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Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe

Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe Ski Resort Guide

Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe, Germany

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Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length44km
Highest Lift1,800m
Resort Height630m
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe

Berchtesgaden is a key Bavarian resort, active year-round, with six ski centres nearby. It has formerly put in bids to stage the Winter Olympics. A very pretty village with excellent accommodation and dining options. The resort includes the village of Schönau am Konigsee, a small centre included in the area lift pass. It has small drag lifts on the wooded slopes above the village, close to the Jenner ski area. Jenner itself has the main slopes of the five main Berchtesgaden ski areas, being cable-car served. The lift pass covers most other lifts in the area on either side of the border and accommodation and extensive off-slope facilities are available in Berchtesgaden. The Federal training centre for German women's Alpine skiing and snowboarding is located at Goetschen.


The German ski resort of Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe is in the Bavarian Alps at an altitude of 630m, with 44km of marked runs.

Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe has direct access to 44km of downhill skiing, with 34 marked pistes, served by a total of 29 ski lifts.


Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe?

The next notable snow forecast is 35cm, expected on 26 September.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe

Ski Area Stats

Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 4km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,800m
Lowest Piste630m
Resort Altitude (Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe)630m
Max Vertical1,170m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe
Expert Skiers

Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe is 6km long and the most difficult run is the 'Skiabfahrt nach Bischofswiesen'.


At Rossfeld ski Centre there is a Funpark for snowboarders only and a Snowboard Park with half or quarter pipe, funbox and high jump. The Federal training centre for German women's Alpine skiing and snowboarding is located at Goetschen.

Location and Map

Where is Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe is Salzburg, 28 minutes drive away.

Linz, Innsbruck Airport, Klagenfurt, Munich, Ljubljana, Memmingen and Graz 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.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 29 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 3 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe 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 Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe, 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.

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Obersalzberg / Gutshof / Buchenhöhe