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Oberwiesenthal

Oberwiesenthal Ski Resort Guide

Oberwiesenthal, Germany

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length21km
Highest Lift1,210m
Resort Height910m
 Nearest AirportsKarlovy Vary and Dresden
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Oberwiesenthal

The biggest ski resort in Eastern Germany, with a cable car to the top of Fichtelberg. Oberwiesenthal is Germany's highest city and the hometown of Olympic ski-jump champion Jens Weissflog. There is an annual ski carnival and a ski museum. The area shares a lift pass with neighbouring Klinovec just over the Czech border.

Summary

The German ski resort of Oberwiesenthal is at an altitude of 910m, with 21km of marked runs.

Oberwiesenthal has direct access to 21km of downhill skiing, with 14 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

Oberwiesenthal offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Oberwiesenthal offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Oberwiesenthal?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 1 December, with around 34cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Oberwiesenthal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 13km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 8km
Downhill
Total Length
21km
Cross Country
Total Length
50km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
8

Altitudes

Oberwiesenthal Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,210m
Resort Altitude (Oberwiesenthal)910m
Lowest Piste900m
Max Vertical310m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Oberwiesenthal
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Oberwiesenthal?

This ski resort is in Erzgebirgskreis, Chemnitz, Germany.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Oberwiesenthal is Karlovy Vary, 38 minutes drive away.

Dresden, Hof-Plauen, Prague, Leipzig and Nuremberg airports are all within three hours drive.

Karlovy Vary is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 5,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 6 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Oberwiesenthal open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Oberwiesenthal, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

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

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Oberwiesenthal Tourist Office for the latest.

Oberwiesenthal Webcams

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

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