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Braunlage

Braunlage Ski Resort Guide

Braunlage, Germany

Rated: 3/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners.
Total Piste Length20km12 miles
Highest Lift970m3,182ft
Resort Height550m1,804ft
 Nearest AirportsHannover and Leipzig
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Braunlage

The gondola from Braunlage to the top of Wurmberg is 2.8km long ( 4km trail back). There is reliable snow cover at the top, which is close to the former Iron Curtain. There are good views of Brocken, the highest mountain in the Harz region, and which towers above the tree-line.

Braunlage is the birthplace of skiing in Harz mountains. In 1890, Germany’s first ski classes were taught here, and in 1892, the first winter-sports club was founded.

Summary

The German ski resort of Braunlage is at an altitude of 550m1,804ft, with 20km12 miles of marked runs.

Braunlage has direct access to 20km12 miles of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

Braunlage offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Braunlage?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Braunlage Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 
Downhill
Total Length
20km12 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
45km28 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
4

Altitudes

Braunlage Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift970m3,182ft
Lowest Piste550m1,804ft
Resort Altitude (Braunlage)550m1,804ft
Max Vertical420m1,378ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Braunlage
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Apres-Ski

Braunlage Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Braunlage is 5km3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Hexenritt'.

Snowboarding

Snowboard hang am Wurmberg. 400m lang. Blane Abferhurt

Location and Map

Where is Braunlage?

This ski resort is in Goslar, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Braunlage is Hannover, 93 minutes drive away.

Leipzig and Paderborn airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 2,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Braunlage open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Braunlage, 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 Braunlage Tourist Office for the latest.

Braunlage