The Cross-Country Area
The Nordic Parc Fichtelgebirge has a lot to offer for enthusiastic cross-country skiers. On around 255 kilometres of cross-country trails you can discover the snow-covered winter landscape of the Fichtelgebirge in classic style or in skating technique. In the cross-country skiing areas BullheadKösseine-Luisenburg, Waldstein and Kronberg you have red, blue and black marked trails at your disposal. In the picture gallery you will find the cross-country skiing maps of the individual regions.
The first time you are on cross-country skis, you can take advantage of one of the various course offers at the Selb and Fleckl locations on Ochsenkopf. But not only for beginners courses are offered, also advanced students can fine-tune their skills here.
The Most Beautiful Tracks
The medium-difficulty lower ring track in the Ochsenkopf cross-country skiing area with 14.5 kilometres is the longest track in the cross-country skiing region. The Bergkopfrunde in the cross-country skiing area Kornbach-Waldstein-Epprechtstein with 13.7 kilometres is also one of the longest cross-country skiing trails in the Nordic Parc Fichtelgebirge.
For beginners, the Obere Ringloipe or the Brandweg Loipe are particularly suitable for first skating exercises or cross-country skiing attempts in the classic style. More experienced cross-country skiers can explore the snow-covered surroundings on the Lower Ring Trail or the Königskron Trail. The Brandweg trail extreme and the Königsheide trail are only suitable for the experts among cross-country skiers with classic or skating technique. A few cross-country trails are even illuminated until 9 pm.
Overview of the cross-country trails in the Nordic Park Fichtelgebirge:
- Lower ring track: 14.5 km / marked red / classic and skating
- Upper ring track: 6.1 km / marked blue / classic and skating
3,6 km / marked red / classic and skating
Brandweg-Loipe: 2,0 km / marked blue / classic and skating
Brandweg-Loipe extreme: 1,8 km / black marked
Königsheide-Loipe: 11,1 km / marked black / classic and skating
Grünstein trail: 5.3 km / red marked / classic
Wagenthal trail: 8.7 km / marked red / classic
Königskron trail: 9.1 km / marked red / classic
Panorama trail Wülfersreuth: 5.0 km / marked blue / classic
Wülfersreuth track: 1.9 km / marked blue / classic
Panoramaloipe Bärnreuth: 3,2 km / blue marked / classic
Kösseine - Luisenburg
- Kösseine Ringloipe: 7,0 km / red marked / classic
Kösseine East: 5,5 km / marked red / classic and skating
Doctoral meadow: 1.0 km / marked blue / classic
City forest: 5.7 km / marked blue / classic and skating
Wenderner Stein: 5,0 km / marked blue / classic and skating
Tröstau Zehner: 10,0 km / marked red / classic
Comfortable eighth: 8,0 km / marked red / classic
Tröstau foursome: 4,0 km / marked red / classic
Tröstau Skater: 8,0 km / marked red / skating
Practice track Tröstau: 1,5 km / marked blue / classic and skating
Kapf track: 4.5 km / marked blue / classic
Rödelberg cross-country ski trail: 5.9 km / marked blue / classic
Haidlas trail: 9.2 km / marked black / classic
Waldstein track: 10.3 km / red marked / classic
Cross-country skiing Zell: 5,7 km / marked red / classic and skating
High altitude trail: 4.3 km / red marked / classic
Mountain head round: 13,7 km / marked red / classic and skating
Epprechtstein round: 2,8 km / marked red / classic and skating
Kornbergring: 4,0 km / red marked / classic
Kornberg East: 4,2 km / marked red / classic and skating
Schönwalder Loipe: 7.7 km / marked red / classic and skating
Sunny track: 2,3 km / marked red / classic and skating
- Offering 139.19 miles cross-country trails, Nordic Park Fichtelgebirge is among the 3 largest Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Germany.
- The high point of the cross-Country skiing area is located at an elevation of 3278 ft.
- Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 12 " at summit elevation and 6 " at the base.
Dining along the Tracks
Near the cross-country ski runs you can eat at various inns from cross-country skiing.
The Nordic Park Fichtelgebirge is best reached from Hof, Berlin or Nuremberg via the A9 motorway. The most convenient way from Dresden is via the A70. From Weiden and Regensburg take the A93 towards Nordic Parc Fichtelgebirge.