winter holiday snow shoe hiking

Snowshoeing in Kaprun

Explore winter without skis or boards

You can also enjoy the snow without skis or a snowboard – just use snowshoes! Winter hiking lets you experience nature in absolute peace away from the fast and busy world of the ski slopes. What do you need? Winter hiking boots with a good sole and hiking poles. For deep snow hikes, we recommend using snowshoes. Gear up? Then you are ready to go!

Snowshoeing near Kaprunerhof


  • Schmittenhöhe: winter hiking and snowshoeing at 2000 m – ascent via the lifts and cables cars of the Schmittenhöhe
  • Schützingalm: from Mitterberghof to Schützingalm in Zell am See (4.5 km)
  • Maiskogel Höhenweg: a loop route from the mountain station on the Maiskogel (0.6 km)
  • Zeller See: from the Schüttdorf tennis centre – loop route around Lake Zell (5.4 km)


Guided snowshoe tours in Zell am See

A daily fresh air programme is offered on the Schmitten. On Mondays, snowshoeing for beginners is offered (€ 25 for a two-way trip). On Thursdays, advanced snowshoers meet for a group tour (€ 25 for a two-way trip). "Bewegt – the Sport Camp" also offers guided snowshoe hikes. The tour will be selected with your help and rental equipment is included.


Your basecamp for winter hiking in Kaprun

Ask at reception for maps of snowshoe tours and winter hikes. Our staff look forward to recommending suitable tours for you. And even after an enjoyable day of snowshoeing, we are here for you. Relax in our wellness and spa area, enjoy a delicious dinner, and treat yourself to a glass of wine at our hotel bar.

Speaking of hiking: We look forward to your non-binding enquiry in our inbox!