Kaprun ski resort is located in Salzburg, Austria. With a peak elevation of 2,000m, it offers skiers and snowboarders a 1,240m vertical drop. As Austria’s largest super-pipe for freestylers, it offers an unequalled range of winter sports opportunities.
Sitting at the foot of the Kitzsteinhorn glacier, Kaprun ski resort has some lovely beginner and intermediate pistes along with some extreme runs on the glacier, like the steep and deep Black Mamba. And Zell am See is a short ski bus away, so there’s lots more mileage within reach. It’s sprawling alpine village has an excellent public pools and spa centre and some lively restaurants and bars on and off the slopes. Don’t miss the Ice Camp, a series of interconnected igloos, complete with ice bar, ice lounge and sun deck.
In total Kaprun ski resort offers 77 km of trails. 35% (27 km) of the total terrain ideal for beginners, 32% (25 km) suitable for intermediate skiers and 33% (25 km) for the more advanced and expert level skiers and snowboarders. This is all easily accessible with 27 ski lifts.
Beginners and intermediates will feel right at home in Kaprun ski resort. The Panorama Schaufelberg lift gives you easy access from the resort to a selection of suitable blue and red runs. Intermediate and advanced skiers should head up the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier for a decent mix of more challenging runs. It rises to 3,029m and is famous as a great free-ride area thanks to its snow reliability and varied off-piste terrain.
The unique winter sport possibilities are matched by local culinary art and après ski events. The Kitzsteinhorn boasts "Ice Camp", a fascinating igloo complex for party events. And, "Gipfelwelt 3000", which is, among many things, famous for being the highest panorama platform in the Salzburg province.
In Kaprun ski resort, you can go skiing on the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier and bathing in Lake Zell at the same day. Swimming, water sports and boating are fun in Lake Zell, the water of which is as clean as drinking water. Around the resort, you will find Mount Schmittenhöhe and many other mountains for your hiking tours. From there you can also enjoy the view of Austria’s highest summit – Mount Großglockner. The rangers of the Hohe Tauern National Park will show you all secrets in Austria’s most known and beautiful nature reserve.