Winterberg - Ski Area Guide
Ski Resort (620m to 830m)
The ski area of Winterberg is little known outside the country but despite having a small vertical of less than 200m is one of the country’s most popular and operates the most modern lifts.
Part of the centre’s success is due to its location in the North West of the country, unlike most other famous German ski areas on the southern border in the Alps. Instead it is close to several major German cities, including Cologne, and the Dutch border, which sees up to 50,000 skiers and boarders arriving for evening and weekend skiing.
The resorts lifts were once largely separate drag lifts operating in multiple small villages making up the area, but increasingly these have been inter-connected and with hi-tec, hi-speed detachable chairlifts.
In fact the resort’s chairlifts, most of them detachable, including five six and eight seat detachable chairlifts, is the greatest collection of chairlifts and detachable chairlifts at any German resort.
Winterberg Snow News
There is currently no significant snow in the forecast for Winterberg.
Who is Winterberg good for?
Winterberg Ski Area
|1||Black Piste (4km)|
|8||Red Pistes (18km)|
|21||Blue Pistes (18km)|
|220km||Cross Country Pistes|
Winterberg Ski Area Height
|700m||Resort Altitude (Winterberg)|
The German Ski Resort of Winterberg has direct access to 21 individual pistes, served by 19 ski lifts.
The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.
There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Winterberg are perfectly feasible.
Skiing in Winterberg
Winterberg offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.
Snowboarding in Winterberg
Winterberg is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Winterberg.
Winterberg in brief
Winterberg Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Ok for Intermediate Skiers.
Good for Beginners.
Very good for Snowboarding.
Winterberg Season Dates
We have no confirmed season dates for Winterberg.
Usual opening - Mid Dec.
Usual closing - Mid March.
NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Winterberg.
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Winterberg Snow Making
Snowmaking :- Winterberg is able to augment natural snow, on 30km of ski runs, with 100 Snow Cannons.
Winterberg Ski Lift Capacity
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 19 Ski Lifts of Winterberg are able to uplift 15,000 skiers / snowboarders per hour.
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Skiing at Winterberg
For more information contact Winterberg Tourist Office.