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Environmental friendliness/environmental protection Schmittenhöhe – Zell am See

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Environmental friendliness of the ski resort Schmittenhöhe – Zell am See

The Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See constantly expands their efforts towards environmental and climate protection: The company implements solar energy and will achieve an environmental certification. There is an electric power station for electric cars at the base station of the Areit lift.


In order to make Schmitten even more environmentally friendly, the ski resort will be the first in the Salzburg region to apply for an environmental certification according to the recognized environmental management system, EMAS. They have been appointed as a project partner of the "klima:aktiv mobil Tour" (climate: active mobile tour) and are converting the grooming machines to natural gas power.

Public transportation/on-site mobility

  • Train connection
    The Zell am See train station is 500 m from the ski resort (cityXpress gondola lift).
  • Comprehensive ski bus network
  • Scheduled buses
  • The region of Zell am See-Kaprun offers a free, comprehensive ski bus network. Ski buses circulate between Zell am See-Areitbahn-Kaprun-Kitzsteinhorn as well as within Zell am See and Schüttdorf. There is also a ski bus to the Schmittenhöhe lift and from Thumersbach.

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