Freeriding in Zell am See Kaprun – Go get some powder
Have you ever fantasized about skiing through the snow-clad winter wonderland and losing yourself in the beautiful alpine scenery? Now is your chance! Salzburgerland is ideal for freeride-skiing enthusiasts, and even if you’re a complete beginner, you can safely enjoy your stay under the watchful eye of the trained instructors. Just ask one of our skischule Zell am See Instructors for any tips.
Kitzsteinhorn mountain in Kaprun is the primary vacation spot for many sports activities and one of the most popular destinations among tourists. Blue skies, snowy slopes, and the nature’s embrace, it’s all waiting for you to discover the wonders that lie within.
Safety comes first – Freeride on Kitzsteinhorn
There are countless workshops available where you can learn freeride skiing even if you haven’t touched a ski in your entire life. Although freeride skiing is all about freedom and finding an unbeaten path, it’s essential to know the basic safety principles, and our instructors with years of experience are a perfect fit to teach you all about it so you don’t have to worry.
There are several information spots scattered around the area that will help you choose the best route for you. They also serve the purpose of warning you of any possible dangers that lie ahead. Although information spots are there to help you, you are in no way obligated to follow any outlined path.
Skiers are advised to always have the proper equipment with them, which includes a shovel and a helmet. If this is your first visit, it’s recommended to have an experienced guide accompany you. Check the weather forecast and avalanche report before you leave.
The spirit of competition
The event unfolds every year and serves as a qualifier for the Freeride World Tour. The best skiiers and snowboarders come here to battle it out and determine who’s the absolute best of the best. After the even is over, 3 of the best skiers and top 2 snowboarders qualify for the grand event!
What are you waiting for?
These skiing grounds are the perfect opportunity to move out of your comfort zone and try out something new. Challenge yourself by embarking on a one-of-a-kind adventure in Salzburgerland and its world-renowned skiing resorts. The mountain waits for those who want to challenge its obstacles and make their way to the finish. Then, the adventure goes on an on until you feel tired.
Check out the freeride routes on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier: