Fantastic wide and open glacial slopes with natural snow already from autumn. Freeriding in an
XXL format. Three snow parks and Austria’s largest super-pipe for freestylers. Plus, the
spectacular panoramic platforms at Gipfelwelt 3000, the stylish ICE CAMP presented by Audi
quattro, as well as lots of varied events – until late spring 2015, Kitzsteinhorn near Zell am See-
Kaprun, Austria, offers winter sports enthusiasts pure freedom on 3,000 metres!
Wide and open glacial slopes, “Black Mamba” and Fun-Line
Already in early autumn, Salzburg’s only glacier ski resort pleases skiers and snowboarders with
perfectly groomed, varied natural-snow slopes, reliable snow conditions, pure enjoyment and 100%
snow-safety. With the “Black Mamba”, a groomed slope up to 63% steep, a new challenge is waiting for
all winter sport athletes! The black piste 14 is 1000 metres long, covers 290 metres in altitude and is
venomous like a mamba – perfect for all experts who love it steep! The Fun-Line offers a special riding
experience for guests of all ages. Waves, small jumps and banks deliver pure fun. Just perfect for
anybody who looks for diversion from the normal pistes!
Freeride XXL – Safety First! Five off-piste routes and a freeriding information system
Five off-piste routes near to the lifts and an extensive information system make Kitzsteinhorn one of the
most popular freeriding destinations of the Alps. Freeriders enjoy the powdery natural snow, ridges,
chutes, and cliff jumps of the routes. The Freeride Info Base at Alpincenter and the Info Points at the
entry to the five routes offer safety information including avalanche, weather and snow reports as well
as detailed facts on the runs and alpine risks. At the PIEPS Avalanche Training Center, freeriders can
practise the use of their avalanche transceivers. From November 24, 2014 to May 04, 2015, the
Freeride Mondays with workshops for start-ups and advanced riders held by Kaprun ski schools are a
must go for all freeriders.
Austria’s finest super-pipe at Kitzsteinhorn Snowpark
With its 3 snow parks and a massive super-pipe, Kitzsteinhorn Snowpark offers unequalled
opportunities for freestyle snowboarders and freeskiers to have fun and practise their tricks. Already in
autumn, beginners, advanced and pros can begin to shred the Glacier Park on 2,900 metres at the
glacier. In winter, Central Park, Easy Park and the massive super-pipe are the centre of the
Kitzsteinhorn freestyle action. Another location to enjoy some jibbing is Railgarden Lechnerberg down
in Kaprun – the perfect location for relaxed sundowner sessions.
“The Power of Zehn” – only 10 Euro for kids and youth on Saturdays
With three snow parks and the Fun Line, Kitzsteinhorn offers kids and youth a lot of winter fun. “The
Power of Zehn“ campaign is another great offer: from November 29, 2014, until May 02, 2015, kids and
youth between 6 and 18 years (born 1996 to 2008) pay only 10 Euro for the single-day ticket on
ICE CAMP presented by Audi Quattro – a stylish world of ice and snow
For the 9th time, the popular ICE CAMP on 2,600 metres sea-level will open in early January 2015. This
season, ICE CAMP cooperates with Audi for the first time. Until late April 2015, Ice Bar, Quattro Lounge
and the huge sun deck are THE stylish meeting point at Kitzsteinhorn. Listening to relaxed music and
enjoying some drinks and snacks, you can marvel at the ice world of the igloos, adore the breathtaking
panoramic view or capture unforgettable moments at the automatic photo point. Hikers get there on the
ICE CAMP Trail, from winter 2014/15. NEW: Every Wednesday guided snowshoeing to the ICE CAMP.
Gipfelwelt 3000: panoramic platforms fascinate with unforgettable views
Gipfelwelt 3000 at Kitzsteinhorn summit station is a fantastic experience for all senses. The spectacular
panoramic platform “Top of Salzburg“ (3,029 m) is the highest point in Salzburg County you can reach
without alpine knowledge. The “Nationalpark Gallery panoramic platform” also opens a magic view
on Austria’s highest mountains and Hohe Tauern National Park situated directly next to Kitzsteinhorn.
Cinema 3000, Nationalpark Gallery and Gipfel Restaurant complete the Gipfelwelt 3000 experience.
From December 30, 2014, to April 7, 2015, a National Park ranger will guide through Gipfelwelt 3000
each Tuesday and Thursday for free, giving special insights on Hohe Tauern National Park.
The events of the 2014/15 season: fun and action at Kitzsteinhorn!
During the winter, a lot of varied events guarantee unforgettable experiences at Kitzsteinhorn. From
November 07 to 09, 2014, the new Music- and Wintersport Festival “WOW Glacier Love” will present
exciting music artists on the Kitzsteinhorn and in the city centre of Kaprun. In February 2015, the
Austrian Alpine Club (ÖAV) will hold the Risk’n’Fun Camp for freeriders who want to learn about highalpine
dangers and risk management off-piste. The event highlight for freeriders is the X-Over Ride on
March 21, 2015, a 3-star Freeride World Tour Qualifier. The Ski & Golf World Championships on May
13 to 17, 2015, will mark the season’s end
- Snow Reports