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Willingen-Upland Ski Resort Guide

Willingen-Upland, Germany

Rated: 3/5 (from 3 ratings)

Willingen-Upland Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length15km9 miles
Highest Lift840m2,756ft
Resort Height500m1,640ft
 Nearest AirportsPaderborn and Dortmund
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The biggest and most diverse ski centre in North-Western Germany, particularly popular with Dutch skiers, especially during the Ski Carnival. There's a covered chairlift to the Ettelsberg summit and inter-connected lifts on three mountain faces. The best skiing is on the Kohlerhagen.

Willingen-Upland Summary

The German ski resort of Willingen-Upland is at an altitude of 500m1,640ft, with 15km9 miles of marked runs.

Willingen-Upland has direct access to 15km9 miles of downhill skiing, with 13 marked pistes, served by a total of 13 ski lifts.

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

Skiing in Willingen-Upland

Willingen-Upland offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding in Willingen-Upland

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Willingen-Upland.

Willingen-Upland Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Willingen-Upland?

The next notable snow forecast for Willingen-Upland is 4cm2in, expected on 27 September.

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Snow Forecast by day for Willingen-Upland

Ski Area Stats

Willingen-Upland Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Willingen-Upland
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 4km2 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 7km4 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 6 2km1 miles
Total Length
15km9 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
90km56 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Willingen-Upland Altitudes

Willingen-Upland Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Willingen-Upland
Highest Lift840m2,756ft
Lowest Piste500m1,640ft
Resort Altitude (Willingen-Upland)500m1,640ft
Max Vertical340m1,115ft

Willingen-Upland Rated

Ratings for Willingen-Upland
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Willingen-Upland?

Willingen-Upland is in Waldeck-Frankenberg, Kassel, Germany.

Map of Willingen-Upland

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How to get to Willingen-Upland

 By Air

The nearest airports to Willingen-Upland are Paderborn, Dortmund and Düsseldorf. There are seven airports within three hours drive. Paderborn is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 13 ski lifts of Willingen-Upland are able to uplift 12,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Willingen-Upland is able to make snow, with 6 snow cannons.

Willingen-Upland Season Dates

When is Willingen-Upland open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Willingen-Upland.

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Willingen-Upland, 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 Willingen-Upland Tourist Office for the latest.