Garmisch Partenkirchen has a long skiing history dating back to the 1930's. The ski area is situated at the foot of the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany. Here numerous cultural and sporting activities are organised. In the vicinity of Garmisch Partenkirchen there are many interesting sites to visit. The ski slopes of the Zugspitze (2964m) in the Garmisch Classic ski area have contributed to making this ski area renowned worldwide. The cable car and the railway take skiers up to the runs in no time at all!
The Garmisch Classic ski area offers 60km of extremely varied ski slopes with guaranteed snow. There are many highlights here, including skiing on the glacier, wide valley runs, beautiful hiking trails and an overwhelming four-country view from the summit with a 360 degree panorama. The Garmisch Classic ski slopes are predominantly of medium difficulty and are generally long - up to 6.5 km long. The most difficult run is the almost 4 km-long Kandahar World Cup run that most experienced skiers just have to have a go at when in Garmisch. Cross-country skiers and winter hikers have over 170km of trails to explore in the Garmisch-Classic ski region.
|Families & Children|
“We (two adults + 7-year-old son) were spontaneously in Garmisch-Partenkirchen for 4 days in February. Usually we always go to Austria for our ski holidays and I...„
|Blue slopes19 km||Drag lifts13||Start of the season18 November|
|Red slopes34 km||Chair lifts6||End of the season30 April|
|Black slopes11 km||Gondola lifts10||Glacier|
|Off-piste0 km||Train1||Min. altitude730 m|
|Total64 km||Capacity29050 Pers./Hour||Max. altitude2720 m|
Skiing on the Zugspitze means skiing on two levels on the Zugspitzplatt and in the Garmisch-Classic ski area. For over 80 years skiing has been practiced on the slopes of Hausberg (1,310), Kreuzeck (1,651 m) and Osterfeldkopf (2,050 m). The ski slopes in Garmisch-Classic are quite wide, mostly intermediate level and up to 6.5km long. The most difficult run is the Kandahar world cup piste, which runs almost 4km from the Kreuzjoch down to the valley. Cross-country skiing and extended hikes over 170 km in length can also be done in and around the Zugspitze. A detour to the Austrian side to the Tiroler Zugspitzarena is worthwhile and is included in the ski pass.
Off-piste & freestyle in Garmisch Partenkirchen
|Snow parks 1||Tables|
Ski pass prices (low season)
|Low season 6-day ski pass||Children||Adults||Free up to|
|Top Snow Card||EUR 128.00||EUR 255.50|
Ski pass prices (high season)
|High season 6-day ski pass||Children||Adults||Free up to|
|Top Snow Card||EUR 128.00||EUR 255.50|
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The information applies for the ski area of Garmisch Classic. During the ski season information is updated daily.
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