schmitten Downhill Golf tournament. We are searching for cross-country golfers - the mountain calls! The 8th Schmitten Downhill Golf tournament will be held on the ...
Zell am See, Schmittenhöhe
"Glow worms" ski run Zell am See Schmitten
2016-12-27, 4:30 PM
Especially the small ones can look forward to this event. Children at all age classes are welcome for the "glow worms" ski runs in Zell am See. The participants ski in ...
Zell am See, Talstation Sonnenalm, Fallegglift
"Glow worms" ski run Zell am See Schmitten
2017-01-03, 4:30 PM
Especially the small ones can look forward to this event. Children at all age classes are welcome for the "glow worms" ski runs in Zell am See. The participants ski in ...
Zell am See, Talstation Sonnenalm, Fallegglift
"Glow worms" ski run Zell am See Schmitten
2017-02-07, 5:15 PM
Especially the small ones can look forward to this event. Children at all age classes are welcome for the "glow worms" ski runs in Zell am See. The participants ski in ...
Zell am See, Talstation Sonnenalm, Fallegglift

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