Cross-country skiingOwing to the location of Maishofen on the wide, sunny valley floor surrounded by a spectacular mountain backdrop, conditions for cross-country skiers are ideal from mid-December until mid-March and will make the heart of every cross-country skier beat faster.
An extensive network of runs of around 35 km (22 Miles - including an illuminated cross country skiing track), well marked and sign-posted, as well as a floodlit piste, make Maishofen a mecca for cross-country skiers. The perfectly groomed classic and skating trails run through the countryside with its varying scenery and are connected to the runs to Saalfelden and Maria Alm.
Maishofen’s cross-country paradise is enhanced by the many possibilities provided for a refreshment stop.
The rental service in Maishofen will supply you with cross-country skis, if required.
More than 200 kilometres (125 Miles) of perfectly groomed cross country skiing tracks make cross country skiing in Zell am See – Kaprun an unforgettable winter sports experience.
Friends of the cross country skiing winter sport enjoy the peace and quiet of the fantastic winter landscape surrounding Lake Zell. Cross country skiing on the Kitzsteinhorn mountain in Kaprun is especially popular. The 3 kilometres (1.9 Miles) cross country skiing track lies at an altitude of 2.900 metres (more than 9,500 feet) above sea level and is groomed at almost all times of the year.
A further popular run is the cross country skiing track Zell am See North. With its 25 kilometres (15.5 Miles) it counts among the most extensive tracks of the county of Salzburg, with connections to Maishofen and Saalfelden. Deep blue sky or soft moon shine: Glide over the sparkling snow in Zell am See, Kaprun and Maishofen long after the sun has set beyond the horizon. Illuminated tracks of all difficulty levels make cross country skiing in Zell am See an extraordinary, romantic winter sports experience.