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Oberstaufen

Oberstaufen Ski Resort Guide

Oberstaufen, Germany

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length45km28 miles
Highest Lift1,880m6,168ft
Resort Height600m1,969ft
 Nearest AirportsFriedrichshafen and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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Oberstaufen

A year round health resort, Oberstaufen has seven small ski areas dotted around it. The resort's incredible sports facilities include over 30 different activities, some centred in the remarkable Aquaria pool complex.

Summary

The German ski resort of Oberstaufen is in the German Alps at an altitude of 600m1,969ft, with 45km28 miles of marked runs.

Oberstaufen has direct access to 45km28 miles of downhill skiing, with 30 marked pistes, served by a total of 30 ski lifts.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Oberstaufen offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Oberstaufen?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 27 October.

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Ski Area Stats

Oberstaufen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 5km3 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 20km12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1510km6 miles
Downhill
Total Length
45km28 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
120km75 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
30

Altitudes

Oberstaufen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,880m6,168ft
Lowest Piste860m2,822ft
Resort Altitude (Oberstaufen)600m1,969ft
Max Vertical1,280m4,199ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Oberstaufen
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Oberstaufen?

This ski resort is in the German Alps in Oberallgäu, Swabia.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Oberstaufen is Friedrichshafen, 47 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Memmingen, Zurich, Munich, Stuttgart, Innsbruck Airport, Basel and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airports are all within three hours drive.

Friedrichshafen, Memmingen and St. Gallen-Altenrhein are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 30 ski lifts are able to uplift 8,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 15 snow cannons.

Season Dates

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

Oberstaufen Webcams

The Webcams in Oberstaufen are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.

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