Ansicht bis Langwieboden | © Kitzsteinhorn ©Kitzsteinhorn

Gletscherbahnen Kaprun Aktiengesellschaft




Our visitors draw from a broad range of sports and adventures all year round thanks to Kitzsteinhorn's snow-secure altitude and diversified landscape. For it to remain that way, we will continue to act responsibly and resource-efficiently in this unique nature area.

Thomas Maierhofer, CEO
Commercial Management | © Kitzsteinhorn
MMag. Thomas Maierhofer
+43 6547 8700

Executive board


CEO: MMag. Thomas Maierhofer
Authorized officers: Ing. Günther Brennsteiner, technology division manager
Albert Rattensperger, Maiskogel technology division manager

Supervisory Board

Mag. Rudolf Zrost, chairman
Domenik David, deputy chairman

Fiscal year 2021/2022

Share Capital

€ 5.6 million


273 (annual average)


€ 46.6 million euros


  • Kaprun municipality • 34%
  • Kaprun Tourismus Holding GmbH • 33.34%
  • Kaprun Tourism Association • 9.30%
  • Kaprun Promotion & Lifte GmbH • 7.20%
  • Private persons and company employees • 16.16%
The Glacier Kitzsteinhorn together with the family mountain Maiskogel | © Kitzsteinhorn
Taking on ecological & economical duties

The Gletscherbahnen Kaprun JSC is Austria's only cableway company with a threefold ISO certification – to outstanding quality, environment and energy management (9001, 14001, 50001).

Ecological responsibility

Snow sports

The ski resort

Kitzsteinhorn, 1,976 to 3,029 m

Austria's first glacier ski resort

Maiskogel, 768 to 1,730 m

Close-to-town family mountain

Lechnerberg, 770 to 835 m

Beginners' area in the Kaprun town center


24 cable cars & ski lifts

High snow guarantee

Top snow quality from fall until early summer in the glacier ski area

  • Glacier area with natural snow slopes
  • Almost 100% of snowmaking coverage on slopes up to glacier margins, the Maiskogel and Lechnerberg


Snow Parks

  • 4 world-class snow parks & 1 superpipe

Freeride XXL

  • 5 marked & close-to-ski-lifts freeride routes
  • seamless info and safety system
  • Freeride Monday: workshops for beginners & advanced freeriders

Ski touring

  • 3 ski touring routes with info system
  • Ski Touring Thursday: guided ski tour to the Tristkogel mountain

Ice Camp presented by audi

  • Artistically designed igloo world made of ice & snow with audi showroom and sun deck on 2,600 m
  • Guided Snowshoe Hike: from the Alpincenter to the ICE CAMP

Training Areas

Bookable training slopes on the Kitzsteinhorn and Maiskogel


Mountain & nature experiences


  • Salzburg's highest-situated tourist attraction on 3,029 m on the Hohe Tauern National Park border
  • open year-round
  • easily reachable via cable cars
  • two panoramic platforms: "TOP OF SALZBURG" and "Nationalpark Gallery"
  • Nationalpark Gallery: 360-m-long tunnel with six info stations
  • Cinema 3000: Austria's highest-situated cinema shows the multi-award winning movie "Kitzsteinhorn – THE NATURE"
  • Guided explorer tours with Hohe Tauern National Park rangers

Maisi Flitzer

  • Alpine coaster, open year-round
  • Length ride up 730 m / lenght ride down 1,300 m
  • Ride duration approx. 12 min.
  • Ride speed up to 40 km/h
  • Integrated braking system

Ice arena

Highlight in summer: sliding area in the glacier snow on 3,000 m with moving carpet, snow beach, loungers, music and snack bar


  • Numerous hiking trails and via ferratas
  • Free guided hikes (July & August)
  • "My first 3,000er": guided tour to the Kitzsteinhorn summit on 3,203 m with state-certified mountain guide (June till Sept.)

Mountain Biking

  • MTB freeride trails: 3 for advanced riders on the Kitzsteinhorn (Geissstein Trail, Wuestlau Trail and Bachler Trail), one for beginners and families on the Maiskogel (Maiskogel Trail)
  • Bike tours: Kitzsteinhorn Uphill, Maiskogel Tour & 3K K-onnection Tour
  • Trail Tuesday: professional bike training on the Maiskogel
  • Kids Bike Day: learning the basics of trail riding with pros
  • Services: MTB wash points, MTB transportation in the cable cars free of charge, e-bike charging stations


  • KIDS-steinhorn: adventure playground by the Gletschermuehle restaurant on 2,450 m
  • Water playground Langwied: with wooden water toys and resting spots
  • Family & Leisure Park Maiskogel: by the MK Maiskogelbahn valley station with slides, inflatable castle, climbing wall, carousel and more
  • Playground at the MK Maiskogelbahn top station

Kitzsteinhorn restaurants & bars


Ski Pass and Ticket Alliances

    Ticket alliance of the three premium regions Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See and Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun
  • SuperSkiCard & Kitzbüheler Alpen
    22 ski resorts with up to 2,815 km of slopes and 939 cable cars and ski lifts in the Austrian federal states Salzburg, Tyrol, Carinthia, Upper Austria and Styria as well as Bavaria in Germany

Zell am See-Kaprun

Shareholder of the Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH

Hohe Tauern National Park

Unlimited cooperation agreement since 2012


  • Kitzsteinhorn snow parks: Volcom & Nitro
  • Kitzsteinhorn Ice Camp presented by Audi
Ski-in ski-out
From Kaprun directly to the glacier

Floating directly to the glacier ski resort on the Kitzsteinhorn via Eastern Alps' longest cable car route, starting in the Kaprun town center via the Maiskogel family mountain all the way up, while enjoying breathtaking views along the way