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Oberammergau Ski Resort Guide

Oberammergau, Germany

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers and Intermediates.
Total Piste Length17km11 miles
Highest Lift1,280m4,199ft
Resort Height900m2,953ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Munich
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Lovely village in a beautiful mountain setting. Famous for the Passion play that is held every ten years. There is challenging terrain on the Laber (1683m) and easier trails on Kolben (1270m).


The German ski resort of Oberammergau is in the German Alps at an altitude of 900m2,953ft, with 17km11 miles of marked runs.

Oberammergau has direct access to 17km11 miles of downhill skiing, with 9 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

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


Oberammergau offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


Oberammergau offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Oberammergau?

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

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Oberammergau

Ski Area Stats

Oberammergau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 12km7 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 5km3 miles
Total Length
17km11 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
100km62 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Oberammergau Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,280m4,199ft
Lowest Piste900m2,953ft
Resort Altitude (Oberammergau)900m2,953ft
Max Vertical380m1,247ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Oberammergau
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Oberammergau?

This ski resort is in the German Alps in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Upper Bavaria.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Oberammergau is Innsbruck Airport, 70 minutes drive away.

Munich, Memmingen, Salzburg, St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Friedrichshafen and Bolzano airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 5,700 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Oberammergau 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 Oberammergau, 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 Oberammergau Tourist Office for the latest.