Berchtesgadener Land ski holidays
Established in ? the German ski resort Berchtesgadener Land lies at 630 metres altitude in the Oberbayern region of the German Bavarian Alps. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1800m the area is not snow sure. Over 3 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 5.5km of trails, which equates to around 70 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Berchtesgadener Land is Salzburg ( Austria ) at a distance of 25km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Alpine Downhill Runs
0 runs 0km
18 runs 12km
15 runs 28km
1 runs 1km
Skiing in Berchtesgadener Land
34 pistes and trails means approximately 44km of runs. 29 Berchtesgadener Land lifts have capacity to transport 16500 per hour. The longest run in the German ski resort is over 6km.
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 52% intermediate, 44% advanced slopes and 2% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km Skiabfahrt nach Bischofswiesen run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Berchtesgadener Land
Of the 29 ski lifts, 23 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Berchtesgadener Land is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 2 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 120 metres), 1 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Berchtesgadener Land Apres Ski
Off-Slope activities include:
10 apres ski bars 70 restaurants 1 bowling 5 night club 2 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 1 concert 1 indoor swimming 3 outdoor heated pools 3 saunas 1 hot tubs 1 solariums 0 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 2 sleigh rides 1 ballooning 0 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 2 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Ballooning, Bavarian Evenings, Beauty Salon, Boating, Bobsleigh, Bowling, Brewery, Concerts Curling Deer Feeding, Distillery, Eagles Nest Excursion, Fitness Centre, Folklore Evenings, Ice Hockey, Luge, Royal Palace, Salt Mines Visit Squash, Indoor.
Rating for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
"Berchtesgadener Land" by any other name
The German resort is also known as Jenner, Götschen, Hochschwarzeck, Obersalzberg, Rossfeld and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Berchtesgadener Land slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Berchtesgadener Land has slopes facing N, S.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Mountain & Snow Sports in Berchtesgadener Land
Berchtesgadener Land snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Berchtesgadener Land: 83.7km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 28.8km Intermediate XC Trails: 34.7km Difficult XC Trails: 11.2km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 2
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 15.5km
Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Berchtesgadener Land
Berchtesgadener Land snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 1 Balloon Flights: 1
Prepared Winter Walks: 10 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 15.5km Paragliding schools: 2
Berchtesgadener Land non skiing facilities also include Ballooning, Bavarian Evenings, Beauty Salon, Boating, Bobsleigh, Bowling, Brewery, Concerts Curling Deer Feeding, Distillery, Eagles Nest Excursion, Fitness Centre, Folklore Evenings, Ice Hockey, Luge, Royal Palace, Salt Mines Visit Squash, Indoor.
Berchtesgadener Land reviews, 2.3 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.