The Schmittenhöhe

The Schmittenhöhe stands at 2,000 m high and offers spectacular views to mountain peaks of over 3,000 metres, one of the most of the most spectacular views in Salzburger Land.  Something especially interesting for guests from Viehhofen – there is marked ski route from the Schmitten to Viehhofen. The route, which is over 3 km long allows guests to enjoy the natural beauty of the Alps and is the perfect ending for a perfect day!

  • Ski Run to Viehhofen

  • Ski area Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn

  • Ski area Zell am See-Kaprun

  • The Kitzsteinhorn

Ski Run to Viehhofen

Ski or board to the centre of Viehhofen

For the time being we do not have a connecting lift in Viehhofen – however, we are well connected to the largest ski areas in the area. From the ski area of Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, there is a 7.5 km run that brings you back down to the valley and the centre of Viehhofen. The 7.5 km run is the longest in the whole area and the ascent is truly thrilling. There is also another run on the opposite side of the Glemm valley: From the Schmittenhöhe, there is an attractive ski route down into the valley. Plans have already been put into action for a lift connection with the ski area of Schmitten - Zell am See.


Ski area Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn

With 270 kilometres of perfectly prepared pistes and 70 state-of-the-art lifts, Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn is officially one of the largest ski resorts in Austria. You will find numerous snow parks, freeride parks, floodlit slopes, speed and race tracks, fun-cross routes and much more, making this ski area a paradise for young and old alike.

Viehhofen is connected to the ski resort of Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang via a fantastic ski run (blue), which brings skiers and boarders directly back the centre of Viehhofen. This run is also perfect for those who are with less experienced.


Ski area Zell am See-Kaprun

There are three different areas in the Zell am See-Kaprun ski area: the Schmittenhöhe is a well-known mountain for skiing in Zell am See, the Maiskogel is especially popular for families and the high Alpine Kitzsteinhorn is a snow-sure glacier ski area where skiing is possible from autumn through to early summer.


The Kitzsteinhorn

The Kitzsteinhorn is much more than a glacier, it is a myth. Surrounded by the highest peaks of Salzburg, you will experience a world of snow and ice, with a skiing experience of a very special kind. Freestylers and Freeriders will have their wides made wide open at the Kitzsteinhorn Snowpark and the XXL-Freeridecenter.


  • Exercise lift in Viehhofen

  • Code of Conduct for skiers & snowboarders

Exercise lift in Viehhofen

It won’t take too long before you are making your first turns on skis or snowboard - there is an area with a small practice lift which is situated in a family friendly, safe location. You will find this location in the centre of Viehhofen. Here, children, as well as adult skiers can learn to ski or snowboard in peaceful and easy-going area, where if tired, you can return to your room in a short time, or take a break in one of the many village inns.

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Code of Conduct for skiers & snowboarders

10 Rules for to prevent accidents on the piste

Many skiers, snowboarders and ski tourers, from beginner to professional, will be heading to the pistes this winter. In order to guarantee an accident-free and safe day of skiing, responsible behaviour is required.

Please note: wearing a ski helmet is recommended for all winter sports enthusiasts. It is compulsory for children up to the age of 15 to wear a ski helmet in Salzburger Land when partaking in winter sports, whether it be skiing, boarding and tobogganing on prepared pistes.

1. Respect for others A skier or snowboarder must behave in such a way that he does not endanger or prejudice others. 
2. Control of speed and skiing or snowboarding A skier or snowboarder must move in control. He must adapt his speed and manner of skiing or snowboarding to his personal ability and to the prevailing conditions of terrain, snow and weather as well as to the density of traffic.
3. Choice of route A skier or snowboarder coming from behind must choose his route in such a way that he does not endanger skiers or snowboarders ahead.
4. Overtaking A skier or snowboarder may overtake another skier or snowboarder above or below and to the right or to the left provided that he leaves enough space for the overtaken skier or snowboarder to make any voluntary or involuntary movement.
5. Entering, starting and moving upwards A skier or snowboarder entering a marked run, starting again after stopping or moving upwards on the slopes must look up and down the slopes that he can do so without endangering himself or others.
6. Stopping on the piste Unless absolutely necessary, a skier or snowboarder must avoid stopping on the piste in narrow places or where visibility is restricted. After a fall in such a place, a skier or snowboarder must move clear of the piste as soon as possible.
7. Climbing and descending on foot A skier or snowboarder either climbing or descending on foot must keep to the side of the piste.
8. Respect for signs and markings A skier or snowboarder must respect all signs and markings.
9. Assistance At accidents, every skier or snowboarder is duty bound to assist.
10. Identification Every skier or snowboarder and witness, whether a responsible party or not, must exchange names and addresses following an accident.
Quelle: FIS Ski

Important Emergency Numbers
Mountain Emergency: 140
Euro Emergency: 112


Adress:

Tourist office Viehhofen
Dorfplatz 104
A-5752 Viehhofen

Contact:

Tel.: +43 6542 685 59
Fax: +43 6542 685 59-4
Email: info@viehhofen.at

opening hours
tourist office:

Monday to Friday     8.00 - 12.00 am