Review of snowboarding and skiing in Oberstdorf Germany.
Oberstdorf Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1920 the German ski resort Oberstdorf lies at 815 metres altitude in the Allgäu / Bayerisch - Schwaben region of the German Bavarian Alps. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2224m Oberstdorf ski area is not snow sure. Over 10 snow cannons ensure artificial Oberstdorf snow making covers 2km of ski trails, which equates to around 4 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Oberstdorf (Germany) is Munich / München at a distance of 210km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Oberstdorf ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Oberstdorf Germany
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Skiing in Oberstdorf
Skiing Oberstdorf you'll enjoy 38 pistes and trails and that means approximately 44km of ski runs. Oberstdorf lifts number 28 with the capacity to uplift 29200 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the German ski resort of Oberstdorf is over 7.5km long.
Oberstdorf Ski Area
Oberstdorf ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 36% intermediate, 55% advanced ski slopes and 7% for expert skiers - the most difficult Oberstdorf piste is the 1.7km Super-Buckel-piste run, with a steepness/slope angle of 60%. You can't ski Oberstdorf after dark.
Oberstdorf for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Oberstdorf
If you snowboard Oberstdorf you'll want to know that, of the 28 ski lifts in total, 13 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Oberstdorf snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Oberstdorf snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 100 metres), 1 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.
Oberstdorf for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Oberstdorf Apres Ski
The apres ski Oberstdorf scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
10 apres ski bars 150 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 2 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 4 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 3 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 5 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 140 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Curling, Horse Riding, Hang Gliding, Ice Hockey, Massage, Ski Jump, Snow Canyoning, Health Spa, Sun Beds, Indoor Tennis.
Oberstdorf for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Oberstdorf Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Oberstdorf resort - ski Oberstdorf by any other name
The German ski resort of Oberstdorf ski resort is also known as Fellhorn, Nebelhorn, Söllereck and has the following common misspellings:
Oberstdorf ski area has ski slopes which face SW
The direction which the various Oberstdorf 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. Oberstdorf ski resort has ski slopes facing SW.
Oberstdorf for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Oberstdorf reviews, 3.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.