Zell Am See Ski Holidays - Great For Families and Short Breaks
The cheap ski holiday destination of Zell am See is an ideal place for a family holiday or even a short ski break. The last minute ski holiday resort has over 80 km of perfectly maintained piste and a total vertical of 1,200 metres all in very close proximity to this picturesque town, Zell am See is a perfect destination for your Austrian skiing holiday. The Schmittenhöhe mountain that rises impressively behind the town is the home to skiing in this beautiful last mnute ski holiday resort. The skiing is accessible at several points by two gondolas and two chair lifts, the two gondolas are located in the town centre and in the next village of Schüttdorf, whilst the two cable cars are located in the lift base above Zell.
Last Minute Ski Holidays in Zell Am See - Great for Intermediate Skiers
Beginners having a cheap ski holiday in Zell am See are best served by the two chairlifts as they bring you to the top of the mountain for some of the easier blues available. It is also possible to take the chairlift down at the end of your skiing if the full descent seems a little scary for your liking. There are plenty of runs to avail of as an intermediate skier in Zell am See, with over 50 km of intermediate graded trails to make the most of. When on your Austrian ski holiday, one run to definitely try out is the 6.5 km 'Schutt' trail that winds it's way from the very top all the way down to Zell am See covering the full 1,200 metre vertical. In terms of expert skiing there are quite a few blacks that scale the mountain, mainly through the forest area.
Cheap Ski Holidays in Zell Am See - Great Off-Piste Skiing
Having a cheap ski holiday in Zell am See provides the perfect opportunity to try your hand at some off-piste skiing as the conditions are perfect for great powder. Zell am See also has some very good snow making equipment which covers nearly 70% of the total piste which mean that the sunny slopes can be skied on even late in to the season.
Even with such reliable snow fall and great snow making equipment, many people on a last minute skiing holiday in Austria will still like to avail of the nearby skiing on the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier at Kaprun during their stay. This can be accessed by the free ski bus taking you the half hour journey to Kaprun, leaving every twenty minutes.
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