The Cross-Country Area
Oberwiesenthal is the gate to incredible 75 kilometers (46,6 miles) of cross-country skiing trails. Some of the eight trails invite well into late spring. Beginners should check out the "Kreuzbrückenfelsenloipe" trail with a length of 5,5 kilometer (3,4 miles) and the "Höhenloipe" that is 5 kilometer (3,1 miles) long. Cross-country skiers with more experience should definitely hit the "Aussichtsloipe", starting at the sport center of Fichtelberg. Experts shouldn´t miss out on the "Eliteloipe. It´s 5 kilometer (3,1 miles) long and with gradients as steep as 14 percent and leaves no skier or rider unchallenged.
- Offering 49.09 miles cross-country trails, Oberwiesenthal Fichtelberg is the largest cross-Country skiing area in Saxony.
- Oberwiesenthal Fichtelberg is among the 3 best rated Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Saxony.
- Located at 3678 ft above sea level, the Cross-Country Skiing Area is the highest elevated Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Saxony.
- Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 29 " at summit elevation and 20 " at the base. This makes Oberwiesenthal Fichtelberg the cross-Country skiing area with the best snow conditions in Saxony.