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Oberhof Ski Resort Guide

Oberhof, Germany

Rated: 2/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners.
Total Piste Length8km5 miles
Highest Lift900m2,953ft
Resort Height830m2,723ft
 Nearest AirportsNuremberg and Leipzig
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The German ski resort of Oberhof is at an altitude of 830m2,723ft, with 8km5 miles of marked runs.


Oberhof has direct access to 8km5 miles of downhill skiing, with 2 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

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


Oberhof offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.


Oberhof offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Fallbachhang'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Oberhof?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm-, expected on 30 November, with around 14cm6in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Oberhof

Ski Area Stats

Oberhof Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
8km5 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
50km31 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Oberhof Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift900m2,953ft
Resort Altitude (Oberhof)830m2,723ft
Lowest Piste800m2,625ft
Max Vertical100m328ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Oberhof

Ski Lessons in Oberhof

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Oberhof Ski Schools and Oberhof Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Oberhof?

This ski resort is in Oberallgäu, Swabia, Germany.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Oberhof is Nuremberg, 116 minutes drive away.

Leipzig, Hof-Plauen and Paderborn airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 900 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 4 snow cannons.

Season Dates

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