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Oberstaufen Ski Resort Guide

Oberstaufen, Germany

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Oberstaufen Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length45km
Highest Lift1,880m
Resort Height600m
 Nearest AirportsFriedrichshafen and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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A year round health resort, Oberstaufen has seven small ski areas dotted around it. The resort's incredible sports facilities include over 30 different activities, some centred in the remarkable Aquaria pool complex.

Oberstaufen Summary

The German ski resort of Oberstaufen is in the German Alps at an altitude of 600m, with 45km of marked runs.

Oberstaufen has direct access to 45km of downhill skiing, with 30 marked pistes, served by a total of 30 ski lifts.

Skiing in Oberstaufen

Oberstaufen offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding in Oberstaufen

Oberstaufen offers some good boarding.

Oberstaufen Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Oberstaufen?

The next notable snow forecast for Oberstaufen is 20cm, expected on 26 September.

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Snow Forecast by day for Oberstaufen

Ski Area Stats

Oberstaufen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Oberstaufen
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 5km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 20km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Oberstaufen Altitudes

Oberstaufen Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Oberstaufen
Highest Lift1,880m
Lowest Piste860m
Resort Altitude (Oberstaufen)600m
Max Vertical1,280m

Oberstaufen Rated

Ratings for Oberstaufen
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Oberstaufen?

Oberstaufen is in the German Alps in Oberallgäu, Swabia, Germany.

Map of Oberstaufen

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How to get to Oberstaufen

 By Air

The nearest airports to Oberstaufen are Friedrichshafen, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Memmingen. There are nine airports within three hours drive. Friedrichshafen, Memmingen and St. Gallen-Altenrhein are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 30 ski lifts of Oberstaufen are able to uplift 8,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Oberstaufen is able to make snow, on 2km of ski runs, with 15 snow cannons.

Oberstaufen Season Dates

When is Oberstaufen open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Oberstaufen.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Oberstaufen.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Oberstaufen, but they may include any or all of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.

Visit the Oberstaufen Tourist Office for the latest.

Oberstaufen Webcams

The Webcams in Oberstaufen are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.