Glacier Skiing in Austria
Skiing Holidays on the Kitzsteinhorn
In addition to the SchmittenhÃ¶he and Maiskogel Family Mountain, you will be greeted by a very special ski area during your skiing holidays in Kaprun: Kitzsteinhorn Glacier. More and more winter sports enthusiasts are drawn to the glacier ski areas of the Alps, where they are able to conquer pistes atop snow-covered masses of ice. You might ask yourself what makes glacier skiing so extraordinary? Actually, there are lots of reasons:
- broad slopes
- radiant sunshine high above any clouds that might bring bad weather
- skiing from October until early summer
- snow you can absolutely rely on
- ideal winter sports conditions, and so much more.
But donâ€™t just take our word for it. Come experience it for yourself as you enjoy an unforgettable glacier skiing vacation in Austria.
Snowy Ski Area in Kaprun
Thanks to elevations as high as 3203 m above sea level, skiing holidaymakers on the Kitzsteinhorn are guaranteed fantastic snow until well into springtime. And in good snow conditions, ski season might even last well into July. State-of-the-art mountain lifts carry you up to Salzburgâ€™s only glacier ski area, where you are greeted by a winter sports paradise with 41 km of pistes. Look forward to wide-open glacier slopes, numerous freeride opportunities as well as a snowpark with superpipe, Central Park & Easy Park. A very special highlight for adrenaline junkies: the Black Mamba. With a gradient of as much as 63%, pure action and excitement is inevitable. Families benefit from special offers at the ski schools, from a snow kindergarten to freestyle coaching. Whether beginner or pro, skier or snowboarder - on the Kitzsteinhorn, absolute skiing enjoyment is certain.
Ski-Pass Prices during High Season
|Single Day Passes||ages 6 â€“ 15||ages 16 â€“ 18|
|from 8 AM||53,-||26,-||39,-|
|from 11:30 AM||45,-||22,-||33,-|
|1 Â½ days from 11:30 AM||88,-||44,-||66,-|
Experience the Kitzsteinhorn away from the pistes
Even away from the pistes, the Kitzsteinhorn is always well worth a visit. The Summit Lift will carry you comfortably and conveniently up to the mountain terminal, which is also where you will discover Gipfelwelt 3000. Once there, you will be treated to a unique cultural experience in this astonishing Alpine setting. Explore the National Park Gallery and learn all about Gipfelwelt 3000, the history of the glacier and lots of other intriguing information about crystalline treasures, about gold and silver. CINEMA 3000 will treat you to breathtaking views of the magnificent landscapes that surround the Kitzsteinhorn. And as a very special highlight, on the highest panoramic platform in Salzburg you will be able to enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding mountain world as well as of Zeller See and Kaprun.
Whether skier, snowboarder or non-skier â€“ the Kitzsteinhorn offers something for everyone.
Now is the perfect time to send us a no-obligation inquiry for a winter holiday here at the Tauernhof, your key to an astonishing glacial world!
New as of December 2019
In December 2019, the time will finally have arrived: The ski areas on the Maiskogel and Kitzsteinhorn will then be linked by means of a state-of-the-art gondola cableway. From that point on, you will be able to ride from the village of Kaprun on 2 lifts taking you all the way up to the glacier ski area on the Kitzsteinhorn. 100% ski-in & ski-out unlike anything you will encounter anywhere else!