Cross-country skiing in Zell am See - Austria
Cross-country skiing in Zell am See is all the rage at present. It is experiencing something of a rebirth as a type of stamina sport and healthy alternative to Alpine skiing. There are 55 km cross-country ski trails around Zell am See waiting for you to discover, one of the best cross-country ski regions in the Alps. The routes have views of the Hohe Tauern National Park, the Kitzsteinhorn, or Kaprun Castle,
The high altitude cross-country skiing trail at 1300 m on the Schmittenhöhe is just a few minutes walk from the top station of the cityXpress lift, with heavenly conditions, and the trail on the Kitzsteinhorn at 2900 m offers up to 3 km of prepared tracks. Even when the sun has set, there are lit night trails with their own distinctive charm. The Tauern Spa Loipe in Kaprun and the Nachtloipe in Zell am See make an ideal 6 km alternative for night-active athletes.
For all who want to improve their ability, there are experts in the cross-country ski schools in Zell am See or Kaprun available to help you. There are also plenty of places to hire equipment from, for both styles.
The bottom lift stations of the cityXpress, trassXpress and the Schmittenhöhe lifts in Zell am See can be accessed conveniently using the Salzburgerhof Hotel Shuttle.