Altitude: 730-2720 Meters

Garmisch Partenkirchen in short

  • Guaranteed snow thanks to the glacier
  • Varied skiing with long runs
  • Many events and activities organised

The ski resort of Garmisch Partenkirchen is situated at the foot of the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany. Here numerous cultural and sporting activities are orgnised. In the surrounding areas 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 renown worldwide. The cable car and the railway take skiers up to the runs in no time at all!

The Garmisch Classic ski area offers extremely varied and snow sure ski slopes covering 60 km in total. 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. Also, cross-country skiing and walking are recommended in the Garmisch-Classic ski area as there are over 170 km of cross-country trails.

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Overview of slopes and lifts in Garmisch Partenkirchen


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Additional information

Blue slopes19 km Drag lifts13Start of the season18 November
Red slopes34 km Chair lifts6End of the season30 April
Black slopes11 km Gondola lifts10Glacier
Off-piste0 km Train1Min. altitude730 m
Total64 km Capacity29050 Pers./HourMax. altitude2720 m

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Off-piste & freestyle in Garmisch Partenkirchen

Snow parks 1Tables
Half pipeBoxes
Quarter pipeRails
BoardercrossOff-piste allowed
KickersOff-piste zone

Ski pass prices (low season)

Low season 6-day ski pass Children Adults Free up to
Top Snow Card EUR 123.50 EUR 247.00 5 Years old

Ski pass prices (high season)

High season 6-day ski pass Children Adults Free up to
Top Snow Card EUR 123.50 EUR 247.00 5 Years old

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Garmisch Partenkirchen

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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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