At one with nature

Ski mountaineering in Salzburg near Schloss Mittersill

Various touring options of all difficulties leading to the region’s most beautiful summits await you in the region around Schloss Mittersill. Which of the many ways to enjoy ski mountaineering in Salzburg are you looking forward to today?

Ski mountaineering is a genuinely unique experience. Be at one with nature; the tranquility and the unlimited freedom do away with daily worries and work hassle. You’ll find countless summits for a hike with skis in the Pinzgau region in Salzburg. From flat to steep, from open terrain to secured ski touring routes, in peak winter or spring – feel the pleasant sensation of peace and solitude surrounded by snow-covered forests and dreamy clearings… it’s simply divine. That’s your winter vacation in Mittersill.

Special tip: ski touring

Working at reception, it’s very important for me to making our guests’ vacation an unforgettable one. I gladly pass on my personal insider’s tips, even for leisure. The Mittersill – Hollersbach – Stuhlfelden region is a genuine winter touring paradise with a wide selection of routes. Our guests might spend most of their time on the ski slopes during the main vacation season, but there are quiet touring paths of all difficulties beyond the hustle and bustle.

Sunny spots & hut magic

Simple ski mountaineering in Salzburg around Mittersill brings together ski paths, diverse forest sections, and some real hut magic. Easy tours to the ski huts of the Pass Thurn – Kitzbühel Alps ski region start at the Breitmoos mountain inn or the parking grounds along the federal road. Arriving at the parking facilities after a five-minute-drive, it’s time to put those skis on, check the equipment, and head off. Why not hike to the popular “Toni Alm” (approx. 45 minutes), the “Pinzga Blick” mountain inn (approx. 1.5 hours) or the very popular “Sonnalm” (approx. 1 to 2 hours)? Upon arrival, secure your place in the sun. The pleasant sensation after exercise is best enjoyed in a sun lounger with a view of the sun-dappled mountain peaks glistening in the snow. The return downhill takes ski paths or perfectly groomed slopes – whatever you fancy – directly to the parking ground.

Firn snow and early spring

Even passionate ski mountaineers and free-riders get their money’s worth with us. Leaving behind easy to medium ascents, the gentle hillers of the Kitzbühel Alps and Pinzgau grass mountains open up for glorious powdering. Demanding ski mountaineers will find plenty of 3,000 m peaks in the Hohe Tauern National Park waiting to be scaled. And believe me: It’s worth the hassle. Ski down across the glistening firn snow with amazing views of the astounding mountain scenery; the true highlight of ski mountaineering in Salzburg around Schloss Mittersill.


Safety’s always first

Please: Always check out the current avalanche and weather report! Even for supposedly easy routes. Your safety always comes first. Those who hit the open terrain without the required basic knowledge in terms of equipment, snow report, and weather report face high safety risks. When in doubt, experienced mountain and ski touring guides are available.

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