Review of snowboarding and skiing in Winterberg Germany.
Winterberg Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1900 the German ski resort Winterberg lies at 640 metres altitude in the Sauerland / Waldecksches Upland region of the German Rothaargebirge. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 830m Winterberg ski area is not snow sure. Over 100 snow cannons ensure artificial Winterberg snow making covers 30km of ski trails, which equates to around 75 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Winterberg (Germany) is Cologne at a distance of 145km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Winterberg ski season runs from January to March.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Winterberg Germany
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Skiing in Winterberg
Skiing Winterberg you'll enjoy 30 pistes and trails and that means approximately 40km of ski runs. Winterberg lifts number 20 with the capacity to uplift 15000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the German ski resort of Winterberg is over 1.5km long.
Winterberg Ski Area
Winterberg ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 70% intermediate, 26% advanced ski slopes and 3% for expert skiers - the most difficult Winterberg piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Winterberg after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Winterberg for skiing gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Winterberg
If you snowboard Winterberg you'll want to know that, of the 20 ski lifts in total, 16 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Winterberg snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Winterberg snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Winterberg for snowboarding gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Winterberg Apres Ski
The apres ski Winterberg scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
0 apres ski bars 1 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 2 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 4 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 3 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Bobsleigh, Curling, Luge, Squash, Indoor Tennis.
Winterberg for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Winterberg Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
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The German ski resort of Winterberg ski resort is also known as and has the following common misspellings:
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The direction which the various Winterberg 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. Winterberg ski resort has ski slopes facing ?.
Winterberg for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Winterberg reviews, 1.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.