Review of snowboarding and skiing in Grainau Germany.
Grainau Ski Holiday Facts
Established in ? the German ski resort Grainau lies at 750 metres altitude in the Werdenfelserland region of the German Bavarian Alps. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2830m Grainau ski area is snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial Grainau snow making covers 7km of ski trails, which equates to around 6.5 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Grainau (Germany) is Munich / München at a distance of 145km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Grainau ski season runs from December to May.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Grainau Germany
8 runs 0km
13 runs 18km
21 runs 87km
2 runs 2km
Skiing in Grainau
Skiing Grainau you'll enjoy 43 pistes and trails and that means approximately 120km of ski runs. Grainau lifts number 12 with the capacity to uplift 12000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the German ski resort of Grainau is over 3.69km long.
Grainau Ski Area
Grainau ski area has 18% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 30% intermediate, 48% advanced ski slopes and 4% for expert skiers - the most difficult Grainau piste is the 3.7km Kandahar run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Grainau after dark.
Grainau for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Grainau
If you snowboard Grainau you'll want to know that, of the 12 ski lifts in total, 9 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Grainau snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Grainau snowboard facilities include 2 terrain parks and 2 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Grainau for snowboarding gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Grainau Apres Ski
The apres ski Grainau scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
3 apres ski bars 31 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 2 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 1 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Bavarian Curling, Curling, Folklore Evenings, Slide Shows, Solarium, Squash, Indoor Tennis.
Grainau for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Grainau Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Grainau resort - ski Grainau by any other name
The German ski resort of Grainau ski resort is also known as Alpspitze, Zugspitze and has the following common misspellings:
Grainau ski area has ski slopes which face S W
The direction which the various Grainau ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski 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 ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Grainau ski resort has ski slopes facing S W.
Grainau for snow gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Grainau reviews, 1.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.