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Ruhpolding

Ruhpolding Ski Resort Guide

Ruhpolding, Germany

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length22km
Highest Lift1,670m
Resort Height660m
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Innsbruck Airport
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Ruhpolding

Year-round leisure resort centred on the traditional old village. Over 100 ski instructors teach cross-country and downhill technique. Off the slopes there is a good range of facilities including an indoor sports complex with pool.

Summary

The German ski resort of Ruhpolding is in the Bavarian Alps at an altitude of 660m, with 22km of marked runs.

Ruhpolding has direct access to 22km of downhill skiing, with 18 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

Skiing

Ruhpolding offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Ruhpolding offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Ruhpolding?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 7 May, with around 4cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Ruhpolding Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 2km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 
Downhill
Total Length
22km
Cross Country
Total Length
60km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
12

Altitudes

Ruhpolding Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,670m
Lowest Piste660m
Resort Altitude (Ruhpolding)660m
Max Vertical1,010m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Ruhpolding
Expert Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Ruhpolding?

This ski resort is in the Bavarian Alps in Traunstein, Upper Bavaria, Germany.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Ruhpolding is Salzburg, 60 minutes drive away.

Innsbruck Airport, Munich, Linz, Klagenfurt, Memmingen and Bolzano airports are all within three hours drive.

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 5,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 3 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Ruhpolding 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 Ruhpolding, 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 Ruhpolding Tourist Office for the latest.

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