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Hiking in Zell am See - Kaprun

Not all hiking is made equal ...

...not least in the region of Zell am See - Kaprun. From easy, flat hiking paths right the way through to mountain climbing, where you have to pack ropes and karabiners – it’s all here. The scenery makes hiking in the region unique and unforgettable.

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The MK Maiskogel lift is open for the first time in summer 2019!
Open ffrom 25.05.2019 - 29.09.2019, daily 09:00am - 04:00pm

Directly from the center, 5 walking minutes from the Hotel Sonnblick, to the family mountain Maiskogel. Once there, impressive hiking and biking trails await you, from easy to difficult.

The Alexander-Enzian-Weg connects Maiskogel with Kitzsteinhorn - a great hiking tour for experienced mountain lovers.

The Maiskogel hut tour leads from the Saulochalm/mountain station MK Maiskogelbahn to the Unterbergalm, up to the Glocknerblick and the Maiskogel Alm Ranche. A light family hike of about 4 km, also with the baby buggy passable.

As a guest of the Hotel Sonnblick you use the MK Maiskogelbahn unlimited and free - the Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card makes it possible.


High on 3.000 meters altitude

From Hotel Sonnblick it is just a 10 minutes ride to the station of Kitzsteinhorn glacier. From simple hiking trails to high alpine mountaineering, you can experience a lot there. Weekly guided tours invite you to join in.
If mountaineering and summit tours are not enough, you can also go climbing on the Kitzsteinhorn: secured climbing routes of varying degrees of difficulty await you just 25 minutes walk from the Alpincenter.

In addition to varied hiking trails challenging bike tours are offered. From mid-June to September, 3 different freeride trails are open for downhillers.
And those who travel by e-bike will even find a free charging station on the glacier - full of comfort on the Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun.

You can also travel to the Kitzsteinhorn free of charge with the Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card!


Guided hiking tours in the region Zell am See-Kaprun

Safety on the mountain is important - and if you do not know the region, it is certainly an advantage to discover hiking tours with a guide.
There are daily guided tours of various levels of difficulty, whether on the Kitzsteinhorn, at the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs or on the Schmittenhöhe.
A special highlight is the summit tour to the 3,203m high Kitzsteinhorn or the 4-lake hikes in Zell am See.

All hikes are summarized in our weekly program SonnblickAktive - choose your favorite tour!

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The most beautiful hiking tours of the region

There are numerous hiking opportunities in Zell am See-Kaprun, that's well known. Which tour do you plan for your vacation? A hike directly from the Hotel Sonnblick, to our local mountain Maiskogel or to the Klammsee? Or do you prefer high alpine tours on the glacier? Also circular walks and high altitude walks are possible.

Find all detailed information and descriptions on the interactive hiking map. If you have any questions, we are also happy to assist you on site at the hotel and explain you details on different routes.



Special offers

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Equipment for Hikers

Equipment for Hikers
Equipment for Hikers

Special services

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For those who still want to learn something about the versatile natural surroundings there are also various educational trails to hike on. The high altitude Promenade on the Schmitten is a new hiking experience for the whole family with many attractions. Those for whom even that is not enough can also go on a hiking tour with our three lamas Professor, Wuschel and Attila - Lama Trekking.

Refreshments are on offer in the numerous mountain lodges, whether that be a small farmer’s snack or our delicious-hearty Pinzgau specialities. Avail of the hospitality of the Salzburg people.