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Oberwiesenthal Ski Resort

Oberwiesenthal Resort Guide

Oberwiesenthal, Germany

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Oberwiesenthal Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length21km13 miles
Highest Lift1,210m3,970ft
Resort Height910m2,986ft
 Nearest AirportsKarlovy Vary and Dresden
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Oberwiesenthal at a glance

The biggest ski resort in Eastern Germany, with a cable car to the top of Fichtelberg. Oberwiesenthal is Germany's highest city and the hometown of Olympic ski-jump champion Jens Weissflog. There is an annual ski carnival and a ski museum. The area shares a lift pass with neighbouring Klinovec just over the Czech border.

 When will it snow in Oberwiesenthal?

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

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Oberwiesenthal Facts, Stats and Ratings

Oberwiesenthal Rated

Ratings for Oberwiesenthal
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Oberwiesenthal?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Oberwiesenthal
Highest Lift1,210m3,970ft
Resort Altitude (Oberwiesenthal)910m2,986ft
Lowest Piste900m2,953ft
Max Vertical310m1,017ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Oberwiesenthal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Oberwiesenthal
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 13km8 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 8km5 miles
Total Length
21km13 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
50km31 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Oberwiesenthal Summary

The German Ski Resort of Oberwiesenthal has direct access to 21km13 miles of downhill skiing, with 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

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

On the Mountain

Skiing in Oberwiesenthal

Oberwiesenthal offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding in Oberwiesenthal

Oberwiesenthal offers some good boarding.

When is Oberwiesenthal open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Oberwiesenthal.

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

Snow Making

Oberwiesenthal is able to make snow, with 6 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts of Oberwiesenthal are able to uplift 5,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Oberwiesenthal?

Oberwiesenthal is in Erzgebirgskreis, Chemnitz, Germany.

How can I get to Oberwiesenthal?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Oberwiesenthal are Karlovy Vary, Dresden and Hof-Plauen. There are six airports within three hours drive. Karlovy Vary is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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