Ski touring around Kaprun

Hiking and skiing all in one activity

Having to endure long queues at the lift? Nope. Needing to buy expensive ski passes? Nope. Ski touring gives you the freedom to hike up a mountain and ski down pristine slopes, all while avoiding busy, groomed ski slopes. In Kaprun there are ski tours that start near ski lifts for beginners and challenging alpine ski tours for professional athletes looking to train. So pack your touring skis and enjoy the silent magic of a winter ski tour in Kaprun.

The ski tours near Kaprunerhof

  • Kitzsteinhorn: Icebreaker (5 km – 899 m of elevation gain) and the Snow Queen (2.5 km – 474 m of elevation gain).
    The ascent begins with the cable car up to the starting point at Langwiedboden.
  • Ronachkopf: Ski tour in Thumersbach (2.5 km – 500 m of elevation gain)
    Start: Thumersbach car park
  • Maiskogel: Every Wednesday from 4:00 pm until 10:00 pm just for ski tourers.
    Start: Car park at Maisiflitzer – also included night ski touring
Photo gallery Photo gallery

Schwalbenwand

This ski tour is best suited for those who already have experience in alpine environments, as the ski tour on the Schwalbenwand is particularly challenging. A small tip: make sure you are ready to go before you start the tour. 
Skifahren: Stefan Unterkofler
Skitour am Kitzsteinhorn

Safety while ski touring in Zell am See

Play it safe and have the right equipment: 

  • special touring skis with appropriate bindings (available for hire at Ski Dome, Intersport Bründl and Sport 2000)
  • skins for the ascent
  • safety kit including avalanche beacon, shovel and probe
  • small snacks for the ascent (available for purchase at the hotel)
  • map and compass

Guided ski tours in Kaprun

For those who do not wish to venture alone onto uncharted slopes, an experienced guide will gladly come along. "Bewegt – the Sport Camp" will tour alongside you through the winter wonderland, namely every Wednesday from 4:00 pm until 10:00 pm. The meeting time is 4:00 pm at Sport 2000 Glaser to try on boots, then it's off to the Maiskogel and back.


We will gladly arrange maps for you, simply ask one of our staff members for help. If you are looking to go ski touring in Kaprun, then come and stay with us!