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Ofterschwang Ski Resort Guide

Ofterschwang, Germany

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length6km4 miles
Highest Lift1,406m4,613ft
Resort Height864m2,835ft
 Nearest AirportsMemmingen and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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Ofterschwang is a skiing world-cup venue with races staged on the village mountain, the Ofterschwanger Horn, Germany’s largest artificial snowmaking system guarantees snow over five kilometres. A quad-chair and a double-chair lift, three T-bar lifts and two lifts for children are the access to 15 kilometers of prepared ski-runs, part of which is called “Märchenwiese” (fairytale meadow), promising magnificent natural experiences. Ski tourig is possible up to the wonderful Hörner tour – one of the most beautiful ski-tours in the Oberallgäu – skiers. There's also hiking on cleared paths, horse-carriage rides and a 2.5 kilometer-long night toboggan-run.


The German ski resort of Ofterschwang is in the Bavarian Alps at an altitude of 864m2,835ft, with 6km4 miles of marked runs.

Ofterschwang has direct access to 6km4 miles of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

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


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Ofterschwang.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Ofterschwang?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Ofterschwang Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 2km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 4km2 miles
Total Length
6km4 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
12km7 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Ofterschwang Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,406m4,613ft
Lowest Piste864m2,835ft
Resort Altitude (Ofterschwang)864m2,835ft

Location and Map

Where is Ofterschwang?

This ski resort is in the Bavarian Alps in Oberallgäu, Swabia, Germany.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Ofterschwang is Memmingen, 62 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Friedrichshafen, Stuttgart, Innsbruck Airport, Munich and Zurich airports are all within three hours drive.

Memmingen is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 4,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 8km5 miles of ski runs,.

Season Dates

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