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Wettersteinbahn Ski Resort Guide

Wettersteinbahn, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Wettersteinbahn Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length46km29 miles
Highest Lift2,964m9,724ft
Resort Height1,000m3,281ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Memmingen
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Ehrwald has two local ski areas - the Ehwalder Alm and the Wettersteinbahnen-Sonnennang. The local glacier skiing is reached by bus or car and cable car from this picturesque village on the German border. There are numerous other small skiing areas nearby, offering a combined total of around 200km in trails on the Pass.

Wettersteinbahn Summary

The Austrian ski resort of Wettersteinbahn is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,000m3,281ft, with 46km29 miles of marked runs.

Wettersteinbahn has direct access to 46km29 miles of downhill skiing, with 21 marked pistes, served by a total of 24 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,964m9,724ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing in Wettersteinbahn

Wettersteinbahn offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Wettersteinbahn Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Wettersteinbahn?

The next notable snow forecast for Wettersteinbahn is 58cm23in, expected on 25 September, with around 111cm44in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Wettersteinbahn Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Wettersteinbahn
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 2km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1020km12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1024km15 miles
Total Length
46km29 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
60km37 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Wettersteinbahn Altitudes

Wettersteinbahn Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Wettersteinbahn
Highest Lift2,964m9,724ft
Lowest Piste1,000m3,281ft
Resort Altitude (Wettersteinbahn)1,000m3,281ft
Max Vertical1,964m6,444ft

Wettersteinbahn Rated

Ratings for Wettersteinbahn
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Snowboarding in Wettersteinbahn

Half Pipe and terrain park on the Ehrwalder Alm and on the Platt of the Zugspitz and Wetterstein. The Better Park is located on the Ehrwalder Alm.

Location and Map

Where is Wettersteinbahn?

Wettersteinbahn is in the Austrian Alps in Ehrwald, Reutte, Austria.

Map of Wettersteinbahn

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How to get to Wettersteinbahn

 By Air

The nearest airport to Wettersteinbahn is Innsbruck Airport, 60 minutes drive away. Memmingen, Munich, Friedrichshafen, St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Bolzano, Salzburg and Stuttgart airports are all within three hours drive.

Innsbruck Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 24 ski lifts of Wettersteinbahn are able to uplift 22,743 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Wettersteinbahn is able to make snow, on 20km12 miles of ski runs, with 113 snow cannons.

Wettersteinbahn Season Dates

When is Wettersteinbahn open?

 Opened : December 14, 2019.

 Closed : March 29, 2020.


NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Wettersteinbahn.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Wettersteinbahn, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Wettersteinbahn Tourist Office for the latest.