Highest skiing in region, snow-sure & great off-piste.
Towering over Zell am See and Kaprun, the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier offers snow sure skiing for this popular ski region. Over the last few years plenty of new off-piste terrain has been opened up to make it a great spot for free-riding.
Both Zell am See & Kaprun are the resort bases for the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier. Zell am See offers a great lakeside resort whilst Kaprun has some excellent facilities including a castle venue and the Tauern Spa.
KITZSTEINHORN GLACIER AT A GLANCE
Facts & figures
- Resort: 900 m
- Top lift: 3029 m
- Lifts: 21
- Season: Oct – June
- Inhabitants: 2900
- Salzburg | 68 miles
- Innsbruck | 97 miles
- Munich | 141 miles
- Tauern spa
- Ski & golf
- Après ski (Zell am See)
- Scenic flights
- Ice skating
- Off-piste skiing
- Glacier skiing
- Snow park
KITZSTEINHORN GLACIER SKIING
As part of the Zell am See – Kaprun ski region, the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier offers the snow sure option for this varied and popular ski region. With skiing to over 3000m and lifts running from October through to early summer the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier is ideal for out of peak season skiing or snowboarding or else for the likelihood of excellent snow conditions during the peak winter months.
The skiing on the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier is great for intermediates with wide and gentle ski pistes being the norm. The Kitzsteinhorn Glacier also has an excellent terrain park. Over the last few years the freeride options at the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier has been extended with info points and new, marked off-piste routes.
KITZSTEINHORN GLACIER ACTIVITIES
Fly from the nearby airfield and buzz the peaks of Zell, Kaprun & the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier on a light aircraft.
The best & highest igloo in the region, the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier complex offers a very cool place to meet & socialise under ice.
Gaze up at the huge ice fields on the Kitztseinhorn Glacier from the best spa complex in the region.
KITZSTEINHORN GLACIER RESORT
The closest resort to the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier is Kaprun which has its own ski area at Maiskogel. Kaprun is an attractive resort with a castle of the fantastic Tauern Spa complex. Nearly all visitors to the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier would stay in either Kaprun or the slightly further Zell am See. The skiing area at Kaprun is the and is ideal for beginners.
The Maiskogel ski area is also located on the edge of Kaprun with some accommodation in Kaprun located slope-side. The Zell am See is the other ski area along with the Maiskogel and Kitzsteinhorn Glacier and offers tougher and steeper skiing with superb views down on to the Zeller lake at Zell am See.
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