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Zell am See

Zell am See Ski Resort Guide

Zell am See, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length50 miles
Highest Lift6,398ft
Resort Height2,493ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Innsbruck Airport
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Zell am See

The Austrian ski resort of Zell am See is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 2,493ft, with 50 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Zell am See is part of the Europa Sport Region ski area with access to 81 miles of downhill skiing, with 81 marked pistes, served by a total of 53 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Zell am See itself (50 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Europa Sport Region ski resorts of Kaprun and Kitzsteinhorn.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Zell am See is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Zell am See.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Trass'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Zell am See?

The next notable snow forecast is 5in, expected on 1 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Zell am See Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 9 16 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1417 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 16 miles
Downhill
Total Length
50 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
36 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
28

Europa Sport Region Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
14
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
33
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
34
Downhill
Total Length
81 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
53

Altitudes

Zell am See Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift6,398ft
Lowest Trail2,493ft
Resort Altitude (Zell am See)2,493ft
Max Vertical3,904ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Zell am See
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Rental in Zell am See

Ski Rental Shops in Zell am See.

For more information, see our page about Zell am See Ski Rental.

Location and Map

Where is Zell am See?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Salzburg.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Zell am See is Salzburg, 90 minutes drive away.

Innsbruck Airport, Munich, Klagenfurt, Linz and Ljubljana airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 28 ski lifts are able to uplift 40,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 42 miles of ski runs, with 60 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Zell am See open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Trail Map

Zell am See Trail Map
Zell am See

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Zell am See, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Zell am See Tourist Office for the latest.

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