Skiing holidays in Kaprun on the Kitzsteinhorn and the Maiskogel
Unlimited skiing & snowboarding pleasure in the Kaprun ski area
The Alpenhaus Kaprun is the ideal place to stay for skiing holidays in Kaprun. The nearby glacier ski area on the Kitzsteinhorn is easily reached by ski bus or a drive of just a few minutes. The Maiskogel family ski area in Kaprun is just a walk of a few minutes from the hotel. The Panoramabahn lift takes the whole family up the mountain to their skiing pleasure on the Maiskogel. For beginners, the Lechnerberg in Kaprun is similarly easily accessible on foot.
Snowparks & piste fun in Kaprun
There is an amazing amount of fun and action to be had on skis and boards in Kaprun, enough to inspire kids, teenagers, and adults of every level. Whether beginner, intermediate, or expert, the snow parks, fun parks, and countless kilometres of piste are sure to get the adrenaline going in any skier or snowboarder.
Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun glacier ski area at 3000+ m above sea level
For all those who want to reach dizzy heights, simply take the free ski bus that stops near to the hotel, or drive the few minutes to the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area. The Gletscherjet or the Panoramabahn whisk you comfortably up almost 2000 m, and further modern lifts take you up to a height of 3000 m. Once you have arrived at the top, snowboarders, freeriders, freestylers, and carvers have a world of piste fun in front of them.
A connection that makes the dreams of a generation come true: Step by step, the ski resorts Kaprun, Maiskogel and Kitzsteinhorn are being merged. In December 2018, the first stage, the mountain railway MK Maiskogelbahn and the Kaprun Center, will be opened. A new middle station offers wide and flat ski slopes for families and beginners and can be reached conveniently from the ski school. In December 2019 the stage 3Ks, Kaprun, Kitzsteinhorn, K-onnection, will be completed. The first 3S cable car in Salzburg enables skiers to go right from the village centre Kaprun via the Maiskogel mountain to the summit station on Kitzsteinhorn mountain.
Skiing & snowboarding on the Kitzsteinhorn throughout the year
The Kitzsteinhorn attracts snowboarders and freestylers from all over the world from October through to May with its snow-sure snow park. Snowboarding on the glacier in Kaprun includes: Easy Park for beginners, kids, and intermediates, the Central Park for intermediates and experts, and the Glacier Park, offering plenty of variety, and with a 160 m long, 6.7m high Superpipe. There are
boxes, kickers, jib lines, multi obstacles, rails, tubes and wallrides offering boarders a rich variety. The significance of the Kitzsteinhorn snowboarding area is confirmed by the many international events that take place.
Skiing holidays in Kaprun are not just reserved for winter, they can also be a fantastic experience in summer (until the end of July). The year-round Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area at approx. 3000 m above sea level has eternal ice and sensational powder snow, as well as a huge amount of action and events. It’s for good reason that the Kaprun Kitzsteinhorn ski area is one of the most popular free riding areas in the Alps, and not only that…
Ice, ice, baby! Experience top skiing holidays at the glacier at Kaprun with:
- The Kitzsteinhorn year-round glacier ski area (open from October to the end of July, please note opening times)
- 3 snow parks and the largest Superpipe in Austria
- Off piste Eldorado: 5 routes close to the lifts
- ICE Camp from January through to mid-April: 3 igloos make stylish places to meet on skiing holidays on the glacier, with chilled music, cool drinks and snacks
- Sports events and other events on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier
- The summit world at the Kitzsteinhorn top lift station at 3029 m with its National Park Gallery (6 information points about the mountains), 8 m panorama cinema, ice arena, tours with National Park Rangers
- Summer: take the Gletscherjet up to 3000 m above sea level
- Winter: 1 ski pass covers 3 ski regions, the Kitzsteinhorn, Maiskogel and Schmittenhöhe = 138 km of pistes and 51 modern lifts
- Cross-country skiing on skiing holidays at the glacier: 3 km high altitude trail at 2900 m above sea level
- Ski touring on 2 specially marked routes
Skiing holidays on the glacier: The Alpenhaus Kaprun****
The Alpenhaus Kaprun – Your Alpine lifestyle holiday accommodation and skiing in Kaprun, right in the centre of one of Austria’s top winter sports resort.
Just try it! Skiing and snowboarding for all ages in Kaprun
The Maisi-Phantasiepark in the Maiskogel family ski area and the Schmitten Funpark provide opportunities for winter sports people of any age to try out cool turns on their boards and brave jumps on skis. Tip: the instructors in the snowboard schools can help you with everything.
Skiing in Kaprun – One ski pass, 3 ski areas
With one ski pass, you can explore 3 snow-sure ski areas in Salzburger Land in winter. All of the bottom lift stations can be reached by ski bus. Look forward to 3 winter sports areas for skiing in Kaprun and Zell am See.
Skiing on the Kitzsteinhorn (911 to 3.029 m above sea level)
Take the Gletscherjet up to over 3000 m above sea level for skiing on the glacier in winter or in summer, freeriding, freestyling, cross-country skiing, visit the “Gipfelwelt” centre and meet friends in the ICE camp.
Maiskogel family ski area (765 to 1.730 m above sea level)
Schmittenhöhe Zell am See-Kaprun ski area (760 to 2.000 above sea level)
with 77 km of pistes for beginners and advanced. The latest in lift technology, Schmitten Funpark, runs that go right down into the valley, all 29 pistes have snowmaking facilities, high altitude cross-country skiing trail, the Schmidolin-Club for children from 4-12 years, Kinderland at the Areitbahn lift.
A wide range on offer for skiing holidays in Kaprun – Zell am See
Experience a wide range of on and off piste fun on skiing holidays in Kaprun in the Austrian Alps. Take a look at the piste map (PDF) and whet your appetite for carving fun, powder descents, freeride adventures, and snow as far as the eye can see. A free ski bus takes you to all the ski areas in the Kaprun Zell am See winter sports region.
Ski schools & ski hire
There are several ski and snowboard schools available to choose from in the Kaprun Kitzsteinhorn ski area. Well trained ski instructors and guides in and around Kaprun help you learn better technique for skiing and snowboarding, whether on beginner ski courses or with lessons for intermediates to advanced. Children’s clubs provide plenty of winter sports fun. Visit our partner, the Skischule Hartweger and find out more.
Top equipment, first-class service, and individual advice distinguish the ski hire and sports shops in Kaprun. Find the best equipment for your perfect skiing holiday with professional help, our sports shop partner is right next to the Alpenhaus Kaprun.