Why Ski in Zell am Ziller?
Zell am Ziller is a small, pretty picturesque town in the heart of the Zillertal Valley arena which is about 10 km from Mayrhofen. The Zillertal Arena ski area, consists of the linked areas of Zell am Ziller, Gerlos, Konigsleiten & Gerlosplatte, more commonly known as Gerlos. This ski area isn’t bad in size at all and is relatively unknown to the Brits.
With a total of 166 kilometres of pistes Zell am Ziller has 69 runs and is suitable for all levels of ability. 51 lifts service the slopes at Zell am Ziller and the resort has a terrain park with half-pipe. Zell am Ziller also offers 71km of snowmaking. The nearest airport to Zell am Ziller is at Innsbruck.
Like Mayrhofen, Zell does not have a home run so you must use the gondola to go up and down to the slopes which rarely have queues.
The SUPER Zillertal lift pass covers the Zillertal area including Mayrhofen, Kaltenbach and Hintertuxer which are all easily accessible from Zell am Ziller by train or Bus.