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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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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.


Oberwiesenthal offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Oberwiesenthal offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Oberwiesenthal?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Oberwiesenthal.

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Ski Area Stats

Oberwiesenthal Ski Area

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


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

Location and Map

Where is Oberwiesenthal?

This ski resort is in Erzgebirgskreis, Chemnitz, Germany.


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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.


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.

Oberwiesenthal Webcams

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