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Willingen-Upland Ski Resort Guide

Willingen-Upland, Germany

Rated: 3/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length15km9 miles
Highest Lift840m2,756ft
Resort Height500m1,640ft
 Nearest AirportsPaderborn and Dortmund
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The ski area of Willingen-Upland is at an altitude of 500m1,640ft, with 15km9 miles of marked runs.


Willingen-Upland is part of the Wintersport Arena Sauerland ski area with access to 67km42 miles of downhill skiing, with 41 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Willingen-Upland itself (15km9 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Wintersport Arena Sauerland ski resorts of Altastenberg, Postwiesen, Usseln, Winterberg and Züschen.

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


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


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Willingen-Upland?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Willingen-Upland Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
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

Wintersport Arena Sauerland Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
67km42 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Willingen-Upland Ski Area Heights

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

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Willingen-Upland
Intermediate Skiers

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Ski Lessons in Willingen-Upland

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Location and Map

Where is Willingen-Upland?

This ski resort is in Waldeck-Frankenberg, Kassel, Germany.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Willingen-Upland is Paderborn, 53 minutes drive away.

Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Köln Bonn, Hannover, Frankfurt and Mannheim airports are all 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 are able to uplift 12,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 6 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Willingen-Upland 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.

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