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Berchtesgadener Land

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Berchtesgadener Land, Germany

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Berchtesgadener Land Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length40km25 miles
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Resort Height540m1,772ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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Berchtesgadener Land at a glance

Berchtesgaden is a key Bavarian resort, active year-round, with six ski centres nearby. It has formerly put in bids to stage the Winter Olympics. A very pretty village with excellent accommodation and dining options. The resort includes the village of Schönau am Konigsee, a small centre included in the area lift pass. It has small drag lifts on the wooded slopes above the village, close to the Jenner ski area. Jenner itself has the main slopes of the five main Berchtesgaden ski areas, being cable-car served. The lift pass covers most other lifts in the area on either side of the border and accommodation and extensive off-slope facilities are available in Berchtesgaden. The Federal training centre for German women's Alpine skiing and snowboarding is located at Goetschen.

 When will it snow in Berchtesgadener Land?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Berchtesgadener Land.

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Berchtesgadener Land Facts, Stats and Ratings

Berchtesgadener Land Rated

Ratings for Berchtesgadener Land
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Berchtesgadener Land?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Berchtesgadener Land
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Lowest Piste600m1,969ft
Resort Altitude (Berchtesgadener Land)540m1,772ft
Max Vertical1,260m4,134ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Berchtesgadener Land Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Berchtesgadener Land
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 4km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1528km17 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1812km7 miles
Total Length
40km25 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
13km8 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Berchtesgadener Land Summary

The German Ski Resort of Berchtesgadener Land has direct access to 40km25 miles of downhill skiing, with 25 marked pistes, served by a total of 30 ski lifts.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Berchtesgadener Land is 6km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Skiabfahrt nach Bischofswiesen'.

 Skiing in Berchtesgadener Land

Berchtesgadener Land offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

 Snowboarding in Berchtesgadener Land

At Rossfeld ski Centre there is a Funpark for snowboarders only and a Snowboard Park with half or quarter pipe, funbox and high jump. The Federal training centre for German women's Alpine skiing and snowboarding is located at Goetschen.

When is Berchtesgadener Land open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Berchtesgadener Land.

Usual opening is late December, and usual closing is Early April (Closes last weekend of March or first weekend of April).

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

Snow Making

Berchtesgadener Land is able to make snow, with 3 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 30 ski lifts of Berchtesgadener Land are able to uplift 17,600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Berchtesgadener Land?

Berchtesgadener Land is in the Bavarian Alps in Elektrostal, Upper Bavaria, Germany.

How can I get to Berchtesgadener Land?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Berchtesgadener Land are Salzburg, Linz and Innsbruck Airport. There are seven airports within three hours drive. Salzburg is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

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