Skier meets Non-Skier

The deep love to winter time need not necessarily be love to skiing or snowboarding. For all those, who love the soft and calm side of winter and wants to meet there friends on the slopes, we have a selection of huts:

  • The Hecherhütte (1) directly at the Viehhofen slope no. 168. Reachable on foot, by car or taxi (only with snow chains or all-wheel). 
  • The zellamseeXpress in Viehhofen takes you to lofty heights on the Schmitten. After a short walk you reach the Schnapshans Alm (2). 
  • At the Schönleitenbahn, reachable by ski bus or public bus:
    at the valley station: "Hochwart Tenne" (3)
    next to the middle station "Rachkuchl" and "Hochwartalm" (4)
    at the mountain station: "Wildenkarhütte" (5)
  • At the top station of the SchattbergXpress is the Skyrest situated (6)
  • The Maisalm (7) at the Kohlmais, reachable by skis on the piste No. 152 and on foot from the valley 
  • Hinterglemm offers the Wieseralm (8) next to the Reiterkogel mountain station. With a nice walk you get to the Pfefferalm (9), from where you can continue your walk down to the valley. 
  • At the mountain station of the 12er Kogel, there is the 12er Treff (10) and next to the middle station the Bigfoot Bar or Winkler Alm (11). On a walk from the middle station to the valley (approx. 2 h) you can stop at the Ellmaualm (12) and the Hintermaisalm (13). 
  • Only a few metres from the top station of the Westgipfelbahn you will find the  Westgipfelhütte (14).  Directly at the mountain station of the Hochalmbahn is the 1350 Alm (15) - a hut in modern alpine style. 
  • Luisalm und Bärnalm are directly at the Bernkogelbahn mountain station situated (16).

Map for orientation only!

Skifahrer trifft Nicht-Skifahrer Pistenpanorama Saalbach Hinterglemm Schmittenhöhe Zell am See
  • Ski Run to Viehhofen

  • Ski area Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn

  • The Schmittenhöhe

  • The Kitzsteinhorn

Ski Run to Viehhofen

Ski or board to the centre of Viehhofen

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 ski run No. 168 is the longest in the whole area and the descent 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

Home of lässig

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.

Enjoy 7,5 km pure ski fun on the slope No. 168, the largest one in the whole skicircus.

Convince yourself of the quality of this ski area on

The Schmittenhöhe

with the zellamseeXpress in Viehhofen - your comfortable entrance to the ski area!

The Schmittenhöhe is 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.  

First step of the connection between Viehhofen and Schmittenhöhe was the building of section II of the zellamseeXpress opened in winter 2016/2017, followed by  building of section I with valley station in Viehhofen. Since winter 2019/2020 Viehhofen has a modern entrance to the ski area Schmittenhöhe. At the mountain station you will enjoy a unique view of the Zeller Lake and the surrounding panorama.

To get back to Viehhofen you can choose between the descent with the section I of the zellamseeXpress or one of the two ski routes starting at the middle station. Both lead to the bus stop "Förstereck" at the end of Viehhofen.

With our good working ski bus network you get in a few minutes either to the center of Viehhofen or the Schönleitenbahn. The ski bus is for free with a valid ski pass.

Don't miss the natural snow slope No 168 starting at the "Poltenlift | Schönleitenbahn" and ending directly at the valley station of the  zellamseeXpress. So you can combine the skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn and the ski are Schmittenhöhe.

Ski Alpin Card - the new ticket for all ski areas

Since winter 2019/2020 the „Ski Alpin Card“ is the entrance to 3 fantastic ski areas: Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See and the glacier Kitzsteinhorn–Kaprun.

The „Ski Alpin Card“ replace diverse local ski passes and is available as day ticket, multi-day ticket and season ticket.

With this ticket 121 cable cars and lifts and more than 408 kilometres of pistes are waiting for you. Enjoy a winter holiday rich in variety.

Convince yourself of the quality of this ski area on

The Kitzsteinhorn

the glacier in Kaprun

The Kitzsteinhorn is much more than a glacier, it is a myth. Surrounded by the highest peaks of the Salzburg Land, 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.


Tourist office Viehhofen
Dorfplatz 104
A-5752 Viehhofen


Tel.: +43 6542 685 59
Fax: +43 6542 685 59-4




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