The Ski Resort
The skiing area around Alpspitze (1575m) and Edelsberg (1524m) is located above Nesselwang in the Allgäu Alps. Winter sports enthusiasts can expect seven downhill runs with a total of eleven kilometres of slopes, all of which can be artificially snowed in. So skiing pleasure is guaranteed during the winter months. The Alpspitzbahn ski area offers fun for skiers and snowboarders of all levels of ability. In addition to well-prepared family slopes (six kilometres are marked blue, four kilometres medium), winter sports enthusiasts can also find a more demanding mogul slope or a black run. Eight lifts take winter sports enthusiasts up the mountain in comfort. And not only during the day: Even after work, a ski trip to the Alpspitze is worthwhile, because for night skiing the slopes are open from 18 to 21 o'clock.
The little ones will have great fun in the Ski-Kinderland. The lovingly designed practice area resembles an enchated forest. In an ideal environment the ski dwarves can start their first attempts on the boards. The children's conveyor belt and the mini-lift take them comfortably up the hill again after the first small downhill runs and the ski school fire brigade train is also ready for action. While the little ones are optimally looked after and learn the winter sports ABC in the dwarf courses, the parents can enjoy skiing down the slopes. Adults, who are not yet safe on the boards, can start into the white piste fun in the two ski schools and make their very first turns.
The 5ive Alpspitzpark is the hotspot for snow boarders and free skiers in the ski area. Lots of rails, boxes, kickers and much more - the fun park is a true paradise for all freestyle fans. In the delimited "Kidspark" even the smallest rookies can show what they can do and practice new tricks on the various obstacles. Those who prefer to jib on natural obstacles will find plenty of opportunities in the "Woodpark". In the snowpark there are also several cool sessions in winter. Especially great: The fun park is floodlit from 18 to 21 o'clock.
A special highlight for touring fans is the touring evening on Wednesdays. Then the slopes are even open until 10 pm.
- The vertical drop from summit to base is 2215 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Germany is 702 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The high point of the ski resort is located at an elevation of 5167 ft.
- Season starts on Dec 21 and ends on Mar 22 (92 days). Average season duration in Germany is 81 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (Dec 21 to Mar 22) is 15 " at summit elevation and 16 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 16 " at summit elevation and 17 " at the base. Therefore Alpspitzbahn Nesselwang is among the 15 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Germany.
- Alpspitzbahn Nesselwang features 41 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Germany is 27 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 16 sunny days.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
On Mountain Dining
At Alpspitze and Edelsberg five huts and mountain restaurants are waiting for the hungry skiers. In the cosy Enzianstüble at the middle station, winter sports enthusiasts are served delicious snacks and homemade cakes. Raclette bread tastes particularly good here, for example on the terrace with its wonderful view. The BergLodge at the top station of the Alpspitzbahn invites you to linger with delicious Allgäu specialities in a stylish ambience, not only during the day but also in the evening. And winter sports enthusiasts can also enjoy a warm meal in the Lift-Stüble directly at the Alpspitzbahn base station. The Kappeler Alm and the Berggaststätte Kronenhütte, which welcomes its guests with Bavarian hospitality and a large sun terrace, are also available for a refreshment stop
Ambitious skiers should definitely try the speed track with a permanent speed display. For experts, the black downhill "green line" is also a must.
Most Difficult Runs
A highlight for young and old is a rapid sledge ride into the valley on the four-kilometre-long natural toboggan run. And as a snow groomer co-pilot, especially young and old boys can make their dreams come true. Pure adrenalin is promised on a ride on the AlpspitzKICK, the fastest zipline in Germany.
If you prefer a slightly more tranquil setting, you can enjoy the winter landscape while cross-country skiing or go for a spin on the ice rink. Winter hikers will find many cleared hiking trails around the Alpspitze, which lead through the glittering snowy landscape and offer great views of the impressive mountain panorama. After an action-packed day in the fresh air, you can wonderfully relax and enjoy the warmth in the spacious bathing and sauna landscape of the ABC-Bad in Nesselwang.
Après-Ski and Nightlife
A real highlight in terms of après-ski is Sepp's Stadelalm. Situated next to the base station of the Alpspitzbahn lift, it's a great location for sociable celebrations and having fun. The alp also invites winter sports enthusiasts to hearty hut evenings. And also in the newly built après-ski tent near the base station, the celebration of a successful ski day is a real crowd pleaser. Other après-ski locations on the mountain are the Sportheim Böck, the Kronenhütte and the Enzianstüble.
Dining and Restaurants
Whoever wants to spoil their palate in a special way can do so with a Bavarian-Swabian menu in the Landgasthof Löwen. Beer lovers can visit the brewery inn Hotel Post with its own brewery. You can also spend a cosy and enjoyable evening in the restaurant of the Nesselwanger Hof. Here winter sports enthusiasts are spoiled with the best from the region and from Bavaria. And after the meal you can spend some nice hours in the fireplace bar.
Infrastructure & Rental
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Winter sports enthusiasts coming from Munich take the A96 to Buchloe and then continue on the B12 via Germaringen to Geisenried. There, follow the branching OAL7 via Oberthingau and Unterschwarzenberg to the B309. This leads directly to Nesselwang.
From Ulm / Memmingen, take the A7 to the Oy-Mittelberg exit. Then change to the B309 and drive the short distance to Nesslwang.
Austrian visitors can travel via Innsbruck. Just follow the A12/E60 to Mötz and change to the Fernpassstraße B179. This leads via Reutte to Nesselwang. There are plenty of free parking spaces directly at the ski resort.
By public transport:
Nesselwang has a railway station, which is why winter sports enthusiasts can also travel there by train. The nearest major airport is in Munich, about 130 kilometers from the ski resort. From here you can also travel to Nesselwang by train.